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The Back Bay Cafe

1399 2nd St, Los Osos, CA 93402-1111
+1 805-528-5607
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“frittata” (14 reviews)
“scones” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Healthy, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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DETAILS
1399 2nd St, Los Osos, CA 93402-1111
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth looking for! Perfect place for a delicious breakfast with a view to the estuary. Variety of coffees and breakfast choices and lunch is just as good. Outdoor seating only, but protected from the wind. Weekends mean a wait, but it's worth it.

Thank morrso
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your great description of the Back Bay Cafe and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

either first or second floor offers great views and privacy. Very clean rooms,breakfast included,wine hr in afternoon. Ten minutes from Morro rock and bay. Quiet, peaceful residential streets for that after dinner stroll. SLO just 20 minutes away. Going back again this October.

Thank bnsf1955
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and so glad that you enjoyed the rooms in the Main Building and we are lucky to have the eateries in the area. Our restaurant, the Blue Heron, will be open on your next visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a casual place in one of the most picturesque locations, this is the spot. Coffee & bagels, muffins or breakfast burritos, more than satisfying.

Thank zapprint
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of our Back Bay Cafe. We are very fortunate to have such a great view from the Cafe overlooking the water - see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food at reasonable prices, has a real following with the locals. Such a gorgeous little setting at the edge of the water and next to the little pier. On a nice day you can hang out here for a good couple of hours and...More

Thank BirdDogPatsy
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of our Back Bay Cafe. We are in such a peaceful location that it certainly is the place to sit back, relax and unwind!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place deserves its #1 spot on Tripadvisor! GREAT coffee, delicious bagels as well as other breakfast items. Outside tables with a great view of the bay...

Thank RickThePick
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your rave review! We are so pleased that you enjoy the Back Bay Cafe and we hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had a yummy breakfast here on a Sunday morning. They have a nice outdoor eating area. Only complaint was it took about 45 minutes to get my food on a Sunday morning.More

Thank lovetotravel560
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your breakfast with us using the outdoor seating area but apologize that it took that time. Our Cafe is very popular with both locals, visitors and guests from the Back Bay Inn and the weekends are the most popular...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Great food, coffee and atmosphere. Went at least 4 times and had different food items each time. All made from scratch.

Thank pmricelake
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Cafe. We do pride ourselves on fresh baked goods and made to order breakfasts and lunches. We look forward to seeing you again next time!

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Made to order breakfasts, homemade scones, lattes, a few steps from hotel on the bay. Super. Friendly staff, happy guests.

Thank HolidayReview216
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your complimentary breakfast at the Back Back Bay Cafe and enjoyed your stay at the Back Bay Inn. We love happy guests!

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This small breakfast cafe always has a line of locals & tourists waiting to order from a limited but good menu. If you arrive early they usually have a gluten free cookie or scone on offer too. Food cooked on order & served to your...More

Thank Flowerful
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of the Cafe and it is so true that everyone seems to enjoy intermingling with visitors and locals alike and lends a nice vibe to the waterside community! We look forward to seeing you at the Cafe again!

Reviewed 4 March 2017

The cafe is kind of basic. The tables are worn out, the food is fairly good but not great, the coffee nice and strong, their raspberry scones big and delicious. The best part of the experience is the view. The cafe gets really busy for...More

Thank LAVict0ria
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed our homemade scones and our popular coffee with our great view over the water! As the Cafe is so popular with locals and Back Bay Inn guests alike, there does tend to be a wait for food at certain...More

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$13
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 15:00
Monday
06:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 15:00
Thursday
06:30 - 15:00
Friday
06:30 - 15:00
Saturday
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1399 2nd St, Los Osos, CA 93402-1111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Los Osos
  • Phone Number: +1 805-528-5607
Description
We are a small, quaint waterfront Cafe in beautiful Baywood Park/Los Osos, CA located in front of the tranquil gardens of the Back Bay Inn. We serve breakfast and lunch and beer and wine in the afternoons. In the summer months, we host free music events called "Beer On the Pier" on Monday nights.