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Jaffa Cafe

1308 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3177
+1 805-543-2449
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gyros” (15 reviews)
“combo plate” (3 reviews)
“pita wrap” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
1308 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3177
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This isn't a bad place for a quick and easy Mediterranean meal. The menu has a lot of choices, the food is good, the service is quick. We ordered a gyro salad and a chicken shawarma plate. The meats were tender, juicy and tasty. The...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 17 May 2017

They have a varied Mediterranean menu. The food is very good and they serve relatively fast. Good beers available. I haven't tried other beverages.

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We picked vegetarian and got a felafel combo plate. It was so good. Just do not order their coffee!!!

Thank GinaWolfe
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The salads and pita sandwiches are great. You order at the counter and they bring the food to the table.

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Jaffa is a small restaurant run by a Palestinian family who are very,very friendly. The food was delicious but there could have been more on it on the plate.

Thank glasskate
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Two years ago, on a road trip through California, we stopped at Jaffa Cafe. The hummus and pita were amazing and we agreed to revisit the next time we were in town. Well, it took 2 years but we finally made it back. This time...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This wouldn't have been my first choice, but I wasn't leading the group. I was very pleasantly surprised at the amazing flavors in the Shawarma Pita Wraps! Now I'm sold and I'll be back!!!

Thank KniteRiter
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I liked the feel and location of this place. I had great service and the restaurant was very clean. The reason I rated this place average was because Mediterranean, Arab, Greek, Israeli and other foods from the similar region should have more spice! This place...More

Thank Gordon G
Reviewed 29 May 2016

There is a choice of lamb, beef or chicken meat grilled on a spit, falafel Greek style. This is the real thing! The food is fresh and tasty. They have a condiment bar, with sauces, pickles, etc. you put in the order at the counter,...More

Thank romaniangirlamerican
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Best middle eastern food in San Luis Obispo....a popular place with locals....great selection of beers, too.

Thank Tommy O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 20:00
Thursday
10:30 - 20:00
Friday
10:30 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3177
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-543-2449
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