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Firestone Grill

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1001 Higuera St Ste A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3603
+1 805-783-1001
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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San Luis Obispo, California
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We live downtown so we spend a lot of time walking the streets and smelling the restaurants as they prepare for the lunch or dinner crowds. You can smell Firestone blocks away---and that is a good thing. The barbecue calls you and we find it to be our "go to"casual place. Most of the customers are college students or tourists,... More 

Thank connie c
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If family hadn't so highly recommended this place, I never would have gone. My husband split the Tri-Tip sandwich and a small Caesar salad. Both were huge. I'm not sure why they're known for the Tri-Tip. It's not well seasoned, there's no delicious crust on the outside, and I really couldn't tell it was barbequed. They do give you a... More 

Thank Rachael G
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126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't be put off by the crowd the food was ready super fast. Incredibly good BBQ and good sized portions. The fries with their seasoning (old bay?) were delicious too. The Tri-Tip sandwich was particularly good.

Thank Richard H
Hong Kong, China
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A quality version of a place you'd expect to find in many cities across the country. Good, simple burgers and sandwiches at an unbeatable price. The portions are very generous and the food is really tasty. A very casual meeting place in the heart of downtown SLO. Definitely recommend if you're in the mood for a burger or red meat... More 

Thank Dippinginthesauce
Paso Robles, California
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always come here and bring family, friends. relatives and almost everybody I know. Great food. Great atmosphere. Highly recommended.

Thank Bernie806
Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place that was recommended to us by friends in San Diego and well as our hotel. Its a bar joint so nothing fancy but has options for everyone. It was very easy to find and we had no wait time, and arrived at 7pm. If your looking for something casual and delicious, and relatively quick, its the spot!

Thank Jillian F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could have shared this sandwich and "side" of fries with someone, but I tried to finish everything by myself (that was a mistake). The sandwich is stacked with plenty of perfectly-cooked tri-tip and I asked for an extra cup of BBQ sauce for dipping. The "side" of fries was enormous...I have no idea what a "basket" would look like!... More 

Clovis, California
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the sister company of Dog House Grill which we frequent where we live. We went to visit our friends and the recommended this place. We knew the menu as soon as we walked in! Plenty of seating and great food! My fav is the chicken and sprout sandwich and getting a half order of fries and half order... More 

Thank melahoni
Greenville, South Carolina
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During the heavy rains in California, we decided to stopover in San Luis Obispo for the night and stumbled upon Firestone Grill in the wonderful downtown area. The place was packed and we quickly understood why. The food was terrific, the portions were large and the prices were very reasonable. Highly recommend for a casual evening.

Thank 2urhlth
Mission Viejo, California
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I had the full rack of ribs and a side order of fries (enormous side order of fries) and boy oh boy was it good! Ask for extra BBQ sauce on any order that you get. The quality of the meet here is superb!! The line might be long so I suggest you get there early!! A must visit if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Higuera St Ste A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-783-1001

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