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Village Cafe

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112 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2602
+1 805-473-1655
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06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We were welcomed like we were part of the family in this small little cafe. Great home cooked food, fast and friendly. I had the cowboy breakfast burrito and it was full of yummy goodness topped with country gravy, could only eat half so it is easily stable. Hubby had the ham steak breakfast which was also giant, great flavor... More 

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Thank Heather B
Central coast CA
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

You just have to time your visit right because it's a tiny diner and lots of people like coming here for breakfast. Consistently great food and nice wait staff - service is quick and the French toast to die for

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Thank 458debbia
Arroyo Grande, California
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is an old fashioned type of coffee house where the locals come to start their morning, talk about the weather and what crops they are planting.

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Thank Ralph B
San Francisco, CA
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24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This restaurant had a down home feel and the service was the same. It was friendly, informative and not bothersome. One diner ordered a la carte and got an egg ($1.95) and home fries ($2.95) the other diner ordered the veggie omelet which came with a lot of fresh veggies inside and potatoes ($10.95). The "must have" on the menu... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a great place for a great breakfast, small town cafe with good food and service. This is not a large place so you may have a bit of a wait.

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Thank Tim B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Nice small restaurant, good food, friendly staff. Service can be a little slow, restaurant is crowded. Enjoy their breakfasts mostly. Parking can be a challenge, located on busy street.

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Thank Harvey W
Sierra Madre, California
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169 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nice portions, friendly staff, sort of a down home place. I love the French toast. It is made with thick slices of cinnamon bread. Coffee is just average in taste.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Don't know how we missed this one, but 'discovered' village cafe while searching Trip Advisor for something new to try for breakfast. Service great, coffee great, and our breakfast cooked to order. We came on a weekday and it wasn't too busy. Could see how it might get a bit overcrowded on weekends. Will definitely be back!

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Thank jean k
Central coast CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Always crowded on weekends and big portions. Nice wait staff and yummy hash browns. Try the muffins! Haven't tried lunch there yet - they close at 2 pm. This place has been a foundation of the Village of Arroyo Grande for decades

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Thank 458debbia
Santa Barbara, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We ate breakfast here on our way home from Pismo Beach. It was a weekend day, and all we kept hearing from the hostess was "sorry we know there's a lot of people here we just don't have enough staff". The wait was superlong, and once we finally got seated took forever for someone to come by and take our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Arroyo Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 805-473-1655

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?