Getting ready to visit downtown San Luis Obispo, ranked as one of the happiest cities? You’re in luck! Below you’ll find an easy guide to some of the best food, cocktail, and hotel stops in the bustling downtown of San Luis Obispo.

Food | Cocktails | Hotels

Food Stops


Luna Red


In the heart of downtown, across from the historic Mission and by the creek is Luna Red. A stylish eatery & lounge serving globally inspired tapas, wine, and cocktails.

Address: 1023 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 540-5243
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Novo Restaurant & Bar


Unwind and relax in this casually elegant restaurant enjoying their wide array of Global Cuisine. Peruse a traditional menu highlighting the best seasonal ingredients.

Address: 726 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 543-3986
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Old SLO BBQ


Love incredible BBQ? You won’t find any place better downtown! From pulled pork to chicken and more there’s plenty to dig into. They also have a wide array of craft beer to enjoy with your meal.

Address: 670 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 285-2473
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Firestone Grill


A local favorite, this restaurant has lines going out the door. We recommend visiting during odd lunch or dinner times to avoid the crowds. Even if you do have to wait, we guarantee that it’s worth it! They have some of the best classic burgers around.

Address: 1001 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 783-1001
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Woodstock’s Pizza


Dig into the best pizza in San Luis Obispo. This stop offers not only outstanding pizza, but also a fresh twist on the classics like Kickin’ Carnitas, BBQ Bird, and more. They also offer plenty of local beers and wines to pair with your meal.

Address: 1000 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 541-4420
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Goshi Japanese Restaurant


Enjoy authentic Japanese cuisines like sushi, sashimi, teishoku and more at Goshi! This restaurant offers some of the best sushi here on the Central Coast. If you visit, you won’t be disappointed.

Address: 570 Higuera St #155, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 543-8942
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Cocktails Stops


Sidecar


If you’re looking for artisanal craft cocktails, you’re in the right place! Sidecar is serving up one-of-a-kind cocktails that you won’t find anywhere else. Cheers!

Address: 1040 Broad St, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 439-3563
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Nightcap


For an intimate, and elevated experience we recommend the elegant lounge at Nightcap located in Granada Hotel. They serve exquisitely crafted cocktails, bites, and sipping spirits.

Address: 1130 Morro St, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 544-9100
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The Mark Bar & Grill


Another local favorite, The Mark Bar & Grill offers hand-crafted cocktails, quality dining, drink specials, and a fun atmosphere. It’s a great place to visit with a group of friends!

Address: 673 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 439-4400
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Lodging


Hotel Cerro


Just steps away from the famous Farmers’ Market downtown, Hotel Cerro is right in the heart of the action. Equipped with a spa, restaurant, rooftop bar and pool, and more, this hotel is the complete package!

Address: 1125 Garden St, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 548-1000
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Hotel SLO


Escape to a modern resort, complete a spa, gym, rooftop dining experience and more. In the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo, this retreat is surrounded by plenty of eateries and places to explore.

Address: 877 Palm St, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 235-0700
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SLO Brew Lofts


Relax and have your pick from a collection of 5 luxury loft and spacious vacation rentals. Overlook the bustle of downtown San Luis Obispo, from your balcony and enjoy the views!

Address:  738 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo
Phone: (805) 305-2168
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Dinner & Evening Charters


Whether you’re looking for a night out on the town or want to visit downtown San Luis Obispo after your wine tour, our team is here to help! We offer several luxurious vehicles for dinner and evening charters, that can accommodate groups of any size. Email Info@SLOSafeRide.com, or fill out the form below for a free transportation quote. 

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