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Splash Cafe and Artisan Bakery

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1491 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2925 (Formerly Famous Splash Cafe)
+1 805-544-7759
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very close to bishop peak. Great veggie pizza, and hot chocolate. Prices are very reasonable. Cute vibe

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Thank Neerjamd
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had great coffee and very nice muffins for lunch but made the mistake of returning for an evening meal. Stick with the sandwiches. Wife had fish and chips and the oil was not fresh the cod left much to be desired.Muffins yes; dinner no.

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Thank Les M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lunch there and ordered a Shrimp Salad, the salad greens were from a bag of low quality greens and the shrimp small. In an area where fresh can be obtained I was disappointed in it all as nothing special about the salad, take off menu if can't do more than what I was served.

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Thank Diane P
Morro Bay, California
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On the California Central Coast everyone knows that Splash Cafe means CLAM CHOWDER! If you're visiting the area and you only have time for one stop and you want clam chowder, pull off highway 101 at Pismo.

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Thank Dead-Air-Dave
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shrimp salad, total disappointment! A beach community with access to fresh greens & I just get poor quality mixed greens out of a bag & a few small shrimp. Nothing special or reason to return except bakery looks good.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cleveland, Ohio
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is packed, but the food and ambience is worth it. One orders at the counter and the food is brought to the table. We enjoy it for informal lunch.

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Thank Oliver S
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went to the Splash Cafe after.getting off Amtrak and checking in at the hotel. The staff was welcoming, and.so customer service driven.We had fish and chicken tacos. They were fabulous. Best I've ever had anywhere! I would recommend this to anyone wanting a great lunch at a very warm cute place.

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Thank Barbara W
Houston, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

Its an okay place. Cute, comfortable. Not wowed with the food. Servers were friendly. Easy to find. Don't have much more than that to say.

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Thank Jalene P
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Killer clam chowder, calamari and chips, and more. I remember how excited I was when this place opened maybe 10 years ago. The original Splash Cafe in Pismo Beach is an institution, but this satellite location provides the same classic, quality seafood at affordable prices in a larger space and no hour long order line. The included cafe has some... More 

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Thank michael h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Good oatmeal, friendly service. But In today's environmentally aware world, it is disappointing to see a restaurant use all disposable dish ware even for seated diners.

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Thank AKCharlotte

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $12
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1491 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2925 (Formerly Famous Splash Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-544-7759
Description
Splash Cafe ~ Artisan Bakery is located in San Luis Obispo, CA. In 2005, we opened this second location in San Luis Obispo and expanded to include an artisan bakery too! The bakery features artisan breads, pastries & desserts baked fresh daily. Each item from the bakery is carefully created and guaranteed to delight your senses.The café has a larger selection of salads and specialty sandwiches as well as signature ‘sun pizzas’! Come and enjoy!

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