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“Locals Love Jaffa”
Review of Jaffa Cafe

Jaffa Cafe
Ranked #15 of 316 Restaurants in San Luis Obispo
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Jaffa Cafe is enjoyed by everyone in town. It is informal, and the food is delicious. The menu offers a variety of Mediterranean cuisine, which is prepared fresh daily. It has been voted by our community to have the best Mediterranean food 7 years in a row.

Whether you are a visitor or a local you will always feel welcome. It's that kind of place.

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Reviewed May 13, 2014

Dining at Jaffa Café is a unique experience. It actually re-defines "casual dining." First, you help yourself to your desired beverages (unusual beer selections and soft drinks). If you want a glass, you go to the counter and ask for it. No charges are made or recorded. At the end of your meal you just tell the cashier what you had. Sometimes a small dessert treat is offered as a gesture of appreciation for your business.

The food is typical middle-eastern: Falafel, Gyros, Kebabs, Schwarma, Various Wraps, Salad plates; all done very well and reasonably priced. All entrée plates, I think, are under $10. The setting is open to Monterey St. with inside and outside tables.

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Reviewed April 15, 2014

Delicious gyros and other Middle Eastern food. Very friendly and pleasant. You order food at the counter, but pay after eating your meal. Very sincere, friendly and trusting owner!

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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great food at a reasonable price. We go there often. Each cafe is owned by brothers from the city of Jaffa. They are very friendly, and you will feel like They're old friends quickly.

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Reviewed March 4, 2014

This cafe recently opened a smaller cafe in Arroyo Grande, which sorely needs decent eateries. While the ambiance is nothing to go back for, the incredible and spicey Turkish coffee is a reason to drop in for lunch or a snack. So is the very friendly owner, who is almost always behind the counter and always courteous. The Middle Eastern cuisine is very well spiced, with a salsa bar in case you want more, and the portions are ample amd faithful to the flavors of the Orient. It is faster, easier, and less pretentious than the crowded and mediocre sports bar next door, tho without the nice outdoor patio (altho there are small tables facing the sidewalk. Jaffa Cafe in AG is pleasant, tasty, filling, with decent variety, but far from fancy. I don't recommend it for dinner or for takeout unless you are not driving far.

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