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San Luis Fish & BBQ

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474 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3801
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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Atwater, California
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

You know, I had a darn good meal here, and considering that 4 of us ate for $40, a great bargain. My Swordfish was really good, as was the calimari. My wife's shrimp was a tad over cooked, but still good. Looking for seafood that won't break the bank, this is your place.

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

If you're a fish lover, you'll like the San Luis Fish & BBQ. Owner run and operated, the fish is fresh & great, and the prices not so bad at all for a seafood joint. Good value.

Thank Tommy O
Flagstaff Arizona
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109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Nice little hole in the wall. Easy parking. Fish cooked well not greasy. Prices good. Seating for about 20 inside. More outside.

Thank Xybek
Saint Louis, Missouri
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129 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

It might not look like much from the outside, but the food is excellent inside. The prices are good too. If I'm ever in the area again, I will eat here.

Thank Christine G
Dundee, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

This little eatery didn't look inviting at the first entry, but you can be sure the fish is really fresh and tasty. The price is good, resulting a very good value for money deal. The asian staff is very very friendly. The owner just runs his shop longer when guests keep coming in at late evening.

Thank Ruud_Vandeursen
Chandler, Arizona
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

We wanted some good seafood so we asked our cab driver for a recommendation. Upon pulling up in front of this place we were a bit apprehensive. Our fears were unfounded! Several locals were enjoying their meals and they were quick to recommend the halibut (which was delicious). The family that runs this place is friendly, the food is good,... More 

Thank WishAZhadabeach
San Luis Obispo, California
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

They were the pioneer of fresh fish in town, but now there are newer restaurants with more ambience but higher prices. Still a place where locals go to eat fresh fish or buy to take home.

Thank b s
San Marcos, California
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015

My husband and I stopped here for lunch on our way from Santa Barbara to the bay area. Great halibut and chips, great seafood bisque, warm and friendly service. Not fancy, but we'd definitely stop there again when in the vicinity.

Thank M M
Arroyo Grande, California
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

The Fish is great. The rest is even better. Try it people and drop me a line of what you think. I was going there again tonight but I was invited to another place, so back there again Weds.

Thank GuitarManDoug
slo life
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

My first impressions,...let your "taste buds do the talking!" We,the wife and I, had the salmon,and halibut fish n chips.Two words to describe the food,mmmmmm gooood!!Great owners,great food.Arnold said it best,"I'll be back!"

Thank chewbac

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 474 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo

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