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Vic's Cafe

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American, Diner
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841 13th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2220
805-238-3988
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Amelia Island, Florida
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had breakfast one morning with a party of nine. They were very accommodating with a large walk-in group. Food and service quite good. Not your resort type foo- foo food or atmosphere but, just good all-American food. I would recommend the home-made corned beef hash.

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Thank DRetired
Simi Valley, California
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found Vic's on YELP and went strictly on the reviews. They were so right. It is an old time cafe, like stepping back decades (in a good way!). The staff is great very friendly. We went back the second day for breakfast, BUT on our third day it was so crowded we didn't want to wait, so we continued... More 

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Thank Vitagal
London, United Kingdom
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214 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vic’s is typical: Typical diner restaurant, typical service and typical food. Typical meaning warm, inviting, friendly, fresh, tasty and affordable, and I would happily recommend a lunch there to anyone. [Sorry to Vic, if there is a Vic, and team, but you can blame TripAdvisor’s silly labels for your Average rating. If there’d been something between Average and Very Good... More 

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California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basic plain, breakfast. Nothing with pazzazz or yummy. Just kinda boaring plain food. It is good but just plain. Service is always friendly as ever. They sell homegrown amazing tomatoes that we always pick up. But overall it is simple, ok basic breakfast. Pancakes, simple omelets, eggs, bacon. Nothing frilly.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Good for breakfast. Stopped here on our visit wineries of Paso Robles. Nothing special about the food (at breakfast time), just very decent and honest. But the atmosphere and décor are awesome. We have visitors from other country with us, so it was a great presentation of American old style diner with huge meal portions served and locals around. We... More 

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Thank Irisha S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Vics Café is a great place for locals, and a restaurant visitors also shouldn't miss. This was my 2nd visit and there will be more. Last night I had their Salmon special and it was delicious. It has a very relaxed, casual feel, almost like a diner. But don't let the ambiance fool you, the food is very good and... More 

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Thank Robert E
Paso Robles Wine Region, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

This is a long time staple in Paso and we go reasonably often. Breakfast is good...it's a tad pricier than other places but location probably is the reason. It's walking distance to all of downtown. Servers are fun and efficient. We like it!

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Brookings, Oregon
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Vic's has been a feature on 13th in downtown Paso ever since I can remember. It used to be a couple doors down form present location, the earthquake forced the move I guess. Yes, locals eat here regularly. The waiters and waitresses know your name after a few times. Show up enough they know your regular order also. That kind... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner, not knowing what to expect, and came out feeling stuffed! Vic's was hands down delicious. I had the open faced beef sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy. My friend had the California burger and fries. We had to get a container to take half with us! It was so yummy, we couldn't leave it behind.... More 

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Big Bear Lake, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

My wife and I wanted to grab some lunch while visiting Paso and we passed this place while walking about town. The locals like to come here and it is definitely nothing fancy. The food is very good overall and they portions plentiful. We had a new server who was not as familiar with the menu items as she should... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 841 13th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2220
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: 805-238-3988

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