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“Great for breakfast lunch and dinner!”

Splash Cafe and Artisan Bakery
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $12
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Takeout
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!
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Quaint neighborhood gem with fresh ingredients and baked goods. Clam chowder bowl is awesome. Go for coffee, a full meal or a late night bowl of chowder and you won't be disappointed!

Thank Tracy C
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Came as a family while driving the 101 from LA to San Francisco. Great choice, quaint section of town, only a mile off highway.

We had burgers (huge), pizza (decent), shrimp skewer (small but flavorful) and salmon taco's.

We all loved the food. The curly fries really had great flavor, and the salmon tacos were not dry at all.

Didn't have any of the baked goods, but they really looked good.

Definitely stop here if you want lunch or a snack- great point and staff were super friendly.

Thank BengaliKert
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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

We were staying at Apple Farm Inn and this was a close little cafe with a lot to offer! On the outside of SLO but still can be called downtown. Not your typical cafe with people with laptops and overpriced coffee, but a great hangout with excellent food. Their menu is extravagant with many options ranging from seafood to breakfast omelets for breakfast. I know they are famous for clam chowder, I did not get any but I say everyone else eating it, they also have it for purchase in packets. We got fish and chips and tuna sandwich. They were both great. The next day I got a breakfast omelette which was great as well. Overall a great place and a hidden gem!

1  Thank Marty W
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

We are vacationing in San Luis Obispo and decided to check out restaurants close to our hotel to go to dinner. Some of them seemed sort of pricey for being fare that we routinely get back home. We saw ads for the Splash Cafe so we checked it out. The place was casual, certainly not as "fancy" as some of the others, but the menu, especially the seafood was compelling and the prices seemed to good to be true. So after finishing our tour, we came back to this place and we're glad we did! We both ordered the steamed clams with sour dough bread. And oh my gosh! They served this huge serving of tender clams in a cardboard bowl, in the most amazing broth covered with sun dried tomatoes. It was like getting a chef's masterpiece for the best deal ever! We have so much on that menu that we will want to try during our stay here!

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Thank cindil0uredhat
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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

We were going to go to the original Splash Cafe in Pismo Beach, but the line was crazy long. I needed this famous chowder so we headed to SLO. This location has a totally different vibe, but the chowder is so yummy. Make sure to get it in a bread bowl.

Thank Erin W
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