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Petra Mediterranean Pizza and Grill

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1210 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3128
+1 805-439-1999
10:30 - 22:30
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Nipomo, United States
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Healthy food choices, friendly service, and no frills dining. There are options for vegetarians and meat eaters. It's a little pricey but the food seems homemade and tastes delicious. The pita bread is amazing!

Thank Catherine O
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Serves a range of Mediterranean style food, various meat stuffed in very fresh pitta (lamb, gyro and shawarma chicken). Great hummus and salads looked good. Quick service, tables inside and out.

Thank verity554
San Jose, CA
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75 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here very late and hungry. The ordering and serving process were very fast! Most of the dishes were delicious, especially the dessert whose name I don't remember. The price is very reasonable. Unfortunately we did not order pizza. Hope I can visit again and have a taste of the pizza.

Thank VIPofHotels
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101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Quite a few items but the pizza's are particularly good. Try the chicken garlic! I don't eat carbs very often but when I do I go here! Quite a few options.

Thank klmattocks
Fresno, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The absolute best Mediterranean food I've ever had. The peta bread is warm and freshly baked and the staff is fantastic!!

Thank cinmin2016
San Luis Obispo, California
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109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The Petra is a really nice little cafe in SLO Town where you can get some quite delicious middle eastern food. Their humus is the best around, and well, all the food here is excellent. They also have a very extensive beer selection, and TVs to watch sports. You can eat inside or outside. A well-deservedly popular place.

Thank Tommy O
San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Simply love the food and service here. More importantly, it is pet friendly. We have consistently ordered Lamb Swaharma and Falafel plate dishes. The kids get their gyros and they are delicious and price is reasonable. This time around, we ordered the large pizza and you can choose 2 different options on your pizza. Got to try the BBQ chicken... More 

Thank WorldTraveler12376
portland, or
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194 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We really liked this place. It was a unique combination of greek/mediterranian food with Pizza. I love the Gyro pizza for example. Crust was excellent. Nice laid back place. I would say a medium Pizza is good for 2-3 people depending on how hungry you are. Location is such as you are at the far end of downtown so you... More 

Thank jgold10529
So Cal
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487 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I found out about the history between this place and Jaffa, and this place is just as good...love the ambience as it stays open late, and has TVs while I enjoy good Mediterranean food (Next time, will get the pizza). There's a lot of good stuff on the menu, so one visit isn't enough. Need to come back to SLO!

Thank d l
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The Mediterranean food is nothing special, but the pizza is very good. We ordered the Gyro pizza and cheese pizza. They were delicious! The falafel plate was ok, not great.

Thank Jessica G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1210 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-439-1999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?