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Japanese Restaurant Goshi
(171)
$$$$
Japanese | San Luis Obispo
Granada Bistro
(118)
$$$$
Californian | San Luis Obispo
Cafe Roma - San Luis Obispo
(145)
$$$$
Italian | San Luis Obispo
BRANZINO
(169)
$$$$
Spanish | San Luis Obispo
Alex Madonna’s Gold Rush Steak House, at Madonna Inn
(277)
$$$$
Steakhouse | San Luis Obispo
Mistura
(92)
$$$$
Peruvian | San Luis Obispo
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Japanese Restaurant Goshi
Japanese Restaurant Goshi
(246)
$$$$
Japanese | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Goshi has long been my benchmark against which all other sushi restaurants are measured. Tonight’s experience did not disappoint. This is the real deal! - authentic yet relaxed; exquisite yet not remotely pretentious. Yasu is an artist; a creative master who deeply understands his raw ingredients and can play with flavor combinations that truly are greater than the sum of their parts. Sit at the bar. Put yourself entirely in his hands (“omakase”) and trust him. I promise you an exceptional experience! More

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Granada Bistro
Granada Bistro
(506)
$$$$
Californian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Excellent food and service. More

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Cafe Roma - San Luis Obispo
Cafe Roma - San Luis Obispo
(967)
$$$$
Italian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Food was great and so was the server. We split some plates and the chef was willing to split plates just as we wanted. More

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Alex Madonna’s Gold Rush Steak House, at Madonna Inn
Alex Madonna’s Gold Rush Steak House, at Madonna Inn
(2265)
$$$$
Steakhouse | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

For my daughter and I this was a treat! We drove up from San Diego and the Madonna Inn experience did not disappoint! The steakhouse was very pink, very over-the-top and pretty damn good! It’s not cheap, but the food portions were MORE than ample. Kind of a bummer considering there wasn’t a refrigerator in our room for leftovers. So, come hungry! More

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Woodstock's Pizza
Woodstock's Pizza
(12)
$$$$
Pizzeria | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Woodstock SLO is all heart, great ambiance for quick lunch, night out, and family get togethers. Clean and welcoming decor and the staff friendly and efficient Highly recommend Woodstock's to family. thank you:) More

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Mestiza
Mestiza
(3)
$$$$
Mexican | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

This is a wonderful addition to the SLO restaurant lineup. This is higher end Mexican food, not just another taco and enchilada place. The mezcal based specialty cocktails are a great place to start — they have 60+ tequilas and 40+ mezcals. We love the queso fundido as an appetizer. We have now tried each of the main dishes and everything has been excellent. The enchiladas suisas are a personal favorite. The service has been equally excellent — very friendly and attentive. The ambiance is classy and very pleasant— nothing over the top. More

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BRANZINO
BRANZINO
(77)
$$$$
Spanish | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Fabulous service and amazing food. The paella was perfect and churros were made to order More

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Copper Café and Bakery, at Madonna Inn
Copper Café and Bakery, at Madonna Inn
(404)
$$$$
American | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

First time going and I loved it! Great service and great food. More

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Gardens of Avila Restaurant
Gardens of Avila Restaurant
(406)
$$$$
Californian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Perfect service at this hidden local gem located inside a resort/spa. Creative and tasty food with options for vegans and omnivores. Good cocktails and local wines. Definitely will go back! More

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Apple Farm Restaurant
Apple Farm Restaurant
(622)
$$$$
American | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Excellent service by Eddie Food was amazing. Would go back when in town More

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Mistura
Mistura
(505)
$$$$
Peruvian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Great service the waiter was very helpful with my vegan coworkers. More

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Mama's Meatball
Mama's Meatball
(684)
$$$$
Italian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Mama's Meatball is my wife's favorite Italian restaurant. She loves the lasagna. I always try something different, but the meat sauce on the lasagna is the best. I have never been disappointed with my meal choice. The wait staff and chef are always extra friendly and efficient. The prices are about what you'd expect at a nice restaurant (with linen table cloth and napkins). They only have two beers on tap, but you can't go wrong with Peroni with pasta. They also have a nice selection of wine. More

