You can throw in outlining areas if you want, Santa Barbara, OC whatever. All food types are a go cost does not matter.
Café Med @ sunset plaza mushroom dusted chicken, rigatoni bolognaise, good salads decent wines.
Rocks for drinks down the street good view of the strip.
Orso need Cedars (old Joe Allen site) nicely prepared food for the money inexpensive wines and a killer patio.
James' Beach and Chez Mimi almost outside places.
1037 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo
943 Spring St., Paso Robles