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Tahoe Joe's

485 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6546
+1 805-543-8383
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (80 reviews)
“baked potato” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
485 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6546
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1 - 10 of 225 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was near here around lunch time and decided to check it out, I had their fish and chips and a bowl of the vegetable beef soup. The fish and chips was good, nothing spectacular but not bad. I thought the soup was excellent, plenty...More

Thank Hillrm
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We ate dinner here a few months ago. The food was average, the service was slow and not especially friendly. The hostess walked us through the mostly empty restaurant, past multiple vacant tables, and tried to seat us directly beside the bathrooms. And acted offended...More

Thank epscraps
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My friend and I ordered the "Joe's Steak". It comes ala carte so we split a salad. The steak was a little tough but tasty. The service exceptionally good. I got a very large piece of cheesecake that I shared with my friend which was...More

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I have been to Tahoe Joe's many times, years ago, and thought the food was good then. Our most recent visit told us that times have changed. The steaks look like they are pre-cooked, there are no juices on the plate when served, the chicken...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I wasn't expecting to have such a fantastic steak at this family restaurant. Reasonably priced, great service and pretty cool decoration. Highly recommended and will definitively visit again if i have a chance.

Thank Anders E
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I had hamburger and fries. It was sub par. Fast food chains produce a better burger. The fries tasted old and had little flavor. I've eaten here a handful of times before, and each time, the food is average at best, sub par at worst....More

Thank Backpacker_0905
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Went to dinner on a Tuesday night. It was busy, but not slammed. Waitress was pleasant brought our rolls and salad, but forgot the appetizer. Dinner came, steak was rare, but barely warm on the outside, my wife was medium and cool to the touch....More

Thank M K
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The happy hour burgers are good & the beer is nice & cold. It's a cozy place to relax in the middle of your shopping day.

Thank PATRCM
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were very disappointed in our meal. We were served a rotten salad that had to go back. Seriously, how do you serve a salad with black slimmy red leaf lettuce. We then had a bowl of soup that had to be...More

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We had a stop at the post office and didn't want to eat at Chipotle or Panera, so thought we would give this a try. It's a chain, in several Central California cities, which has been around about 20 years. I had the Joe's steak,...More

Thank CaliTexan22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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