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Black Sheep Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1117 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3607
+1 805-544-7433
11:00 - 14:00
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London, United Kingdom
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573 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in here for cocktails and had terrific drinks at cheap prices served with speed and efficiency in a great relaxed atmosphere. You are not a black sheep for me!

Thank Peter T
Yorba Linda, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We found ourselves yelping a place for lunch and noticed we were standing in front Black Sheep so we gave it a try. My wife loved her pub mac & cheese. My Guinness burger was so so. Nothing to write home, or you, about. No complaints but just average.

Thank LoneWolfTexan
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

I have been going here since 2004... for the food and the vibes... the fireplace warms you with your mac n cheese at night... and the vintage setting of the bar inside and out makes this a worthwhile visit... great outdoor area too! try the carnitas mac n cheese or the chorro burger!

Thank Sara L
San Luis Obispo County, California
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Black Sheep is a fantastic place to relax and have a cold beer. I love the friendly atmosphere. Make sure you try the Macaroni and Cheese. It is great!! The wait staff is friendly and awesome! Very helpful

Thank mdsarch
San Luis Obispo, California
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122 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This place has a great casual atmosphere combines with good food, I LOVE the mac and cheese. Best in SLO. Bartenders are always awesome and service is always great.

Thank Kelley R
Sacramento, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I've visit the Black Sheep whenever I'm in SLO and always feel at home. The bartender, wait staff and cooks are all friendly which explains why the Sheep has so many friendly regulars. You have to get the Mac & Cheese at least once and the Baby Spinach salad is surprisingly decadent.

Thank happyscooter74
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101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We go here frequently and are always pleased with the service. The bartenders remember who you are and even what you drink, hard to get service like that any more. Also have great bar food and give a good pour! Will continue to frequent this local establishment.

Thank klmattocks
Lompoc, California
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208 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stopped by in this place for a night cap on a Saturday night . Place was still packed late at night but service was very good and quick. Can't beat the location ,smack in the middle of the downtown scene. The mango Tango is a killer cocktail.

Thank radar60
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99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Nice bar & grill with indoor seating and an outdoor patio. Service was not the quickest but our server was friendly & helpful. We really like their Nachos and Mac and Cheese!

Thank bargain
San Luis Obispo, California
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for an Irish bar vibe search no more! The folks behind the bar...Nicole...Brian...Jessica...Gurus Becca...Austin simply awesome! The skylights...beautiful hard wood bar...also great food by the way....and back patio! In the heart of the town and a place to connect - unwind and socialize...a San Luis must....Really!

Thank slambslo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1117 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-544-7433

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