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“Nice little stop”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Ah Louis Store

Ah Louis Store
Ranked #4 of 18 Shopping in San Luis Obispo
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Owner description: Landmark building was started in 1874 as a grocery, general store, employment office, bank, post office and pharmacy serving the growing Chinese population of San Luis Obispo.
Escondido
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231 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
“Nice little stop”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2012

Ah Luis Store, Chinese history, 800 Palm ST 805-543-4332. The building is there, but the current tenant and store items are definitely no Chinese. The current story has about 30’ x 40’ of household retail items of “home” décor. These are specialty items you might find in your grandmother’s house if you are somewhat dated yourself. Open F-Sat 11:30-6 and Sun-Thurs 11:30-5. Phone is 805-594-1942. The original building operations serviced the large Chinese community back in the 1800’s.

Visited May 2012
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Oregon
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“History of Chinese in San Luis Obispo at it's finest”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2012

Couldn't believe how interesting this place was. Could have stayed there 3-4 hours.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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95 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Darling Housewares Store”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2012 via mobile

The lovely lady who owns this store decorates with such wonderful style. Everything is displayed well, products are priced well and this is a must stop for when you are decorating your home.

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Paso Robles, CA
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157 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Historical landmark”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2011

Nothing too exciting, but it does hold historical significance for the city so worth a visit on that front.

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