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Top bar recommendations from locals

Asian Restaurant
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“Voted best restaurant in SLO! Enjoy delicious tapas and world famous wine with creekside views. Located in the iconic Cigar Factory building in downtown SLO, Novo’s bar, lounge offers award wining innovative cuisine. Tandoori chicken and Novo lettuce wraps are our favorites! ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Bar
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“BEST cocktail and dinner in Paso Robles! Make a reservation or go early, the place is small. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“The best tri tip sandwiches on the Central Coast! They also have "large" baskets of fries that can feed 3-4 people. BBQ chicken, great salads, brews, and great prices.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Concert Hall
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“If you get a chance to go here for a concert/ show please do yourself a favor and go. such a great venue. Good beer and wine selection, food and just great all around place. We have been there for concerts and love all the Stand up comedies we get to experience. Parking is a little crazy but totally worth it. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Brewery
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“One of our favorite breweries in our area. They consistently produce great beers and have a spacious, comfortable outdoor beer garden. Food trucks are common, as is live music. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“One of our favorite places to eat in Paso. Delicious, developed flavors in a fresh presentation. We really like the Braised Short Rib Enchiladas, and the Mole Camarón. ”
  • 50 locals recommend
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“Some of the best meals we have shared with family and friends has been at Ventana Grill! The food offerings are always consistently great and the view is amazing! Try the Halibut steak fish and chips, the clam chowder and the Chipotle Seafood pasta. YUM!”
  • 48 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Awesome farm to table gourmet organic foods. The patio has a magical atmosphere. I love this place for Brunch, Lunch or Dinner.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bar
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“Nice happening place in Arroyo Grande village. Good food and great big bar. Fun place, out door dining also. Check it out, walk around town. Be sure to check out the roosters in the parking lot/park in back! also the Swinging Bridge.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“The food is great with some awesome cocktails. Our fave cocktail is the Strawberry Basil Lemon Drop.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great venue to see local bands and national acts alike. Great food, great beer selection, and friendly bartenders. Get there before 7 if you don't want to pay a cover on the weekends. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“Stylish eatery with regular live music & lounge serving globally inspired tapas, wine & cocktails.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“One of my regular hangouts. I love sitting at the bar, having dinner and a specialty cocktail. All the food is awesome. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“Gastro pub style place with lots of rotating taps and upscale bar eats! Carnitas nachos are delish! ”
  • 23 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“There are 3 Dorns....be sure to go to the one on the fishing docks. Outdoor seating, generally a lone musician playing music and sea otters playing below in the water. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Best place for drinks and apps in SLO County. Craft cocktails, unique mixes and tasty bites. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
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