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Vic's Cafe

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841 13th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2220
+1 805-238-3988
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07:00 - 14:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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San Diego
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

this was almost a four star but the coffee was just really marginal. Good portions, great staff, but the food was a touch greasy and uninspired. The best bet was the cinnamon French toast.

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Thank TrinaDeee
Watsonville, California
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

We went to eat at Vic's because of the high reviews on Yelp. The place was pretty crowded for a Sunday morning. We decided to sit at the counter to avoid having to wait 20 mins. The counter is very uncomfortable to sit at. Tight and low chairs. No place to put your purse was complained about by my gf.... More 

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Thank JustSuperJack77
Paso Robles, California
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015

We've been eating at Vic's Cafe on and off ever since we moved here in 1987. Have never been disappointed. Good prices and have always gotten plenty of food. Came on Saturday night for their Prime Rib Special. The meal included a dinner salad, Prime Rib, a baked potato and a vegetable. The vegetables (i.e., carrots) were cooked just right.... More 

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Thank James B
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

We arrived in Paso Robles just in time for lunch. After eating seafood almost everyday since arriving in California, we were looking for a something different. We were actually in the mood for some good old diner food, and when we stumbled upon Vic’s Cafe, we knew we had come to the right place. When you walk into Vic’s you... More 

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Thank Pam G
So-Cal
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

Pork chicken fried steak & eggs was brilliant. Super friendly service. Treated us like regulars. Definitely recommend this place for breakfast at the least.

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Thank Da-Raz
UK
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

Went here for breakfast on the basis of the Yelp rating. Have to say I was disappointed. Had the Paso Robles omelette which was very bland tasting. My partner had the bacon and eggs. .... no idea where they got the bacon from. ... looked like dried turkey bacon. The accompanying toast was made from the cheapest possible bread. Coffee... More 

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Paso Robles, CA
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408 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Vic's offers a very good "home town" feel with cheerful service and very good options for breakfast; highly recommended.

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Thank paso57
Atascadero, California
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616 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014

A nice diner and becoming a part of Paso Robles good down home cooking for breakfast. I had the breakfast burrito and it was a nice simple breakfast burrito. The service was very good, the people are very friendly and I think I need to give it a shot for lunch as well. very clean and oh my does the... More 

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1 Thank CharleySays
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

this is the real deal. great food and friendly service. we each got a plate from the breakfast menu and the lunch menu and both we're fantastic! cute little diner with more food than I could eat. the biscuits and gravy were as good as what I've read about and the people were friendly and courteous and even met our... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

So I want to start that the food was delicious. However the service was not so courteous. When asked to make the 49ers breakfast a certain way, the waitress flatly pointed out no it can't be done that way. It has been done before but I guess she didn't know. It just made for an uncomfortable experience. Smh.

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Thank Jess F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 841 13th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2220
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: +1 805-238-3988

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?