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1024 Los Osos Valley Rd, Los Osos, CA 93402-3237
805-528-1845
Today
5:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Small Town Bakery

Carlock's has been an institution in Los Osos for many years. It used to be the place in the county to order your wedding cake. It changed ownership about two years ago, and some people feel it is not as good as it used to be. However, we have found it to be excellent with things like bearclaws... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
1967RogerD
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Los Osos, California
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Los Osos, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Carlock's has been an institution in Los Osos for many years. It used to be the place in the county to order your wedding cake. It changed ownership about two years ago, and some people feel it is not as good as it used to be. However, we have found it to be excellent with things like bearclaws, strudels, and... More 

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Morro Bay, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great selection of fresh donuts, cakes and cookies, plus fresh bread and special treats! Stop in and enjoy a hammantashan cookie! My favorite is the apricot...mmmmmm

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Anaheim, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Their Angel cookie is something my husband remembers so well from his childhood. He hadn't been here in 10 years and he said they still taste as delicious as he remembers. So much to the point, we bought 2 dozen to send off to his brother to enjoy as well!

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paso robles
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm..... Carlock's. Closest cream cheese Danish coffee cake to one my family used to get every holiday brunch back in the Bay Area at Wilson's bakery. Sadly Wilson's closed... But it's spirit was revived when I found carlock's... Thank you for the product and the nostalgia!

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Arizona
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Carlock's just won "The Best of SLO 2014" for "Best Bakery" beating out Madonna's bakery!! This is just one fabulous local bakery that's been in Los Osos for years. I haven't had one thing here that wasn't top notch and thoroughly delicious! My favorite is the "Cronut" like a doughnut and croissant combined. They seem to be the latest rage.... More 

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Los Osos, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Excellent bakery. Pick up a dozen doughnuts, buy fresh baked bread and order a birthday cake. You won't be disappointed. Great service.

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Cambria, California
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108 reviews 108 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Nice little bakery, great selection of pastries, cookies, cakes and even donuts. Nice staff and owner helpful with cake ordering. I'll be back.

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Top Contributor
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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Carlock's is a staple of Los Osos, and has been around longer than I can remember, and I've been here coming up on 30 years. Everything is good, but I tend to go for their Jalapeno and Cheese Fritters and brownies are my favorites. I love to use the Fritters as a bun for a sandwich or burger.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

This is a small bakery with a nice selection of international items. They are a little pricey but very delicious. They also serve lunch items. There is a small seating area.

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Los Osos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Only four tables to enjoy your coffee and a pastry, but both the coffee and the baked goods are excellent. It's self serve. Ask for the kind of cream you want in your coffee--they've only got the little "plastic cups"--kept on ice, near the coffee urns. Friday is "French Doughnut Day"--they have to be tasted to be believed--worth the visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1024 Los Osos Valley Rd, Los Osos, CA 93402-3237
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Los Osos
  • Phone Number: 805-528-1845

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakeries
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 6:00 pm

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