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Proceeds from Assistance League of San Luis Obispo County’s Thrift Store go directly to support our philanthropic programs, so every purchase you make or donation you give is helping us improve the lives of less fortunate students throughout San Luis Obispo County.
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Every year our local San Luis Obispo County farm resources deepen and improve. We have an ever-expanding palate of organic fruits and vegetables, farmstead cheeses, olive oils, and vintage vinegars to create our fresh market dishes.
This allows us to fill the Big Sky Café menu with unique combinations of foods and spices, with much of it devoted to vegetarian dishes.
Day or night, a visit to Black Sheep Bar & Grill is always a wonderful experience where the ambiance and decor of a true European pub is recreated right here in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo.
We feature comfortable booths, brick walls with warm wood accents, a gorgeous hand crafted bar and fireplace with a lovely patio, where you can have delicious lunch, dinner, or cocktails 365 days a year.
Established in 2005, Black Sheep has received multiple awards for its Mac and cheese, and been acclaimed as serving the best bar food in the entire San Luis Obispo County. Voted THE Best Bar in San Luis Obispo for the past several years, Black Sheep Bar & Grill has become one of the unavoidable landmarks of the central coast where you’re always welcome to come in.
Our casual atmosphere, friendly staff, beautiful decor, savory food and cocktails, are just what you need to feel empowered to go tackle the world again. Please come see for yourself what the fuss is all about ... and become part of the ever growing Black Sheep family!
Bliss Cafe offers a creek-side retreat and a variety of high-quality plant-based and gluten-free dishes. Every meal features fresh, local and organic ingredients to nourish your body and spirit. For an energizing treat, indulge in a nutrient-rich dessert or a glass of locally-brewed kombucha on tap. Bring a friend, bring a book, or just bring an appetite for Bliss.
Brasserie SLO at Hotel Cerro serves modern coastal cuisine with a particular emphasis on creating a casual French dining experience, not without venturing into other exciting flavors and ingredients. Our mainstay dishes utilize ingredients sourced from the abundant agricultural life on the Central Coast, along with produce from our own Edible Gardens.
Cowboy Cookie N’ Grub began over 30 years ago. From the start, our rustic store and traditional cookies became San Luis Obispo’s favorite treats. Using the same gourmet recipes and the freshest all natural ingredients, the bakers at the Higuera Street store have enticed new cookie enthusiasts and returning loyalists alike.
CRSA Architecture is a long-established and highly successful architecture firm located in beautiful downtown San Luis Obispo, California. We have earned a reputation as a firm capable of delivering innovative design while respecting time and budget. Our professional services include feasibility studies, programming, space planning, architecture, interior design, and landscape design. Our long list of repeat clients is testament to our creativity, dedication and flexibility.
Devin Stewart Dental Practice offers everything from general dentistry to full mouth reconstructive dentistry including; implants, crowns, bridges, veneers, dentures, All-on-4 prosthesis, Invisalign, Sleep Apnea, Cerec (CAD/CAM technology) and TMJ management. Following the completion of a comprehensive oral examination, Dr. Stewart will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan aimed at addressing your chief concern. As a Prosthodontist, Dr. Stewart has an extensive training in oral biology, materials, bioengineering/biomechanics and their applications in dentistry. She will use her knowledge of these principles and blend them in an artful way to provide you with a beautiful and functional outcome.
Dr. Cain's Comics and Games. The finest in words with pictures. Always buying comics, top dollar paid!
Located in beautiful Downtown, San Luis Obispo, EcoBambino’s brick-colored storefront stands out on historic Monterey Street. The 2,500 square-foot space with its squeaky hardwood floor, is filled with natural and eco-friendly products for children.
At EcoBambino, we strive to enrich children’s lives with products that support healthy growth, and inspire thinking, learning, and creativity. We believe in creating a healthy environment for children, while also working to preserve our planet.
The products we carry in our store have been carefully selected using a list of criteria. We examine brands from many angles in hopes of selecting a well-rounded assortment of products to fit into a range of product categories such as Baby Gear, Feeding Supplies, Clothing, Bedding, Toys, Diapering, Furniture, and more. To give you an idea of what we mean, here are some possible questions we ask about a product and its manufacturer before bringing it into our store.
