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1051 Nipomo St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3802
+1 805-547-1111
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cioppino” (98 reviews)
“seafood” (59 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1051 Nipomo St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3802
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ciopinot proved a delightful seafood grille, far from the ocean... Tastes were excellent, service very enjoyable, and ambience to be remembered. Go!

Thank rokkap
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ciopinot here is outstanding! I had the seafood fettuccini, and it was also delicious. It was well worth the price of the food. We both have special dietary considerations, and the staff was very accommodating.

Thank Brooke B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not crazy about the atmosphere but the Ciopinot is a popular spot due to its almost exclusive seafood menu. Our party of six was pleased with their meals of cioppino and seafood platters but not overly impressed. The cioppino broth was outstanding but the shrimp,...More

Thank jcil
Reviewed December 30, 2017

This restaurant is very expensive. I'm talking $30-$40 (or much more) for most entrees. We don't mind paying more for a good meal, but this was overly pretentious and not worth the cost. The ciopinno was so-so. The only thing I really liked about it...More

Thank Teri B
Reviewed December 14, 2017

We have been to ciopinot several times, and found the wait staff ti be attentive and pleasant. The menu is a bit limited and pricey. The front of the house staff has a bit of a snobby personality. Not really a big deal, but this...More

Thank ghezzit
Reviewed December 13, 2017

A solid dining experience for a white tablecloth kind of place. Three of us recently dined here and we all enjoyed the experience. The service was a little slow in the beginning as the wait staff seemed light in numbers. Menu is a little limited,...More

Thank Lawrence C
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

This was my fourth visit to this wonderful restaurant. The decor is pleasing and comfortable. The staff has always been great. Everyone in the restaurant cares about customers. The menu is varied and has something for everyone. Appetizers have all been delicious. Mains go from...More

Thank darwindan
Reviewed December 9, 2017

If you are looking to spend alot for rather ordinary seafood, this is the place. While it does have a pleasant atmosphere inside, there is not much of a view from a window table. Here again, you are paying for the downtown SLO rent premium...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

We come back regularly, especially if we have out of town guests, because this place is a rock-solid choice that never disappoints us or anyone who has gone with us. On this visit we opened with two orders of a half dozen oysters, two each...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed November 25, 2017

We were visiting SLO for our annual wine county trip and we had friends with us, one of whom was celebrating her 50th birthday. We chose to celebrate her birthday with dinner at Ciopinot and it did not disappoint. Our server Shawn was lovely, knowledgeable...More

Thank FoodieMonica
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Questions & Answers
August 16, 2016|
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Response from Ted E | Reviewed this property |
This must be new event. They didn't have it when I was there. If they did I didn't here about it. If they do have it now let me know how the oysters are... Enjoy
November 2, 2015|
Response from sadieslo | Property representative |
Yes ,open 4-8 pm specials are king salmon,prime rib ,and turkey,all items come with all the traditional sides. And our regular menu is also available
October 30, 2015|
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Response from sadieslo | Property representative |
We have no corkage fee for the first 4 bottles, then 10$ per bottle after that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1051 Nipomo St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-547-1111
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