Downtown San Luis Obispo, California

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Things to do in San Luis Obispo, California

Main Street of old Downtown San Luis Obispo speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As San Luis Obispo the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown San Luis Obispo has several options for shopping for specialty food items that are not found in regular grocery stores. Shops tailored for "foodies" offer tastings of the products as well as scheduled culinary classes to perfect your skills. Shop for infused oils, salts and spices from around the World!

Downtown San Luis Obispo offers on-the-go dining when you visit your favorite food truck. Pick up some corn tortilla tacos with freshly made pico with a fresh squeeze of lemon to give your day a boost. Food trucks can offer a wide variety of niche ethnic blends.

Downtown San Luis Obispo micro breweries have popped up in downtown corridors to quench the thirst of local or traveller whos is looking for a one-of-a-kind experience for suds brewed on site. If you are looking for a light beer or something randy and dark, you are sure to find a wide assortment of options to choose from.

Downtown San Luis Obispo keeps your pets fed, groomed, clothed and entertained with a wide assortment of ts.s available online and in-store. Does your dog need a bit of training? Check with us for great referrals to dog walkers, trainers and veterinarians who can work with your pets.

Why do you love downtown?

Caren Murphy
Cute shops, great crab cakes, friendly.

The variety of shops!

Whenever we travel north, we stop for a couple extra days of shopping and relaxing in Ashland Oregon. Quaint, pretty, relaxing Ashland.

Kim Patrick
There is a lot of unique things to find.

Gen McClelland
going for my 1st visit in beginning of August

Restaurants in San Luis Obispo, California

Bartlett Bath & Kitchen Remode

Downtown San Luis Obispo

Bella Napoli

1009 Monterey St
Downtown San Luis Obispo

1865 Restaurant

1865 Monterey St
Downtown San Luis Obispo

1865 Restaurant

1 Buena Vista Avenue
Downtown San Luis Obispo

A J Spurs

740 West Foothill Boulevard
Downtown San Luis Obispo

Alex Madonna's Gold Rush Steak

100 Madonna Road
Downtown San Luis Obispo

Bakersfield Restaurant

815 Palm St
Downtown San Luis Obispo

B Wich D

673 Higuera St
Downtown San Luis Obispo

Bali's Self Serve Frozen Ygrt

890 Foothill Boulevard
Downtown San Luis Obispo

Amigos & Co

892 Marsh St
Downtown San Luis Obispo

Apple Farm

4675 Thread Lane
Downtown San Luis Obispo

B Wichd

673 Higuera St
Downtown San Luis Obispo

Downtown San Luis Obispo Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown San Luis Obispo can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Upon check-in, slip the desk agent a tip and ask for the best room they can find at your current booked rate. Often times a quick $10 or $20 bill can go a long way towards the mood of the person who directly decides where you lay your head for the night.

Avoid booking poolside for kids playing during the day and gatherings at night. Sound bounces off of the water and voices carry so ask for a room away from the pool either on the opposite side of the hotel or in higher floors.

Not all online booking systems are fully integrated with hotel reservations systems so there is a chance that smaller hotels are hand entering your stay from a fax machine which leaves room for errors. Book directly with hotel to avoid any problems and ask for a price match if you find a better price online.