Product: Is it made from natural and renewable materials? Where is it made? Is it free from known harmful chemicals and exceed safety standards? Is it innovative and educational? Does it have longevity (grow with the family?) Is it made in an environmentally safe and responsible way?
Manufacturer: What certifications do they have? How socially responsible are they? Do they work to preserve our planet through financial contribution or other sustainable practices? Do they give back to community organizations?
We care about the products filling our shelves, but we also care deeply about the families who visit our store. We value our customers and want to give them a positive, memorable shopping experience, whether through our website or in person.
Edward Jones serves nearly 7 million investors from more offices than any other investment firm in America. We attribute a great deal of our success to our principles and personal, long-term approach to investing.
We have consistently been ranked among the best companies to work for by FORTUNE magazine, and our employees tend to stay with us for years. As a privately owned company, Edward Jones has a very personal feel that’s almost like family. And we’re very proud of that.
Hydrogen will play a major role in the new energy structure of the future and our number 1 target is to use the right mix of technologies to achieve Zero emissions. Hydrogen is available in abundance throughout the world and we want to enable the new hydrogen economy to flourish, and contribute to a cleaner, greener environment of the future.
Here at EFC energy solutions, we construct complete energy systems, using renewable sources and combine a range of technologies personalised to our customers.
We work with combinations of batteries, super caps, fuel cells, electrolysers and heat exchangers to create a bespoke and highly efficient all-in-one Clean Tech energy system. This combined technology will help us reach our goals and significantly improve the energy structure of the future.
A full service real estate brokerage located in the heart of Downtown San Luis Obispo.
Eighty20 Group is a collaboration amongst the brightest, high-level agents in San Luis Obispo County, leveraging our collective industry intelligence to optimize every opportunity for our clients.
All-American scratch kitchen & craft bar specializing in gourmet burgers where guests discover a local blend of America's best.
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Women's lingerie, clothing, and accessories.
FedEx Corporation provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $43 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.
Finders Keepers Consignment is a fabulous upscale consignment store nestled in charming, historical downtown San Luis Obispo. This location is midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the beautiful Central Coast.This amazing consignment boutique brings together the best of both worlds by featuring designer fashions in all the latest styles at unbelievable prices. Women of discerning taste shop the unique and ever-changing inventory at prices that keep them coming back. Only the best of the best is offered at this cut-above consignment boutique and includes designer jeans, shoes, handbags and custom jewelry created by local artists. Some of the many labels we feature include:
Chanel – Gucci – Prada – Louis Vuitton – Michael Kors – Manola Blahnik – Celine – Tods – Twelfth Street – Nanette Lepore – Alberto Fermani – Max Mara – True Religion – Juicy – Marc Jacobs – Eileen Fisher – Donna Karan – Chole’ – Tylie
These unique attributes set Finders Keepers Consignment apart from other consignment shops and make it a must visit destination whether you are living or vacationing on the Central Coast of California or shopping online from the comfort of your home.
The staff at Finders Keepers Consignment look forward to assisting you with fashion choices that will complement your wardrobe.
Located in Westlake Village, Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo, California. Finney’s is a family owned and operated restaurant and bar that brings upscale cooking to casual dining. Our local, seasonal ingredients are the soul of our culinary inspired American fare.
A division of Premier Valley Banking
It all started back in 1999 when we opened our first boutique in Houston, Texas and filled it with a winsome collection of hand-picked merchandise. Women everywhere instantly fell in love with us – so much so that we now have over 700+ boutiques in 48 states across the country (and counting!). We also launched our online boutique, francescas.com, so you can shop, surf, or play whenever it strikes your fancy.
Our boutiques offer an eclectic mix of carefully-curated clothing, bright baubles, bold accessories, and playful gifts that are as fun to give as they are to receive. Boutiques reveal an array of new arrivals almost daily, so you’ll always discover something special and amazing on every visit. And because we are a boutique, we only carry a few of each item, so everything you find is uniquely yours. You can kiss seeing your outfit twin at the party goodbye!
