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The Pantry


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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All reviews pancakes french toast sandwiches ate breakfast here o'brien potatoes great breakfast and service comfort food traditional breakfast awesome server senior menu home cooking prices are reasonable santa maria inn local favorite visiting santa lunch or dinner worth the wait
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Reviewed 26 January 2019

We went back to Santa Maria and decided to have breakfast at the Pantry again. We had the same server as last year when we first tried the Pantry. It was good to see Anthony! He is an awesome server, very attentive, fun and upbeat....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Daba2010
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

We had been driving all day and just wanted a relaxing meal. While searching trip advisor we came across this wonderful place. The food is very tasty and the service is wonderful. Give them a try if you want a nice home cooked meal.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank scotto198
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here really enjoyed it. I had never had Chicken Fried Porkchops before. They were delicious!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank royd722
Reviewed 9 November 2018

The usual diner atmosphere. Good size portions, fresh food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner foods available. Pancakes, waffles, french toast, omelettes..I would rate this five times better then Denny's any day of the week. Waitress help is on the ball. Seems to be always a line...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank fredmendoza
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We were seated quickly on a Sunday at noon. There were six of us. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Plenty of flowing coffee! Server was great!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We found this place on here and thank you everyone who has written about this place. It was delicious and fun. When you get there you can see the pride they take in the place, from the decorations to the uniform, this was exactly the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank elimest42
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

With such good reviews, we were very hopeful that this would be a nice place for dinner. The friendly staff were really welcoming, but almost everything else was disappointing, either very average or in some cases surprisingly poor. Although the special tasted good, some of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tomthered
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Very quick service and good food. Two good reasons for the locals to eat here! The online menu prices are not up to date, so expect ti pay a little more.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This is our go to breakfast place. I prefer it above all others in Santa Maria. They have a wonderful breakfast special and many other specials for the day. They make a wonderful waffle and O'Brien potatoes. My husband loves the oatmeal and orders it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank cafoxxyy1
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We knew when we saw the full parking lot that we had found a good breakfast venue. And it proved true. We enjoyed a great traditional breakfast accompanied by excelllent service. We highly recommend The Pantry in downtown Santa Maria.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Response from Aqualung A | Reviewed this property |
I believe they sever all day long you can get breakfast.
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