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“Dog friendly patio”

Novo Restaurant & Lounge
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$30
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Broad st.
Description: Set against a rich eclectic backdrop, Novo's international flavors are the leading ingredients in an exotic dining experience. Located downtown San Luis Obispo in a historic turn of the century building with spectacular creekside dining. Multi award winning restaurant for food, service and ambiance. Extensive global and local wine and beer selection. Novo easily accommodates large parties either on one of the patios in in their lower level "cellar room". A favorite with both locals and tourists, Novo is a truly a San Luis Obispo experience.
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Love the patio and the view of the creek. The food was good, the wait staff was friendly and efficient. Our dog liked sitting and looking at the ducks in the creek. A very pleasant time.

Thank John T
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

Very pretty setting but food was a notch below average. We live in Los Angeles so get a variety of ethnic food here. Perhaps this restaurant is special for those people that do not get a lot of various ethnic food. Great perk that they accept dogs in the outside dining area. Service was also very friendly.

Thank LApuplover
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

We sat outdoors because we brought our dog - the waiter gave me instructions for entering from the creek. When he saw my wife sitting there, he went to check the alley he had directed me to...they had closed the gate. He then went around the front to find me. Service over and above!! From there on, the service and food were excellent! What a charming find in a town full of restaurants, Novo excels!

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Thank don c
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

I was in SLO for a business conference last week. We had a group dinner at Novo. The atmosphere is wonderful with a large outdoor area over a creek and personal heaters in the event that it gets too cool outside. Granted, they were serving a very large group but the food was nothing to write home about. The salmon was overcooked and the side of vegetables was entirely bland (over steamed with no sauce). If I ever find myself in SLO again, I'd probably go there to enjoy the atmosphere with friends and drinks but eat at the Farmers Market.

Thank Dev B
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

First of all, head out back to the patio where it is also dog friendly and you won't be disappointed! The atmosphere out there is wonderful with shade, the river and beautiful trees. Make sure you opt for the salmon bisque soup instead of salad and you will think you died and went to heaven. The food is super fresh and we had the chicken sandwich with brie and sliced apples which was amazing on super soft bread. Oh, they also will bring you out bread if you ask and it was also delicious. We live in the Bar Area and have great food there and this place is right up there with us.

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Thank Althea1
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