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The Rib Line

12308 Los Osos Valley Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7220
+1 805-543-7427
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Barbecue
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12308 Los Osos Valley Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7220
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travel back and forth to pick our son up at Cal Poly SLO. We found this small spot on a side trip and smelt the BBQ in the air. We were not disappointed. We enjoy the Brisket tacos, Tri tip, ribs, and pulled pork...More

Thank 1959rmg
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I am dieting and it had been a minute since I had some real food. I'd smelt the sweet scent of BBQ in the air for sometime traveling in this area and just so happen to take a wrong turn into a parking lot on...More

Thank larry k
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We love the food from this place! Everything we've tried has been excellent. The baby back ribs are some of the best we've had—nice size, tender and juicy, excellent BBQ sauce! The amount of sauce used was just right—enough for great flavor but not so...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The Tri-Tip sandwich is excellent as the meat almost melts in the mouth. Its a small place but the food is high quality with decent portion sizes.

Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Got the Tri-Tip and Chicken plate with a side of Mac 'n Cheese. Dinner plate came with beans, coleslaw and cornbread. 1/4 lb of Tri-Tip and a leg/thigh of BBQ chicken were very tasty, although the chicken probably could have used a few more minutes...More

Thank mgourley
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I Read the reviews before eating there and some people were satisfied and others weren't. We decided to go for it. I rate this place a FAIR. A little expensive for the portions! Ive tasted better. Corn bread is expensive and not that delicious. Customer...More

Thank Reyna G
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My wife had a salad and I had a pulled pork little piggy sandwich with fries. It might be the best pulled pork ever next to my own of course. The fries were crispy and shoestring size. Granted the prices a little high, but I...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Very disappointed. I had the Southern Style Pig sandwich on Ciabetta & my husband had the Tri-tip sandwich. Both of our sandwich had a more fat than meat & not much flavor. Would not recommend.

Thank susan c
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Eaten here and take out numerous times. Simply the best in the area for ribs!!! The flavor and service are incredible. I could eat the ribs continually.

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The Rib Line, which is located in a strangely laid out shopping center off Los Osos Road in SLO, has ribs and chicken and other stuff. I ordered a half rack of ribs. Bottom line: They were not great or even very good ribs, just...More

Thank Robert L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12308 Los Osos Valley Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7220
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-543-7427
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