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Brown Butter Cookie Company

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98 N Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1604
(805) 995-2076
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Coffee & Tea

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Must stop

Go in and taste and you will know. My favs are the honey variety... friendly service. Not cheap but worth every penny

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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CA Central Coast
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76 reviews 76 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Go in and taste and you will know. My favs are the honey variety... friendly service. Not cheap but worth every penny

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I first discovered these cookies at a local shop in Los Angeles, and they are what originally drew me to Cayucos. The combination of sweet-and-salty in the "original" cookie results in yummy, buttery, addictive goodness. I'm also partial to the gluten-free mint cocoa, and the flat honey cookies. The owners and staff are lovely, and who doesn't like free samples?

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San Francisco Bay Area
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Someone gave me one of their cookies a few years back. Recently, I was in San Luis Obispo for work and someone said I had to visit this cookie shop that was about 20 minutes away. As soon as they said what it was called, I instantly remembered the plain looking, but oh so delicious cookies I had tried a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

You go in to a large bakery store and get offered a taster - it looks like a very dull cookie.... It is a tricksy liar! Wow... They are Devine! They make for a fairly expensive but very well received gift home as well. They will package in a travel box with packing foam if you want as well. Definitely... More 

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Silverton, Oregon, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

They melt in your mouth...the small 90 calorie brown butter sugar cookie is delicious but so is the gluten free cookie with coconut, raisins and chocolate chips. They are definitely habit forming!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is a very cute place on the little street of Cayucos by the Pier, the staff is very friendly but a few times they were all busy rolling dough that it was hard to get anyones attention when I had a question since I was new to this place. Their signature cookies are very good and one of a... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

many of the cookies are shortbreads, they don't have a lot of flavor, but are pretty pricey. Their famous brown butter cookie is

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Carmichael, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

How can you find anything wrong with rich, delicious, buttery cookies! They have several varieties and are generous with their samples. They also have a delicious gluten free chocolate mint cookie. It is a pleasure to go into their shop where you can see the happy employees making these cookies and having fun doing so! They also do mail orders... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My favorite is the original brown butter cookie. The others are good, but this is the best. I'm pretty fussy about cookies as I grew up on homemade.

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Los Osos, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Cookies are good but not great. They do a terrific business so apparently there are lots of folks that love them. They are small, which is ok, but overpriced. They do hand out small pieces so you may sample their flavors. You'll have to decide if they are worth the price and if the flavors suit you palette.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 98 N Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cayucos
  • Phone Number: (805) 995-2076

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?