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Bon Temps Creole Cafe

1819 Osos St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4447
+1 805-544-2100
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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“jambalaya” (10 reviews)
“cornbread” (12 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
1819 Osos St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4447
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit here and we enjoyed it. Its smaller size, Louisianan decor and Zydeco music in the background makes for an very enjoyable ambiance. We always enjoy going to a location away from the downtown crowds. We shared orders of Seafood Gumbo...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Not on the menu are alligator bites as an appetizer. We started there. Good, tender, well battered, not greasy. Fried Green Tomatoes were done nicely- the crisp batter was full of flavor! Get these and pretend you had a salad! Catfish Po’Boy was full of...More

Thank 431waynep
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

The creole aspect is a unique slant and the foo was tasty. Service was OK and food came out in reasonable amount of time. One complaint is that the Fat Tuesday omelette was bland.

Thank TheOpsDoctor
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner at Bon Temps. I had the Jambalaya and my wife had blackened chicken with greens and fried green tomatoes. Both were excellent. The service was outstanding. The waiter was informed about the menu. We will be back.

Thank BleednBlu
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I love Red Beans & Rice and finding a place that has them on the menu was a find for lunch. While the dish itself was excellent it had cooled down by the time I got it. Had the dish been served hotter I would...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We tried this lovely spot for breakfast this weekend. The word that comes to mind is "amateurish". Whereas the servers were extremely friendly, they were pretty inept. Long waits to get menus, get water refills. Several requests for cream for the coffee. Broken dishes and...More

Thank Knabebug
Reviewed 9 May 2017

My wife and I dined at Bon Temps Creole Cafe recently. The food was some of the worst restaurant food that we have ever experienced. The place seemed to understaffed (there may be an over-supply of eating places in SLO, and it is possible that...More

Thank buzkal
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We stopped by here for Brunch after church on Easter Sunday. They have a reasonable breakfast menu. My wife had the pain perdu french toast and while I only had a taste, it was really good. I had the cajun breakfast which was really good...More

Thank MikeT19278
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We were waiting for a train in San Luis Obispo and were hoping to find a restaurant in walking distance that served a late breakfast-we hit the jackpot with Bon Temps Creole Cafe. The decor is cute and the booths were comfortable and the food...More

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A great cajun breakfast with friends. About as authentic as you can find outside of Louisiana. Grits, hollandaise sauce, and andouille sausage - a winning combination.

Thank Richard R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1819 Osos St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4447
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-544-2100
Premier Cajun/Creole restaurant in San Luis Obispo County for over 20 years. Now at our new location in the historic Railroad District. Jambalaya, Gumbo, Shrimp Creole, Crawfish, Po-boys, Muffaletttas, Eggs Benedict, Salmon Benedict, Fried Green Tomatoes and more. Garden patio dining. Casual and fun atmosphere. Kids menu. Vegetarian and vegan items. Plenty of parking.
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