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San Luis Obispo Diners' Choice Winners

San Luis Obispo's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Japanese Restaurant Goshi
Japanese Restaurant Goshi
(246)
$$$$
Japanese | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Goshi has long been my benchmark against which all other sushi restaurants are measured. Tonight’s experience did not disappoint. This is the real deal! - authentic yet relaxed; exquisite yet not remotely pretentious. Yasu is an artist; a creative master who deeply understands his raw ingredients and can play with flavor combinations that truly are greater than the sum of their parts. Sit at the bar. Put yourself entirely in his hands (“omakase”) and trust him. I promise you an exceptional experience! More

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Granada Bistro
Granada Bistro
(506)
$$$$
Californian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Excellent food and service. More

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Cafe Roma - San Luis Obispo
Cafe Roma - San Luis Obispo
(967)
$$$$
Italian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Food was great and so was the server. We split some plates and the chef was willing to split plates just as we wanted. More

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BRANZINO
BRANZINO
(77)
$$$$
Spanish | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Fabulous service and amazing food. The paella was perfect and churros were made to order More

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Alex Madonna’s Gold Rush Steak House, at Madonna Inn
Alex Madonna’s Gold Rush Steak House, at Madonna Inn
(2265)
$$$$
Steakhouse | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

For my daughter and I this was a treat! We drove up from San Diego and the Madonna Inn experience did not disappoint! The steakhouse was very pink, very over-the-top and pretty damn good! It’s not cheap, but the food portions were MORE than ample. Kind of a bummer considering there wasn’t a refrigerator in our room for leftovers. So, come hungry! More

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Gardens of Avila Restaurant
Gardens of Avila Restaurant
(406)
$$$$
Californian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Perfect service at this hidden local gem located inside a resort/spa. Creative and tasty food with options for vegans and omnivores. Good cocktails and local wines. Definitely will go back! More

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Copper Café and Bakery, at Madonna Inn
Copper Café and Bakery, at Madonna Inn
(404)
$$$$
American | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

First time going and I loved it! Great service and great food. More

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Apple Farm Restaurant
Apple Farm Restaurant
(622)
$$$$
American | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Excellent service by Eddie Food was amazing. Would go back when in town More

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Mistura
Mistura
(505)
$$$$
Peruvian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Great service the waiter was very helpful with my vegan coworkers. More

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Mama's Meatball
Mama's Meatball
(684)
$$$$
Italian | San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo / Paso Robles

Mama's Meatball is my wife's favorite Italian restaurant. She loves the lasagna. I always try something different, but the meat sauce on the lasagna is the best. I have never been disappointed with my meal choice. The wait staff and chef are always extra friendly and efficient. The prices are about what you'd expect at a nice restaurant (with linen table cloth and napkins). They only have two beers on tap, but you can't go wrong with Peroni with pasta. They also have a nice selection of wine. More

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Discover San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo's city council has maintained a ban on drive-throughs for any restaurant within city limits since 1982. This helps to make the restaurant scene one that prizes fresh ingredients, classic cooking styles, and a variety of cuisines. The vegetarian and vegan restaurants are among the most popular, making the most of the area's high value for fresh produce. Most of the rest of the restaurants, which feature farm-to-table ingredients, fresh seafood, and a host of international flavors, also offer several vegetarian options. Delis and Mediterranean restaurants also feature the freshness of San Luis Obispo in unique and delicious ways.

Discover San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo's city council has maintained a ban on drive-throughs for any restaurant within city limits since 1982. This helps to make the restaurant scene one that prizes fresh ingredients, classic cooking styles, and a variety of cuisines. The vegetarian and vegan restaurants are among the most popular, making the most of the area's high value for fresh produce. Most of the rest of the restaurants, which feature farm-to-table ingredients, fresh seafood, and a host of international flavors, also offer several vegetarian options. Delis and Mediterranean restaurants also feature the freshness of San Luis Obispo in unique and delicious ways.