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791 E Foothill Blvd Ste A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-1656
+1 805-541-8591
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 10:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Arroyo Grande
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219 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The chili rellanos (spelling) was very good. Their carnitas was wonderful...crispy with great flavor. They had a variety of salsas and they were all good. The nachos didn't have enough carnitas on them, but otherwise were very good as well.

Thank David M
San Luis Obispo, California
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Chilie Peppers has been there for a long time now, and the food there is still pretty good. Nothing fancy, and mostly a take out joint, but worth checking out.

Thank Tommy O
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is a family run place. My brother started eating here while at Cal Poly in the 1990s. Every time we come back to the area we eat at least a couple meals here. This place is worth the trip from down town. Good home made food with a family staff.

Thank walkabout68
Spring Hill, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

I spent 28 years in SLO and after moving Chili Peppers was one place love. After moving to the South I make sure i visit every time I come home for a visit. Their Sopes are out of this world and their pico is the best, hands down! TN has the worst Mexican, so I have to hit CP to... More 

Thank carey p
San Luis Obispo
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

This place used to have the best and biggest burritos that I'd ever seen. Prices were reasonable, and a burrito could easily stretch into two meals. Fast forward 10 years and the prices have climbed, portions a little smaller (though still substantial), and the life of the business has sort of been spent. No upgrades or remodels in many years... More 

Thank Ian C
Atascadero, California
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013

I've eaten at several Mexican restaurants in San Luis Obispo, but this food was inedible. I ordered a basic burrito - the rice was tasteless, the beans watery, the meat . . . I can't even describe it - my whole plate went into the trash. I'd be embarrased if I were the owner.

Thank maestrojohnnyj
Los Osos, California
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116 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013

This restaurant is a casual, order-at-the-counter type of restaurant. If you are looking for a fancy place with waiters and tablecloths, don't go here. If you want to be able to pick from a huge variety of Mexican cuisine at a very affordable price and have it ready quickly, this is the place to go. The place is clean. I... More 

Thank centralcoastguy
San Diego, California
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2013

was in SLO for business, and the food there was so good (and cheap enough) that i went back twice in one week. i got the "3 mini burritos" . these were not mini-burritos. each one rivaled a chipotle burrito in size, and the flavoring was definitely authentic. the owner was nice enough to hold the place open for us... More 

Thank johndoe-ta
slo life
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2013

What a unique menu and friendly staff. You will occasionally see "mom live" cooking here. She likes to throw in her "specials of the day!" The bros. Joel, Chris, are the funny ones. Try their super nachos con todo. Whoever is with you will start drooling, go ahead share with them! LOL!!

Thank chewbac
Santa Maria, California
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2012

I am always searching for new, exciting food when I travel away from home. Especially Mexican food. This was not at all like it was advertised. Fast food, with a menu on the wall. Plastic silverware and no wait staff. The food quality was below average and the taste was severely lacking. Cleanliness was also lacking. We left most of... More 

Thank Angellina757

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 791 E Foothill Blvd Ste A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-1656
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-541-8591

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?