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Jaffa Cafe

1308 Monterrey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3128
805-543-2449
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Greek
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Morro Bay, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Delicious gyros and other Middle Eastern food. Very friendly and pleasant. You order food at the counter, but pay after eating your meal. Very sincere, friendly and trusting owner!

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ARROYO GRANDE
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great food at a reasonable price. We go there often. Each cafe is owned by brothers from the city of Jaffa. They are very friendly, and you will feel like They're old friends quickly.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This cafe recently opened a smaller cafe in Arroyo Grande, which sorely needs decent eateries. While the ambiance is nothing to go back for, the incredible and spicey Turkish coffee is a reason to drop in for lunch or a snack. So is the very friendly owner, who is almost always behind the counter and always courteous. The Middle Eastern... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great food. Best falafels. Friendly people and great prices. Very casual atmosphere where you order and pick up at counter.

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Cambria, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Jaffa has been a long time favorite. Whether we stop by while out and about in SLO, call in an order to pick up or go for a date night the hospitality and service are only the beginning of the experience. If you are in the mood for Falafel, lamb/chicken Shawarma or even Kebab, there are options to have it... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I crave the homemade baklava they sell at the register. My first visit here the owner/manager asked me if I've ever tried his baklava...noticing how he took proud ownership of them, I had to try them. He gave me one free because I told him it was my first trip ever and since them I was hooked!! I've even bought... More

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San Jose, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Great falafel and tahini sauce. Humus same ol, same ol. Bread not so great. Quick service and friendly staff. First visit a bit confusing on how to order and no idea on portion size or what is included. Noisy café style. But food was really good and price is great. Would definitely go again.

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Avila Beach, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I'm in love with this place! Cheap, delicious food in a bright, friendly, laid back atmosphere! We got the falafel plate ($8) with feta ($1) and grape leaves($4). Everything was so delicious! We filled out our paper order form and it was ready in less than 10 minutes. Wine and a small beer tap are available! Don't forget to grab... More

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Buffalo, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

Had lunch while visiting my family. They frequent the cafe as well as enjoy takeout. The falafel pita wrap is their favorite. My son requested hot sauce and topped his pita with their cucumber sour cream sauce (tzediki). The lentil soup was very hot and delicious. It was nice to have so many vegetarian choices as well as meat for... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We ate here when we were in SLO for a night. The food was good and healthy and not expensive. You can eat still like falafel and humus platters but also meat, shoarma etc. Its a nice place to be.

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