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Mother's Tavern

725 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3512
+1 805-541-8733
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chicken cobb” (2 reviews)
“taquitos” (2 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
725 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3512
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Reviewed yesterday

Great meal and service in this lovely resturant. Good choices, ordered ribs, fish and chips, burger clam chowder. Cold Coronas a god send after a warm sunny day! Lots of restaurants to choice from but give it a try. Didn't book a table but lots...More

Thank betsy065
Reviewed yesterday

Had traveled over from Las Vegas as part of 3 week tour and arrived in SLO late afternoon so wandered in to downtown to find somewhere to eat, not in mood for anything too fancy just good honest food, we found this at Mothers Tavern,...More

Thank dannyscotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch at Mother's Tavern Wednesday May 18th, for the first time. We had BBQ burger from their luncheon menu, they were the best burgers that we have found in the area. My husband had french fries with his lunch and I had sweet potato...More

Thank mdeanm2016
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We brought friends to the Farmers Market in SLO and it was so cold outside that we had to find a place to eat inside rather than eat at the stands out on the street. We chose Mother's Tavern because they had a stand outside...More

Thank HoneylovesTim
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Ended up on a business trip and wandered downtown and found Mother's Tavern. OMG food was spectacular. Nice to find a wonderful waitress (Laurel) who is not afraid to make a recommendation which she did and I ended up with Mahi-Mahi fish and chips which...More

Thank BorisMurchant
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

All yum. Meatloaf sandwich! The best meatloaf I've ever had. And truffle fries. The servers are friendly, highly recommend

Thank Leah B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Older place in SLO but still pretty good. Salads, Burgers, Great bar in good location but parking is always an issue in SLO. Either way if you have to walk it is worth it

Thank Veronica C
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Both times we've been here the service has been fantastic. The first time was on a Thursday night during the farmer's market and the restaurant was slammed. We got in after not too long of a wait and were thrilled that the food still came...More

Thank Candice S
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised! After reading all the good reviews about Novo (which is just across the street from Mother's Tavern), we were not really sure if we should try this pleasant looking pub across the street. We are glad we did! Both of us...More

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 1 February 2017

They have beer tasting which is always a win in my book. A nice selection of local and craft beers on tap. The food was good. We had a tostado appetizer which was delicious

Thank Scott F
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emilysblessings
I see it is a tavern/pub. Are children welcome during lunch hours?
2 August 2016|
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Response from Simirenee | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We took our sons.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3512
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-541-8733
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Description
Mother's Tavern is a full service, family friendly restaurant that takes a classic, yet modern approach to historic downtown San Luis Obispo. We offer gourmet burgers, craft brews and top shelf custom cocktails. A great place to catch up with some old friends or meet some new ones while watching your favorite sporting events and enjoying a great meal. Mother's Tavern features a private lounge and we offer both on and off site catering services.