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1051 Nipomo St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3802
+1 805-547-1111
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cioppino” (94 reviews)
“seafood” (57 reviews)
“butterfinger” (7 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1051 Nipomo St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3802
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This outstanding restaurant is a SLO gem. The seafood selections are outstanding and the staff is top notch. This is our "go to" restaurant in SLO. Worth every penny.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hubbies and I love this place! It's a must every time we are in SLO. Friendly and accommodating fine dining. Free corkage up to 4 bottles which is u unheard of. Plus they have a great wine list. They just want you to enjoy...More

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever we visit this area we always make a point of eating here. The food & service is fantastic. We started with stuffed shrimp, which were the best I've ever had. My husband and I split the King's Ransom which includes a fillet, lobster tail,...More

Thank jzk131
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ciopinot is always a good option in downtown slo. They also have a great appetizers and a above average wine list with a very reasonable corkage.

Thank Tyler D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was exquisite! Service excellent. We had seafood and steak. Perfectly done! Classy dining in casual attire, I LOVED it! Out of all the places we ate, that is one that must go to again.

Thank cyn4ula
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Food here is amazingly good. Service quick with polite and real friendly people. Atmosphere in this place can go from romantic to bustling group crowds. Place is good for meeting people or bringing old acquaintances back for cocktails and great food. This was my third...More

Thank Ted E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

this is a local gem; romantic, good food, no corkage. However, the "extras" such as salads, are way overpriced.

Thank kenadogmom
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We had the best oysters - do not miss the oyster martini! We sat at the bar for dinner. The bartender was fun and the owner very gracious. The food was VERY good!

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Good food, good wine and a GREAT SERVICE!!.......😊If you looking for a nice please to eat, this is the please!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We have been to Ciopinot 4 - 5 times over the last two years since my daughter started at Cal Poly SLO. The restaurant is lively, has great fresh fish and wonderful staff. They have a great wine list featuring local wineries - but, they...More

Thank NorCalChuck
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Questions & Answers
16 August 2016|
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Response from Ted E | Reviewed this property |
This must be new event. They didn't have it when I was there. If they did I didn't here about it. If they do have it now let me know how the oysters are... Enjoy
2 November 2015|
Response from sadieslo | Property representative |
Yes ,open 4-8 pm specials are king salmon,prime rib ,and turkey,all items come with all the traditional sides. And our regular menu is also available
30 October 2015|
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Response from sadieslo | Property representative |
We have no corkage fee for the first 4 bottles, then 10$ per bottle after that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1051 Nipomo St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-547-1111
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