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“Incredible sandwiches and soups at a reasonable price” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Urbane Cafe

Urbane Cafe
Ranked #41 of 301 Restaurants in San Luis Obispo
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Orcutt, California
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Incredible sandwiches and soups at a reasonable price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

This small restaurant has a great selection of comfort food soups and flat bread sandwiches for every taste. Plenty of food and reasonable prices, cafeteria style service in a pleasant and convenient downtown SLO location close to shopping and entertainment. Grab a bite after the movies or a day in town.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
San Luis Obispo, California
Level Contributor
78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“SALADS!!! Yum.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2012

Urbane Cafe is new to SLO. This is a great place for a quick lunch when shopping downtown. I love their salads.

Visited July 2012
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Thank SLOCoaster
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Simi Valley, California
Level Contributor
58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nice little find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2012

Spent the weekend in Paso Robles, CA and found this cafe on the way home through San Luis Obispo. awesome gourmet sandwiches and soups at a decent price! The sandwiches even came with a little side salad! I had the caprese sandwich, Husband had a pastrami and Child had the tortilla soup!

Sooooo recommend this place!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ChumsMum01
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San Luis Obispo, California
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Ideal lunch place in Downtown San Luis Obispo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2012

Tasty sandwiches and salads. Prices are moderate: $5 to $7.75. Urbane bakes its own bread daily. The San Luis Obispo cafe has covered outdoor dining in a corner setting (but only 7 or 8 outside tables with the rest inside).

My favorite sandwich is the Club Sandwich. It has oven roasted turkey, avocado, tomato, applewood smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, lettuce plus a salad. $7.45.

Urbane has 17 different types of sandwiches. Service is quick. No wait service at the table. You order and pick up after buzzed.

Good value, good people watching if you have an outside table - and have a nice day too.

Visited March 2012
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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Best sandwhiches I've ever tried”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2012

My wife and I stumbled upon Urbane Cafe while driving to San Francisco. It was their soft opening and they were training the staff (late October '11). Luckily for us that day the food was free. We thought it was our lucky day. Then after trying the food we thought it was almost criminal that we didn't have to pay. It was easily the best sandwhich we had ever tasted.

Just last week we were passing through SLO again, so had to stop. The food is just as good as it was the first day. What I wouldn't give to have an Urbane Cafe in Vancouver.

I love that the sandwhich comes with a side salad. Makes for a perfect, healthy lunch. Such a great job on the food. I will be stopping at any Urbane Cafe I can in the future.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank pretzeldw
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