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Margie's Diner-San Luis Obispo

1575 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7205
+1 805-541-2940
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (18 reviews)
“meatloaf” (10 reviews)
“pancakes” (12 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1575 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7205
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If there ever is a next time, I know I will pass on this restaurant. The place was overpriced and the food was sub par for us. The steamed vegetables were the only thing I enjoyed, sad to say. Maybe an off day??

Thank sazm42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at a nearby hotel and decided to walk to breakfast. This restaurant has a very convenient location and the servings are HUGE, really enough for three people. They do offer a slightly smaller plate for a dollar less. The prices surprised me...More

Thank travelgirl93463
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Always a great breakfast, never a small portion of food, I have never left here unsatisfied, and I've been here multiple times over 2 decades.

Thank WinoExtreme
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Meals are huge. Be prepared to take home a doggie bag. Better still, split with someone if you can. Very good!

Thank LindaLee54
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I like this place for breakfast. Breakfast is not cheap but you do get substantial servings that let you forget the price. But the $13.50 burger is a bit over the top. The burger is just a burger with the onion, tomato, pickle and other...More

Thank derbusa
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We have eaten here before when visiting family in the area and we decided to swing by once again. There is ample parking however, the parking lot and building needs some renovation as things are getting very worn and run down inside and out. The...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I enjoyed the diner. The food was really good. We both had bacon and eggs. I took the option of biscuits and gravy instead of potatoes and toast. It needed salt and pepper but I liked being able to spice it to my tastes. My...More

Thank molli s
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A little wait -- perhaps short of servers as there were several open tables. Huge portions were coming out of the kitchen so we decided to split a tuna melt which was excellent. It had albacore and almonds and was light on mayo which I...More

Thank Val E
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We split breakfast. It was a huge amount of food. It was pricey. We are not used to such high prices for the type of restaurant. Good service. Good food.

Thank sun1967flower
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for breakfast and was not disappointed!! The servings are HUGE! I ordered Ken's special (I think) that comes with one egg... it was definitely more than one egg! The pancake was huge and very tasty as well!

Thank Amanda S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1575 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7205
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-541-2940
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