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Mongo's Saloon

Bar, American
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359 W Grand Ave, Grover Beach, CA 93433-1940
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Keizer, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

I was raised in Grover City, now Grover Beach and pickings for good places to eat and drink were a bit slim in the 50s - 70s. Now I find myself visiting since I moved away 36 years ago. Today I stumbled upon Mongo's Saloon and glad I did. I had a nice draft beer and wonderful onion rings. The... More 

Thank VictoryVisionTim
Bandon, Oregon
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I was in visiting in town and had no place to go for Thanksgiving. Was driving down Grand Ave. and saw their door open with hardly anyone in the parking lot. Had a couple of great Bloody Mary's and a yummy Ruben Sandwich. Rescued me in my time of need!

Thank Ladyhawk555
Adelaide, Australia
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This place was a lot of fun. Lots of character and the food was good. I would go here again for food and beer. Perhaps not a place for small children. The staff were very friendly. Liked this place a lot.

Thank Greg C
Hayward, California, Usa
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141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We stumbled upon Mongo's looking for Clam Chowder because downtown Pismo Beach was just to crowded. The waitress said that the Clam Chowder was great and she was right. So was everything else we ordered. We were there at a quiet time but I'm betting that it does get loud as ther is evidence of live entertainment. The portions were... More 

Thank Robert O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

So I come on Tuesday's as much as possible for there wonderful street tacos, only a dollar! Remember there a little smaller then there regular tacos but well worth it. Just ask what they got because I only get there fried shrimp, lol u must try for yourself.

Thank Jennie G
Prescott, Arizona
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Mongo's is a neighborhood kind of place that makes you feel welcome as soon as you step inside. It wasn't busy the day I was there but I imagine the staff would be just as great if they had been busy. I had a great pastrami sandwich, hand delivered by the chef. The waitress/bartender was friendly but not intrusive. There's... More 

Thank Mary D
Bakersfield, California
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not a bad joint, not too overpriced for the location....stumbling distance to the beach. Staff was friendly on a slow weekend night..

Alta Loma, California
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200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Best of the last seven tenants in this huge restaurant location. Finally someone got the groove down for Grover Beach here many other tried in the past 20 years and failed. Great place to meet for afternoon beers night time dancing. I think the addition of the casino has made this stick in business as before no one did that.... More 

Thank ahdiii
Bakersfield, California
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Good bartenders, good drinks, varied crowd. Right next to a casino, if poker's your thing. Only complaint: get some new equipment for your pool table!!!

Thank Tiana H
Folsom, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Great looking joint inside. Large dance floor. They have live music though the night I went it was DJ give me a HEADACHE if you know what I mean. Quite a mix of people. Decent drinks and nice ladies bartending.

Thank Mitch S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $39
Bar, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 359 W Grand Ave, Grover Beach, CA 93433-1940
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Grover Beach
  • Phone Number: 805-489-3639

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