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Big Sky Cafe

1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
+1 805-545-5401
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in for a small bite but wound up stuffing ourselves. Cobb salad was great! Nachos were very well made and filling, we only got a half order and was glad we did. Draft beer selection is very good, as are the views of...More

Thank lmarietaylor
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great, great food! Go early, because it fills up fast. It is quaint, yet trendy and casual. Food takes a while, but worth it.

Reviewed 6 days ago

First timer at BSC, went because of the good reviews. Had lunch on a rainy Saturday and there was a good sized crowd. Started with a cup (very small) of gumbo which was almost warm and had one tiny piece of chicken. Main course was...More

Thank VectorZulu
Reviewed 1 week ago

The space is a pleasant one with decoration that echoes the faint Spanish/Mexican feel of the area. I had the huevos rancheros; my wife had poached eggs with chicken sausage and Fennell. The baked goods that accompanied our meal was excellent; the coffee was very...More

Thank operalover939
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big Sky Cafe is my happy place In SLO. My most recent visit was excellent and uncrowded for a weekday lunch. I love trying the daily specials as well as the standard menu- all delicious food. It has a cozy ambiance and opens to the...More

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place was busy! Mexican style breakfast options. Wanted traditional but not a lot of options downtown SLO and they were all busy as it was Saturday. Food was decent but over priced! Orange Juice was $5.75! 😬

Thank Shana C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty food, ample quantities, excellent service. A go-to spot when we are in town. Parking is available on-street and parking lot close by.

Thank coxaloharc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate there on at Saturday night. The restaurant was packed and we waited outside (no real waiting area inside as tables fill the space). The staff was very friendly and attentive. The menu had different items and the food was prepared well. Would recommend...More

Thank ChuckB145
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped for lunch while on our way down Highway 101 from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara. We were not disappointed. We were seated quickly by a friendly and helpful server (Pedro). Lots of menu options, but since today was Fat Tuesday...More

Thank Dean K
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The service was gracious and our grilled eggplant sandwich with Caesar salad perfect! We were greeted promptly upon arrival and the check processing was efficient. This was appreciated since it was time to return to work

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14 July 2017|
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Response from Cathy C | Reviewed this property |
at the very least i would call when you are on your way and ask them to put you on the list. it's bound to be busy .
Anthony C
19 April 2017|
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Response from Mariann K | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure. Laid back folks serving a college crowd. Welcoming.
28 November 2016|
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Yes, they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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