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“Good steak in Paso Robles”

Cool Hand Luke's Steakhouse & Saloon
Ranked #69 of 195 Restaurants in Paso Robles
Cuisines: American, Bar, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pub
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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“Good steak in Paso Robles”
Reviewed 2 October 2013 via mobile

We ended up in Paso Robles after the National Parks were closed, and wanted a steak. Concierge at the hotel recommended this place. Quite a find.
We opted to sit at the bar, instead of the restaurant, for a few pre-dinner drinks, the food. The New York strip, with blue cheese was excellent, as were the coconut shrimp. Wife had the Caesar salad, small, (which was huge!). great food and not a bad price.
Couple of great bartenders in Wally and Joe. Mixed up cocktails and shots for us all night. Left feeling somewhat wobbly but having had a fantastic evening!

Visited October 2013
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English first
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“Good steakhouse with very nice staff!”
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Stopped for a nice dinner driving back to Valencia from Monterey. Loved the atmosphere, the very pleasant staff and food was very good. A little pricy, but on par for a steakhouse.

  • Visited September 2013
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“A little better than average, but good for Paso Robles”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We ate here on our second night at Paso Robles, which was much better than our first night at the dreaded Bad BBQ!

We went for the short menu with options for a salad or soup. Quite good value.

  • Visited August 2013
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“Great Prime Rib!”
Reviewed 24 July 2013

If you are a "meat man" like my husband, you know that good prime rib is not easy to find. We were both very impressed with our prime rib dinners at Cool Hand Luke's. They were cooked exactly how we asked and delicious. Great, cheery service and no wait at all. Place is big and clean. We will stop again on our next road trip to SoCal. Prices were decent as well.

  • Visited July 2013
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“Brilliant! I'll be back.”
Reviewed 18 July 2013 via mobile

Visited for an early dinner. Sat in the saloon side. $3 805 for happy hour was great! Our waitress, Leah, was happy and energetic. She demonstrated superb menu knowledge. Justin, one of the bar tenders, was happy to strike up a conversation. He offered a sample of his Kentucky apple. Great drink! I had the prime rib burger. Signature bacon jam is more of a chutney, but is wicked good! Great! My coworker had the salmon. It was WAY undercooked. Yuck. The manager, Jen, was notified and fixed the problem. I had the cinnamon bread pudding. Brilliant! I will certainly be back.

Service:10/10
Salmon: 1/10
Prime Burger:8/10
Cinnamon Bread Pudding:8/10
Value:8/10
Drinks:8/10.

Well played.

  • Visited May 2013
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