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Boy's Restaurant

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117 N College Dr, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4613
+1 805-922-1515
06:00 - 22:00
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San Luis Obispo, CA
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Went for breakfast - even though it was noontime. Almost all the breakfast menu items were still available. On a scale of good - better - best, it was good to good+ Booth (and bar) seating. The ambience is - - well - you will enjoy seeing the tasty looking dishes being taken to other customers. The rest is parking... More 

Thank CACoastTraveler
San Luis Obispo, California
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We had a party of 11, 6 adults and 5 very hungry kids. It was a busy Sunday and we had a bit of a wait before meals arrived. Practically everyone ordered a form of breakfast. Extensive menu, normal diner style. Very reasonable. Well taken care of.

Thank Anna Marie L
Santa Clara, CA
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

This place got such a high rating...so I pick up the phone and a man answers the phone, "Yah". Hmmm, so I said, is this Boy's Restaurant? Again, "Yah". I asked is there a long wait? There will be 6 of us eating. The man said, "I don't know. I guess." So I said, "You guess there's a long wait?"... More 

Thank Lelehuna
Los Angeles, California
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139 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

The service was very good and accomodating. She was efficient and kept coming back to the table (of 9) to see how we were doing. They kept our water glasses and coffee cups filled. Decent food, fast (when you are on the road) to get in and out. There was no wait on a Sunday but the restaurant was mostly... More 

Thank Betsie49
Wales, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Came here for breakfast after reading some reviews. OK, it's not the Ritz, but it didn't disappoint in the slightest - it was exactly what we were expecting. Great friendly service, great menu choice and great food. Would definitely recommend.

Thank suzanne R
Fleet, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

Came to boys because of the revues on trip adviser! But I found the whole thing a disappointment! The decor is very bland! The food ok! Although I'm informed by my kids the pancakes were good! And apparently on our short trip from Los Angeles to Santa Maria, we'd all forgotten how to speak English since the waitress didn't seem... More 

Thank PAUL C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

We dropped in here for a meal after a long journey; it was recommended by staff at the nearby Day's Inn where we were staying, after we had decided that we did not wish to get back in the car to find somewhere to eat. As visitors from the UK, I loved this restaurant as it made me feel that... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

Whether breakfast, lunch or dinner (normally the weakest link for diner style restaurants), the food is always excellent. I have never had a more delicious patty melt, a defining dish for diners, so good that the french fries are perfect complements without needing to turn over the Heinz bottle. Their pies will make you more substantial if you can't resist... More 

Thank CaliforniaNative
Santa Maria, CA
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

This restaurant has managed to keep the home-town atmosphere of its founders, the Williams brothers. I go there when I want a sense of home-cooking.

Thank bghanson
Fort Worth, Texas
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189 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2012

Stopped in at the Boys' restaurant during lunchtime on a weekday. It wasn't busy at all, so we were seated promptly. Our waitress had an odd habit of seeming to forget half of our party. When taking our drink orders, half of us had given ours and she started to walk away. We had to call her back for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 N College Dr, Santa Maria, CA 93454-4613
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-922-1515

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?