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Ben Franklin's Sandwich Co

313 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4214
+1 805-544-4948
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
16 Oct 2016
“boring sandwich”
4 Mar 2017
“Great sandwich!!!”
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313 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4214
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I used to live near here and would drive by all the time but today is the first time I stopped to try it. I was very happy with the quality and taste of the food! I can't believe I've been missing out on a...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 17 October 2016

was hoping for better, but wasn't that good. maybe a good Subway, but no more. try another place, the girls were nice though

Thank mike m
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The lettuce smells like last week's, and the bread is really limp and tasteless. Much better sandwiches elsewhere in SLO, not far away.

Thank Picky-daughter-n-law
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Assuming you are on Highway 101 you will have to make a slight detour to find this attractive and worthwhile stop. There are soups and salads as well as sandwiches. Beer, too. I had a nice, large egg-salad sandwich, with a 409. What can I...More

Thank OnParleFrancais
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for a quick bite before tasting wine. The sandwiches are HUGE and delicious. The staff is helpful and pleasant. I will defiantly return to try the hot Italian.

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Our car broke down and the service place recommended Ben Franklin's while we waited. The staff was super friendly and provided a bowl of water for our dog. The sandwiches were delicious and inexpensive. House blend coffee was good too. Glad we were pointed here....More

Thank MDF_U2
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I eat here at least twice per week. This is another classic SLO sandwich joint that has its own character of sub sandwich. I recommend the Letter B on French with the works. Ask to have it cut in half as that is not the...More

Thank david h
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Driving through SLO looking for Jersey Mike's sandwich shop on Yelp. Only Jersey Mike's was behind us in Arroyo Grande. Ben Franklin's was listed with a great review. So like why not give it a try? Our sandwiches were great. Definitely will let friends in...More

1  Thank Dayna H
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Fresh bread and toppings. Above average meats and cheeses. Friendly attentive service. Not a kosher NY deli, but for a sandwich shop it won't disappoint.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

I've been going here for years. My wife usually gets the extreme Ortega (hot version of the Ortega with Chipotle mayo) and usually get the combo B. They are consistent and they are usually busy. The service is nice to us because we are familiar...More

Thank Belgian79
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4214
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-544-4948
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