Make sure to look in every nook and cranny, because around every corner, francesca's® is brimming with treasures that are sure to become favorite pieces in your collection. Happy shopping!
Fraser Seiple Architects is a full service architectural firm practicing throughout the state of California and internationally. The firm's experience extends across a wide variety of project types and client types, ranging from private residences through large institutional facilities. Founded in 1987, Fraser Seiple Architects is located in the historic Andrews Bank Building in San Luis Obispo, Ca.
Fraser Seiple Architects adheres to the American Institute of Architects' professional Code of Ethics and operational formats. All work is approached with an orientation to careful management, technical competence, and design excellence. Completed projects have received awards and recognition at the local, state, and national level.
The Fremont Theater, nestled in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo, has brought the best in entertainment for over 75 years!
Founded in 1998, garcia architecture + design is a multidisciplinary design firm consisting of architects, engineers, artists, craftsmen, sculptors, painters, musicians, and design instructors. Our design philosophy embraces architecture as art, and as such, requires us to raise the level of design to beyond that of the mere pragmatic.
We view each project as an opportunity to create a practical work of art. We call upon all our sensory resources, our formal training, and our practical experiences, in order to create new and innovative solutions to our clients needs. We constantly challenge each other, our clients, and ourselves to produce projects of the highest standard.
We love to problem solve through good design. It's what we were born to do. It's what keeps us in the studio until all hours of the night, striving to achieve that perfect solution; to resolve a detail; to explore one more alternative; to make sure all options have been explored...in order to exceed our client's expectations.
We feel it is a privilege to work with our clients to help them realize their dreams, their goals, their vision. We ensure that every client feels involved with the entire design process. Experience has taught us that healthy architect-client dialog not only creates successful projects, but fosters long-term client relationships as well. Because successful projects are not measured by the accolades of our peers, but by the satisfaction of our clients.
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"Lovely", "Quaint", "Relaxing", "fun", "Close to home feel", are just some of the words found rolling off the tongues of our guests when they experience what we have here to offer you at the Garden Street Inn. We are a mixture of Old world Luxury and Elegance mixed with initiative modern hospitality that will leave one "Feeling so renewed and refreshed". Our staff will accommodate you in such a way you will "Never want to leave!" You will enjoy hand cooked breakfasts and lively downtown atmosphere that will leave you Booking with us time and time again. Our historic home will transport you into a lovely Dream you wont ever want to awake from! Come book with us today!!!
Gene can be seen painting his next original, in the window light of his gallery
on Garden Street, in San Luis Obispo California.
Original paintings, as well as archival quality giclée prints are available
for purchase at the Gene Francis Gallery.
In 1988, Giuseppe DiFronzo breathed life into the original Giuseppe's Cucina in Pismo Beach. What started as a
Cal Poly senior project has since spawned a second restaurant, located in thriving downtown San Luis Obispo. Much beloved by locals and travelers alike, Giuseppe's was an early adopter of the farm-to-fork philosophy.
The owner's own DiFronzo Farms produces the heirloom varietal vegetables and fruits found in Giuseppe's cuisine. Nestled on twelve acres of fertile Edna Valley soil, the working farm is a mecca of heirloom bounty. From figs to olives; San Marzano tomatoes, squash, Hachiya persimmons, Meyer lemons and five grape varietals that produce Giuseppe's own DiFronzo Vineyards brand wines, the evidence of quality is never more apparent than at first bite, sip and scent!
Housed within an original 1920′s exposed-brick hotel building, the hotel offers 17 accommodations, a full-serviced restaurant, spa, and the city’s first rooftop lounge.
The heart and inspiration for Granada is the beloved and pre-existing Granada Bistro. This space has been renovated and re-imagined in industrial chic design, serving farm-to-table dishes inspired by Spanish, Cuban, and South American cuisine.
Grapevine MSP specializes in a variety of services, including tailored IT services and solutions for small and medium businesses and their owners in Bakersfield. We are committed to providing each and every one of our clients with high quality service and support. Our unique IT team is incredibly friendly and can help you every step of the way in growing your business.
