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Address: 1531 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2927
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Art Gallery and Cafe, serving organic coffee and a wide variety of menu...

Art Gallery and Cafe, serving organic coffee and a wide variety of menu items. Also a music venue, having featured a number of great acts including Frank Black, Port O'Brien, Inga Swearingen and Cafe Musique.

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Coffee is great !

Fresh-roasted free-trade coffee, interesting art in the gallery, convenient location, and the city's best breakfast burrito, made to order.

Reviewed 5 March 2017
MEKonrad
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Fresh-roasted free-trade coffee, interesting art in the gallery, convenient location, and the city's best breakfast burrito, made to order.

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6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

this place features great coffee and local artists rotating every month, as most venues here do for Art After Dark. come in for a mexican mocha and chill in downtown SLO

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Thank Sara L
San Clemente
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53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Every morning while visiting SLO I walked down to this cafe to get my morning wake up brew. The coffee was perfectly made each time as I have a specific way to order. The staff is very friendly and they also have very appetizing eats there as well which I did not have but hey looked and smelled delish.

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2 Thank Kouris
Deming
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366 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This is a very quaint little local spot that has great coffee and pastries as well as some nice art! The staff was very friendly as well as some of the locals that I spoke with. This is a nice place to stop and take in the local feel.

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2 Thank Gordon G
San Luis Obispo, California
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114 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

An interesting, kickback place...they sometimes put on plays here. Is a good spot to just chill for an hour or so. Intellectual sort of hangout.

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Thank Tommy O
Boston, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

It's a fine little coffee shop and art gallery that attracts locals. Did you know that every other person in San Luis Obispo fancies himself or herself an artist? Well, there's plenty of attitude here and very little talent, but nonetheless those who have a tiny bit of talent may find themselves with a show here.

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Thank DrasticTraveler
SLO, CA
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70 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Best coffee shop in town! Owners are the nicest people you could ever meet, and they're always involved in the community, doing all sorts of good things for others. Great coffee, great food, great place to chill.

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Thank clvrnamsalrdytkn
San Luis Obispo, California
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Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

The Steynberg is a sweet spot in San Luis Obispo. They have good coffee, healthy and interesting food and a well curated art gallery. The art changes every month and tends to be more edgy than the average art in SLO. They don't stay open late except on the many nights when there are concerts and other performances there.

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Thank LizCordoba
San Luis Obispo, California
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82 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I visit the Steynberg Gallery on nearly a weekly basis for great coffee, wine, concerts, art exhibits, poetry readings, book signings, discussion groups, lectures, and more. It is an invaluable part of our town. You'd love it.

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Thank SLL009
San Luis Obispo, California
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I want this place to do well, and perhaps it does, but for me the interior always seems dark, rickety, and uninviting. The coffee is good, there is tea and even wine, but you get the idea that folks come here amd can nurse a cuppa forever. The art is occasionally interesting, with one or two outstanding pieces, but is... More 

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