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“Fantastic”
Review of Novo

Novo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, 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 10, 2013

Four of us went for a birthday celebration and we each ordered a different entree and each of us were extremely pleased. We had scallops, lamb, duck and the special of the night, mahi mahi. Everything was absolutely superb as was the service and the atmosphere. Only drawback was a $12 corkage fee which seems a bit excessive. Will definately return.

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Thank harrypotter60
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Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend ate here and instantly knew it was amazing.
Great simply laid out menu, huge wine and drinks list feat an array of everything, fantastic. The meals we had were amongst the best in California, the setting is beautiful, the waiter was professional but friendly and relaxed at the same time.
A definite 10 out of 10 restaurant.
I'm sorry, but I just don't believe for a second that the terrible reviews on here reflect what I experienced tonight, either they are not telling the truth, they have mistaken for another restaurant, are far too fussy about nothing, or were too intoxicated.

All in all, fantastic.

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Thank dpowers1
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

We took a trip back to San Luis Obispo recently and wanted to try a new spot for dinner. We found this restaurant highly rated on Tripadvisor. We truly enjoyed our meal. Our table was outside above a small river. The food was excellent. Try the scallops or the or the filet.

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Thank Jon C
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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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