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“Delicious as always”
Review of Novo

Novo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$30
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Broad st.
Description: Set against a rich eclectic backdrop, Novo's international flavors are the leading ingredients in an exotic dining experience. Located downtown San Luis Obispo in a historic turn of the century building with spectacular creekside dining. Multi award winning restaurant for food, service and ambiance. Extensive global and local wine and beer selection. Novo easily accommodates large parties either on one of the patios in in their lower level "cellar room". A favorite with both locals and tourists, Novo is a truly a San Luis Obispo experience.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Delicious as always”
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Excellent lunch menu, well priced. Great service, quick and courteous. A bit noisy for business conversation but overall so lovely.

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Arroyo Grande
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“San luis obispo at its best”
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Nice atmosphere, great food, great service, great wine selection. Be careful you may get addicted to this place the food is awesome.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Drinks were awesome, food not that great.”
Reviewed 26 February 2012

We waited at the bar for our table, had a couple of drinks (their specialty in a copper cup was awesome!) when we were finally sat they put us outside even though we specifically asked to be inside at that point we didn't care we were so hungry. The waitress was nice and we had good service, but the food came out lukewarm besides the rice which was hot. The manager grabbed the book to run our credit card and mixed it up with someone else's so that was a mess. I would say not worth it unless you just want a cocktail

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San Diego, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very good....”
Reviewed 21 February 2012

We've only dined here once and were pleased with our experience. The food and service were both very good, but a bit pricey. Novo is a SLO legend and you should give it a try.

Visited April 2011
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La Verne, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Great food, slooooow service, free desert!”
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Back for a second time to the revamped Novo - appears to be the only restaurant in San Luis Obispo, totally hopping at 9 pm on a Sunday evening! Food was fabulous, but - sllllloooooow service. However, they noticed, apologies all around (and we didn't even complain), and a free desert. thank you!

  • Visited February 2012
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