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112 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2602
805-473-1655
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Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Old Time Cafe

A step back in time to an old fashioned hometown cafe. Great country cooking for breakfast or lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
James L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

A step back in time to an old fashioned hometown cafe. Great country cooking for breakfast or lunch.

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Thank James L
Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Only complaint is that this restaurant closes at 2 pm. Food is great, service is friendly and quick. Highly recommend this one!

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Thank rwerdja29111
Nipomo, California
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

This is one of my family's favorite breakfast spots. Service is always fast. Portions are generous. It's very popular and you will probably have to wait a bit.

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Thank JayRay52
Arroyo Grande, California
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

When you travel to new little towns on trips and vacations you always look for the local just good comfort food cafe. This is it in Arroyo Grande. You'll be glad you went.

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Thank 924larry
Arroyo Grande
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great home cooked food, especially breakfasts. This is not a big restaurant so there can sometimes be a little wait to get a table, but it's worth the wait.

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Thank Sweet Irene
Arroyo Grande, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

They have a small town atmosphere with great food. Their burgers are always good and their french fries are great. They have incredible shakes that you can mix up the flavors. The owners are very nice people and they try to make you feel welcome when you come in.

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Thank Heckfam
California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

A quick and easy breakfast. Fast service, good food, noisy and usually crowded, but if you do not crave fancy this will meet your news.

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Thank EdandEm
Ocala FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Love the local's places when we travel. There are a few to choose from in AG. Sorta like "Cheers" where everybody knows your name! We were visiting friends from the area and enjoyed a very filling breakfast. No bad food here! Would be happy to eat here again!

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Thank Haydenbarb
Grover Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The menu is classic diner but the portions are big and the staff is friendly. However, the tiny restaurant can be very crowded on weekends when the area fills up with tourists attracted to the local beaches and other outdoor activities.

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Thank hallma
Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Definitely the local breakfast joint. Like Cheers, everyone knows your name. We met a classmate for food and business. Friendly service, food comes right away and special orders no problem. Our friend will only eat charred toast and that's what he got. If I lived here, I'd like that you know everybody. It really did used to be the bus... More 

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Thank TERRY C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 112 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Arroyo Grande
  • Phone Number: 805-473-1655

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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