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Splash Cafe and Artisan Bakery

1491 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2925
+1 805-544-7759
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowder” (94 reviews)
“curly fries” (13 reviews)
“bread” (48 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1491 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2925
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The bakery items are magnificent! Hard to choose because they all look so delicious. Never disappointed. This is my morning go-to spot whenever I'm in town.

Thank LeeAnne L
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, low cost, friendly staff, and comfortable surroundings. Definitely recommend the French toast - it was super tasty and is a big portion!

Thank Lalls92
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Huge tasty burrito for a fair price. Good coffee. Fast service. Quaint atmosphere. Would go back again for multiple meals to try all the amazing looking food. Gets busy at peak periods during the day.

Thank HoustonSailor
Reviewed May 28, 2018

The graduation sheet-cake ordered for a graduation party was beautifully decorated in a garden theme, executed by the head baker with minimal instructions. Excellent carrot cake. I will definitely come back for future cake orders!

Thank Pauline N
Reviewed May 16, 2018

We had lunch at the Splash Café in SLO and it was very good. There was not a line out the door but it was very busy at 11:00 on a Saturday. You order at the counter, get your drinks and find a table, they...More

Thank 707clayg
Reviewed May 4, 2018

we happened to be staying in the hotel next door and having just arrived in town, were hungry and ready to eat without much fanfare. luckily for us this place fit the bill perfectly. had the salami sandwich, the daily special. did not disappoint. very...More

Thank joemontana16
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

We've just had breakfast, french toast ...the food and the staff here are just amazing!! Thanks a lot

Thank viajadoea
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

It is indeed popular, and a nice little place. But I must admit that I didn’t love my visit. The pineapple soda was the highlight. Fish wash good but pretty greasy. I ate chip and threw the rest away ( lukewarm and chewy). The clam...More

Thank Sbrmatt
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Being a local for over 40 years. It is nice not to fight the lines of Pismo Beach to get the great clam chowder of Splash Cafe without the lines. But a must when you order the chowder is add the seafood topping. The seafood...More

Thank FroSays
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

This was a pleasant cafe. Quaint outer decor and friendly staff. It was our first time there and we asked the cashier suggestions on the menu. She did a great job in giving us choices. One dish we chose was the chili bowl and bread....More

Thank allabouthorses
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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
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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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