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Boo Boo Records

978 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3205
+1 805-541-0657
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Go in for five minutes — and stay an hour!

If you’re prone to nostalgia and you love music, go here! This place will get to you. You can go in... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Jon R
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San Luis Obispo, California
via mobile
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I went in with my friend who is a local and to be honest if he hadn't told me that this place was... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
ggmusicista
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Camaiore, Italy
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  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
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“love music” (4 reviews)
“tower records” (2 reviews)
“vinyl” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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978 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3205
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

If you’re prone to nostalgia and you love music, go here! This place will get to you. You can go in intending to stay for five minutes and end up staying for an hour. They have a large vinyl collection in the back (along with...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

I went in with my friend who is a local and to be honest if he hadn't told me that this place was practically a local institution, I probably wouldn't have gone in. It was fun and I liked looking at all the quirky little...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Mostly new records with good selection and prices - decent selection of used records - lots of cds and very good prices - also has great t-shirts and other cool stuff - will return again before I leave pismo - good service and staff

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

"What's that small record?", my sons girlfriends asks me. I tell her its a single with one song on each side. That blew her away. Kids!?! Nice little place if your miss the old days of LPs and CDs. It was not too difficult to...More

Thank CantsitstillJohn
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

We walked into this store without knowing how fantastic it was! I only after being so impressed by its contents did we find out it was nominated as one of the top record store in the US by rolling stone magazine. You can find records...More

1  Thank Catherinemtl
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Reviewed April 11, 2016

I used to shop at Rasputins and Amoeba records in Berkeley. This store is of that tribe - amazingly deep selection of classics and hard to find gems. Has that used record store smell (which is not a bad one!). My teen purchased 2 posters...More

Thank Sharon D
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Reviewed August 25, 2015

Boo Boo's was one of the first places I visited as a new freshman at Cal Poly in 1975. Not a lot has changed since that time. Very large selection of used music, as well as new. Cool vibe with opportunity to listen before you...More

Thank Patrick M
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Reviewed July 16, 2015

This record store is the bomb. It's not huge but has a very well-rounded collection. DO NOT MISS IT if you are in SLO and love vinyl. They have good prices and often that "I've been looking all over for this" album. They also have...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2015

We found this place to visit on Trip Advisor - what an a gem! If you love music - you can find vinyl, CDs, cassettes, etc.. here and cool t-shirts, posters, fun gifts. They had a great selection of blues music - new and traditional...More

Thank Joanne L
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Reviewed February 24, 2015

IF you love music, you cannot visit San Luis Obispo without a visit to Boo Boo Records. You will find CD's and a great selection of new and used vinyl. Everyone who works there is knowledgeable and helpful. It is also the place to buy...More

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