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611 E Grand Ave, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 481-3230
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Ranked #29 of 68 Restaurants in Arroyo Grande
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
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English first
Arroyo Grande, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I enjoy breakfast and an occasional dinner at CJ's. It is always easy to get in but usually busy and it has quite a local following. There are many specials to choose from for breakfast and the service is quick and the servers are experienced and helpful. A few servers have been with this restaurant for years.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Took a chance and ordered a French dip , the menu says heaps of roast beef, wrong ! Not much beef and it was dry, I got burned! Should have ordered a burger , there good.

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Grover Beach, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This Arroyo Grande restaurant has been a "go to" restaurant for many years. They are consistent with everything, food, service and atmosphere. Their breakfasts are the best in town.

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Arroyo Grande
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

CJ's has a great menu. But, sometimes I like their breakfast offerings in the evening. I bring my grand kids their for dinner, and we order their French toast or pancakes. I've never been disappointed with anything I have ever ordered there.

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Lakeside AZ
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Nice place for comfort food. Their fish and chips is the best deal in the five cities area. Prices are reasonable and the staff is very nice. A very good value!

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Santa Cruz, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Never get to eat back to back breakfasts at C J's Cafe except this weekend. Three egg omelet was filling, not exceptional. The chicken fried steak and three eggs breakfast WAS special. They serve Farmers coffee, special. The hash browns needed seasoning but weren't too salty. Happy diners.

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Went to dinner at CJ's as recommended and really enjoyed everything. We all had the "small" orders of fish n chips. Lots of well-cooked fish and crisp seasoned fries (hubby had sweet potato fries which were fabulous) plus fresh veggies NOT overcooked (hooray) and really perfect clam chowder. All very reasonably priced. Also ALL the servers smiling and competent! Really... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If we have a large group for Sunday breakfast, we always go to CJs. They have large tables to accommodate groups.Food,service, and prices are great. ....Maybe I should have kept that to myself.

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Oceano, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My Family and I went to CJ's Café last Friday night! Well we were not happy! I ordered the Hot Beef Sandwich, when it arrived it wasn't even warm! I called the Waitress back she came back right away and took it back and brought a newer hotter one with even less beef than before! We didn't make any fuss... More 

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Santa Maria, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I'm told that this restaurant is an "old-timer" in Arroyo Grande, but I have been "zipping by" it for decades. It does not catch your eye as you drive by (it's easy to miss), but once acquainted with it, I have become quite enamored. Good food, good people, good atmosphere, and they have a great menu!

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Additional Information about C J's Cafe

Address: 611 E Grand Ave, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
Phone Number: (805) 481-3230
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Arroyo Grande
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm

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