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“Excellent fresh food”
Review of Novo

Novo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Broad st.
Description: Set against a rich eclectic backdrop, Novo's international flavors are the leading ingredients in an exotic dining experience. Located downtown San Luis Obispo in a historic turn of the century building with spectacular creekside dining. Multi award winning restaurant for food, service and ambiance. Extensive global and local wine and beer selection. Novo easily accommodates large parties either on one of the patios in in their lower level "cellar room". A favorite with both locals and tourists, Novo is a truly a San Luis Obispo experience.
Reviewed September 8, 2013

This is a real Californian cuisine. Fresh and tasty food.
Eat lunch. The service was very attentive. The food was excellent.
Love it !

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Thank Rina F
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

After reading about this restaurant online and also doing a walk-by/walk-in while walking around town, we decided to give it a go - wow, what an excellent location and super choice in SLO. The hostess, servers and all employees dedicated to prep work and end result are to be applauded fo making this one of our best dining experiences on our 12-day road trip down the coast - highly recommend!

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Thank jimmclendon
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

We always visit Novo for brunch to enjoy a delicious meal on the outdoor patio that sits above the small river that runs behind the restaurant. Just about everything on the menu is delicious, the service is awesome and the staff are very friendly. The prices are a little bit on the high side, but it's definitely worth the experience when visiting San Luis Obispo. Try it at least once.

Thank Matt2414
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Very nice creek side dining, menu was a little bit eclectic, but there were a few things we found to order. Bar prices were slightly high, but this is the high rent district of SLO.

Service was very good. We has one of the appetizers that had fatty chicken on the stick and should not served, but the rest of the meal was a 4 out of 5.

I don't think I would become a regular, but I would go back and try it again.

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Thank PismoPat
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Reviewed August 31, 2013

My wife and I had eaten here about ten years ago and had always kept an image of this place whenever we talked about San Luis Obispo. Well to our pleasant surprise our ten-year remembrance of this place was as they say “spot on!” The food was great, the staff was very friendly, and the atmosphere with its view of the creek and mission all added up to a most enjoyable lunch. My wife boasted that she had one of the best Cesar salads she had ever tasted.

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Thank Diego31
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