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1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
+1 805-545-5401
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:30
Fri 07:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lucky find! The blue crab tostadas were outstanding, very nice people and excellent service. While driving north to Carmel this was a good stop for lunch. Street parking was a bit hard to find but worth the walk.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 6 went to breakfast on a weekend and had a fantastic time. For starters, we have a group with a diverse group of dietary concerns, including an egg allergy, paleo, and vegetarian. This restaurant not only had something delicious for everyone, there were choices for everyone! We were a very happy group!

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Fresno, California
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant in San Luis Obispo. We were very surprised by the menu. Large amount of choices even though they build them self as a health food restaurant. Steaks are available as well as many other entrees. The food was wonderful and service was excellent. Prices are moderate. Money well spent. Highly recommend.

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Albany, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just popped in and got a table within 10 minutes.Food was very good. Large portions. I had the gnocchi with beef marinara that was excellent. I would recommend this place.

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Vacaville, California
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223 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my second review of Big Sky Cafe; my last one was 02/15. Had a short wait to get in because of the popularity of the place, but the wait was well worth it. Still a pretty unique menu...I had the crispy crab cake benedict on a layer of spinach, with herbed potatoes. Very good...the only thing I would... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu occasionally changes and always has daily specials. They have standard American fare but also incorporate different dishes and eclectic mixes from around the world. It is fresh and locally sourced when possible.

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Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big Sky Cafe is a favorite restaurant of mine in San Luis Obispo. It deserves five stars all around, as its ingredients are fresh and of high quality, the prices are reasonable, and the service is friendly and efficient. It is especially good for families, couples, and health-conscious eaters. Big Sky Cafe also has a prime location. It is located... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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249 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has excellent food at a fair price. Rather than dishes that are predictable, you will get food that is a little more interesting and innovative than you have had before. Congratulations to the chef! Our server, Candice, was very friendly and efficient. If I am ever in SLO again, I would eat here again.

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Miri, Malaysia
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious and creative meal. We both had steelhead trout, with veggies and rice, which was one of the best meals I've had in any restaurant this year. I just started a gluten- free diet and the menu had both gluten-free and vegetarian options. The waitress was most helpful, recommending a good house chablis and replacing the bread with tortilla chips... More 

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California
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80 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We just happened upon this place. . .The food was to die for, the atmosphere was wonderful and the service was the best. If you are in San Luis Obispo, I truly recommend this place for a great meal and a great value. We arrived when they were still serving from their lunch menu but, by the time we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?