Trying to find the perfect restaurant in San Luis Obispo but aren’t sure how to choose with so many great SLO restaurants? We understand and are here to help. We’ve put together this guide to finding the best restaurants in Downtown SLO regardless of what you’re feeling and what kind of dining experience you are looking for!
On our slice of California’s Central Coast, there are so many restaurants but so little time to try them all. While it’s hard to go wrong when dining in San Luis Obispo, use this guide to find good food and wonderful dining experiences all of SLO.
Featured Restaurants in San Luis Obispo
Your search for trendy and delicious eateries ends here. Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch, or dinner (or happy hour!) you’re covered.
Featured BBQ Restaurants
Award winning BBQ? Yeah, we’ve got the best BBQ you can find up or down the 101.
Featured Italian Restaurants
Whether you’re exploring for handmade pasta or a meatball classic, you’ll find plenty of fine Italian eateries in Downtown San Luis Obispo as well as across the Central Coast.
Featured American Restaurants
If you’re looking for the best American style restaurants on the Central Coast, you’re in the right spot – we’ve got the good food, all you need is some good company.
Featured Mexican Restaurants
Whether you want authentic Mexican tacos or a trendy take on the classics, SLO plenty of fine restaurants for you to explore.
From trendy restaurants with self serve beer taps to classic Italian dining; SLO has all of your pizza needs covered.
San Luis Obispo may be known for its tri tip, but the burgers here are a force to be reckoned with as well.
No matter what kind of restaurant in San Luis Obispo you are looking for, there are plenty of great options. Here you can find some of the best cuisine on the Central Coast. In addition to the featured restaurants in this guide, there are great staples like Novo Restaurant & Lounge, the Madonna Inn, and Luna Red. Check out our related restaurant guides below to help you find the perfect dining experience. While SLO might be known for it’s tri-tip and steakhouses, there is a wide array of Asian, Mediterranean, French, and Latin American restaurants to match your mood.