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1308 Monterrey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3128
805-543-2449
Today
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Easy Dinner

Do the combo plate and you won't be disappointed with the variety of your selections. I always enjoy the gyro and the lentil soup too. Don't forget the sauce bar if you won't a little more excitement. They also have draft beer and wine that changes as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Tyler D
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Do the combo plate and you won't be disappointed with the variety of your selections. I always enjoy the gyro and the lentil soup too. Don't forget the sauce bar if you won't a little more excitement. They also have draft beer and wine that changes as well.

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San Luis Obispo, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Ordered two meals "to go". Lamb Shawarma Plate and Gyro Plate. Pita was nice and warm and tasty. The lamb was dry and was sprinkled on a thin layer of iceberg lettuce and tomato slices, along with a dab of hummus and a small container of tahineh sauce. The Gyro Plate had the same fixings, and the meat was somewhat... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Had a couple of meals here (take-out) during a business trip. The food was fresh and tasty. Friendly staff and good atmosphere for sit down meals as well.

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Ware, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Searched this out following TA reviews. It was very nice and tasty and a nice alternative to the usual choices that you have. But personally being well travelled and having had lots of mediteranian, Middle eastern food, I found it no more than nice. Not as one review States, meditaranian food at its best. If it's the only local one,... More 

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Morro Bay, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Never disappointed...love the swarma, used to always get chicken, then tried the steak. Yum!! Tender and tastey!!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

The people are friendly and really care about your experience. The food is exceptional, we eat at Jaffa at least two times per week. Love this place!!!

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San Luis Obispo, California, United States
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The staff is ALWAYS friendly, their hummus is fresh and perfect. I usually always get the falafel plate where i can build my own with fresh warm pita, cool cucumber mixture and hummus along with the perfectly cooked falafel. I've tried other falafels in the area and they are dry and overdone. Jaffa does it all right and their new... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stop by their new restaurant at 1308 Monterey St, SLO or 206 E Branch St, Arroyo Grande and you're in for a treat-great food at very reasonable prices. It's very casual, not fancy at all. Easy to park in back at their SLO location. You'll love it.

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So Cal
Top Contributor
340 reviews 340 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Honestly, I do get bored of eating just American meals, so I need some ethnic food to satisfy my buds. In the Central Coast, Asian eats don't measure up to those in LA...for Jaffa however, they know how to deliver a cost effective lunch. The combo with too many choices is a solid meal for anytime of the day. While... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Stopped by on the drive to northern Calif. Great restaurant, very friendly service and clean design. More expensive than fast food but you get what you pay for. Ex pita wrap $9.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1308 Monterrey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: 805-543-2449

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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