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Sally Loo's Cafe

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1804 Osos St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4448
+1 805-545-5895
Tue - Sun 06:30 - 18:30
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Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Loved this SLO cafe for the delicious coffee and breakfast options before heading out of town. It is a large space with a rustic vibe and cozy fireplace. The staff were really friendly taking our orders. They have an extensive breakfast menu and the portions of everything were very generous - enormous, really. I could only eat 1/3 of my... More 

Thank Dippinginthesauce
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to have a sandwich for.the.Amtrax back home.to Orange.county. very.friendly staff and wonderful food! Sandwiches are large and plentiful. Delicious!

Thank Barbara W
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stumbled upon this little ...but obviously popular spot when on a walk in SLO....we'll definitely come back. Great coffee, cool vibe...can't wait to try the food

Thank CKWil
San Luis Obispo, California
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The food at Sally Loos's is really really delicious - I'd say the best way to tackle this place is to go early and not to expect your food in a timely manner. Grab your drink and pastry, order your meal, bring a book and wait for your food. Just have to expect to wait! But it's worth it if... More 

Thank Casey A
San Luis Obispo, California
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This is the Quintessential California Coffee shop. Delicious food, fun workers and a pleasant environment. Located near railroad square it's a local's favorite. Oh and the coffee is fresh and good too.

Thank Guswthomasson
Boulder, Colorado
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Sally Lou's is a laid back funky breakfast restaurant with a nice variety of meals. I've had the acai bowl twice. An acai bowl is basically a really thick smoothie that's been topped with oatmeal and fruit and then you wolf it down with a spoon.

Thank Weah1445
Apex, North Carolina
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I visited here on my last trip to the central coast and couldn't wait to return. Fun atmosphere, delicious food, friendly staff. This is not fast food. Plan to take your time and enjoy your food and time here.

Thank CarolinaKStew
Pleasanton, California
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Charming little cafe' with lots of organic and vegetarian choices. Try their Vegetarian Burrito. Terrific dark roasted coffee, homemade scones and bakery choices. Outdoor tables just right for sitting with your dog for a little nosh. Super friendly staff and quick service too.

Thank LaurenDella
Boulder, Colorado
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We stopped in here for a quick breakfast and were impressed with the variety of bowls offered. I had the San Luis Obisbowl, made of Acai smoothie topped with coconut, granola, and fresh fruit. There was no wait and help staff were very friendly.

Thank Weah1445
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

A friend of mine suggested this place last year and I have been back several times. The breakfast items have a unique twist and the food is very fresh. My favorite is the San Luis Bagel. Next to the train station; after eating you can have a nice stroll through the railroad historic district down to the Railroad Museum.

Thank OKtoGOnow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
06:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1804 Osos St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4448
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-545-5895

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?