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Cowgirl Cafe

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501 Orchard Rd, Nipomo, CA 93444-9766
+1 805-931-0624
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Nipomo, California
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cute, western-themed restaurant with a very nice staff. Four of us went for breakfast and had a range of items including a short stack of pancakes, a "pan san" (pancakes, eggs, and sausage or bacon) for a man, and lighter fare for the two cowgirls. Actually "lighter fare" is a bit hard to come by as the... More 

1 Thank schwakes
Santa Maria, California
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

The food was ok along with the service but nothing to write home about. We had coffee and the waitress never offered a refill even though it wasn't full of customers.

Thank ken_mcdaniel
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Very mediocre food, weird interior. Portions substantial and pretty good service. Strip mall location,

Thank frank t
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Decent food, decent service, decent price the food was decent the service was decent the price was decent

Thank Clay B
Nipomo, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 50 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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5 reviews
4 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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24 reviews
19 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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: +1 805-931-0624

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