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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 #10 of 261 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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English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We walked out from the centre of town (it's not that far) and it was definitely worth it. Very friendly, big range of hot and cold food, sandwiches, and bakery,

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Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This place has it all including beer! which for a bakery is somewhat unusual. Great breakfast burritos, pastries, and breads. Open breakfast lunch and dinner. Only had the breakfast but it was good. I love me some tots in my breakfast burrito. Can't loose here.

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California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Clam chowder is superb, all the seafood and baked goods are spectacular. It's usually crowded, but tables turn fast. We like taking meals to go and cozy up at the Inn.

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Fontana, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Always fun to go here. Food is good, it's noisy, interesting people, run down beachy atmosphere. Sound negative?? Not at all. Love this place! It's what the beach is all about.

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San Luis Obispo County, California
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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Having heard a lot about this place, I tried it, and was disappointed -- mediocre dried-out food, tiny portions, not good value. That said, I've eaten their catered food and they know how to make good food! Why the restaurant was so poor, and the catered food so good, I don't know. Obviously a lot of people don't feel the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This place is busy for a reason! It's great! The service is quick and the breakfast burritos were amazing!!!! The baked good were yummy too! I think to go sandwiches to take to the beach or on a hike would be fun too! Try this place!

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Yes they are! Really delicious fish tacos prepared several different ways. Splash downtown has such a nice patio seating area and the service was terrific!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I have clam chowder all over the US, including Boston and the New England area. Splash is the best tasting and thickest chowder I have ever had. Clams in every spoonful. Their fish tacos are just as great. I can also recommend their seafood salad. I'm Going to make the trip to SLO just for the food up there.

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Folsom, California
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24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is a little gem! Such great food and great prices. Everything from seafood to burgers. They have a black bean veggie burger that is awesome! Good fries too. The bakery items look amazing although I haven't had any yet. You can also have food or a birthday cake delivered to your college student at Cal Poly!

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San Francisco, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We stopped here, like I'm sure many others, on our drive from SF to LA. Can't think of a better road trip meal experience. Food was awesome fresh and delicious, especially the fish. Service was quick and friendly.

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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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