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Spike's Place

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570 Higuera St Ste 2, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3849
+1 805-544-7157
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good54%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible15%
6 Sep 2018
“Raw wings and rude owner who blamed us for the raw chicken.”
31 Jan 2018
“Had wings and beer”
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
570 Higuera St Ste 2, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3849
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

My wife and I received raw chicken wings from Spike's booth at a "Wingfest". When we confronted the chef with wings in hand, they stated "that was only the first batch and the rest are cooked". We wanted to tell the owner of the pub...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank samuelstewarthawley
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Great wings! Wednesday special is $7 for a pound! Had their Cajun style wings. I am using their round the world card to try 40 beers. Had Karl Strauss red ale and Anchor Steam. Beers were refreshing, got stuffed on wings, took 3 home.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Spikes was a favorite of the collegiate crowd 30 years ago. That crowd has moved on to other venues, but the beer and spuds are still great. Its a less crowded more laid back environment than the 80's. Its also lost some of that 80's...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank TheOpsDoctor
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We've been frequent visitors to Spikes, but it seems that with the proliferation of micro breweries it is losing it's charm and quality.

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank John E
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Good Selection of Beer and Ciders, good food, decent customer service. I like the place, I like the food, but I always seem to get the same person serving me who seems... distracted. I'd definitely rate it higher if I felt like the bartender was...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Travis V
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This place is an occasional indulgence. They have a world of beer, and although I don't like heavy beers, I can always find a good lager or pilsner to drink from their menu. The food is nothing fancy, but it's not over priced and accompanies...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank bonchien
Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

I used to frequent Spikes back when I was in school, thought it'd be fun to take a trip down memory lane and grab a beer. We ordered two beers and two burgers... Our server was horrible. Bad attitude, he was intrusive, never checked on...More

Thank Hollie D
Reviewed 24 October 2014

The service was friendly, the beer selection was ample and the food was good. I had both the Tuesday taco special and the Ortega burger with fries. Yum!

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Mark C
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Rustic old beer pub in the heart of San Luis Obispo, and a change of pace from the bars that are crowded with the loud college crowd. Great beer selection and pretty good bar food as well. We had their potato skins, and they were...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank Norm1983
Reviewed 10 July 2013

Great beer selection, okay service and moderate prices, but a nice change of pace from the other younger skewing (college) bars downtown. Actually worth hanging around for a bit if you can grab one of the booths!

Date of visit: June 2013
Thank bradend_12
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570 Higuera St Ste 2, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3849
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-544-7157
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