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Splash Cafe and Artisan Bakery

1491 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2925 (Formerly Famous Splash Cafe)
805-544-7759
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Ranked #12 of 255 Restaurants in San Luis Obispo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $12
Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Bakery, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Description: Splash Cafe ~ Artisan Bakery is located in San Luis Obispo, CA. In 2005, we opened this second location in San Luis Obispo and expanded to include an artisan bakery too! The bakery features artisan breads, pastries & desserts baked fresh daily. Each item from the bakery is carefully created and guaranteed to delight your senses.The café has a larger selection of salads and specialty sandwiches as well as signature ‘sun pizzas’! Come and enjoy!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This place (the original one is in Pismo Beach, but there are two satellites in SLO) has a very good location reputation for its chowder and fish and chips, as well as its bakery at this location. The chowder really is very good and is pretty distinctive in the New England style; it's extraordinarily rich, also, so beware. The fish... More

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West Sussex U.K.
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74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had seen reviews about the Splash Cafe and it's Clam Chowder in Pismo Beach and had earmarked a visit. On the way to Pismo we stopped in San Luis Luis Obispo at around lunchtime and when we saw a Splash Cafe fate seemed to be drawing us in. Of course Clam Chowder was the order of the day and... More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The coffee and service was pretty good here, the place was a bit boring, but if you get coffee on the go its perfect. Great finish to our meal in San Luis Obispo

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Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My Mom brought me here on my last visit to SLO and now I will make it a regular stop every time I am in town. They have really good fresh ingredients and the people who work there seem to love their jobs, so you will be treated like they want you there!

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LOS ANGELES CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I've tried clam chowder at dozens of places in this area and non of them has the rich taste you find at Splash Cafe. It is a bit heavy for a full bowl but get a cup and split a side of fried shrimp and there is your meal!

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Toledo, Ohio
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110 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I wish I had found Splash Cafe earlier on our vacation. I've sampled clam chowder all over the USA, and this tops the charts as some of the best I have ever had. My wife and I split the tuna melt panini and it was superbly tasty. My son had the cheese pizza and I tried some and even that... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

great food, quick service. Good selection of entrees. Friendly staff with little time on the wait to get your food.

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San Diego, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Stopped for breakfast after a recommendation from the front desk clerk at the hotel we stayed at, good coffee and breakfast and pricing is fair. It's more of a deli organized restaurant, walk up to the counter and order. I ordered a breakfast sandwich on a croissant and was very pleased. Parking is at a premium, but so is most... More

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New York City, New York
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144 reviews 144 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I ordered the fish and chips, he fish was extremely greasy with the breading not even being crispy, along with that the french fries that it came with were half baked and frozen. I was not pleased.

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Tempe, AZ
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60 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We have never been able to get into Splash in Pismo. So I was thrilled to find a location in SLO. The hot dog was huge & I fully intended to eat 1/2 until I started eating it & realized it was GREAT. So were the curly fries! They also had a clean handicapped restroom which unfortunately was the only... More

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Additional Information about Splash Cafe and Artisan Bakery

Address: 1491 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2925 (Formerly Famous Splash Cafe)
Phone Number: 805-544-7759
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 12
Cuisine: American, Bakery, Seafood

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