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Jocko's Steak House

125 N Thompson Ave, Nipomo, CA 93444-9072
+1 805-929-3565
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (445 reviews)
“beans” (113 reviews)
“baked potato” (59 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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125 N Thompson Ave, Nipomo, CA 93444-9072
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You cannot beat Jocko’s for steak...or ribs...or pork chops. And this time my husband tried and loved the ground beef steak. Personally I get the large Spencer and have leftovers for a couple more meals.

Thank wubbuwu
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent trip to Santa Maria with some time on my hands the Hotel recommended I try Jocko's so I stumbled in late for a lunch about 1 and had no problem getting served at the bar. I ordered there dip sandwich with chili...More

Thank 653cliffk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok so its a great steakhouse in a dinky little town, Nipomo Ca But it is sooo worth the time to stop in. Every yr it is my bday dinner destination. Best filet i have ever had by far. Dont go before 5pm tho as...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are locals and love the food here! If you are from out of town, make sure you make a reservation at least a couple days ahead. You can order great hors dervors in the bar.

Thank Mindy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in Jocko’s in Nipomo for lunch on a Wednesday. The place was crowded at 1:30 and most people looked to be local. Service was prompt but if you want atmosphere, this is not the place. It’s on the dingy side. I ordered a...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely the best steak west of Austin. The place where tri-tip was born. Very casual environment, but fantastic food and service.

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My son-in-law swears this is the best steak house in California, so when we came to visit he naturally had to take us there. It is without a doubt the BEST STEAK I HAVE EVER EATEN!! They cook on an open pit fire that you...More

Thank wan2bcalm
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

If it’s steak tour looking for, look no further. You can dress very casual here, the building is old, furniture dates way back, but the food is top notch. If your planning on walking in for dinner, forget it. You need reservations. Lunch however, is...More

Thank Birdiepants1950
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Based on the rave reviews of this steakhouse, I really wanted to give it a try and see how they fair compared to the many other steakhouse I've been too in my life. Being from Wyoming where we buy a half beef or put a...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

A friend and I were driving to Monterey for a few days of driving vacation. On the way there we had dinner. This time I ordered a large spencer and it was as delicious as I remembered. My friend had not been here before and...More

Thank imbaileysmom
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20 April 2018|
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Response from cornyanalyst | Reviewed this property |
I believe $25 but not sure.
20 March 2018|
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Response from jadeh99 | Reviewed this property |
It's an old school funky steak house. You get what you get. I doubt they care about the "no gluten" fad. If you actually have celiacs disease don't go there.
1 September 2017|
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Response from RKC69 | Reviewed this property |
too long an hour or more
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 N Thompson Ave, Nipomo, CA 93444-9072
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Nipomo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-929-3565
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