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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 2
    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
Healthy, tasty alternative to fast food.

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Traveler36025
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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101 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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

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
41 helpful votes 41 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
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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
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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
24 helpful votes 24 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
105 helpful votes 105 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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San Luis Obispo, California
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We like to sit out on the patio and watch everyone watching us as they walk/drive by. The food selection is great, the service is great, the quality is great, but the ambiance? Well, let's just say you wouldn't visit Jaffa for an anniversary or other celebration. But, for day to day food, you can't beat it.

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San Luis Obispo, California
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Jaffa Cafe is enjoyed by everyone in town. It is informal, and the food is delicious. The menu offers a variety of Mediterranean cuisine, which is prepared fresh daily. It has been voted by our community to have the best Mediterranean food 7 years in a row. Whether you are a visitor or a local you will always feel welcome.... More 

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