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Boy's Restaurant

117 N College Dr, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4613
805-922-1515
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Ranked #20 of 207 restaurants in Santa Maria
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- Jul 7, 2014
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English first
Fleet, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Came to boys because of the revues on trip adviser! But I found the whole thing a disappointment! The decor is very bland! The food ok! Although I'm informed by my kids the pancakes were good! And apparently on our short trip from Los Angeles to Santa Maria, we'd all forgotten how to speak English since the waitress didn't seem... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We dropped in here for a meal after a long journey; it was recommended by staff at the nearby Day's Inn where we were staying, after we had decided that we did not wish to get back in the car to find somewhere to eat. As visitors from the UK, I loved this restaurant as it made me feel that... More

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Santa Maria, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Whether breakfast, lunch or dinner (normally the weakest link for diner style restaurants), the food is always excellent. I have never had a more delicious patty melt, a defining dish for diners, so good that the french fries are perfect complements without needing to turn over the Heinz bottle. Their pies will make you more substantial if you can't resist... More

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Santa Maria, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This restaurant has managed to keep the home-town atmosphere of its founders, the Williams brothers. I go there when I want a sense of home-cooking.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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122 reviews 122 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Stopped in at the Boys' restaurant during lunchtime on a weekday. It wasn't busy at all, so we were seated promptly. Our waitress had an odd habit of seeming to forget half of our party. When taking our drink orders, half of us had given ours and she started to walk away. We had to call her back for the... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

If you're looking for a good old fashioned diner with great atmosphere, you have found just the place right here in Santa Maria. The place has plenty of parking, it's clean as a whistle and the staff is so friendly and attentive, it's like coming home. The menu is chock full of choices...something for everyone, the prices are affordable, there... More

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Oxnard California
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307 reviews 307 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

This is one of the places that is a little hidden on the main street (funny, it is actually off of Main Street), but you can tell that it is well liked because if always has a decent amount of people eating there. We had a party of 6 and it was no problem to accommodate us in the back... More

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California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012 via mobile

No, it's not the most modern or nicely decorated restaurant but the food is always good. Also, we go to The Boys on evenings where we don't want to be around a lot of noise but want to eat a good hamburger. The breakfast is wonderful and the portions are perfect. Love it!

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orcutt
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

they make their own salsa, excellent. the chicken fried steak is great. (mix in the salsa with the country gavey, )

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Bakersfield
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

Wew were visiting family in SM and stopped into for lunch. This was one of my mom and dads favorite places for breakfast and my family is continuing the tradition. The food is always great and the portions are amazing. The omlettes are fantastic as well as the pancakes. My wife and kids had teh clam chowder on this visit... More

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