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“Great!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pappy McGregor's Pub

Pappy McGregor's Pub
Ranked #70 of 301 Restaurants in San Luis Obispo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, International, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
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.
Castle Rock, Colorado
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180 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Great!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2013

I work at a hotel nearby and frequent Pappy McGregors all the time. I frequently send my hotel guests to Pappy's as I know they won't disappoint. They have a stage now and do live music.
Their burgers are fabulous and their prices are good. Will always come here if I'm nearby. Atmosphere is awesome.

  • Visited April 2013
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White Rock, Canada
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great beer, good eats and friendly staff!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2013

I had an absolutely delicious fish and chip plate and my husband raved about his beef sandwich dip, which he declared to be the most tender and flavorful he'd ever had. The beer choices are amazing and the staff ( mainly college students in cute tartan kilts) are super friendly. Best of all, it was a quick shuffle back to our hotel after a long stroll to and from the Thursday night market. I can't wait to go back.

Visited April 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Just okay”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Noisy sports bar, so if this is what you like, then you'll love it. Sticky wood tables under giant TV screens. Very good tomato bisque soup. Macaroni was too cheesy, and my halibut tacos were very spicy. Should have just stuck with typical pub grub, I guess. Not worth a return visit for us despite the recommendation by our hotel manager and these glowing reviews on Trip Advisor.

Visited April 2013
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San Jose, California
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3 reviews
“Should have worn a kilt!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2013

We enjoyed Tuesday night "Trivia Night", by accident. We really had fun! The food is consistently good, and the atmosphere friendly and relaxed We were surprised by live music the very next night! The staff, and our waitress particularly, were really professional and efficient. We would recommend this restaurant to anyone who would like great food, good music and a fun atmosphere!

  • Visited April 2013
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Arroyo Grande, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere, good food, great service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

We had the jalapeno burger and fish & chips. The garlic fries are wow, and the sweet potato fries are great! The cocktail sauce for the fish & chips had a lot of horseradish in it... very spicy good! The batter on the fish was crunchy crispy good. The service was fast, efficient, & friendly. Parking was ample in the large rear lot. A repeat experience for sure. Good background music, and then they also had live music too.

  • Visited April 2013
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