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Sides Hardware and Shoes - a Brothers Restaurant

2375 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441
+1 805-688-4820
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bacon steak” (41 reviews)
“burgers” (38 reviews)
“scallops” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 7:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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2375 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441
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1 - 10 of 436 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Was there on a beautiful Saturday afternoon so had a bit of a wait. There is places to sit across the street or you can stand near the door outside. Vestible is very tiny to stand in if more than 4 people in there. Once...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a quaint old place in the cute town of Los Olivos and is famous for its hamburgers which are excellent, My husband was very impressed with the bacon burger, as was I and wished I had ordered it instead of the very tasteless...More

Thank raleigh2016
BrieCromer, General Manager at Sides Hardware and Shoes - a Brothers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm so sorry for your experience. I will pass on your comments to the chef. Please let me know if there is anything else I can do for you. Kind regards, Brie Cromer General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been visiting Los Olivos for many years and always ate at the other full service restaurant down the street. We got tired of their same menu and their regular menu items going downhill . So we said were going to try Sides finally and...More

Thank 333vaca333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were with a group, nice touch that appetizers were on the table waiting - delicious. Menu was simple but well prepared, enjoyed dinner and service. Nice wine list and overall ambiance.

Thank FerrisToronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading reviews, decided to have lunch here while touring in the area. It did not disappoint. We selected their corn chowder which was outstanding and also the BLT which was amazing. Other menu items sounded great as well. We recommend this restaurant if you...More

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2 couples from Ohio, one couple visits monthly to the area. 2 of us ordered the end of summer risotto was undercooked, even the vegetables. It needed at least 10 more minutes, everything was al dente, not soft at all. 2 of us ordered Bacon...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Steamed tacos pork belly. Mushroom and brothers bacon steak. Fresh and crunchy French fries. .....all so good and fresh ! Recommended by the locals!

Thank LeP T
BrieCromer, General Manager at Sides Hardware and Shoes - a Brothers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback! We hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Brie Cromer

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We were in Los Olivos a few months earlier and drove by this place thinking it was a hardware store, and ended up at the "Sideways" Merchant Cafe which I have reviewed earlier. Anyways, I digress. We planned on eating at the Sides this time...More

Thank Bickman50
BrieCromer, General Manager at Sides Hardware and Shoes - a Brothers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback. If you're ever here on a Wednesday, come by and see the bacon being smoked! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Brie Cromer

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Oh mama!!!! That was the BEST BACON BUGER EVER. Relaxing patio with delightful breeze. This was my first time here and I will make it a regular next time I'm up here.

Thank Kathy F
BrieCromer, General Manager at Sides Hardware and Shoes - a Brothers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Dear Kathy, Thank you for your feedback! I'm so glad you were able to enjoy your bacon burger on the patio. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Brie Cromer

Reviewed 16 August 2017

A group of ate here the night before a wedding. Food was delicious. Prices were moderate. Location was right in Los Olivos which is a very cute town. I would recommend this restaurant for lunch or dinner.

Thank Terry P
BrieCromer, General Manager at Sides Hardware and Shoes - a Brothers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Terry, Thanks so much for your feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed your time in Los Olivos. We hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Brie Cromer

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paleros
15 September 2016|
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Response from BrieCromer | Property representative |
Yes, we charge $15 per bottle. We also have a buy one get one, where if you bought a bottle from us, we'll waive one corkage fee.
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JaniceOrlando
29 August 2016|
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Response from BrieCromer | Property representative |
Sorry Janice, we do not cater at this time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2375 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441 (Formerly Sides Hardware and Shoes)
    (Grand Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Routes A and B stop across the street from Sides Hardware and Shoes. Please check www.syvt.com for route information.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Olivos
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-4820
  • E-mail
Description
Brothers Matt and Jeff Nichols named Sides Hardware and Shoes in tribute to Milburn Sides who opened his store in Los Olivos in 1901. Serving lunch and dinner daily, enjoy The Brothers “bacon steak” – a thick cut of house-made applewood smoked maple bacon, the Hammered Pig Sandwich of Fried Pork Tenderloin with Apple and Mustard Seed Slaw, a classic Brothers Burger and Albacore Fish Tacos. Featuring eight local wines, stored in kegs and served on tap as well as a full list of Central Coast wines.
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