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Pappy McGregor's Pub - CLOSED

1865 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2613
+1 805-543-5458
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Dec 30, 2016
“You've got to stop”
Sep 29, 2016
“Can't wait until this place opens up again!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Pub, Bar, International, Gastropub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1865 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2613
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Reviews (112)
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21 - 30 of 103 reviews

Reviewed May 4, 2015

The food is really good for a pub. You won't regret to dine here. It's not a resto, but the food is avobe average for a pub. Drinks are awesome, try them all! You can always watch sports at Pappys!

Thank jlasauy
Donovan S, Owner at Pappy McGregor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2015

You really can't beat enjoying a game with a drink in your hand! Happy to hear you're a fan of the food and atmosphere. Looking forward to your next visit! Cheers, Donovan Schmit, Owner

Reviewed April 27, 2015

Great service! great food! Customer service was EXCELLENT and the atmosphere was friendly and fun! Loved the karaoke night and the game night!More

Thank Christina V
Donovan S, Owner at Pappy McGregor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2015

It sounds like you had so much fun, Christina! This is such great feedback to hear and I'm thrilled everything from the food to the service was spot on. Can't wait to have you join us again for some more karaoke! All the best, Donovan...More

Reviewed April 26, 2015

After reading reviews about this place we decided to have a late dinner here. The place was very loud, but then it was a pub on a Friday night. Our waitress recommended the calamari as one of their signature dishes. Neither my wife or I...More

Thank Jeff P
Donovan S, Owner at Pappy McGregor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2015

Thank you for the review, Jeff, and I'm sorry to hear you weren't very impressed with our food. It's important to us that all our customers leave full and completely satisfied with their meal. I can assure you we take great pride in everything we...More

Reviewed April 1, 2015

Went to this pub and decided to have a drink before ordering a meal. We put our name down for a table. As there were several empty tables, we didn't expect to have too long a wait. Big mistake! Eventually, we got tired of waiting...More

Thank Ambidextrous
Donovan S, Owner at Pappy McGregor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2015

I'm so sorry about the long wait, and I completely understand why you were frustrated. All of our customers are important to us, and I can assure you we don't have separate wait lists. There could have been a miscommunication amongst the staff, or we...More

Reviewed March 27, 2015

Walked in, walked out. Cheezy faux Irish Pub which was more of a family restaurant. Had to walk into the town to eventually find 'The Peach & Frog' British Pub. It was much more "pub-like" and had good Guinness.

Thank John A
Donovan S, Owner at Pappy McGregor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2015

Sorry you were disappointed with our atmosphere, John. I can assure you that your experience here would have included made-from-scratch food, lively locals, and friendly, attentive service. We'd love it if you gave us another chance to impress you! Sincerely, Donovan Schmit, Owner

Reviewed March 17, 2015

Wonderful selection of food, drink and seating. Has a lovely outside patio in the back and space for larger parties. Staff is always friendly and accommodating.

Thank CathyfromSLO
Donovan S, Owner at Pappy McGregor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2015

Wow -- thank you so much, Cathy! My staff will be thrilled to hear of your compliments. I'm so glad you have a great time here, and thank you so much for the review. Hope to see you back again soon! Cheers, Donovan Schmit, Owner

Reviewed March 17, 2015

fine for a quick beer and chicken wings- student life and small town style, sticky floor, outdoor seating with heaters, long tables for family styleMore

Thank europearoundtheworld
Donovan S, Owner at Pappy McGregor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2015

I'm sorry if you weren't that impressed with our food or atmosphere. All of the dishes are made from scratch right here in our kitchen, and the establishment has a more laid-back, fun vibe. Sometimes it's not for everyone, but I do hope you'll give...More

Reviewed March 12, 2015

I really liked a lot of there food its very well made. The beer selection isn't huge but not terrible. They have guinness. The bartenders are quite friendly as bartenders should be. The food isn't traditional Irish pub food but its really good.

Thank Neal F
Donovan S, Owner at Pappy McGregor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2015

Thanks for stopping by and leaving us a review, Neal! I'm so glad you enjoyed the food. Hopefully you can join us again the next time you're in the area! All the best, Donovan Schmit, Owner

Reviewed March 3, 2015

This wasn't a good choice for us as we wanted something more than basic comfort food. But, that was mostly our fault. Having said that, there wasn't anything exceptional or really interesting about this place. It was close to our motel and many motels at...More

Thank Fasteddie100
Donovan S, Owner at Pappy McGregor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2015

Thanks for stopping by and writing a review for us! I'm sorry our food wasn't exactly what you were looking for. Everything is made from scratch by our chef in an effort to go above and beyond basic pub fare. We understand that sometimes our...More

Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

I visited this bar on several occasions and always found a good atmosphere and friendly staff. There was live music on some nights which was good. The food was good too but massive portions.More

Thank Finlays_folks
Donovan S, Owner at Pappy McGregor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2015

I'm thrilled you enjoy the food, atmosphere, and service! This kind of feedback is great to hear, and I appreciate you writing us a wonderful review. Hopefully you can join us again soon for some more live music and a good time! All the best,...More

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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
American, Pub, Bar, International, Gastropub
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1865 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2613
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-543-5458
Description
Pappy McGregor's Pub & Grill has an atmosphere that blend's Irish and American traditions. Always lively, always fun and always busy, Pappy McGregor's is just the right place for you to have a cold pint, eat a great meal, and meet up with new and old friends. Our executive chefs, brothers Chris & Martin Beckett, have created an extensive menu made up of gastro pub quality items. We strive for every plate to be a work of art that's better than any other typical pub. Our creative menu is made up of comfort food favorites like the Prime Rib Sandwich, Steak & Shrooms, Farm Stand BLTA, Grilled Cheese, and Tomato Bisque. We also feature a wide variety of seafood dishes like the locally famous fried Calamari, Raw Blue Point Oysters, Fresh Halibut & Chips, and Oysters Rockefeller. Our Prime Rib Chili and Lobster Mac and Cheese have both won multiple awards in local food competitions. Pappy McGregor's Pub & Grill proudly features fully stocked bars, with more than 150 sprits, imported beer, and an extensive craft beer list. We support our local wineries and feature only local wine from San Luis Obispo Co. Come by for our daily Pappy Hour or join us for our multiple weekly evening specials and events like Pub Trivia Night, Karaoke, and Live Music. Pappy McGregor's always has the big games on with our plenty of TVs you won't miss a second of your favorite team. When you're in uptown San Luis Obispo, stop by Pappy McGregor's Pub & Grill and see why we have been voted Best Bar/Pub for 8 straight years. You won't be disappointed no matter if its food, drink or a good time you are looking for.
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