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“Good food with great patio seating (with vegetarian options)” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Firestone Grill

Firestone Grill
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good food with great patio seating (with vegetarian options)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

This restaurant seems to be very popular... the patio was sunny and all the tables were full for Saturday lunch, with a line out the door for ordering. Once you are in line, though, it moves fast... the preparation is fast-paced, and we did not have to wait too long after ordering. The vegetarians in our party tried the veggie burger and the avocado veggie sandwich; both were excellent. Their fries were good too, with a nice savory seasoning. Were were in town to visit Cal Poly, and there were many students eating and working there. Fun atmosphere!

Visited February 2013
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Shell Beach, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good Place to watch a game”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This place is a fun place to watch a game on the weekend. Many TVs with lots of menu choices. It is a loud place, so keep that in mind.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“No other way around it... best sandwiches and burgers!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

The place is very casual and it is self service. It is very loud and people come and go quite often. This all has a very simple reason: Food is amazing! It is the best Tri-Tip I have EVER eaten.... really I had never seen or tasted anything like it. It was straight out of the Food Network good... Portions are enormous as well! A MUST when in SLO!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank KatSM12
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San Luis Obispo, California
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202 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Don't Go Here! I want it all to Myself!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

THE BEST Tri-Tip I've ever eaten. Tender, juicy, smokey, THE BEST. Each time I go, I order the Tri-Tip sandwich. THE BEST! Great service, lines always, but they move fast. Open seating, you can order a sammie, sit at the bar, order a local brew, watch the game on TV, and ENJOY manna from heaven (or very close, dammit!).
Located in the heart of downtown SLO on Higuera. You will smell this place long before you see it. But you WILL see the crowds of people here. Don't be scared, the efficient cashiers will take your order quickly, and the line will move quickly. While you are waiting you can scope out a good seat, or watch the many food preparers working to fill the orders. This place is abuzz. Lots of CalPoly students - but hey, don't let that scare you either. These are generally a tamer. brighter form of college student.

ENJOY!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Galesburg, Illinois
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233 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Great place to grab a quick bite to eat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

If you are in downtown SLO and don't feel like going to a formal restaurant, this is a great place to grab a bite of eat. Excellent sandwiches and HUGE baskets of fries. The inside eating area has TVs, and there is a giant outside eating area. This area overlooks Higuera Street and is a good place to watch the surroundings. Casual, fun environment similar to a FuddRuckers. Great value!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank nelsc61
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