The following is a partial list of restaurants in San Luis Obispo and the immediate vicinity. Downtown San Luis Obispo has numerous restaurants with many lined up along Higuera Street. San Luis Obispo also seems to have an inordinate amount of small family owned high quality chain restaurants – usually chains under 10 restaurants with one branch located here. Also plenty of gastropubs, Italian restaurants, burgers and BBQ. In short, this is a restaurant town.
We have eaten at many of the restaurants listed below. All restaurants are in San Luis Obispo; for select regional restaurants read outside of San Luis Obispo, read our Nearby Destinations page, within this article.
All phone numbers are in the 805 area code unless otherwise noted.