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Cowgirl Cafe

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501 Orchard Rd, Nipomo, CA 93444-9766
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Nipomo, California
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16 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Not a very exciting place. Mediocre food. Mediocre service. Noisy. Cramped. Maybe a good place to stuff yourself and don't want to travel very far.

Thank JayRay52
Sonoma, California
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

My husband and I went in on a Saturday morning around 11am. It was busy but we were accommodated quickly. The staff was friendly. We ordered pancake, egg, and meat combos. The food took about 20 minutes to come out, which was a little long but the server kept our coffee filled. The food was run of the mill, center... More 

Thank LaRaeMeadows
Santa Maria, California
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

The food has always been good. Their bacon and their coffee are the best. Service is quick and friendly. Would recommend it for breakfast.

Thank LizzyF
Nipomo, California, United States
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

A small restaurant with a nice western atmosphere that my wife and I like to go for breakfast. The staff are friendly and accommodating and the food is well prepared and plentiful. I make it a point to go there whenever I have visitors from overseas because of the ambience that gives them a little taste of the old west.

Thank Stephen W
Nipomo, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

The food is good, the plates are ample, and the staff is delightful. It's busy on the weekends so either go early or expect to wait for a few minutes. I like the fact that on the weekends they won't seat you until your entire party is there. That way a table isn't "dead" while several parties are waiting in... More 

Thank FlyNipomo
Arroyo Grande, California
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016

We go to Cowgirl Cafe almost weekly for a wonderful large country style breakfast. The place is very clean, the staff is very friendly, and the portions are very large. Best breakfast in town served all day (they are open until 2 or 3 pm daily).

Thank SLWilliams
Fairbanks, Alaska
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a cute little restaurant with country charm! Had a great meal! Be sure to have an appetite because the portions are large. I had biscuits and gravy which was a selection instead of toast. Great choice! The home fries were excellent as well. Very friendly staff and easy to find location.

Thank Chrispy5664
San Luis Obispo, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Food is really good, wait staff is excellent! it's a little expensive but it's nice to go to a place where your treated like family.

Thank ByLandOrBySee
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65 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

This is the third time my husband and I have been to the Cowgirl Cafe for breakfast and we will definitely be back! The service is quick and friendly (but without feeling rushed) even when it is super busy as it was on New Year's Day. The location is also easy to get to but parking can be a challenge... More 

Thank Roxy D
Nipomo, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015

Quickly Greeted with a Smile, The Food was Great very relaxing Western atmosphere Very Large portions Well prepared and very tasty no down fall but would be nice if they served Dinner !!!

Thank Mario S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Orchard Rd, Nipomo, CA 93444-9766
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Nipomo
  • Phone Number: 805-931-0624

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