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Madonna Inn Copper Cafe

100 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5408
+1 805-543-3000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
100 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5408
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Beautiful themed restaurant with a helpful attentive staff and good menu. Easy on the pocketbook too.

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 17 November 2017

When we first started coming to the Morro Bay/SLO area, we made a stop by this curious little joint. On your way north to Morro Bay from LA you'll bump into this little pink... oh who am I kidding, giant flamboyant pink sign on the...More

Thank ejchowder
Reviewed 15 November 2017

The title says it all. The menu and food are a fancier Denny's. Dining friends did take a loaf of their bread though.

Thank 650to805in2013
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We ate here twice...once for lunch and again for breakfast. The first time we were sat at a table near the window. It was nice having the view and the waitress was very good, as was our food. However, there were tons of flies covering...More

Thank Cali S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The food is amazing, the attached bakery has beautiful little things you can take with you on the road. The food was great. My only ding on the review was the seating - they are near windows. I spent the whole meal battling flies. They...More

Thank EmmePink
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The food was very good and the staff was very friendly. The prices were a little high I thought, but there was a nice variety. The room was nice and we had a great and quiet view

Thank sleepgbty1
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Madonna Inn has been a must see spot for SLO County visitors for years. As a SLO local, I always enjoy the atmosphere, food, and amazing bakery. My personal favorites are the Madonna Inn cakes, strawberry pie (in season), yummy cinnamon pull aparts, and Ice...More

Thank Charmaine B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The staff is to busy showing off their bosom to clean the tables on and under. Dead bugs on the window sills next to tables. The food is not as good as years past less of it and more expensive, we got an upset stomach...More

Thank W4769ANmarya
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I really hate to be writing a negative review on such an iconic restaurant as the Copper Cafe. It does have mouth-watering desserts but our lunchtime experience certainly left us questioning the many trip advisor 5-star reviews. My husband ordered their hamburger of the day...More

Thank MissSunshine1063
Reviewed 6 October 2017

they give you a balloon at your table which was very nice. The food was pretty good we enjoyed the steaks. WE didnt care for one of the drinks and they made it over for us. They have a wonderful shop downstairs by the bathroom....More

Thank CSS9112014
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14 April 2015|
Response from Joe_Forgette | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We do allow Service Animals on property. We hope to see you soon at our wonderful establishment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5408
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-543-3000
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Madonna Inn
The Famous Copper Cafe is popular with tourists and locals alike for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, all served in a continental atmosphere. Elaborate woodcarvings, red leather seats, and hand-painted walls create a memorable, unique experience. Adjacent the Copper Cafe, the Madonna Inn Bakery features World Famous cakes, pies, pastries, French pastries, cookies and delightful cookies, all made daily.
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