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1110 Garden St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
1 (805) 541-5888
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Mon - Wed 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great Californian Breakfast

I had the special and loved the combination of ingredients that went with my eggs - Olives, fresh tomatoes, etc. Plus the Chi tea was delicious. Great atmosphere in the back garden, very relaxing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
SusanaPa
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Delray Beach, Florida
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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I had the special and loved the combination of ingredients that went with my eggs - Olives, fresh tomatoes, etc. Plus the Chi tea was delicious. Great atmosphere in the back garden, very relaxing.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Before there was Starbucks...before there was Peets there was Linnaea's. A hip, bohemian, Santa Cruz vibe...with a lovely back garden...this is a local favorite and a San Luis institution. Ride you bike!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We loved this place for after dinner tea and cake. The garden in back is really nice and a get away from the hectic bars and restaurants in the area.

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Solana Beach, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

If you stop by, make sure you take your drink to the back - the outdoor garden is magical. Service was friendly, and helpful. Unfortunately, the coffee and hot chocolate we had were mediocre at best.

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Anaheim Hills, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is a cozy little cafe where we went for breakfast. We stumbled upon this cafe because there weren't that many places open when we got there. The food was decent, bottom line is that this is a cafe. So there are quite a few students with their laptops all around the cafe. The crew is very friendly!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Read about the nice ambience of this cafe well located in downtown SLO off Higuera Street. Was not disappointed and the Garden setting was really lovely in the nice central coast weather. However, I wish the food could be better. Tasteless and not well cooked at all. We had the breakfast burrito and express eggs. Requested for no cheese and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Been there with the family for a breakfast,what a great place,tasty breakfast burrito and one of the best waffles ever had.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I went in there 6 months ago and made a note to come back next time I was in SLO. Although I was served well and the food was pretty good the first time, the second makes me wonder about consistency. I had the breakfast burrito and the espresso eggs on two separate occasions. I have also had a chai,... More 

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Northern CA, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

They also have entertainment on certain nights of the week. Good coffee, nice place. The garden is my favorite.

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I tend to be a bit of a coffee snob and rarely drink the house brew from coffee shops, but Linnaea's makes the cut, they also have fantastic latte's and a delightful courtyard in the back, too cute.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1110 Garden St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: 1 (805) 541-5888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Vegetarian, Vegan
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?