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Black Sheep Bar & Grill

1117 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3607
805-544-7433
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Ranked #88 of 257 restaurants in San Luis Obispo
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Apr 6, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I have been to the Black Sheep many times over the years. San Luis Obispo downtown is always a great stop. The Black Sheep concocts their own Bloody Mary mix and it can be Spicy!! Don't expect breakfast in a glass here - it's two green olives and go-go juice, plain and simple. If you're hungry, have the Mac and... More

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Santa Maria, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

It was a Saturday night and there was a large group of us celebrating a birthday party. They had one bartender and one server and were busy. However, they were fast, efficient, and pleasant. It was my first time there but will not be the last. Thank you for great service!!!!!

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Riverside, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

It's a bar. The mac and cheese tasted frozen with a ton of low quality greesy cheese on top. I have to say the salad was very good as well as the oil and balsamic vinegar. That is the only thing I would order there. The staff was a bit rude when asked questions. Guess they are too busy in... More

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California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Though this may be a hopping bar later, we stopped for dinner as we didn't want to wait in a long line. The food was MUCH better than expected, especially the gourmet Mac & Cheese!

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Kingman, Arizona
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255 reviews 255 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We stopped here for a beer and a bit of a rest after walking downtown for awhile. This is a nice little pub, I can imagine it would get a bit crowded at night. There is not a lot of room in there, but during the day it's a nice cozy location for a bit of a chat. The staff... More

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Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I went to college in San Luis in the 80s and some fiends got together for a reunion. On a warm Friday evening in the summer, the front of the Bar was packed, but we found a lot of open tables in the back patio. We had lots of great appetizers and our waitress was absolutely great.

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Tehachapi, California
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230 reviews 230 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
33,952 helpful votes 33,952 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

They have a great set up and atmosphere here. Very enjoyable and exciting. The food is great too. I honestly think its the best burger in SLO that I have tried; however, I have not tried everything in SLO, so please take that into consideration. Anyways, definitely worth a visit if you havent been!

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Cambria
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Good burgers and huge sandwiches! However, patio setting is less than appealing. The onion rings and fries are great and the food is always hot.

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California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

If you love macaroni and cheese, this is the place to go. Other food is all good, such as the ham/cheese Croque Monsieur. Nice pub atmosphere. Get there by 8 pm if you want to have a seat to eat.

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Alta Loma, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

A great location along with a great atmosphere--dark and atmospheric. Food is always on point; it's the real deal. I visit SLO at least once a year and have never failed to get some Black Sheep in.

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