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212 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5409
+1 805-547-9140
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Morro Bay, California, United States
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

One problem with chains is that they are often too big to have decent quality control and that is evident here. For starters, the pancakes are nowhere near as good as they used to be. They are heavy, tough textured, and taste as though they have inedible fillers. They used to be among the best. Service: The server was nice... More 

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Thank johntrak
Warren, MI
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276 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Service was somewhat slow, food was overpriced. The food was decent, but there are far better options nearby.

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Thank motorcity70
San Luis Obispo, California
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Really, it is quite typical. But the service is usually good, the food is not bad...and it's not too expensive.

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Thank Tommy O
Riverside, California
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were staying at the Best Western Motel across the parking lot and hoped that the food and service would equal the convenience. It did!!! Our server Bree(and the entire staff), were accommodating and very helpful as my wife and I navigated the menu with our three grand children. a few stacks of pancakes, bacon, eggs and toast and we... More 

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Thank craig g
Atascadero, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Terrible Customer service and Customer relations ...So The Wife and I decide on a quick Breakfast prior to Costco opening Sunday at IHOP understandably the place is busy due to the Holiday , service was very slow, my "overeasy" eggs were runny, the pancakes were tough and dry and God only knows what they brew for coffee but that's somewhat... More 

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Thank jetboatinfo
Walnut Creek, California
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124 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I went here solo for a burger. I ordered the cheese burger with fries and a Pepsi. Service was average at best. The burger was pretty dry and they didn't bring any mayo or mustard, only an empty catsup bottle. I requested more catsup and put some on the burger, but it really didn't help the burger much. I would... More 

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Thank Woodpecker48
San Luis Obispo County, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

IHOP always delivers a good breakfast. The service was good. Everything was cooked as ordered and delivered quickly.

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Thank traveler2001
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

As a foreigner, I've always been amazed at the portion sizes in the US and IHOP is no exception. It's hard to get a small meal here but at these prices, it's not worth complaining! We ate here twice, first time having a combo - two eggs, bacon and hash brown with two pancakes. I opted for the white chocolate... More 

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Thank MishImpossible
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160 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

I have never been to a bad Ihop,Sure some are a little cleaner or a little nicer but the food is the same.Good honest meals at an affordable price.I love them.

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Thank donny b
Geelong, Australia
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153 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Vagabond Inn next door - IHOP was convenient for breakfast. We took forever to choose from the menu - our waitress was very patient and attentive! Our food arrived and was a massive serve! We struggled to eat it all - but the food was sensational! We definitely did not leave hungry! Thanks IHOP!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5409
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-547-9140

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