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1051 Nipomo St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3802
+1 805-547-1111
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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San Luis Obispo, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Ciopinot and they never disappoint! Once again, last night a group of us were at the restaurant and it was fabulous. We had fresh petrale sole from Monterey Bay and it was prepared beautifully. The papaya salad was wonderful, and of course we always end our evening with their pistachio gelato. We know that we can count on... More 

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Thank Leslie M
Greensboro, North Carolina
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant, great ambiance. Casual dress. Great food at a price you'd expect. Both couples ordered a King's Ransom- steak, lobster and king crab. Plenty for two! No corkage fees for up to 4 bottles. Bottled Wine on menu at market price plus $5 or $10- very reasonable. No automatic gratuity regardless of group size. No plate sharing fee.... More 

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Thank Alan M
everywhere
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I am sure the fish quality is outstanding. The interior has a posh, elite vibe. But, price-wise, I found my walk-up-to-the-bar appetizer experience here disappointing. I ordered the deep-fried calamari appetizer and a glass of wine (I think it was one of the cheaper wines at $10). Finished the very small portion of calamari, which cost $17, in about five... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

I've come here for business meals. I had my first oysters Rockefeller. Done well. I had a very good cucumber martini.

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Thank Wanda L
Camarillo, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Ciopinot Seafood Grill in SLO is "top notch" in every category. This is our "go-to" restaurant when visiting the Central Coast. Well worth a 20 minute drive to experience the meals served here. Just hosted a party of 20 (Dec. 2016) and Christina performed "outstanding" service in every respect. The specials can't be beat.

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Thank Walt805
San Luis Obispo, California
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54 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

this place is the bomb!! exceeds in service and food and drinks!! while this may be a bit pricey for the average budget, it is absolutely incredible and you will not be disappointed!!! zinfandel wine, tuna trio appetizer, caesar salad and clams and mussel pasta were the delectable choices of the evening. (oh, and a butterfinger confection for dessert. split... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I work in San Luis Obispo every few months & topping my list of places that I HAVE to go to each time is Ciopinot's Seafood Restaurant. The owner, Leonard, personally greets you at the door and is by far the host with the most. I love to get the "No Work" Ciopinot and a glass of great wine. I... More 

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Nipomo, California
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The best thing about this place is the FREE corkage on four bottles of wine. Our server was very gracious and knowledgeable, but the prices for the dishes is really out there! Other reviewers have mentioned how bland many of the menu items were, and that was the case for me as well. My husband and I split the (bland)... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We never miss a dinner when we are in town. This is our favorite. From the greeting we receive once we enter to the service and the amazing specials. It is a true gem. Best seafood. My swordfish was the thickest and most moist I'd ever had. The ciopinot is the best as well. Can't wait to go back. Oh,... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Definitely high end restaurant with sophistication and high-end service. Can hold a lot of people, I went early so not sure how crowded it gets.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?