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Tahoe Joe's

) #16 of 228 Restaurants in San Luis Obispo €€ - €€€ American, , Steakhouse
485 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6546
+1 805-543-8383
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (73 reviews)
“prime rib” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
485 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6546
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tahoe Joe's is a great place to get a steak. Meals/portions are huge. Big booths where you just sink in and enjoy your meal. Everything was very fresh. It is a little pricey but next time my husband and I could share a meal and...More

Thank tuna18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's easy to get overly full even with the smaller meals but it's all delicious from the homemade lemonade to the green beans to sourdough rolls and all the meats are delicious! I had the BBQ chicken for the first time and really liked it....More

Thank 458debbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for our anniversary in May. The service is very good and the menu has a lot of choices. We recommend this restaurant and would definitely go back!

Thank beachgirl60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family has been eating at Tahoe Joes almost monthly since they opened in SLO over 14 years ago. It is a great place to go for a good steak. The Railroad Camp shrimp is always a treat. Their fresh baked rolls are delicious. The...More

Thank slomike1
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We are not steak eaters so . . .can't share about that. It is a fun "mountain" woodsy, outdoor type atmosphere. We had just arrived in the area and weren't super hunger - so . . just wanted soup. They had chicken pot pie soup...More

Thank LoveGetAways70
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We have local ones in Fresno, and this one is just as good. You kind of get sick of all the crowded overpriced touristy places with lousy service in this area, so we came to a place we knew had good food and reasonable prices....More

Thank trra
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I did not have to wait to be seated for dinner. My waitress took my drink order & explained some things on the menu, as I had never eaten there before. I had the rib eye & it was cooked to perfection. The baked potato...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 13 April 2017

There is plenty of parking and a very short walk to the front door. Inside you are greeted by a friendly hostess that will seat singles, couples or large groups in a few minutes. The decor is "mountain top yard sale" but that's ok. The...More

Thank AtascaderoVisitor
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I ordered the 9 oz fillet, medium rare and the cut was good quality more served medium. I also ordered the mushrooms and found them tasty but nothing to write home about. Our table also ordered chicken and enjoyed that. Overall, the food is good...More

Thank johnc_19
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Went here for dinner with my sisters. Found the place to be almost full despite being on a weekday winter night. The interiors are quite cozy typical of other steakhouses, with almost everything made of wood. The food was good from the soup to the...More

Thank sabi0james
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-543-8383
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