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1119 Garden Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 543-1843
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Late Night

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food Good Music

Went with some friends to SLO Brew for dinner and to see Joe Koenig and his band and Micky and The Motorcars. Service for dinner was really good.All four of us ordered burgers they were very tasty. Enjoyed both bands.The food is served upstairs and the music is down stairs. The music venue is setup... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
ZenMasta
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San Luis Obispo County, California
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San Luis Obispo County, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Went with some friends to SLO Brew for dinner and to see Joe Koenig and his band and Micky and The Motorcars. Service for dinner was really good.All four of us ordered burgers they were very tasty. Enjoyed both bands.The food is served upstairs and the music is down stairs. The music venue is setup for standing and not sitting,so... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I was really disappointed in the beer at slo brew. The IPAs were too harsh (and I like IPAs) and the rest of the beers were generally boring. They have a nice big 6 beer taster but I just wasn't excited by any of the options. It's kid friendly and the food was decent but the name of the place... More 

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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Everything was great! We went with a large group to this upstairs location. I won't list the beers we drank, but suffice to say we covered the beer menu and shared tastes. They were all great! For food, many of us had the Thursday special of a beer and fish and chips. Yum! The server even asked if we would... More 

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

SLO Brew is known as one of the two big brewing companies in the heart of San Luis Obispo, but that said, the beer isn't as good as I hoped it would be. As a SLO resident, I frequent SLO Brew for weekend events, concerts, pint night, and the occasional trivia night, but I tend to stick to the drinks... More 

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Looe, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

We popped in to try some local beer and ended up staying for dinner. The beers are really good, try the sampler to get a taste of everything. It's also pretty good value and they have lots of specials on throughout the week. It was a nice, fun friendly atmosphere, the staff / service were good and the food turned... More 

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San Bruno, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My fiancé, his dad and I were in the area and decided to stop by and have a beer. We both tried the Blueberry beer. I expected to taste blueberry, but I didn't. It was a very good and will definitely get it again. The staff was very nice.

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Concord, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

SLO Brew, which used to be called Downtown Brew, is a great location in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo. San Luis Obispo is a college town, so it has a fun, upbeat and young social vibe. SLO Brew has a pretty good concert venue, although many of the better artists come through during the week, so just be... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Staying at the Best Western about a mile from downtown made us feel we really earned our pint and plate of darn fine stuffed jalapenos at Slo Brew. On 3 nights in a row we walked that great path past the Madonna Ranch and into the heart of SLO on Figuero Street. There are some tasty spots along that main... More 

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Auckland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Came here for dinner and drinks on a Friday night during a quick stopover driving from LA to San Fran. Happy hour was well utilised and much appreciated! We started with jalapeno hummus with pita chips and raw vegetables. Really refreshing and hummus was great! A then had buffalo wings which I can't rate highly enough, and my friend had... More 

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Moorpark
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We went there to watch the World Series and had a great time with good appetizers and a long list of good microbrews. We spent a fun filled evening with some special friends. Being so busy sometimes was hard to get service right away but under the circumstances they did a good job.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1119 Garden Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: (805) 543-1843

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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