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206 East Branch St., Arroyo Grande, CA
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Another return visit

As good as the first. I think it would be the third time. Great place for lunch or dinner no doubt and worth the drive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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So Cal
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336 reviews 336 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

As good as the first. I think it would be the third time. Great place for lunch or dinner no doubt and worth the drive.

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ojai,ca
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Food was absolutely delicious, fresh and flavorful! Great service...very friendly and food was ready in a snap. Wish we had one close to Ojai! But will most definitely return! Thanks for a great lunch Jaffa Cafe!!!!

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Santa Barbara, California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Terrific food, large portions, modest prices, warm and welcoming staff, pleasant outdoor seating. We had babba ganoush, grape leaves, hummus, mixed salad, lamb schwarma, lamb kabobs, falafel, and warm thick pita bread. EVERYTHING was delicious. A must try restaurant.

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Cape Town
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83 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We were staying at a nearby hotel and wanted to "eat in". We found that the Jaffa cafe did take aways and the menu looked interesting. Starter was the combo platter: vine leaves, falafel and hummous with pita bread. For mains we had two Schwarmas; lamb and chicken. The food was fine and service fast and friendly. This is a... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I should have written this review a long time ago but somehow got into the mindset that reviewing restaurants in my hometown should be left to those who are visiting. But just returning from a trip to the Mediterranean prompts me to recognize that we have some wonderful food from that part of the world right here in A.G. As... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Great place for Mediterranean food. The Pesto Chicken Salad is absolutely wonderful. The food truly hit the spot. I am a real picky eater and this place was great. I am glad we went to this café. Staff was friendly and great people. Wonderful place to eat and the food was awesome.

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Arroyo Grande
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I never get tired of this small café. You can dine in or take out. The soup is fantastic. When you go in the aroma of the food makes you that much more wanting to order a Mediterranean meal.

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Arroyo Grande, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Go for the food! Jaffa is a cafe - and we mostly prefer take out. Authentic Mediterranean food including stuffed grape leaves and all of your pita stuffed favorites.

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We picked up lunch here to take back to Las Casitas B&B. The servings were large and tastey. We were able enjoy the leftovers later.

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Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

The food is delicious! I love Greek food and theirs is so yummy and wholesome! I would highly recommend Jaffa to everyone. The service is great too!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 206 East Branch St., Arroyo Grande, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Arroyo Grande

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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