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Black Sheep Bar & Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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1117 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3607
+1 805-544-7433
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
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Monterey, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was driving from Vegas back home to Carmel and decided at the last minute to make a quick diversion to San Luis Obispo for the night. I went walking around downtown & saw the retro red neon sign for the Black Sheep just off the main drag. What a great surprise! This place has all the warmth and welcoming... More 

Thank Alan W
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great bar well worth a vist.. Banging music and a cheerful service. Had a round of drink and some EXCELLENT loaded nachos.. Worth a visit.. Deffo...

Thank sunshinebob
London, United Kingdom
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585 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We popped in here for cocktails and had terrific drinks at cheap prices served with speed and efficiency in a great relaxed atmosphere. You are not a black sheep for me!

Thank Peter T
Yorba Linda, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We found ourselves yelping a place for lunch and noticed we were standing in front Black Sheep so we gave it a try. My wife loved her pub mac & cheese. My Guinness burger was so so. Nothing to write home, or you, about. No complaints but just average.

Thank LoneWolfTexan
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I have been going here since 2004... for the food and the vibes... the fireplace warms you with your mac n cheese at night... and the vintage setting of the bar inside and out makes this a worthwhile visit... great outdoor area too! try the carnitas mac n cheese or the chorro burger!

Thank Sara L
San Luis Obispo County, California
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Black Sheep is a fantastic place to relax and have a cold beer. I love the friendly atmosphere. Make sure you try the Macaroni and Cheese. It is great!! The wait staff is friendly and awesome! Very helpful

Thank mdsarch
San Luis Obispo, California
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122 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This place has a great casual atmosphere combines with good food, I LOVE the mac and cheese. Best in SLO. Bartenders are always awesome and service is always great.

Thank Kelley R
Sacramento, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I've visit the Black Sheep whenever I'm in SLO and always feel at home. The bartender, wait staff and cooks are all friendly which explains why the Sheep has so many friendly regulars. You have to get the Mac & Cheese at least once and the Baby Spinach salad is surprisingly decadent.

Thank happyscooter74
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101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We go here frequently and are always pleased with the service. The bartenders remember who you are and even what you drink, hard to get service like that any more. Also have great bar food and give a good pour! Will continue to frequent this local establishment.

Thank klmattocks
Lompoc, California
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209 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stopped by in this place for a night cap on a Saturday night . Place was still packed late at night but service was very good and quick. Can't beat the location ,smack in the middle of the downtown scene. The mango Tango is a killer cocktail.

Thank radar60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1117 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-544-7433
Beautiful bar and grill with cozy atmosphere, open every day year round from 11am until 2am. Great food for lunch and dinner at affordable prices. Voted best salsa, best cocktails, and one of the best bar menus in the county!
Happy Hour daily 3-6pm
Enjoy our patio dining

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?