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Mongo's Saloon

Bar, Pub, American
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359 W Grand Ave, Grover Beach, CA 93433-1940
+1 805-489-3639
10:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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Hanford, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We went with a group of our friends to Mongo's for dinner. We had heard the food was good. Well...it was ok. Our group was large - 9 people. The service was very good but ALL of our food was lukewarm to cold. I do not believe it was our server's fault. She was very attentive & only waiting on... More 

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Las Vegas NV
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

I went to Mongos so I could watch the football game. I got some of their clam chowder which was served with a Texas toast. It was quite tasty. I didn't try anything else since the bowl of soup was quite filling. I did have some wine with the soup which was fine.

Thank LasVegasfemale
Keizer, Oregon
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570 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I was raised in Grover City but moved in 1980. Whenever we are back in town we always get a drink and food at Mongo's. Today we had a couple of hoppy IPA beers and chased it with some Bushmill. We also had the Happy Hour Coconut Shrimp which is always excellent. The service, food and drinks are always good... More 

Thank VictoryVisionTim
Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Race of Gentlemen was late starting Sat. Oct. 15 and many attendees had to walk up Grand Ave. to find lunch. Unfortunately we went to Mongo's. They were unprepared as the server continued to advise us of the: lack of staff, too many people, etc. Food was okay but the atmosphere brittle with the continual complaints in the dining area.... More 

Thank VoyageurBC
Oceano, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Sports type bar and card room, live music on weekends, hamburgers etc on menu , ample parking majority of the time

1 Thank oceanogary
Keizer, Oregon
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570 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I was raised in Grover City, now Grover Beach and pickings for good places to eat and drink were a bit slim in the 50s - 70s. Now I find myself visiting since I moved away 36 years ago. Today I stumbled upon Mongo's Saloon and glad I did. I had a nice draft beer and wonderful onion rings. The... More 

Thank VictoryVisionTim
Bandon, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

I was in visiting in town and had no place to go for Thanksgiving. Was driving down Grand Ave. and saw their door open with hardly anyone in the parking lot. Had a couple of great Bloody Mary's and a yummy Ruben Sandwich. Rescued me in my time of need!

Thank Ladyhawk555
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

This place was a lot of fun. Lots of character and the food was good. I would go here again for food and beer. Perhaps not a place for small children. The staff were very friendly. Liked this place a lot.

1 Thank Greg C
Hayward, California, Usa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We stumbled upon Mongo's looking for Clam Chowder because downtown Pismo Beach was just to crowded. The waitress said that the Clam Chowder was great and she was right. So was everything else we ordered. We were there at a quiet time but I'm betting that it does get loud as ther is evidence of live entertainment. The portions were... More 

1 Thank Robert O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

So I come on Tuesday's as much as possible for there wonderful street tacos, only a dollar! Remember there a little smaller then there regular tacos but well worth it. Just ask what they got because I only get there fried shrimp, lol u must try for yourself.

1 Thank Cami G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$39
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 359 W Grand Ave, Grover Beach, CA 93433-1940
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Grover Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-489-3639

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