Category Archives: Madonna Inn/Copper Cafe (San Luis Obispo)


Garish, kitschy, exceedingly cool, crazily wild, psychedelic and trippy, dated, orgasmically pink.  All are correct when talking about The Madonna Inn and its Copper Café , Gold Rush Steak House, wine and cheese store and famously themed rooms that may feature waterfall showers or be housed entirely in a cave.  For the uninitiated, this attraction in San Luis Obispo is absolutely nuts and 100% worth checking out on your way to Hearst Castle or Paso Robles.

The Monster decides that the Madonna Inn will be the perfect Fourth of July lunch spot (mostly because it is open and nothing else is).  Like Dollywood, Graceland and Disneyland, the Madonna Inn is Americana as only we Americans can do.  Without the grandeur of Europe, the history of the Middle East or the natural splendor of Africa, what America can offer is lots of twinkly lights and pink pies!

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