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“American comfort food served with warmth and friendliness” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Girls Restaurant

Girls Restaurant
1237 E Grand Ave, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2419
805-473-1069
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Ranked #29 of 54 Restaurants in Arroyo Grande
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
San Luis Obispo, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“American comfort food served with warmth and friendliness”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The Girls Restaurant on Grand Ave in Arroyo Grande has been around for a very long time, and they know what they are doing. These folks have been serving the best breakfast in the Five Cities area for many years. Delicious three egg pan fried omelets, your choice of real hash browns or country fried potatoes (done either on the grill or in the fryer, as you prefer), bacon done to order, great chicken apple sausage, a variety of breads and bagels, real oatmeal with all the trimmings, waffles or fluffy pancakes all served by a friendly, knowledgeable wait staff who can explain all your choices to you ... this is a wonderful, warm, friendly place to stop and have a great breakfast. The coffee is fresh and mild, they brew their own iced tea, there are a variety of soft drinks or juices from which to choose. It would be really hard to come in to the Girls and NOT find something you'll enjoy eating! The variety is vast, and they'll gladly add your favorite ingredients to the freshly made omelets they offer.

Lunches are a really good value, with a variety of sandwiches and salads from which to choose. If you are looking for a great fish sandwich, the Girls offers a grilled arctic cod sandwich that is possibly the best fish sandwich in the county. Served hot off the grill on a fresh bun, with your choice of potato or cole slaw or potato salad, this is a thick cod filet that is flaky and perfectly grilled ... NOT fried! It's a large sandwich, and very filling, and comes with some fresh tartar sauce, lettuce, tomato and pickles. Just delicious!

The Girls also offers a great open face homemade meatloaf sandwich that you need to try if you like a really good meatloaf. The portion is large, the meatloaf is savory and has a depth of flavor, and it's all topped with warm brown gravy that adds to the enjoyment. A real treat for those who love American Comfort Food!

Or try the Linguica Sandwich, served with pepper jack cheese (or any other cheese you choose) on a grilled french roll. It's got a nice spicy kick to it, and is great topped with grilled onions and peppers and a handful of pickles. Awesome!

The Girls offers an extensive Senior Menu of slightly smaller portions of most items, and runs many specials each day. With reasonable prices and a wide variety of items from which to choose, it is not difficult to see why this place is a favorite with locals, and has been for many years. The wait staff knows many patrons by name, and gives all who come in a warm and friendly greeting that will make you glad you stopped by.

Really good food, lots of choices, and very reasonable prices make this large and well lit restaurant a great place to stop and grab a bite. The free refills on coffee, tea and soft drinks doesn't hurt, either!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Smithfield, North Carolina
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73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We ate here three different times in 6 days. Breakfast very good and they give you
much food. Good senior menu and staff exceedingly friendly! Really good grilled cheese
sandwich!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bradley
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251 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Decent food, good service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We hadn't eaten here in years so we decided to give it another shot. Their senior menu has good choices and more than enough food. Their food was good and the service was also good but I doubt if we'll go there again.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Omaha, Nebraska
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Older decor but good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Girls on our recent trip to Pismo Beach, CA. It was good food. It was a little older decor but the service was good and the food was priced well. We come frequently to the area and will visit this location again. There are usually coupons for buy one get one free in the local paper.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Camarillo, CA
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great place, friendly service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Food was good, service was great! Great little family restaurant.
The corned beef has was just ok, from a can. Coffee was refilled constantly. Hash browns were nice & crispy!

Visited May 2013
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