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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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1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
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1 - 10 of 757 reviews

Reviewed 2 days 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Go before 0900 and you won't have to wait. Great variety of menu, delicious French toast, eggs Benedict, huevos rancheros. Complimentary breakfast breaks were very tasty. Great coffee, awesome attentive servers. Highly recommend this place!!! Great way to start your day. 👍🏽👍🏽

Thank The_Parentals
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We loved this restaurant - the food, the staff, the ambiance. It was wonderful. We tried a soup and salad and would have it again. We weren't crazy about the eggplant (cold on a salad - as we'd never had it before) but the waiter...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

None of us were too hungry so we split our meals which were excellent. We had chicken breast sandwich with a delicious sauce similar to an aioli which was topped with lettuce, tomato and caramelized onions. We choose mac and cheese side which is very...More

Thank Val E
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The food was satisfactory and the service passable. It was easy to find and simple to get to. Lunch was unhurried.

Thank robert g
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Superior service and menu. Healthy and delicious meals for breakfast and lunch. Very popular restaurant. I have monthly breakfasts there with several collegues. Simply xlnt.

Thank Tim S
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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.
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
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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