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Gibson Brothers BBQ

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1436 E Grand Ave, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2424
+1 805-474-5674
11:00 - 21:00
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Arroyo Grande
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I enjoyed Gibson Brothers BBQ, but the location was difficult to find for travelers. Locals knew where it was and frequented the restaurant for excellent lunch and dinner BBQ items. However, this location became the Ever Lovin' BBQ, which currently is in another location. It must be tough to do business in a strip mall when you location is tucked... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2013

There seems to be some strife between owners and staff which made the evenings meal a bit awkward. The food was good but I don't like to sit in what appears to be a tense moment in management. Not sure if I will return.

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Arroyo Grande, California
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2012

Really good BBQ from a place that prides itself on its unique, secret cooking method. I believe them. I've never had a bad meal here. Good value for good portions.

Thank Jim R
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2012 via mobile

It's a little tucked away and hard to spot from the road, but it's worth the extra effort. I only get to the central coast once a year and a tri-tip sandwich is a must! This was the right place to go for that. Soft bread, tender meat sliced not too thin and not too thick, and the kicker EXCELLENT... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Great BBQ and service. Friendly down home welcome as you enter and attentive service throughout meal. Thin sliced tri tip cooked on red oak firewood and piled high with delicious flavor and tenderness. Priced right and many good side dishes to enhance the meal. Family owned and operated. Great beer choices on tap and in the bottle. If you are... More 

Thank Angellina757
Santa Barbara, California
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2012

I found this new place through a coupon book in my local area and tried them out for dinner. The portions were very ample, service was fast, but the taste and texture of everything we tried was simply fantastic. I look forward to coming back to this place again. I would give them 5 stars if their beer wasn't so... More 

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Kingman, Arizona
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413 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Ate here for lunch and really enjoyed the tritip plate with a side of linquisa. A very tasty meal for a good price, not a fancy restaurant but a great basic meal. The wait staff was great and went out of his way to make sure we were ok.

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Restaurant Details

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American, Barbecue
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1436 E Grand Ave, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Arroyo Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 805-474-5674

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