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202 Nicholson Ave, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4706
+1 805-925-1513
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
20 Dec 2016
“Great breakfast place”
7 Dec 2016
“Exactly What You Want When You Go To A Pancake Restaurant”
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American, Cafe, Diner
$$ - $$$
202 Nicholson Ave, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4706
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I came here for brunch on a Sunday morning and the place was packed. But I was seated pretty quickly. The server was busy but attentive. I got the garden omelet and my only issue was that the vegetables were almost raw. But I guess...More

Thank Alisha D
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I celebrated a birthday luncheon there before going to PCPA to see Romeo & Juliet and although we were a large group, we had excellent service and delicious meals.

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We ate in several IHOPs during our holiday but this was by far the best. Ever visit was great and very busy of all our meals out it was only in IHOP did we ever have to wait for a table but never more than...More

Thank Greg221968
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The menu is pancakes, omelets, eggs and very few other meals. Two of my friends and I went for an early dinner. Checked the over 55 menu and other than pancakes, omelets and eggs the only other choice was turkey dinner or tilapia. That being...More

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food is good. The restaurant is clean. The staff is friendly and service is fast. The prices are typical but worth it if you are craving breakfast at night or want a burger

Thank Drakon805
Reviewed 11 May 2016

IHOP of Santa Maria is better than a lot of other IHOPs I have eaten in. They're clean, popular, and try their best to accommodate everyone. Service can be a bit slow at times, but that's because they're full about 80 % of the time.

Thank Originalzaena
Reviewed 28 April 2016

A fairly average IHOP. Pricing is a bit high for the quality. Salsa for my wife's eggs was not pleasant -- probably came from a jar.

Thank davekT4216GL
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Our family are locals since the 1960's and have been to IHOP several times since they opened, but I guess times have changed. When our family of six entered, we were greeted by the host. We told her that we needed seating for six and...More

Thank MarkUNK237
Reviewed 24 March 2016

They usually have very good, cheery service here. My meals have almost always been quite good. Why the "average" score? Their prices are just too high. Entrees don't justify their inflated price. I took my kids their once where they each asked for a glass...More

Thank tritipisgood
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This IHOP is extremely busy as it's right off the freeway and connected to the Quality Inn. However, our wait time was acceptable (about 15 minutes), and our service was very fast and cordial. Our server was awesome and we enjoyed our meals before heading...More

Thank Mikki R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Nicholson Ave, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4706
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-925-1513
  • E-mail