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1327 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449
+1 805-773-4360
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6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Shell Beach, California
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I tried this when it first opened...a few years ago...they were so disorganized and the wait for food was FOREVER...an hour!! Once received...it was ok... I gave it a 2nd and 3rd chance...a bit more organized, but a long wait once again...can't even say much about the food because I was so put off by the wait...haven't tried a a... More 

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voxboston
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Multiple visits - very high quality breakfast / brunch choices. Relaxed vibe, but don't worry - they still care about service! Excellent simple dishes and more complex ones, all done with interesting touches. Great coffee. Recommended.

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San Jose, California
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Old West Cinnamon Roll, was inaccessible because of some event that was being held, so decided to try Seaside Cafe Bakery. Just wanted coffee and roll. Pastries we about the same type as you expect at a grocery store. The cinnamon roll dry and frosting nondescript. The coffee is self-service and was lukewarm. Please is small and not crowded at... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We were looking for a good cup of coffee and a pastry. We had read a review about this place so thought we would try it. It was a nice break in our day. It's not on the beach however and it is very very small. Maybe 4 tables inside but more are outside. We selected our pastries which were... More 

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Thank Diane B
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate breakfast here and it did not disappoint. She ordered the Monte Cristo, an item not found on many menus these days. It was truly a work of art. My blueberry pancakes were the best I've ever tasted. The chef is extremely knowledgeable and takes pride in his creations.

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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

Leaving town and stopped for omelets. Great choice but no toilet paper in toilet. ...combat style! Funky but health department inspection needed.

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Thank Dkreuzer
Monterey, California
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This unpretentious little cafe is a gem. The egg dishes are unique and portions are large. Huevos terrific and different!! If you go, be early, as they do run out....the only reason I didn't give 5 stars is that we had to settle for our third choice as we arrived at 12:15.... Oh, they have pitchers of mimosas and bloody... More 

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Roseville, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Found a tiny, nondescript cafe with great breakfast/lunch. Enjoyed the hash for breakfast. It was the BEST I have ever had - delicious and quite ample. Walk-up counter and only one table indoors, but many tables on the patio. When in Pismo or Shell Beach will definitely return.

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Thank joe s
Arroyo Grande, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I love coming here! This place has amazing breakfast food and coffee and is great to relax at....when you are not in a hurry. Since they make everything from scratch plan on at least a half an hour to get your food when the place is full. As long as you know this going in you will be fine. Bring... More 

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Oroville, California
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Small, quaint establishment that is not in fact seaside. Dining here for breakfast with my husband and daughter, we didn't have the greatest meal. My spicy chai was good. My husband had warm coffee with stringy, fatty corned beef hash. My huevos ranchero dish was not traditional style but not entirely a miss. So, mine wasn't bad but had to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $16
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1327 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Shell Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-4360

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