San Luis Obispo


SAN LUIS OBISPO - Madonna Inn - Copper Cafe

by glbtrtr 4 months ago

If you are looking for lunch classics, can't miss stopping at the Madonna Inn south of San Luis Obispo on Highway 101 - and their Copper Cafe. Had a great BLT, stacked high with bacon and a fine ho...

McConnell's Fine Ice Creams | San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Since July is National Ice Cream Month, I'm going to attempt to post about the many fine creameries I've tried across the state since last summer. In November, I deadheaded north from Pasadena t...

Craft Ice Cream by Harmony Valley Creamery | SLOCo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

After the disastrous chili from Mint + Craft, I hoofed it back to the SLO farmers market for some ice cream. Harmony Valley Creamery Scoop Truck to the rescue! Late to report, I can't remember ...

Fromagerie Sophie, San Luis Obispo

by kelvin_of_ranard 8 months ago

Several years back, on a lark, we met Sophie at a Paso Robles wine tasting event and sampled several of her cheeses. I was not a “cheese fan” at the time and was nervous due to the powerful smells...

Miss Oddette's Creole Kitchen - Paso Robles to SLO

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

A shy chowhound forwarded a recommendation for Miss Oddette's Creole Kitchen in Paso Robles. Owner Oddette Augustus does catering, special events at wineries and pop-ups. And like many caterers...

Whalebird Kombucha from San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

At the Thursday night farmers market in downtown San Luis Obispo, I had the chance to sample Whalebird Kombucha, brewed here in town. You can refill a reusable jug or purchase a pint glassful. I...

Taco Temple is open in SLO!

by foodcache 2 years ago

Just learned it finally opened. Anyone tried it yet? Comments welcome, please--though I do intend to get the scallop tacos there asap. Thanks!

SF - LA US 1

by IronStomach 3 years ago

I know there is a big landslide in Monterey, but still, I have already booked everything for a late September, early October road trip SF ---> LA along US 1. Looking for recommendations of "not-to...

Mint + Craft | San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

After shopping the Thursday night farmers market in downtown, I headed to Mint + Craft because I needed to sit down and warm up. First up, a chai latte that was not terrible but was made with a...

Petra Mediterranean Pizza & Grill | San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Petra has been recommended several times for a good and inexpensive bite in SLO. https://www.chowhound.com/post/jaffa-petra-cafe-san-luis-obispo-589471 https://www.chowhound.com/post/cal-poly-sl...

Fromagerie Sophie | San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

One of the delightful finds of my January mini-vacation in SLO was spotting Fromagerie Sophie. I stopped in that first afternoon to scope things out and then returned on my way out of town to make ...

Paso Almond Brittle | San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill had samples out of Paso Almond Brittle to try. https://www.chowhound.com/post/stone-fruits-2017-andys-orchard-morgan-hill-1057068 What a great product! The ingred...

NY Style Pizza in San Luis Obispo - for a dying friend!

by NMFoodie777 3 years ago

A dear friend and spiritual teacher who lives in SLO is more or less on her death bed, and I need to find her the best slice. She has been vegetarian for many years, but now that she's about to pas...

Taste - SLO

by mike0989 3 years ago

We tried Taste, located on Broad St, for the first time last weekend. It is an interesting concept. The have an extensive list of slider, mac and cheese, salads, and sides that can be purchased a...

Old San Luis BBQ Co. in San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

At Thursday's farmers market in downtown SLO, the booth for Old San Luis BBQ Company was handing out sample tastes of its tri-tip. Pink in the middle, tender, gently seasoned, and beefy . . . and I...

Thomas Hills Organics - SLO

by mike0989 3 years ago

Four of us got together Saturday and had dinner at the SLO location for Thomas Hill Organics. Dinner and service was quite good. The noise level however was quite high. I don’t know when\why thi...

Cubanissimo Cuban Food Truck | Paso - SLO - Santa Maria - Lompoc

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Cubanissimo launched its food truck a little over a year ago. It's been on my radar, and finally the truck's schedule and mine coincided for me to catch up with it last month at one of its regular ...

Scout Coffee Co. in San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

My first stop on hitting town was Scout Coffee Co. Open for two years, the husband-and-wife founders are alums of Santa Cruz's Verve. My full-caff macchiato was a quick pick-me-up, served with a...

Buona Tavola, Splash Cafe - San Luis Obispo

by nancyhudson 13 years ago

Took the advice from CHers and opted for Buona Taola this weekend - wow - was not disappointed! We started by sharing a salad of marinated eggplant, fresh mozzarella, organic roma tomatoes, arugul...

Where do you like to eat in San Luis Obispo?

by jangita 4 years ago

Where do you like to eat in SLO? We will be there for a week with friends in early Sept. thanks.