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Francisco's Country Kitchen

1701 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-1927
+1 805-925-0035
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
21 Jun 2018
“Good Food”
2 Jan 2018
“Food was good - service was great”
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7:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
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1701 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-1927
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Reviewed 9 December 2015

Front door sign says,'cook wanted.' Truer words never written. Terrible burned corned beef hash that had almost no corned beef. Tried two forkfulls, didn't eat the rest. Burned toast was returned. Ham and cheese omelet full of ham but no cheese. Waitress/owner offered apologies but...More

Thank nocostcritique
Reviewed 20 November 2015

My husband and I regularly eat here and the food is good. However, this last time we went we could tell they hired a new cook. The chicken fried steak was overcooked and dry. Normally it is juicy. It's still a good place to eat....More

Thank Erika_Hubbard
Reviewed 3 August 2015

It was obvious that the staff knew most of the people who were in the restaurant this morning, so it clearly has its regulars. Food was good but not particularly remarkable. Staff were prompt and friendly. Prices are a bit on the high side.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

My breakfast was delicious and server was so attentive. Nothing fancy just like an old fashioned diner. The have a large menu selection .

Thank Bridgetpianos
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Took a detour on my way to Santa Cruz and decided to try this place based upon TA reviews. This is a very nice, clean place. It's an old school diner w lots of menu choices and breakfast all day. I opted for the recommended...More

Thank CA_dreamer__103066
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Regular American food also some Mexican dishes. Service was fine, but not outstanding as they were very busy. Food is decent. Reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 27 May 2015

This is another stop we make when in Santa Maria. The food is always good and this year was a treat. On Sunday afternoons from 4-7 they have Kareoke time. We really enjoyed sitting a listening to the singers entertain us. I had the pastrami...More

Thank VickiG95340
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Nice place to eat, next to the Best Western hotel. Full menu. Not an inexpensive meal, watch what you order, a few items are QUITE off the $$$ charts. Good food, good service.

Thank GeorgeKaplanRC
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We were in town for a week and tried several of the restaurants for breakfast as our hotel didn't serve breakfast. Francisco's was not overwhelmed with customers so we opted for this establishment. The service was prompt and courteous. The food was excellent with good...More

Thank westwindsor
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Went there on a coupon deal. We had an average chicken wrap, good fish and chips, above average grilled cheese, and a decent hamburger. Onion rings were a bit greasy. The salad was small but crunchy with flavorful dressing. Cherry pie for dessert was very...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-1927
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-925-0035
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