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1051 Nipomo St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3802
+1 805-547-1111
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cioppino” (86 reviews)
“seafood” (63 reviews)
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Chilean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1051 Nipomo St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3802
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

My wife and I ordered the Cioppino. The tomato broth was excellent - thick and flavorful. The prawns in it were a bit overcooked, which means they were tough. The clams were good. The mussels did not open completely which means they were not good....More

Thank Wonderer777
Reviewed 2 October 2018

What a great place for a romantic dining experience or a group event. Downtown San Luis, and guess what? --- NO CORKAGE FEES FOLKS!, AND fabulous food! Seafood is extraordinary, salads are wonderful, meat entrees are remarkable. And the service is exceptional. Best secret in...More

2  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Cioppino was over the top for date night dinner. My wife and I had a great dining experience at Cioppino Sat. Night We were greeted and seated at the bar as they were backed up about 10 minutes. They were completely full. It was worth...More

1  Thank U1021CNalanr
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The service is impeccable, the presentation is delightful, the ambiance is beautiful, the food is delectable, the wines are wonderful. Ciopinot at night....is.....Ciopinot Noir!

Thank ExNeddiesBoy
Reviewed 16 September 2018

My colleague and I were in SLO for one day/night for business and both of us like to try local type restaurants. After driving down the downtown area where there are a lot restaurants and consulting both TripAdvisor and another rating tool, we decided to...More

Thank Rhino2525
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I ate here twice in a 3 day period and both times were delicious. The location is great because its away from the busy "main street" locations. The wine selection is good and the pours are generous. The food was very fresh and presentation was...More

Thank AaronG662
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Ciopinot serves the most delicious seafood! The no work cioppino is the best I have ever tasted. Served with fabulous bread to top it off. The restaurant has a no corkage fee so you can bring your favorite wine with you to celebrate.

Thank Constance W
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We ate here several years ago and wanted to try it again. We were disappointed. First, it's expensive. Second, the food was mediocre. Third, the ambiance seems to have frayed over the years. Honestly, there was nothing very appealing about it. We won't return, especially...More

1  Thank Chelsea42
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Good Restaurant not everyone will like it but I did, they have good food. Of course they have Ciopinot as well as a variety to many other things you will like.

Thank ecthoma
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Excellent food fabulous services and the atmosphere is top notch. A little pricey but not over the top. Enjoyed our dinner with our business associates very much. Will be back when in the area and would recommend to anyone.

Thank Dartcampizard
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17 August 2016|
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Response from Muddog69 | Reviewed this property |
This must be new event. They didn't have it when I was there. If they did I didn't here about it. If they do have it now let me know how the oysters are... Enjoy
3 November 2015|
Response from sadieslo | Property representative |
Yes ,open 4-8 pm specials are king salmon,prime rib ,and turkey,all items come with all the traditional sides. And our regular menu is also available
31 October 2015|
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Response from sadieslo | Property representative |
We have no corkage fee for the first 4 bottles, then 10$ per bottle after that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1051 Nipomo St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-547-1111
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