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The Back Bay Cafe

1399 2nd St, Los Osos, CA 93402-1111
+1 805-528-5607
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“frittata” (14 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 15:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Healthy, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1399 2nd St, Los Osos, CA 93402-1111
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Out of the way cafe. This place was #1. For the price I can see why. Everything under $8. My turkey wrap was just ok. BUT my husband said it was the best BLT he had had in a long time. Bacon was cooked not...More

Thank Val E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fun spot. I believe if I was a local, I'd come here each morning for my cup of coffee, a chat, and a walk. Also, on Monday nights, there's a live band - which was so much fun. This place is filled with friendliness.

1  Thank ThebazileP
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had breakfast here after staying at the Inn next door. Very pleasant experience and good food. Coffee was strong! Loved it

Thank Margaret1018
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so glad that you enjoyed your complimentary breakfast at the Cafe as being a guest of the Back Bay Inn. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 19 June 2017

We had a "free breakfast" here courtesy of the hotel; however, "free" seemed a bit overpriced given the quality and service.

Thank steelsss
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

We are so sorry that you did not enjoy your breakfast at the Back Bay Cafe. Our guests and locals alike are usually very happy with the food, ambiance and coffee, so we apologize that you did not have the same experience.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

This low key outdoor walk up to order breakfast/lunch spot has a beautiful view of the back bay. The food tries to be creative and healthy and is served to your table. The coffe is great and the prices very reasonable. Lots of locals and...More

Thank Ev4green
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Thank you for your great review of our special place in Los Osos/Baywood. Our area is very popular with guests of the Back Bay Inn as well as visitors and locals - we look forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Worth looking for! Perfect place for a delicious breakfast with a view to the estuary. Variety of coffees and breakfast choices and lunch is just as good. Outdoor seating only, but protected from the wind. Weekends mean a wait, but it's worth it.

Thank morrso
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for your great description of the Back Bay Cafe and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 17 May 2017

either first or second floor offers great views and privacy. Very clean rooms,breakfast included,wine hr in afternoon. Ten minutes from Morro rock and bay. Quiet, peaceful residential streets for that after dinner stroll. SLO just 20 minutes away. Going back again this October.

Thank bnsf1955
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you for your great review and so glad that you enjoyed the rooms in the Main Building and we are lucky to have the eateries in the area. Our restaurant, the Blue Heron, will be open on your next visit!

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a casual place in one of the most picturesque locations, this is the spot. Coffee & bagels, muffins or breakfast burritos, more than satisfying.

Thank zapprint
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thank you for your great review of our Back Bay Cafe. We are very fortunate to have such a great view from the Cafe overlooking the water - see you again soon!

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Good food at reasonable prices, has a real following with the locals. Such a gorgeous little setting at the edge of the water and next to the little pier. On a nice day you can hang out here for a good couple of hours and...More

Thank BirdDogPatsy
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thank you for your great review of our Back Bay Cafe. We are in such a peaceful location that it certainly is the place to sit back, relax and unwind!

Reviewed 27 April 2017

This place deserves its #1 spot on Tripadvisor! GREAT coffee, delicious bagels as well as other breakfast items. Outside tables with a great view of the bay...

Thank RickThePick
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thank you so much for your rave review! We are so pleased that you enjoy the Back Bay Cafe and we hope to see you soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 15:00
Monday
06:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 15:00
Thursday
06:30 - 15:00
Friday
06:30 - 15:00
Saturday
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1399 2nd St, Los Osos, CA 93402-1111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Los Osos
  • Phone Number: +1 805-528-5607
Description
We are a small, quaint waterfront Cafe in beautiful Baywood Park/Los Osos, CA located in front of the tranquil gardens of the Back Bay Inn. We serve breakfast and lunch and beer and wine in the afternoons. In the summer months, we host free music events called "Beer On the Pier" on Monday nights.
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