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206 E Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2704
+1 805-202-2080
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Italy
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125 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a beef pita wrap and a falafel wrap with some hummus, Turkish coffee and Baklava. Everything was delicious. The servants are nice and always ask you if you have any questions re menu. Recommended!

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Thank The-Groove-Traveller
Lindsay, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious Middle Eastern cuisine in a charming setting. The food and service are fantastic. Shawarma, homemade pita, hummus, and more---all delicious. Service is fast---eat in or take out. It is located in the village at Arroyo Grande. Take a stroll around the area to see the creek and the resident roosters! Lots to enjoy!

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Thank Linda M M
Ventura
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Wanted Mediterranean for a change. My travels took me to Jaffa. Good thing too. Generous portions that are also tasty. I had a chicken swarma plate. A variety of condiments are available. Really good value. Ambience is more suited to take-out.

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Thank RalphVentura
Grover Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017

From the homemade garlic hummus to the gyros to the shawarma to the baklava....absolutely fantastic food, service, and atmosphere Yes this is where the locals LOVE to eat!

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Thank JokersWilde1952
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

My son and I have been going to Jaffa Cafe for years and always have a great meal based on a greek/middle eastern cuisine. My son loves the daily special, a gyro with a cup of soup. I like the lamb kabobs, but also try other offerings like the hummus, or chicken kabobs. The plates come with hummus, and rice.... More 

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Thank Jim S
Arroyo Grande, California
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017

For Mediterranean food lovers this is a GREAT cafe located in the heart of the Village! Ali is a delightful, very personable owner & chef and this is reflected daily in the quality of food and menu choices he offers. Ali's Jaffe Cafe (and his brother's cafe in SLO) also offer large catering-size portions, if you're having a big party... More 

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Thank 1976MargaretW
Arroyo Grande, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

The food at Jaffa Cafe is really good. I'm familiar w Greek food made at home and this is delicious. I don't like one thing. Eating on paper plates and with plastic forks. Might bring my own service next time.

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Thank savorydeb
Arroyo Grande, California
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Really good Mediterrian food, great prices! You'll be back again & again! Outdoor seating and indoor, watch the world go by. Open for lunch & dinner. Super friendly staff!

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Thank Krebsy724
Arroyo Grande, California
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75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

The lunch special of soup and a wrap is a bargain filled with mouth watering delight. And a very friendly staff and clientelle make Jaffa the jewel of the village.

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Thank Stephen D
California, Central Coast
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Great middle eastern / Mediterranean food, for reasonable prices. Be sure to walk right up to the counter, and fill out an order sheet, then put your name on it, so they can get you your tasty food! No waiting for a server - once your order is ready, they'll call your name, and you'll pick up your food. Everything... More 

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Thank ThatTravelingChick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 E Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Arroyo Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 805-202-2080

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