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Big Sky Cafe

1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
+1 805-545-5401
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pozole” (29 reviews)
“gazpacho” (10 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Go before 0900 and you won't have to wait. Great variety of menu, delicious French toast, eggs Benedict, huevos rancheros. Complimentary breakfast breaks were very tasty. Great coffee, awesome attentive servers. Highly recommend this place!!! Great way to start your day. 👍🏽👍🏽

Thank The_Parentals
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved this restaurant - the food, the staff, the ambiance. It was wonderful. We tried a soup and salad and would have it again. We weren't crazy about the eggplant (cold on a salad - as we'd never had it before) but the waiter...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

None of us were too hungry so we split our meals which were excellent. We had chicken breast sandwich with a delicious sauce similar to an aioli which was topped with lettuce, tomato and caramelized onions. We choose mac and cheese side which is very...More

Thank Val E
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was satisfactory and the service passable. It was easy to find and simple to get to. Lunch was unhurried.

Thank robert g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superior service and menu. Healthy and delicious meals for breakfast and lunch. Very popular restaurant. I have monthly breakfasts there with several collegues. Simply xlnt.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch and discovered a great menu, service and atmosphere! Superb salads, and an amazing Rueben sandwich that can compete with the best anywhere! If you are in the SLO area, this place is worth searching for parking to try...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This joint is sooooooo good. I'll be back for sure. Good wine selection as well. I had the gumbo and really enjoyed

Thank ricktable
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big Sky in San Luis Obispo was a good spot for breakfast. I had the Greek Omelette. It was cooked just right. The potatoes were crispy. My wife had the lentil stew. The service was excellent. The only drawback was the family that brought two...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't eaten dinner here in a long time. Tonight's special was a penne pasta with spicy tomato sauce and grilled jumbo shrimp. It was quite spicy and tasty, almost like an arrabiata (my favorite). Alas, my wife's argula and goat cheese and peach salad...More

Thank CaliTexan22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! We will definitely be back soon. The big sky café had a very friendly staff and excellent food.

Thank Jeff H
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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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Response from Staffing_Man | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
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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