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Bars and nightlife in San Luis Obispo County

Top bars

Asian Restaurant
“Voted best restaurant in SLO! Enjoy delicious tapas and world famous wine with creekside views. Located in the iconic Cigar Factory building in downtown SLO, Novo’s bar, lounge offers award wining innovative cuisine. Tandoori chicken and Novo lettuce wraps are our favorites! ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Bar
“BEST cocktail and dinner in Paso Robles! Make a reservation or go early, the place is small. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“The best tri tip sandwiches on the Central Coast! They also have "large" baskets of fries that can feed 3-4 people. BBQ chicken, great salads, brews, and great prices.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“If you get a chance to go here for a concert/ show please do yourself a favor and go. such a great venue. Good beer and wine selection, food and just great all around place. We have been there for concerts and love all the Stand up comedies we get to experience. Parking is a little crazy but totally worth it. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Brewery
“Great beer in the popular Tin City region. Grab a flight and try some of the best beer on the central coast. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Super yummy margaritas and cocktails here. Anything with short ribs on their menu is our fav! ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Bar
“Some of the best meals we have shared with family and friends has been at Ventana Grill! The food offerings are always consistently great and the view is amazing! Try the Halibut steak fish and chips, the clam chowder and the Chipotle Seafood pasta. YUM!”
  • 48 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Awesome farm to table gourmet organic foods. The patio has a magical atmosphere. I love this place for Brunch, Lunch or Dinner.”
  • 29 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Asian Restaurant
“Voted best restaurant in SLO! Enjoy delicious tapas and world famous wine with creekside views. Located in the iconic Cigar Factory building in downtown SLO, Novo’s bar, lounge offers award wining innovative cuisine. Tandoori chicken and Novo lettuce wraps are our favorites! ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Oldest bar in Paso Robles. Very iconic building with lots of history. Karaoke and live music throughout the week. Best place to see real cowboys and locals come and drink and have fun. Cash only bar.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Pub
“An Irish pub with elevated pub dishes ... one not to miss is "MA! The Meatloaf!" and an incredible Grilled Cheese and Tomato Bisque. Also, this is one of the few late night kitchens and typically music and dancing on weekends through the high season in Paso.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“Bar, music and drinks. Pismo Beach. Trolley runs in Summer, otherwise about 10 min drive”
  • 14 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“ Great food, bar, night scene. Close to Bubblegum Alley. Open until 11 pm.”
  • 11 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Good bar and restaurant, kind of high prices, but worth it. Right on the beach bluffs, fantastic views . Easy listening music”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The live music may keep you awake on occasion, so you might as well join them! The food is very affordable and tasty and there's plenty of room to spread out and even families will like it.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“Amsterdam is a fun/funky little shop with wonderful tea and coffee selections. It's right downtown and has a fun atmosphere for sipping something hot.”
  • 12 locals recommend

Music venues

Concert Hall
“If you get a chance to go here for a concert/ show please do yourself a favor and go. such a great venue. Good beer and wine selection, food and just great all around place. We have been there for concerts and love all the Stand up comedies we get to experience. Parking is a little crazy but totally worth it. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Brewery
“Great beer in the popular Tin City region. Grab a flight and try some of the best beer on the central coast. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bar
“Night club with live music. They serve food, have plenty of seating indoors and outdoors. Club has TV for sports viewing and two pool tables. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Theatre
“Concerts, symphony and so much more. There is always something to see and hear.”
  • 2 locals recommend