For top-quality garden and vegetable plants as well as succulents, air plants and trending houseplants, visit our retail store in downtown San Luis Obispo. The wide selection of native, drought tolerant plants are grown at Growing Grounds Farms in San Luis Obispo and Santa Maria.
The store also carries essentials such Botanical Interests organic seeds, bees wax candles,cool pottery, macrame hangers and fair trade gift items.
Most importantly our store provides work opportunities and training for people dealing with mental health issues, particularly those who would like experience in retail and with the public.
Purchasing a home is a big deal, whether it’s your first home or fifth move. We get it. That’s why we built a mortgage company that places you and your needs at the center of everything we do.
Low, low rates and the ultimate in technology, service and advice. Our founder, Victor Ciardelli, designed Guaranteed Rate's revolutionary, market-disrupting model to do just that:
Give you a low, low rate on the right mortgage product, along with transparent, fair fees.
Leverage cutting-edge technology to streamline the mortgage process and simplify every step.
Provide unmatched service and expert advice to help you find the perfect mortgage.
Established in January 2010, Gulfstream Financial Group, LLC is based in San Luis Obispo, CA and is responsible for underwriting and closing logistics for new loan acquisition opportunities.
Habitat Home & Garden showroom is located in beautiful San Luis Obispo, CA. We import thousands of unique pieces from around the world and carry a variety of unique furnishings and one-of-a-kind treasures that are sure to accentuate any decor.
Hands Gallery is located on California’s beautiful and historic central coast in the town of San Luis Obispo. Hands Gallery has been offering local residents and visitors the very best selection of fine contemporary crafts and one-of-a-kind gifts for over 20 years. We are proud to showcase the work of talented local artists such as Lisa Leonard, Gwynnie B, Phoebe Palmer, and Meg Johnson. We also represent national artists such as Sticks, Dogeared Jewelry, Brian Andres, and Waxing Poetic in a stimulating and friendly environment.
At Securities America, we focus on helping financial professionals create a more effective, profitable and satisfying practice by providing exceptional financial counsel, product offerings and service to their clients.
Hemp & Eco-Friendly Clothing & Accessories: CBD, Local Art, Records & îUnique Hand-Made Items.
Vintage Inspired Women’s Boutique & Beauty Parlor.
Hotel Cerro San Luis Obispo is situated on Garden Street, in the vibrant heart of downtown San Luis Obispo, just steps from SLO’s famous Thursday night Farmers Market and the historic 1772 Mission de Tolosa. Neighboring bistros, al fresco cafes and unique independent stores and galleries make this an ideal destination for relaxation and fun.
Cultural, Casual, Historical; San Luis Obispo is surrounded by vineyards, rolling hills and ocean providing boundless recreational activities. Hotel Cerro features 65 luxurious rooms and suites have views of downtown, surrounding mountains and the hotel’s edible gardens. Guests will also enjoy a Brasserie restaurant, a full-service spa, gym, a rooftop pool and bar as well as private party and meeting facilities for up to 60 guests. Visitors will have the perfect base for capturing the vibe of downtown and easy access to explore the beautiful Central Coast of California.
Hotel San Luis Obispo is nestled in San Luis Obispo’s vibrant downtown, just a block from the historic Mission and steps from restaurants and premier shopping. Hotel San Luis Obispo will be the perfect home base for visitors to explore area attractions and enjoy a relaxed retreat. With 78 luxurious rooms and suites showcasing views of the surrounding mountains and hotel gardens, the hotel is an ideal location for couples and families alike. Hotel amenities include two on–site restaurants, a full service spa, garden courtyard, pool, gym and social event and meeting facilities for up to 200 guests.
HumanKind Fair Trade is a non-profit organization and retail shop that carries handmade crafts from artisans in developing countries. Our product lines include clothing, jewelry, home goods and gifts. It is our mission to support skilled artisans around the world by paying fair wages and ensuring sustainable income to provide for their families.
Ike’s Place first opened its door on Halloween of 2007. The man behind the sandwich, Ike Shehadeh, always puts his customers happiness first. That is what sets Ike’s Place aside from the rest. When you come to Ike’s Place it is our goal to make you feel like the unique individual that you are. If that isn’t enough to set us aside, did I mention that the bread is baked fresh to order? And our soon to be patented “Ike’s Dirty Secret Sauce” is spread on every sandwich and baked right in the bread, and another layer is spread on afterwards to give it that extra flavor. Mmmmm… are you hungry yet?
