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Natural Cafe

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698 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3511
+1 805-546-9200
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San Luis Obispo, California
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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

okay, you have a pile of saturday chores but need something not fast food but quick and tasty. straight up, this tends not to be my first choice pick. i'm a carnivore but not a turkey burger fan. this is purely personal taste though. a friend of mine loves the turkey burger. add in a soy allergy (severe migraines. ouch)... More 

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Thank SydneyofSanLuis
Central Coast, CA
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Sometimes you just want to sit down and have a bite to eat, no frills. You hope for something tasty and healthy (like everyday). You're not looking for junk food, an experience or a journal entry. You get in line, read the menu while waiting, order from a fairly eclectic array of options, pay a small amount of money, put... More 

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Thank TreyBien
Bakersfield, California
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant in downtown in San Luis Obispo is near the Mission, the History Museum and the SLO Museum of Art. They had a full menu, but the vegan, gluten-free split pea soup hit the spot on the rainy day we visited. The turkey on the turkey sandwich was real turkey, not the processed stuff you get at most sandwich... More 

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carmel
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The first thing I noticed was the easy handicap access. Then came the friendly cashier. Server was also nice and what do you know the food was good. Everybody liked their meal and the value was good. The only gripe is related to any downtown San Luis Obispo visit, finding a parking space. Especially a handicap one.

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Thank riccoCarmel
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We walked up and down Higuera St. looking for a lunch spot, and came across Natural Café. We had a great lunch, tasty, fresh and filling. The service was great, the staff were very friendly and helpful. Also, stopped by later in the week and had a take- out sandwich which was also very good.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Looking for a reasonable Café serving vegetarian food and came across this place which catered for meat and veggie eaters . Very pleasant and helpful staff. We had a takeaway albacore and grilled vegetable dishes which were very tasty and filling. Highly recommended for a quick and reasonably price meal.

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Thank Doolie77
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I really love the salads here, have tried many and they are all delicious. I have found the quality to be consistent and ingredients fresh and wholesome. My favorite is the cobb salad, but the grilled vegetable salad and albacore salad are also awesome. We like to sit here on Thursday nights and watch the street action go by...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We were looking for a place to eat for both veggie and meat eaters and stumbled across this by chance. The choice of food accomodated us all and we all found the food was delicious. The low cost was a bonus but I would certainly go back for the food.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We were actually looking for a vegetarian restaurant but actually found the nearest thing to it as we do in fact eat fish. Ingredients were clearly marked and the staff were knowledgable and extremely pleasant. The food was delicious, highly recommended!

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San Luis Obispo, California
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

okay, so, i'm a carnivore. when i am hungry i tend to be VERY hungry. i don't venture here regularly but my friends tend to go, so i tag along in sometimes. i don't like to leave a place and still need more food which can happen when i eat at vegetarian based places. (& soy allergy to be considered.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 698 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-546-9200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?