The Best Breakfast Cafes in San Luis Obispo

Starting the day off right begins with a delicious breakfast. Luckily, San Luis Obispo offers many options for restaurants that serve great breakfast around the area. Check out this list of top-rated breakfast cafes in San Luis Obispo.


At Big Sky Cafe, you can eat a delicious breakfast without worrying about having to work it off later. Boasting its food as "fresh market cuisine," Big Sky Cafe is known for its healthy food options and fresh ingredients. Guests can settle down for one of their famous dishes, like the highly raved about Devil's Mess egg dish, and take in the ambiance consisting of beautiful art and contemporary design. Big Sky Cafe is also ideal for people with dietary restrictions, as many items can be substituted for vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free options.


If you're looking for a new spot to go that will quite literally spice up the way you do breakfast, try Bon Temps Creole Cafe, where you can discover the unique tastes of southern comfort food right in San Luis Obispo. This cafe is the perfect place for those craving a savory breakfast that will leave them full until it's time to come back for lunch. Choose a dish from the menu and customize it with one or more of your favorite meats, including chicken, pork, sausage, or steak. For those on the adventurous side, top off your meal with their spicy creole sauce and enjoy.


Linnaea's Cafe is a great restaurant to grab a cup of coffee and share a meal and great conversation with friends. From the moment you step into Linnaea's, you'll feel welcome in the laid-back, casual atmosphere. Guests can watch the world go by from the window seating offered, or can fully embrace the setting by walking further into the cafe where there are books and art to peruse. There's also the option to sit and eat under the sun or under shade in the garden located in the back. Linnaea's is known as a top spot for students to relax with friends while eating their delicious baked goods and sipping on their highly-rated coffee.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and with so many great breakfast spots in San Luis Obispo, you'll never want to skip it. If you're looking for comfortable, classy housing in San Luis Obispo near Cal Poly, consider The Academy Chorro, where convenience and luxury meet. For more information, contact us.