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Big Sky Cafe

1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
+1 805-545-5401
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 28 min
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate there on at Saturday night. The restaurant was packed and we waited outside (no real waiting area inside as tables fill the space). The staff was very friendly and attentive. The menu had different items and the food was prepared well. Would recommend...More

Thank ChuckB145
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped for lunch while on our way down Highway 101 from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara. We were not disappointed. We were seated quickly by a friendly and helpful server (Pedro). Lots of menu options, but since today was Fat Tuesday...More

Thank Dean K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was gracious and our grilled eggplant sandwich with Caesar salad perfect! We were greeted promptly upon arrival and the check processing was efficient. This was appreciated since it was time to return to work

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for breakfast and enjoyed everything about it! The service was excellent and the food even better. I will for sure be coming back here!

Thank RKtravel1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lover of a new gourmet experience was about to happen for a visitor from Australia. US hosts always responded to my brief...I need to enjoy anything I wouldn't find at home... Big Sky Cafe offered a quaint atmosphere, quality service and an extensive menu...More

Thank 54Barb2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of great places to eat in SLO. Sometimes it’s hard to pick one. When in doubt, go to the Big Sky Cafe because it’s not going to disappoint you. It’s homey; the service is friendly; and the food is always on...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We always try to stay away from chains when traveling - at least chains the are familiar!! This was a quaint cafe with absolutely amazing food. The staff was perfect. Very congenial. We had breakfast but they offered a full menu.

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

been to this place a few times over the years, and they’ve all been incredible!! sometimes there’s a wait for even a small table, but do yourself the favor and be patient.. you won’t regret it!!

Thank RoguePincushion
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Quick service, great food, good wine! Great for vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores! Everyone enjoyed their lunch!

Thank U1551FYjuliek
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for what was suppose to be a quick lunch. It turned into 1 1/2 hours. We were seated right away and then just sat there. It took awhile to for someone to come by and take our drink order. When we were...More

Thank Jennifer B
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14 July 2017|
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Response from Cathy C | Reviewed this property |
at the very least i would call when you are on your way and ask them to put you on the list. it's bound to be busy .
Anthony C
19 April 2017|
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Response from Mariann K | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure. Laid back folks serving a college crowd. Welcoming.
28 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-545-5401
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