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“Big Sky Cafe is the Best”
Review of Big Sky Cafe

Big Sky Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed November 20, 2012

this is one of the best restaurants in the world. my wife and i have dined here repeatedly over the years as we pass through SLO on our way north or south from san diego and have never had anything that we didn't like. they also have a great selection of local wines by the glass and i usually end up buying a few bottles of a new wine at one of the local stores. the service is quick and friendly and extremely accommodating whenever we have made requests. i keep expecting our next trip there to be disappointing since no place is perfect but this is as close as it comes!

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Thank paul b
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

Pros:
* Delicious meals (soft tacos with shrimp & chicken caesar salad). Portions were perfect (not too big/not too small). The food was great: admittedly, our selections weren't too exotic but our meals were well done and delicious.
* Outstanding friendly service. Waiter was very attentive and able to answers our questions about SLO
* Reasonable prices

Cons:
* We ordered two items from the children's menu that were pretty unappetizing (cheese pizza and turkey chili nachos)

Order a beignet for dessert! Yum!!

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Thank Xcountrytrip
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

While attending a wedding in SLO I read the reviews and had only one free meal.. This was the place I picked and BOY was I glad- the reviews are true- interesting and innovative and fresh- the salad with goat cheese brulee was perfection and the catch of the day- stunning- dont miss this easy and comfortable spot

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Thank Ladybirdlouise
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Reviewed November 18, 2012

We came here last night for dinner. It was awesome. My husband got the pasta with lobster (he loved it) and I got the chicken caprese salad (delicious). They serve these adorable and yummy little corn breads for bread, which taste great and were so different than most restaurants. The ambiance was perfect for a date night. You could taste the freshness of the food and it was awesome to know that everything is local and that you're supporting local farmers. We loved this place! Eat here and you wont be disappointed.

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Thank Smenezes
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Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

I've been here for breakfast and dinner. Innovative, delicious dishes. Highly recommend! Tonight I had the lobster Mac and cheese...yummy!

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