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They rebuilt the hanging house...

Back in the Wild West days they would hold court then walk the outlaws over to the wall here that... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
harveymushman99
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San Luis Obispo, California
Quick lunch

Stopped in for a quick pizza for lunch. Lots of cheese and artichokes. Great service excellent... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2018
carynsdad
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Cerritos, California
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Two-block area of downtown serves as the community's cultural and social center complemented with great shopping, outdoor and indoor dining and nightlife.
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Back in the Wild West days they would hold court then walk the outlaws over to the wall here that was left of the Mission and hang him from the roof eve there...Those days are long past and the tourist and Homeless have taken over....More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

Stopped in for a quick pizza for lunch. Lots of cheese and artichokes. Great service excellent pizza, reasonably priced.

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Mission Plaza is a nice place to walk through, but it's more notable for what's around it than what's in it day to day. The Mission itself is beautiful and worth visiting. The creek running along the other side of the plaza is nice, as...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Stop and slow down here. Take a seat and people watch. Feel the sun on your face. Listen to the creek . Friday eves in the summer it is hoping with music and activity. Most times its peaceful and quit. Enjoy.

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

This is the kind of place to find some peace throughout a work week. Weekends have different events to watch or just sit and people watch. But like all cities, watch out for thieves day or night

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Reviewed August 3, 2017

A cool and shady spot to rest and recover after exploring the Mission and the Historic Museum. At night enjoyed a televised concert.

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Mission Plaza is not only the nonpareil setting of downtown SLO but of the entire Central Coast. The gateway to the Plaza is now complete with the outstanding renewal of the 800 block of Monterey St. How many towns in California have a year round...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2017

Center of town plaza in front of the old mission. The jewel of downtown San Luis Obispo, Mission Plaza is home to several major community events such as Concerts in the Plaza, via dei Colori SLO, Children's Day in the Plaza, Taste of San Luis...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2017

Stumbled upon this after being at the Museum of Art. A short flight of stairs from street level to the banks of the San Luis Obispo Creek. On the opposite bank you could see the patios of different restaurants / bars. At the end of...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2017

The wife and I loved this area. Very enjoyable place to walk around before you go into the Mission. Bring quarters for street parking.

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cagftl
February 27, 2017|
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Response from milasmom | Reviewed this property |
It's right next to the mission. If you drove south on Monterey,Street, and ran the stoplight at Chorro, you'd be driving illegally on the Plaza. There's parking a block or so away in a structure north of the plaza. Lots... More
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Janice H
November 4, 2016|
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Aren't there any old trailer courts downtown SLO???
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