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American, Bar, International, Pub
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1127 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3551
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 00:00
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Palo Alto, CA
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75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We enjoyed a delicious dinner, tasty wine, and especially savored the Roasted Brussels Sprouts appetizer!

Thank 13AnnD13
San Francisco area, CA
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193 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Six of us dining for dinner and we all had good feedback for our cocktails and meals. They had meals to satisfy meat lovers and vegetarians. Everybody was happy. Their extensive cocktail menu was fun too. Nobody had any complaints, it was an entirely positive experience.

Thank sjansenavon
San Luis Obispo, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Signature cocktails and fine food served up with a smile. Fun time, Good people and very positive experience.

Thank scott123xyz
Modesto, California
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Such a cute little spot. Great cocktails and fun menu. The tater tots are amazing and the bloody Mary's are a must! The best part is that you can buy them by the pitcher. A definite must when you're in SLO! Safe travels~

Thank Janainemari
Paso Robles, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Glad they were open late but.... Couple things they really need to fix: Need local and Mexican beers, on tap please, I was served a CAN. Eeww! No chilled glass, when I asked for one she told me they don't have any chilled glasses....? I asked for water, the glass she brings has room temp city water (yuk) and the... More 

Thank s2r2015
Los Angeles
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

After checking out sunset at the beach at Montana de Oro, we were ready to experience true SLO! Not sure how we found Sidecar (perhaps it was brief mention in a NY Times article about where to go in SLO), but we're glad we came. Like other reviewers, we agree 100% the cocktails are terrific and the menu was inventive... More 

Thank Peque
San Luis Obispo, California
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Crazy Fun! Wonderful cocktails mixed by young and inventive staff that will challenge your taste buds and re-think the way you define your favorite cocktail. The menu is changed seasonally and the vibe is electric and just simply good energy!

Thank slambslo
Elk Grove, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Obviously Sidecar's focus is their cocktails. The cocktail menu was literally a book, the drinks were extremely inventive and interesting -- I had a Ya Thai-ness (which incorporated coconut and chili-infused rum, yellow curry, and half and half) -- and have honestly been craving this beverage for a couple of days now! Our appetizer was fantastic, we had their tater... More 

Thank TheRealDrDee
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148 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This is a busy place so be prepared to wait a little for a table. We had the chicken pot pies which were really great. The menu is very interesting and quite unusual. A good experience.

Thank preic
Fresno, California
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157 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

There was a long wait to get in as it was a Saturday night but they called our cell phone when our table was ready so we could walk around while we waited. When seated, we were served water and beverages quickly. The menu items were inventive and unique. We went for the small plates. There were 4 of us... More 

Thank Cathy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, International, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1127 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3551
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?