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.
We strive to serve organic, all natural, antibiotics and hormone free products in form of juicy burgers, fresh hand cut fries, salads, soups, shakes and other beverages along with delicious Desserts. We believe that Organic is sustainable and will always be. It does not only benefit the consumer but it is also helpful for the environment. Our products do not come from a factory, they come from farms and dairies that are mostly family owned and operated.
Federicos is family owned and operated by Federico and Maria Hernandez since 2009. Our idea was to create an Authentic Mexican Cuisine and offer it to the Hawaiian Islands.
Chef Freddie has learned all his talents in the culinary field, when he started working as a Chef in 2001 at the St. Regis Monarch Beach in Dana Point, CA. Working with different chefs from around the world like Master Chef Azmin Gramham, Chef Castan from France and Chef Ross Turnbull from Canada. Chef Ross Turnbull is whom I thank today for bringing me here to the Island of Kauai in 2007, as Chef de Cuisine at the Princeville Hotel. That’s where I started to put all the ingredients and recipes together to create Federicos Fresh Mex Cuisine. I feel very proud to introduce my finesse and flavor to all my customers on the beautiful Island of Kauai.
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.
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.
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.
Brought to you by the owners of Ciopinot Seafood Grille, Leonard and Wendy Cohen, La Esquina Taqueria is the perfect addition to San Luis Obispo. Seeing a need for classic, Mexican cuisine in SLO, Leonard’s passion for authentic Mexican food in SLO could not be sidelined. La Esquina Taqueria conceptualized years ago and he is thrilled it is finally a reality. The Cohen’s put the utmost detail and care into La Esquina; the exquisite decor, the authentic recipes, and the detailed service will leave you wanting to come back time and again.
Libertine Brewing Company was founded in 2012 on the premise of bringing the best beer selection to the Central Coast, while brewing unique beers and products to compliment. With a strong emphasis on tradition while still being authentic to our region, we have grown from a small brewpub on the water in Morro Bay, to a 9000 square foot production and tasting facility on the edge of downtown San Luis Obispo. All of our Wild Ales are brewed and transferred into an open-top coolship overnight, which allows the local wild yeasts of our area time to naturally fall in and start the fermentation process, giving our beers a true Central Coast Terroir. Along with Wild Ales, we also make cold-brewed coffee that is aged in bourbon and wine barrels and spiced with local ingredients foraged from the surrounding hills.
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!
The Mark opened its doors in 2018 and has quickly become one of SLO’s favorites. Our hand-crafted cocktails, quality dining, drink specials, and fun atmosphere have made The Mark a fixture of the Central Coast. (the specials on margs and AMFs on tap aren’t bad either)
A family owned and operated bar that combines good food, good people, and good times is a dream come true for us. Cheers!
Tortilla Town™ is a cozy little Mexican eatery featuring delicious and made-from-scratch burritos, tacos and gorditas using the finest ingredients ready for our dining room or take-out in five minutes or less. Watch as our tortillas makers pat them out fresh by hand or on our authentic tortilla press.
Urbane Cafe is a fast casual, friendly neighborhood cafe, serving health conscious people a great tasting sandwich, salad and meal. The heart of every restaurant is in the details that takes place in our scratch kitchens. We work hard to make life delicious with healthy food and local ingredients all chopped, sliced, roasted and baked before your eyes.
Yogurtland’s team of flavorologists have developed more than 200 different craveable flavors. Whether traditional or exotic, each recipe uses real ingredients from across the globe.
With an exciting rotation of monthly flavors, Yogurtland stores feature non-fat and low-fat yogurt, ice cream, and non-dairy and no sugar added choices while using milk that contains no antibiotics or added hormones.