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841 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2828
805-927-4869
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Decent Breakfast

Stopped in prior to a day at Hearst Castle. Coffee was good and refilled often. Wife had pancakes. I had the special of the day omlette which was bacon, cheese and avacado. Pretty good. Hash browns average.English muffin a little stale and slightly burned from being toasted.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2014
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Seattle, Washington
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132 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stopped in prior to a day at Hearst Castle. Coffee was good and refilled often. Wife had pancakes. I had the special of the day omlette which was bacon, cheese and avacado. Pretty good. Hash browns average.English muffin a little stale and slightly burned from being toasted.

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Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stopped in the charming township of Cambria on our way to LAX from Hearst Castle and decided to bypass the bigger restaurants in the hope of enjoying a more homely dining experience. We should have chosen better! We were the only customers at lunch time and we could see that a full plate of fries had been left uneaten... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in Cambria during lunchtime and didn't know where to go. The restaurant looked promising from the outside, but once we're inside we're not that sure. Because we were the only customers (at weekend lunchtime) and the waitress didn't look friendly. The menu options were pretty limited; mostly variations of burger. Though not feeling so good about this, we... More 

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Brisbane Queensland Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

If we had read the reviews, we would have missed out on a pleasant , well prepared breakfast in a clean but older restaurant. Definitely much better than the reviews suggest.. today anyway..

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We walked in around 11:30 and immediately got a bad vibe from the frumpy unfriendly waitress .... "Sit anywhere you want" she groused .... We then sat for more than 10 minutes waiting for someone to ask us if we wanted coffee or to at least acknowledge our presence. Others around us looked similarly irritated as they sat seemingly abandoned... More 

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Big Bear Lake, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

My wife and I were visiting family in the Cambria area and we needed a bite to eat our first evening in the area. We have eaten at this restaurant in the past but I believe it has changed owners in the years since our last visit. The food all looking appetizing and the service was good however, that the... More 

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Los Banos
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112 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I did not see anything that justified some of these really low ratings. Neither did I see anything above average. OK is about the thing that sums it up. I would not be a good choice for handicapped individuals. Stairs to go up.

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

fantastic accommodation lots of space very good value for money can recommend as a place to stay lots of good restaurants to stay at good breakfast.

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Encinitas, California, United States
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Breakfast. How hard is that? This place is disgusting. I swear, I am not picky. Denny's, coco's, IHOP? Ok. But this place. Booth seats were sticky. Restaurant smelled bad. Nice waitress forgot half of what we said. Had to remind her about important parts. She never brought the water we requested. Food arrived in a pool of grease. Ok. But... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I had ordered just a side of vegetables, which were fresh and prepared well. My husband had a bowl of clam chowder and he enjoyed it. It hit the spot for what we needed. Clean and very economical.

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Address: 841 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2828
Phone Number: 805-927-4869
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 841 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2828
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria
  • Phone Number: 805-927-4869

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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