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726 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 90803
805-739-8895
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good

This is a cozy restaurant with very good food. It has a huge menu with lots of comfort foods. The servers are great. They serve wine and they also have great desserts.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is a cozy restaurant with very good food. It has a huge menu with lots of comfort foods. The servers are great. They serve wine and they also have great desserts.

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Santa Maria, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had breakfast a few weeks back, good door greet, nice atmosphere, food was also good, But nothing I could give a (it was great).

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Orcutt, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I visited this restaurant for lunch with my girlfriend; I've always felt you can best judge a restaurant by their Soup du' Jour and The Pantry has delicious soup! I got the Beef Stroganoff, which was served complete with a dollop of sour cream and fresh chopped green onions... Tender chunks of beef and homemade noodles - Yum! It was... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Pantry has a huge variety of things to choose from on the menu. I've been there with my family several times and the food was outstanding every time. It's right across the street from the Santa Maria Inn and I highly recommend it to everyone.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Stopped in for lunch and there was a line. Only had to wait ten minutes though. The service was great and the food quite good. It has the ambiance of a chains like Sherrys or Denny's, but the food is much better. I had a delicious Turkey Melt. Good selections for kids.

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Santa Maria, California
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went here 2 times in 2 days for breakfast and had a completely different experience both times. 1st visit was great, great food, great service. 2nd visit, have to be fair and say this was on Fathers Day, not so great service, food was not as good as the day before. The waitress that we started with was friendly and... More 

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Santa Clara, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

If you're looking for place that hits all the comfort food buttons, this is the place to be! Their waffles are excellent, they make their own corned beef hash and their poached eggs on the benedicts are perfect. The staff is friendly and accommodated all our special requests. Ate there for breakfast every day we were in Santa Maria, CA!... More 

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Los Osos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

You can get lunch at breakfast which is great for my family who doesnt like breakfast foods. The service is always good and they have alot of variety in the menu to accomodate all types of personal tastes.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Went for breakfast, I was very hesitant coming here for breakfast because there was a Jack in the Box a block away, But to my surprise it was pretty good. A lot of there customers where their regulars however overall a friendly old fashion environment. Food was Really good. There waitresses were very attentive to our coffee refills . Everything... More 

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Burbank, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Just great food and the service is as good as it gets. A good variety on the menu as well as the specials

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Address: 726 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 90803
Phone Number: 805-739-8895
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 726 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 90803
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: 805-739-8895

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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