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Firestone Grill

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Sandwiches, Barbecue, Delicatessen
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1001 Higuera St Ste A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3603
(805) 783-1001
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 211
    Excellent
  • 169
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Casual good food

Order food and soft drinks at one counter and beer at another, pick up food at another counter at this busy casual place. Salad wasn't too special but the tri tip sandwich was good!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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San Jose, California
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  • Dining on a budget
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California
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The wait wasn't as long as the line looked. We only waited 10 minutes or so. The tri tip sandwich was SO GOOD! We shared a giant bowl of fries between four of us and didn't finish it. Very yummy here!

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Delray Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Very fast and inexpensive service. They serve great stake sandwiches. Ribs are good, not as great as in the South East.

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Arroyo Grande, California
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

From the day they opened this has been a very popular restaurant. The food is exceptional as is the service. If there is any negative, it would be that the tables are not wiped up regularly, but the turnover is huge inside and out on the patio, so that could be the reason. The line to order moves very fast... More 

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Redwood City, CA
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Friends of ours recommended we stop here while down in San Luis Obispo. We did and are so glad we did. Had the tri-tip sandwich (that they are known for) and it was delish! The sandwich was pretty much meat and bread, but they gave you hearty portion of tri-tip in this $10 sandwich. With the basket of fries and... More 

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Pismo Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Firestone is a local hot spot that serves the best food on the central coast. The trip tip sandwich is to die for. Everything on the menu is excellent. The best place to eat in san luis obispo by far

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Bakersfield
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

This place does one thing and does it well. Limited menu allows them to be consistent every time. The best sliced beef ( tri tip ) sandwich you will ever eat. Outstanding fries and onion rings. Great pulled pork, above average cheeseburgers and hot dogs. I haven't tried the chicken sandwich or salad but I would bet they're terrific.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a great place! We sat in the full service section and they were great about keeping the drinks refilled. Food was tasty.

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Medellin, Colombia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

There are a lot of great restaurants in San Luis Obispo but this restaurant is one of my favorites. If you are looking to taste some local central coast food this is a great spot to try the delicious tri tip. They also have a great grilled chicken burger and vegetarian options. If you see a long line out the... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Order food and soft drinks at one counter and beer at another, pick up food at another counter at this busy casual place. Salad wasn't too special but the tri tip sandwich was good!

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Firestone Grill is basically a sports bar in its layout. So if you come here, you're not visiting for the ambiance. I loved my tri-tip sandwich ($9.25). Even the bun had a nice garlicky kick to it. I also enjoyed my side of fries ($2.29). I deducted a star because the outdoor space was a mess. The people at our... More 

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Additional Information about Firestone Grill

Address: 1001 Higuera St Ste A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3603
Phone Number: (805) 783-1001
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Barbecue, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1001 Higuera St Ste A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: (805) 783-1001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Barbecue, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?