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Firestone Grill

1001 Higuera St Ste A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3603
+1 805-783-1001
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tri tip sandwich” (164 reviews)
“fries” (159 reviews)
“cobb salad” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1001 Higuera St Ste A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3603
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

A Cal Poly staple - honest hot comfort food at reasonable prices with proud employees serving (usually) a packed restaurant. Hard not to become a frequent patron at Firestone Grill.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 29 September 2015

My son-in-law has been telling us their Tri-tip for years. He found it when he was going to college there. We were staying overnight in SLO so decided to go here for lunch. We arrived at a good time, not too crowded, but by the...More

Thank Joann T
Reviewed 28 September 2015

The food is great & the vibe good. The line will be long, but it goes quickly. Tables need to be bused and cleaned more often. Tri tip sandwiches and fries are a must. Full bar available with multiple games being televised in the bar...More

Thank A H
Reviewed 27 September 2015

now that's a sandwich!, so glad I ordered the Tri Tip which was so tender and the excellent cole slaw side was the perfect match, lots of sports items and Tv's inside and a big patio outside.

Thank cosmosquad
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

This place has pretty good Tri Tip sandwiches. The fries are really good too. This place gets really crowded on the weekends, so if you want to go on a weekend, go early. The sandwich is a toasted bun with some kind of butter spread...More

1  Thank CentralCoastWine
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

The ribs were amazing as well as their jalapeño burger. Coleslaw was also top notch. The place was packed so we sat outside and it was a great environment for enjoying the beautiful city and its downtown.

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

This place was damn good! I went there with my family of 7 and tried an array of foods. We tried the half chicken, tri-tip sandwiches, pork ribs, avocado burger for the vegetarian, and the bowl of fries! Everything was delicious, so bring your appetite...More

Thank Yvette M
Reviewed 17 September 2015

it's thur.,5 pm and we're downtown looking for a place to eat. the young people are all over, I guess cal poly doesn't have eating places on campus because the places are packed. we pick this place because it looks large and has open air...More

Thank Joseph O
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Tri-tip sandwich, pig sandwich and monster cheese burger were sensational. Cole slaw ain't bad too. Salad and fries at the ajacent table looked great. On the negative side the service was just OK and the extremely loud food pickup announcements are mind numbing. However the...More

Thank fmaralis
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Had a great lunch here on the way back to San Jose. Huge salads, awesome onion rings, and tasty burgers! Plan to make this a regular stop when I'm in the area!

Thank Cathy S
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12 May 2016|
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Response from Tina B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they take reservations at all. I have been there 3 times and always a line but well worth the wait!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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