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Black Sheep Bar & Grill

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1117 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3607
805-544-7433
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Every good food for a bar

This is primarily a bar that serves food but the menue is good and the food is normally excellent. Very good wait staff. Like most bars it's a little noisy and the seating is pretty minimal. For a quick meal it's great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Charles G
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Atascadero, California
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Arroyo Grande, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although I haven't tried their food, I have been there a few times for drinks with friends. The atmosphere is nostalgic, the drinks are strong and the waitress provided great service.

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Thank Sue H
Atascadero, California
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is primarily a bar that serves food but the menue is good and the food is normally excellent. Very good wait staff. Like most bars it's a little noisy and the seating is pretty minimal. For a quick meal it's great.

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Thank Charles G
Upland, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my partner stopped here on the way to Santa Barbara because we were hungry and neither of us had been to SLO before. I imagined going to a wine bar but it's like 945 pm so not much was open in terms of wine places. So we ended up here because it had an open kitchen. Thankfully! Because... More 

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Thank Marina W
Paso Robles, California, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Wonderful full bar with scotch and other drinks that aren't available at other places. It's a real pub with the option of food during meal hours. :P

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Thank Ame W
San Luis Obispo, California
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

The Black Sheep always looks inviting when walking past on Chorro Street, particularly with its windows opening to the sidewalk and it compact narrow width. However, inside, it is noisy. The cigar store next door often provides occasional smell of cigar smoke. We ordered the Killer Nachos. Yes it was a huge stack of chips, drenched in bean juice, some... More 

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Thank buzkal
Monterey, California
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I ordered the pasta pomodore, with shrimp. It was very good. It's a small place off the main part of town.

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Thank Marilyn B
Halmstad, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Seriously the best mac n cheese in the world and since that has been my favorite food since I was 5, I have a good idea. I really like the atmosphere of this bar. It is pub like. The waiters/bartenders are usually pretty friendly and helpful. Good drinks and beer on tap. One of my favorite bars downtown. Has a... More 

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Thank ashleyclara21
Amarillo, TX
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210 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We love Black Sheep. They always have good beers on tap and food that even a vegetarian can eat! This time we stopped in for drinks only, and it was great service and quiet at 6 pm on a Wednesday eve. They have a nice, small back patio, and also a fireplace inside. They always have some kind of drink... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Black Sheep will transport you to and Irish or English pub just by walking through the door! The bartenders are AWESOME and it is the kind of place that folks talk to one another though never having met. The MAC and cheese is inspired and the rest of the menu solid com,fort food.

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Thank slambslo
San Luis Obispo County, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Killer Mac and Cheese! Seriously, if you have a craving go here and enjoy the cheesy deliciousness. The portion size is large. I could have easily split. I would have rated five stars but the server was a a bit rude.

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Thank Juila C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1117 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: 805-544-7433

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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