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F.McLintocks Saloon

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686 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3511
+1 805-541-0686
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Today
11:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 11:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 12:00
12:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 11:00
Fri 11:30 - 21:30
Sat 07:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 21:30
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123 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in here for some drinks and a bite to eat at happy hour. We sat out back and ordered some food and drinks...the food portions are big and delicious we couldn't finish them even though we were hungry.

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Thank lippylinda
San Francisco, California
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit in San Luis Obispo, if you are up to an eating challenge, try the baron of Higuera, words of advice- get salad instead of fries if you want your picture on the wall

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Thank WinoExtreme
nearby
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Known for their steak dinners, we went for breakfast. Good food and generous portions. good service and I am glad I found this little gem in downtown SLO.

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Thank gil352
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68 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we are (rarely) in the mood to eat somewhere trendy in downtown SLO we change our minds because the wait times are usually ridiculously long. That's when we come to McLintocks! There is rarely a wait time and there's plenty of room. The food is always delicious of course, the portions are huge ans the prices are very fair.... More 

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Thank Roxy D
Springfield, Illinois
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The front desk at the Embassy Suites suggested this place, so we thought "why not?". Casual feel to the restaurant with good food - which is exactly what we were looking for. We both had steaks that were perfectly cooked. Our waiter was friendly and knowledgeable about steak and also gave us wine recommendations. The service was quick and we... More 

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Thank FanOfWine11
Carlsbad, California
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

McLintocks was the only place with an open table on a Friday night.(I couldn't talk my husband into making a reservation anywhere else). They opened in 1974 and haven't made any improvements. It's just a cliche "meat and potatoes" restaurant and has open tables because it is just not very good.

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Thank Teresa R
Finland
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278 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I loved the vibe in this place. Fun original American food, friendly service, fun local people of all ages. Extra points for the deco, it sure was funky with the stuffed animal heads and what ever they had there! We just happened to walk in but surprised positively.

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Thank Henna_M_
Oceano, California
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96 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Great place for casual dining, excellent chicken fried steak breakfast, good meeting place with friends for cocktails and finger food

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Thank oceanogary
San Luis Obispo, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been going here for 35 years. The food,service and drinks are great. Its on restaurant row on Higuera street. Back room available for meetings. Ambiance is classic San Luis Obispo county history.

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Thank Chris L
San Luis Obispo, California
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Great ribs, steaks, chicken, this is the BBQ meat place in SLO. It's been there for ages and has always been popular with tourists and with many locals, too.

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Thank Tommy O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 12:00
12:30 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 686 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-541-0686

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