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Pappy's Restaurant

1275 E Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454-9111
+1 805-922-3553
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
1275 E Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454-9111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Should have stayed with Pancakes.....! Broadway & Stowell was the best of the bunch and San Luis Obispo was good too.......!

Thank JohnLinder
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I have been here probably a dozen times and am never ever disappointed. I guess it is kind of a truck stop, so the portions are geared towards those big eaters. Can't go wrong with anything There. If you haven't had Santa Maria Style BBQ...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Pappy’s was established in 1959 as "Pappy's Pancake House" in downtown Santa Maria. When the freeway (US 101) bypassed the town, Pappy's moved to its current location adjacent to the Chevron truck stop. Let me say upfront that this is a country diner frequented by...More

Thank rmongoos
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I am a regular at Pappy's. They have good food and lots of choices. The staff are always friendly and the service is great.

Thank dawn600
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great we love this place we always have great service and our food is always great highly recommend this place one of our favorites

Thank 99moniqued
Reviewed 19 January 2018

A truck driver recommended this place to us. After seeing that it is located very close to a truck parking yard, I can see why it is popular with truckers. We found the food to be tasty but not great. The pork in the chile...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 5 January 2018

They were great, food arrived quickly, and correctly. The coffee was good too. Our waitress was kind enough to take a picture of us when we requested.

Thank SHurley9876
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We went to Pappy's for breakfast this morning. Not exceptionally busy. We were seated right away but we waited for nearly 20 minutes and the wait staff never even acknowledged our existence! Waitresses for the tables on each side of us spent several minutes talking...More

Thank TravelingNudists
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Truck stop style dining. Good coffee and good food. Have never been disappointed. Wait staff usually quick and friendly unless really busy of course.

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Was looking for that "mom and pops" feeling and Pappys didn't disappoint. You knew you were getting the real deal when right outside the door they were slow cooking meat on the grill. The food was good, service was great, and atmosphere was relaxing.

Thank Thomas C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1275 E Betteravia Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454-9111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-922-3553
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