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“Relaxing at TJ's for a late lunch!”
Review of Tahoe Joe's

Tahoe Joe's
Ranked #21 of 303 Restaurants in San Luis Obispo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Steakhouse
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Good for: Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Santa Maria, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Relaxing at TJ's for a late lunch!”
Reviewed 11 November 2013 via mobile

Was over at the shopping area in San Louis Obispo and found Tahoe Joes! Not in kitchen downtown SLO, but had an amazing wooden interior and a great view of the valley. Food: amazing and well priced! Tip: get the dinner for two. At $22, you get an appetizer (crab cakes was ours) and choice of steak, prime rib or chicken with the 'famous' cheesecake for dessert. Full bar available as well. Let me know if this was helpful to you - we recommend it for good atmosphere, food, and fun!

  • Visited November 2013
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Pismo Beach, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Excellent Prime Rib”
Reviewed 25 October 2013

This is our "go to" restaurant when we want a great meal at a great value. The prime rib is outstanding. Served with a soup or salad, baked potato rolled in course salt, with all the trimmings and a veg, it is tender with good flavor. My wife loves the railroad shrimp.

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Servers are well trained. This is one of the very few restaurants where I've asked to see the manager to compliment on outstanding service, and I've had to do it more than once! Sometimes the server is just so good, you have to say something.

For desert, try the chocolate cake with whipped cream. Great cake, real whipped cream, and lots of it. Easily feeds two for desert.

If you go during happy hour, don't sit at a table in the restaurant because happy hour prices, etc. are not extended to those of you who don't like bar scenes. That is one thing I've never understood and it always gets my blood boiling. The same drink in the bar costs more 10 feet away.

They don't take reservations, but you can call when you are on the road and they will put your name in. I keep the phone number in my cell phone and call from the car.

  • Visited September 2013
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Lake Worth, Fl
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Fun Place To Eat”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We found Tahoe Joe's by accident while driving through a few shopping centers looking for a place to have dinner. The food was very good, the service was a little slow the atmosphere was country and the price was fine. The only problem we encountered was the A/C was either not working or not working well, so it was pretty hot inside the restaurant.

Visited October 2013
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Cayucos, California
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Lunch”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

We got fish & chips to take home and it was good, plus very reasonably priced. We also got the clam chowder soup which we both liked.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Kerry B
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Decent place for a steak”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Nice atmosphere. Good service though the night we were there they were short staffed. Friend of mine ordered a Steak and was satisfied. Ordered a steak salad also.Tasty and cooked properly. Crab cake appetizer fair. would recommend Tahoe Joes.

Visited September 2013
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