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Big Sky Cafe

1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
+1 805-545-5401
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on our drive up to Monterey, and I was pleasantly surprised. It was labeled as a “health food restaurant” but I would describe it as “California Cuisine.” It not all kale and quinoa, it’s simply high quality food with a fusion of...More

Thank Aviva V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of the most dependable places in SLO — it always hits the mark, no matter what your mark may be. Befitting it’s name, it feels like a comfortable and friendly cafe in Montana, but it offers a wonderfully diverse menu that will...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Always a good option, Big Sky has an eclectic menu with many interesting choices. On this visit we had a Cubano sandwich and a cold ginger salad bowl. The sandwich did not match up to Cubanos we have had elsewhere— the flavor mix was not...More

Thank paso57
Reviewed 6 days ago

Big Sky is good for all three meals. Sometimes there is a wait but there is a reason for that, they are good. Always fresh food and different specials. If you have vegan friends this is a great place as it has good for carnivores...More

Thank delslo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with a party of six, vegetarian risotto was amazing and the vegan paella was one of the best vegan dishes I've ever experienced.

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in a time crunch to get to a performance at Cal Poly and our server did a great job getting us in and out with delicious food as well as great service. Her name was Candyce...same as mine! Anyway, I had a mixed...More

Thank CMR01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The regular fries were amazing. Spring rolls were horrible. The crab cakes were adequate. The kale salad - well, someone needs to tell the chef that tomatoes and beets do not pair well. Honestly, doesn't he/she/they know? And I guess I thought it was a...More

Thank Sally J
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

I came here with my 5yo daughter for lunch while my wife and colleagues had mid-day business at CalPoly. Could not have been better. They had a kids menu with crayons so we kept busy while the kitchen made the food. Kids pasta with marinara...More

Thank sipleb
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Big Sky gets its name from its high, vaulted open-beam ceiling decorated with painted stars and its southwestern, ochre-tinted walls. It’s a great place to bring friends because there’s something on the eclectic menu for everyone, whether you are a carnivore, a vegetarian or a...More

Thank rmongoos
Reviewed May 16, 2018

I came to Big Sky Cafe for brunch on a weekend. It was moderately crowded, but I didn't have to wait. The cornbread muffins and coffeecake that came out first were to die for. I had the crab cake Benedict, which was equally as delicious....More

Thank Kate H
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July 14, 2017|
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Response from Cathy C | Reviewed this property |
at the very least i would call when you are on your way and ask them to put you on the list. it's bound to be busy .
Anthony C
April 18, 2017|
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Response from Mariann K | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure. Laid back folks serving a college crowd. Welcoming.
November 27, 2016|
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Yes, they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1121 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-545-5401
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