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Vic's Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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841 13th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2220
+1 805-238-3988
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Vics Café is a great place for locals, and a restaurant visitors also shouldn't miss. This was my 2nd visit and there will be more. Last night I had their Salmon special and it was delicious. It has a very relaxed, casual feel, almost like a diner. But don't let the ambiance fool you, the food is very good and... More 

Thank Robert E
Paso Robles Wine Region, California
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

This is a long time staple in Paso and we go reasonably often. Breakfast is good...it's a tad pricier than other places but location probably is the reason. It's walking distance to all of downtown. Servers are fun and efficient. We like it!

Brookings, Oregon
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69 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Vic's has been a feature on 13th in downtown Paso ever since I can remember. It used to be a couple doors down form present location, the earthquake forced the move I guess. Yes, locals eat here regularly. The waiters and waitresses know your name after a few times. Show up enough they know your regular order also. That kind... More 

Thank MarleyMe77
San Luis Obispo, California
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner, not knowing what to expect, and came out feeling stuffed! Vic's was hands down delicious. I had the open faced beef sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy. My friend had the California burger and fries. We had to get a container to take half with us! It was so yummy, we couldn't leave it behind.... More 

Thank pdcirclem
Big Bear Lake, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

My wife and I wanted to grab some lunch while visiting Paso and we passed this place while walking about town. The locals like to come here and it is definitely nothing fancy. The food is very good overall and they portions plentiful. We had a new server who was not as familiar with the menu items as she should... More 

Thank Steven C
Paso Robles, California
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39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Want a good breakfast anytime of the day? Vic's is the place. I wanted breakfast at mid-day and got it. Nothing fancy but ultra clean with good service, food, and the normal atmosphere we've all come to expect from a locals joint, just comfortable like an old shoe.

Thank 818nev
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128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

In a community were there are lots of great breakfast joints Vics Cafe is among the top ten in my book. They are open tell 2 pm everyday. French Toast is as simple as possible but absolutely delicious. One of my favorite lunches is the Hot Turkey Sandwich, tender roasted turkey on smothered in delicious turkey gravy server with mashed... More 

Thank FroSays
Brielle, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Trust me...this is a good thing! Tables, booths, counter seats, lots of stuff on the walls, cubby to see into the kitchen, lots of (obviously) regular customers so how could I not scoot over to a recently vacant booth so some tables could be smushed together. Friendly faces, varied menu, and enjoyed my breakfast. My only wish? Prefer my coffee... More 

Thank DianeXit98
Paso Robles Wine Region, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Great place for breakfast!! Its the go to place in Paso. Food is good and the waitress' have just enough sass to make it a great place.

Thank Dawn Q
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

Loved the atmosphere in Vic's. It's a genuine old diner that we stopped by to have breakfast. Full of local, so for English tourists like us it was a treat! Fab American breakfast and enough coffee to drown me

Thank smallluxuryitem

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
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?