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Sides Hardware and Shoes - a Brothers Restaurant

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2375 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441 (Formerly Sides Hardware and Shoes) (Grand Avenue)
+1 805-688-4820
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bend, Oregon
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had an opportunity to eat here for our anniversary last week on a Thursday night (after Labor Day). We did make reservations for 7:30pm just in case and we're glad as they seemed busy (in a good way). Nadia was our server and she was awesome. My husband said that the meal was one of the best he has... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat at the bar since there was a wait for a table. Never felt neglected. Food was rich but oh so yummy! My husband and I both ordered off the the specials menu and was not disappointed at all.

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Louisville, tn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a cute town and liked this restaurant a lot too! One of us had the sliders and I had the salmon. Both were really good and service was perfect. Bread to nibble on was very good too. Neither of the portions were huge, but sufficient!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly unusual name for a restaurant now in a former hardware location. Building dates from 1901. Sarah Lewis at the front is gracious and lovely and the wonderfully executed eclectic menu under the brilliant guidance of Chef de Cuisine, Michael Cherney will convince you to linger another day in this charming town. The bloody mary's hold a surprise and the... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I and another couple went here in June. We had a late lunch(after a day of wine tasting) and the food was so good and plentiful that we never had dinner. Burgers were delicious and unique and the best fries I ever tasted. Two of us had salads and they also were very well prepared and flavored.... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sides is now in an old hardware store from the 1920's. Great lunch menu. Food was excellent. Gourmet touches. We were there on taco Tuesday. Tacos are like sreet tacos. I had a tritip and two avocado tacos that were absolutely wonderful. Salads were extremely good looking. HamburgErs were 1/2 pound size, too much for me. Prices were re/arson able.... More 

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Sierra Madre, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here. I ordered the special burger with mozzarella, heirloom tomato, bacon and arugula. It was killer. Seasonal soup was a tomato gazpacho which was excellent. The menu looked fabulous with tacos, salads and several burgers and sandwiches for lunch. Can't wait to come back and try something else! Kudos to the chef.

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United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, this place impressed me so much. The turkey sandwich with bacon steak and avocado was dreamy. So dreamy. The server was great too. It's worth the detour, and Gilmore Girl fans will be excited because it's a restaurant in a former hardware store in a small town! The service isn't surly like on GG though. This was our favorite... More 

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Pukalani
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best hamburgers.....enough to share. Biggest hamburger with exotic mushrooms, slab bacon, cheese... plenty of fries, cooked to exact specifications

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Solana Beach, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We arrived during a busy lunch hour but were seated as quickly as possible and were acknowledged more than once while waiting. It was a very warm day and we sat outside on a covered porch that had a bit of a breeze - lovely... I had the Cobb Salad with chicken and my daughter had the Hammered Pig Salad... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $45
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2375 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441 (Formerly Sides Hardware and Shoes)
    (Grand Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Routes A and B stop across the street from Sides Hardware and Shoes. Please check www.syvt.com for route information.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Olivos
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-4820
Description
Brothers Matt and Jeff Nichols named Sides Hardware and Shoes in tribute to Milburn Sides who opened his store in Los Olivos in 1901. Serving lunch and dinner daily, enjoy The Brothers “bacon steak” – a thick cut of house-made applewood smoked maple bacon, the Hammered Pig Sandwich of Fried Pork Tenderloin with Apple and Mustard Seed Slaw, a classic Brothers Burger and Albacore Fish Tacos for lunch; as well as Fried Chicken, Lamb Sirloin and Salmon prepared with seasonal ingredients. Featuring eight local wines, stored in kegs and served on tap as well as a full list of Central Coast wines.

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