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Village Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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112 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2602
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sierra Madre, California
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139 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Nice portions, friendly staff, sort of a down home place. I love the French toast. It is made with thick slices of cinnamon bread. Coffee is just average in taste.

Thank MySeaBiscuit13
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106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Don't know how we missed this one, but 'discovered' village cafe while searching Trip Advisor for something new to try for breakfast. Service great, coffee great, and our breakfast cooked to order. We came on a weekday and it wasn't too busy. Could see how it might get a bit overcrowded on weekends. Will definitely be back!

Thank jean k
Central coast CA
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Always crowded on weekends and big portions. Nice wait staff and yummy hash browns. Try the muffins! Haven't tried lunch there yet - they close at 2 pm. This place has been a foundation of the Village of Arroyo Grande for decades

Thank 458debbia
Cypress, California
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131 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

Oh, yes. Please eat here. Wonderful food and great attentive service. Any of the egg dishes are good, especially the Arroyo Grande Omelet, with home fried potatoes and a biscuit and gravy. Great place in the Village.

Thank K7LA
Santa Barbara, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We ate breakfast here on our way home from Pismo Beach. It was a weekend day, and all we kept hearing from the hostess was "sorry we know there's a lot of people here we just don't have enough staff". The wait was superlong, and once we finally got seated took forever for someone to come by and take our... More 

Thank sbcrooks
San Diego, California
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

The staff was VERY FRIENDLY, the food was good and reasonably priced. Unfortunately they only serve breakfast and lunch.

Thank TomrUsa
Arroyo Grande
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Excellent local cafe with great breakfasts, burgers and sandwiches. Very popular with locals. Easy location in the historic Arroyo Grande Village with easy street parking.

Thank c21bill
Nipomo, California
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016

Easily my favorite breakfast place in the area. They have a good menu. The waitresses are friendly. The food comes to you fast and hot. My wife and I always share the Village Veggie omelet with home fries and sourdough bread. Who doesn't love the Arroyo Grande Village? Mmmmm. Can't wait 'til Saturday morning.

Thank tinman273
Arroyo Grande, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016

My wife and I try to eat at the Village Cafe at least once a month for either a Saturday or Sunday breakfast (though they also serve lunches,too). The food is comfort food like one would get at a midwestern, small town diner. They have specials each day, which can run out if you arrive late in the morning. The... More 

Thank rmichaelgros
Smithfield, North Carolina
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86 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

Six of us had breakfast/lunch and we all enjoyed the food immensely. Staff very friendly. Very old café with great pictures on the wall. Just good food!

Thank Rags12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?