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Tahoe Joe's

485 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6546
+1 805-543-8383
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (72 reviews)
“prime rib” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
485 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6546
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate here for our anniversary in May. The service is very good and the menu has a lot of choices. We recommend this restaurant and would definitely go back!

Thank beachgirl60
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our family has been eating at Tahoe Joes almost monthly since they opened in SLO over 14 years ago. It is a great place to go for a good steak. The Railroad Camp shrimp is always a treat. Their fresh baked rolls are delicious. The...More

Thank slomike1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are not steak eaters so . . .can't share about that. It is a fun "mountain" woodsy, outdoor type atmosphere. We had just arrived in the area and weren't super hunger - so . . just wanted soup. They had chicken pot pie soup...More

Thank LoveGetAways70
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We have local ones in Fresno, and this one is just as good. You kind of get sick of all the crowded overpriced touristy places with lousy service in this area, so we came to a place we knew had good food and reasonable prices....More

Thank trra
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I did not have to wait to be seated for dinner. My waitress took my drink order & explained some things on the menu, as I had never eaten there before. I had the rib eye & it was cooked to perfection. The baked potato...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 13 April 2017

There is plenty of parking and a very short walk to the front door. Inside you are greeted by a friendly hostess that will seat singles, couples or large groups in a few minutes. The decor is "mountain top yard sale" but that's ok. The...More

Thank AtascaderoVisitor
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I ordered the 9 oz fillet, medium rare and the cut was good quality more served medium. I also ordered the mushrooms and found them tasty but nothing to write home about. Our table also ordered chicken and enjoyed that. Overall, the food is good...More

Thank johnc_19
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Went here for dinner with my sisters. Found the place to be almost full despite being on a weekday winter night. The interiors are quite cozy typical of other steakhouses, with almost everything made of wood. The food was good from the soup to the...More

Thank sabi0james
Reviewed 22 February 2017

While down to visit Cal Poly we found this wonderful restaurant which was close to our hotel. The food is AMAZING!! Can't wait to come back!

Thank MySonsARckStar
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The wait was pretty long - about 20 minutes past the 30 minutes they said it would take. The calamari steak was decent. The accompanying fettucine was too fatty. The filet mignon was OK.

Thank EaglesHonour
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Russ E
are you opening on easter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-543-8383
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