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1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
805-545-5401
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7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 251
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    Very good
  • 33
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  • 17
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious Breakfast

We stopping in this restaurant knowing nothing about it, but we liked the look and feel of the place. It was very open and inviting. We had a delicious greek omelet with fresh fruit. They also served a yummy coffeecake. The staff were very friendly and efficient. This was great start to our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
hlsb6
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Santa Barbara, California
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  • Local cuisine
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Santa Barbara, California
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We stopping in this restaurant knowing nothing about it, but we liked the look and feel of the place. It was very open and inviting. We had a delicious greek omelet with fresh fruit. They also served a yummy coffeecake. The staff were very friendly and efficient. This was great start to our vacation in SLO.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We were staying just outside SLO and came into town specifically to eat here. We were not disappointed at all. Great food in a really nice space. A varied menu, so if we'd stayed longer we'd definitely have come back.

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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Food was tasty and healthy. we had a fairly large party of 12 but were seated quite quickly for brunch. Plates ran from salads to omelettes and meat dishes. Service was friendly and accommodating, no problem sharing plates and special requests. The corn muffins were great, everything was great.

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Cayucos, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Staff makes Big Sky a great place to enjoy an outstanding breakfast on a weekend. Choices of plates are unique and healthy. Dinner is excellent as well, but be prepared to spend a little more. We have been a customer of Big Sky for 18 years and will continue.

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Pleasant Hill, California
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123 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very busy and felt a little cramped but food was very good. I ordered Rack of Lamb with Saffrom Risotto and was surprised at the size of my portion. The meat was seasoned and cooked to perfection and I had enough to share a piece with everyone at my table. Others ordered salads and they were good ... Nothing to... More 

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Central Coast California
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115 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Varied menu, excellent service and nice ambience. We all enjoyed our dinners. They were extremely busy for a Monday night, so be aware it might be difficult to get in.

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Brentwood, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We stopped in and had the Asian noodle salad with lot of veggies and added shrimp. It was incredible. The wait staff was very attentive and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My husband and I always plan to overnight in SLO when we motor north to visit family. They have a very interesting menu with vegetarian and big meat choices as well as a very complete and well priced wine list. I had the grilled Steelhead special, my husband had the lamb shank with dried apricots, tomatoes and vegies. Both were... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a great place for a little more special occasion where you want to really enjoy and taste the food. Salads were great! The Salmon was superb,and the Risotto was rock star.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

In town for one night and joined friends here. Was a great atmosphere, food and service. Eclectic menu - but not weird and not confusing (like some trendy restaurants are these days). Really enjoyed!

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Additional Information about Big Sky Cafe

Address: 1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
Phone Number: 805-545-5401
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Asian, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: 805-545-5401

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Asian, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?