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Jocko's Steak House

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125 N Thompson Ave, Nipomo, CA 93444-9072
+1 805-929-3565
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“beans” (111 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Fast Food, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
125 N Thompson Ave, Nipomo, CA 93444-9072
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wow, the best ever in steaks. Cooked to perfection over an open pit of oak charcoal. This feels like a local supper club. Great service, casual family atmosphere. The locals hang out here. People from LA drive up just to have the best steak. The...More

1  Thank ranishi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bellied up to the bar and ordered a couple of Vodka tonics..... made the oldfasion way vodka with a splash of tonic. then we ordered a tri tip and bread appitizer that was very good. Then we ordered another round and watched them cook...More

1  Thank imthatguysocal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been twice in the past and got to take the family for their first time. Two teenage boys and my wife and we spent $100 flat. Amazing oak cooked steaks! All the sides you want or can handle. Great cuts of beef that would have...More

1  Thank colt504
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic steaks. Ribeye that is world famous and the qty they prepare each week is mind-boggling. This is the cowboy steak house that sets the mark in Nipomo. In fact, visitors think that Jocko's is the name of the town. Best steaks you will have...More

1  Thank csarmiger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A cheerful place full of vibrant atmosphere & great conversations flowing everywhere. Comfortable environment, friendly staff who ensure all the people are attended to. I felt like home, with them compelling me to eat and ensure I did not go hungry. I haven't enjoyed such...More

2  Thank Mitzlife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed their Sunday Special. It consisted of a tossed green salad, choice of dressing, three thick slices of a very tender top sirloin steak cooked to perfection, baled potato, beans, garlic toast, ice cream and coffee. The server, Julie, was great. We had two...More

1  Thank Morris W
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place to eat delicious and a lit of food with a great price. Nice are a to visit and spend time.

1  Thank Brenda R
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Breakfast awesome been eating there for 35+years dinner, lunch, breakfast never had a less than excellent meal. My go to meal large steak breakfast or for lunch large steak sandwich or the same thing for dinner it's a delicious Spencer steak and good bang for...More

2  Thank 751frederickn
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Great, friendly service for an early dinner. One of the members of our party of 5 highly recommend we stop while traveling up the state. OMG, the food is excellent - even the beans are outstanding. The place has been there awhile, and I am...More

2  Thank avoma42
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Visited Jocko’s for the first time and were first appreciative it was early on a slower night, so we got seated immediately. We had heard of the long waits here. And, it seemed very popular with larger local parties. We ordered the filet mignon and...More

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August 31, 2017|
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Response from RKC69 | Reviewed this property |
too long an hour or more
August 8, 2017|
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Response from RKC69 | Reviewed this property |
no dress code but shirt and shoes are required. no reservations for lunch needed I would recommend getting there for lunch after the lunch rush (1 pm)
Paul H
June 17, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 N Thompson Ave, Nipomo, CA 93444-9072
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Nipomo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-929-3565
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