Jamba Juice started out in San Luis Obispo, CA in 1990 as a little juice shop with a big idea: that eating better should be easy. For nearly 30 years, Jamba Juice has led the way in creating and defining the smoothie and juice category as we know it. As of 2019, Jamba has more than 850 locations operating in 36 U.S. states, as well as the Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea, Thailand and Indonesia.
Welcome to Japanese Restaurant Goshi. We are serving authentic Japanese cuisines like sushi, sashimi, teishoku and more in San Luis Obispo, CA.
At JSJ Hair Design we believe in enhancing the natural beauty of our clients by creating an end result that represents their individuality and stays true to the vision they had for their hair.
n September of 1984, Just Looking Gallery opened in the Mission Mall in downtown San Luis Obispo. Since then, the gallery has established itself as one of the premier galleries in the country, featuring a range of artists.
KGM Construction has been building quality projects in a variety of fields since 1984. Our 30 years of success has been made possible by committing ourselves to our clientele. KGM Construction owner Mike Morain began his work on residential homes in 1976 as a carpenter. What began as a job to support himself quickly became a passion. Superior construction has been KGM Construction's expertise from the day Mike Morain started the business.
Nestled in downtown San Luis Obispo just steps away from the iconic Mission de Tolosa, Mint+Craft serves as a fast-casual café and mercantile. Open for breakfast, lunch + dinner, guests can enjoy quick flavorful meals and beverages. The mercantile boasts over 300 products from over 60 artisans, plus Grab + Go items such as fresh-baked goods, deli items and beer + wine.
The term Mistura condenses the essence of Peru, a reflection of their people and the country’s cuisine, a marvelous mix of cultures of invaluable heritage. Our Mistura is a modern Peruvian restaurant that is as dynamic as the country it celebrates and its biodiversity. Mistura captures the multicultural spirit of Peru, blending its Native Pre-Columbian and Incan gastronomic heritage with the Spanish, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese influences that embody the country’s vibrant cuisine. Mistura is a true homage to the diversity of Peruvian food by proposing flavors that are at once familiar yet adventurous and unexpected.
Old San Luis BBQ Company is the new local spot to be! Come order at our walk-up window, with outdoor seating on a nice day and indoor dining as well. Old San Luis BBQ Company specializes in authentic Santa Maria style cuisine and many of our family recipes date back nearly a century. All our meat is grilled over a red oak BBQ and our tri-tip is hand-trimmed, certified Angus beef. We use locally farmed, organic vegetables and freshly made local artisan sausages. In addition to tri-tip, chicken, or linguiça sandwiches, we also have salads, delicious side dishes, and family-style meals. Come experience our authentic, affordable, and fresh Santa Maria style BBQ! We also offer fantastic catering services that are sure to make your event extra special.
Executive Chef Ryan Fancher’s Ox + Anchor puts a modern spin on the classic steakhouse, drawing inspiration from the hills and sea surrounding San Luis Obispo. A carefully-curated list of the best wines from the Central Coast keeps it all rooted in the local “terroir,” from plate to glass.
Scout Coffee, creating happy coffee time since January of 2014. The combination of scratch made pastries, craft roasted coffee, and curated goods in a creative space makes stepping into Scout a memorable and magical experience.
We're California natives passionate about bringing healthy and Nutritional trends to the central coast. At Seeds, Making healthy items that taste, feel, and look great is our definition of a healthy lifestyle. We learned from the creativity that has been emerging from culinary capitals such as Los Angeles & San Francisco and brought the best of both worlds to one place. We put together a one of a kind menu to entice anyone's taste buds.
Our foremost commitment is to bring thoughtfully-sourced craft food and drinks from every corner of California to each plate and glass, in a low-waste environment with the spirit of love for what we do and pride in how we do it. The menu celebrates the abundance of our state, and the talent of our staff. Sourcing within California is an environmental choice and it also means working with people locally doing exciting things all over our great state!