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The Rib Line

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12308 Los Osos Valley Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7220
+1 805-543-7427
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I Read the reviews before eating there and some people were satisfied and others weren't. We decided to go for it. I rate this place a FAIR. A little expensive for the portions! Ive tasted better. Corn bread is expensive and not that delicious. Customer service was great.

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Thank Reyna G
New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife had a salad and I had a pulled pork little piggy sandwich with fries. It might be the best pulled pork ever next to my own of course. The fries were crispy and shoestring size. Granted the prices a little high, but I was full from lunch until almost 7 pm that night. Portion sizes are perfect.

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Thank redzins
Robinson, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Very disappointed. I had the Southern Style Pig sandwich on Ciabetta & my husband had the Tri-tip sandwich. Both of our sandwich had a more fat than meat & not much flavor. Would not recommend.

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Thank susan c
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Eaten here and take out numerous times. Simply the best in the area for ribs!!! The flavor and service are incredible. I could eat the ribs continually.

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Thank Tony H
North Hills
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Rib Line, which is located in a strangely laid out shopping center off Los Osos Road in SLO, has ribs and chicken and other stuff. I ordered a half rack of ribs. Bottom line: They were not great or even very good ribs, just good. For the money, I can find good ribs in several places in SLO. Plus,... More 

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Thank Robert L
Wyandotte, Michigan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I don't know HOW this has managed to get four-star reviews; to say the food was mediocre would be a serious overstatement. We stopped here because the reviews were good, and couldn't have been more disappointed. It is a tiny shop in a strip mall with no dining room to speak of. There were a couple sad-looking tables inside and... More 

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Thank Kay766
Los Osos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Very good choice for lunch. Had pork tacos that were spicy and delicious. Lots of choices for sides. Quick service and very comfy to eat there.

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Thank Martha F
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

There are many BBQ places in SLO, this place is very good and has a great BBQ sauce. The brisket and pulled pork are amazing.

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Thank Skier134
Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Stop by the Rib Line which is one of the many players in the area that serve Santa Maria style BBQ--Great place to eat!

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Thank roberthK3005ND
Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I ate dinner here with my wife, son and granddaughter. I had the baby back ribs and they were among the best I ever had. I had potato salad as a side and I really enjoyed it but it wasn't traditional style with lots of mayo-it was dryer and less sweet. My son had beef ribs which he really enjoyed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12308 Los Osos Valley Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7220
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-543-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?