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Big Sky Cafe

1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
+1 805-545-5401
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great breakfast here. Large portions, very good quality and extremely tasty. Whole grain pancakes were incredible! Friendly and efficient staff.

Thank brewis79
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a friendly warm experience. Eclectic menu and very nice choices for wine and beer to a company tasty food. The staff is very friendly and attentive. Great for lunch, dinner but breakfast is one of my favorite times here.

Thank markandpetes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great family restaurant with caring, friendly, super-attentive staff that went out of their way to make our dinner special. And we didn't make it easy! Two of or group of 10 have serious food allergies and a third was trying to eat...More

Thank viaggiox
Reviewed 1 week ago

This use to be a SLO favorite and I am sorry to say it was only okay. We were disappointed in our meal and the service.

Thank coffeefan50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here several times for lunch but this was our first dinner visit. We love the feel here; it has a hometown quality to it, kind of a throwback to cafes from several decades ago. Once again we loved the food. I had a...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at Big Sky Cafe on a referral from a local worker at a winery. Found a wide sampling to chose from on the menu. The cost was higher than average but the food quality was excellent.

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Wonderful atmosphere, great food and service. They also have pretty good coffee. We've been going there for years. Our favorite breakfast place in downtown SLO.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Very good food and service! They have a nice selection of items on their menu including a number of vegetarian and vegan selections. All healthy and delicious.

Thank NsjoyceM
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Food mediocre. Had to wait for service which is not a problem but from time of order till we eventually got food was ridiculous. Spent over 40 minutes waiting for two bowls of oatmeal- which was tasteless. In total spent over an hour here. Maybe...More

Thank WeeE
Reviewed 28 August 2017

What is notable about this restaurant is how hard they try to meet the desires of their customers. We had a large party with several food allergies and one person that only ate raw food. All were happy, with excellent service, and an exceptionally accommodating...More

Thank andzocchi
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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
18 April 2017|
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Response from Mariann K | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure. Laid back folks serving a college crowd. Welcoming.
27 November 2016|
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Response from Staffing_Man | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
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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