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1023 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3222
+1 805-545-9001
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Cleveland, Oh
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1,413 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 512 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This restaurant has a nice location and a great patio. The food is a bit upscale tex mex and it partially succeeded. Nothing we had was bad but unremarkable. The best thing was the ahi tuna tapo, which was very good. The service was slow: they tried hard but were overwhelmed.

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Long Beach, California
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2012

We were sucked in by the nice outdoor patio. The hostess was lovely, our waiter--the only waiter--was clearly overworked, and the 45 minutes we sat waiting without our food order was intolerable. Seriously--we ordered tortilla soup...how long can that possibly take?! After watching a couple other tables complain about how long their food was taking, we decided to bail. We... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2011

We were just walking around downtown San Luis Obispo looking for someplace good and not too overpriced when the Cielo caught our eyes. There is outdoor seating with heaters for cold nights but it was a chilly night even with the heat so we ate indoors. We decided to try the crabcakes and the fish ceviche. Both were excellent. I... More 

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Washington DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2011

Went here with my partner, his son & girlfriend for lunch. It was a beautiful day and we sat outside. I ordered the Shrimp Diablo (I'm allergic to corn and that cut out about 3/4 of the menu) and it was fabulous tasting...but hot hot hot. There was no warning on the menu about the spiciness, although I suppose I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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323 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2011

We went here for dinner on a tip from our neighbor who had dined here the week before. It was a Friday night and service was very prompt. After being seated we were brought fresh hot chips and a really good salsa. I ordered a butternut squash enchillada and my wife ordered the ahi tuna tacos. As great (and unusual)... More 

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Los Osos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2011

Cielo Cantina is the latest of a succession of restaurant to go into this jinxed location. It's a great setting - next to mission Plaza, with a view of the mission. I went there with most of the people from the office, for lunch. We ate outside in the patio, next to the plaza. The service was friendly and frequent.... More 

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Mexican
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  • Address: 1023 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-545-9001

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