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1127 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3551
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1127 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3551
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in SLO over the past weekend for the SLO Marathon. I've participated in every one of the races for the past 7 years and love spending the weekend in town. I'm not sure why I never noticed Sidecar before but boy am I...More

Thank zapz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants! We were there last summer and planning a trip up the coast in our vw bus and this is one of the places we are definitely stopping by for a meal!! We had Brussels sprouts - everyone's doing...More

Thank kimberlydburton
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This is a cocktail bar. They have a full bar with beer and wine also and they serve some appetizers. They have a menu with maybe 10 different specialty cocktails that they serve but they have no other list for any other suggestions for cocktails....More

Thank MySeaBiscuit13
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Sidecar is one of my favorites in San Luis Obispo. They have great cocktails made by real bartenders (just check out all of the bitters bottles on the bar), great service, and beautiful food. We visit SLO quite frequently and we always make time for...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

After our first visit here, our review was glowing. We loved everything. On this second visit, we were not quite as impressed. The server recommended a particular beer to my wife, who loves beer. It came in a can and it wasn’t very good. She...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We’ve walked past Sidecar multiple times since moving to SLO six months ago. We finally went in. It only took one visit for it to vault onto our "Favorites" list. They nailed everything. First, the laidback, almost coffee-shop ambiance appealed to us. The service was...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The appetizers were really tasty. The Brussels sprouts were crispy and well seasoned. The tater tots were crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside. I should have ordered more. The fried chicken dinner was not so good. The chicken pieces were not seasoned...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

SLO has quite a collection of funky, artzy places and this is a good one! Diverse menu, great service. We started with roasted brussel sprouts that were perfect. Burgers ($17) were huge and high quality. Salads ultra fresh. Friday night had a 40 minute wait...More

Thank pandasdad
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We enjoyed a delicious dinner, tasty wine, and especially savored the Roasted Brussels Sprouts appetizer!

Thank 13AnnD13
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Six of us dining for dinner and we all had good feedback for our cocktails and meals. They had meals to satisfy meat lovers and vegetarians. Everybody was happy. Their extensive cocktail menu was fun too. Nobody had any complaints, it was an entirely positive...More

Thank sjansenavon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1127 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3551
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
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