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Louisa's Place Restaurant

964 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3602
+1 805-541-0227
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Diner
964 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3602
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were looking for breakfast on a Monday morning and came across Louisa's place. It was pretty crowded already but we were able to find a booth inside. This has a true diner feel, I don't imagine much has changed for the 40 years that...More

Thank WaywardWander9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for breakfast or lunch (open 06:00-15:00), lots of locals, big and hearty portions at a nice diner. Any downers? Well, the coffee is weak but this is the US of A.

Thank DBHE70
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We were visiting SLO for a few days and our lodging offered a continental breakfast each day. One of the mornings we supped lightly and then around 9am drove us up to the top of Higuera Street to breakfast at our favorite SLO morning spot,...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were walking by Louisa's and saw lots of people waiting to get in and wanted to know what all the fuss was about!! This is a fantastic place for breakfast!! My husband got an omelet that was huge and delicious and it came with...More

1  Thank TravelBug5619
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Needed a good basic breakfast after a heavy night drinking at Cal Poly Dad's weekend! Had to wait 20 minutes but it was worth it.

Thank David B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Love this place and you need to sit at the counter to get the full effect. Outside on the sidewalk is okay if you don't want to watch everything from ten inches away inside. We always get the special omelet and split it as it...More

1  Thank connie c
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Really good locally owned restaurant for ages. Since 1958 as explained in the menu a super cool place to start the day with

Thank biliwitz
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My niece goes to Cal Poly and this was her choice. We were all happy with our meal and the service. They have an extensive menu with some interesting items. I had an eggs benedict that was made like biscuits and gravy. It was delicious....More

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 8 February 2017

best breakfast in SLO! pretty busy but worth the wait... try the biscuits for sure when youre here! fantastic staff with all the history and know how of the town!

Thank Sara L
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The must stop for breakfast in downtown San Luis Obispo. It does get busy and is always a bit of a wait but worth it for the breakfast diner sit at the counter experience.They give you a substantial amount and service is great...

Thank LMD331
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 964 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-541-0227
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