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345 Town Center E., Santa Maria, CA 93454
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Ranked #103 of 209 Restaurants in Santa Maria
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Morro Bay, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I don't know how they stay in business. My dinner was cold. We asked for bread several times in which we never received. The waitress was rude. It was hard leaving a 2 cent tip!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Service was terrible. Asked for bread at least four times and it never came. Food was cold. Waitress was rude. Don't bother.

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Chico, CA
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84 reviews 84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Don't let the fact it's in the Santa Maria Mall fool you! This place has some of the best cuisine in Santa Maria. Excellent food and service. Great local food and wine list. Brunch is also amazing and they have $9.00 bottomless Mimosa's with fresh squeezed tangerine juice.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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112 reviews 112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Needed a place for a pleasant, leisurely business lunch. A local suggested Central City Market in the Santa Maria Mall. The menu offers great salads, sandwiches and daily comfort food meals. I tried the sliced turkey with brie, lettuce, cranberries and raspberry jam on fresh bread. The sandwich was tasty, tender and huge. I enjoyed half for lunch and the... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This place may be unique on the Central Coast in northern Santa Barbara county, a French-style bistro in a large farm town mall, but it works well. The food is excellently prepared from an extensive and innovative menu, with a wine list one would expect in a big city. The desserts are beautiful and delicious. The only small drawback is... More 

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Orcutt, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

My family and I had a poor experience at this restaurant. Surprisingly, the owner/director of food for the mall provided his email address on every table to be contacted for comments. This was a very good gesture. I would resolve the poor experience between us without having to post about it on Trip Advisor. Unfortunately he doesn't care about his... More 

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San Jose, California
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132 reviews 132 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Found this place on Yelp as Tripadvisor did not show anything that advertised fresh ingredients. Was very disappointed. Place was dead and the food was nothing worth going back for.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Lunch here was quite pleasant sitting in the "greenhouse" area. The food was very tasty. Fresh crisp salads and healthy sandwiches. I do like this place although it is in an odd location.

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Santa Maria CA
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151 reviews 151 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

This place has the potential to be great, but they have the weirdest hours and choices for meals. The used to serve dinner but stop serving at 4pm which doesn't help those of us who work. I could see closing early during the week but staying open on Fri- Sun would really make sense.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Our experience at Central City Market surpassed the TA reviews which brought us here. My wife and I drove up from Santa Barbara to meet friends coming down from San Luis Obispo. It was a bit difficult to locate as it is hidden in the Mall. The menu was terrific, the wine selection was excellent and of good value, and... More 

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Additional Information about The Market

Address: 345 Town Center E., Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone Number: 805-925-7766
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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