Best BBQ in San Luis Obispo

Check out the top BBQ in San Luis Obispo, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Firestone Grill
1. Firestone Grill
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44 local reviews
1001 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 805-783-1001
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Kelsey
Best BBQ in SLO. Bring the family and enjoy their famous Tri Tip sandwich with a basket of onion rings. This…
Freya
The famous Firestone Grill is a MUST stop if you love BBQ. Lines are long but its worth the wait. Try the…
Carlos
Must try ABC burger with BBQ sauce or the famous TRI-TIP sandwich :)
1. Firestone Grill
1. Firestone Grill
host-0host-1host-2
44 local reviews
1001 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 805-783-1001
Kelsey
Kelsey
Best BBQ in SLO. Bring the family and enjoy their famous Tri Tip sandwich with a basket of onion rings. This is a great place to watch your…
Freya
Freya
The famous Firestone Grill is a MUST stop if you love BBQ. Lines are long but its worth the wait. Try the Tri-Tip Sando!
Carlos
Carlos
Must try ABC burger with BBQ sauce or the famous TRI-TIP sandwich :)
2. California Fresh Market
2. California Fresh Market
host-0
43 local reviews
555 5 Cities Dr, Pismo Beach
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 805-295-7162
SupermarketLiquor storeGrocery or supermarket
Curtis
If you're looking to purchase fresh ingredients for your BBQ, this around-the-corner market is a great choice.
2. California Fresh Market
2. California Fresh Market
host-0
43 local reviews
555 5 Cities Dr, Pismo Beach
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 805-295-7162
Curtis
Curtis
If you're looking to purchase fresh ingredients for your BBQ, this around-the-corner market is a great choice.
3. Downtown SLO Farmer's Market
3. Downtown SLO Farmer's Market
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27 local reviews
1108 Garden Street, San Luis Obispo
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
+1 805-541-0286
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Stacey
Enjoy the world famous San Luis Obispo farmers market. Every Thursday evening from 6pm to 9pm enjoy the…
Melanie
The Farmer's Market is every Thursday 6-9pm along Higuera downtown. Incredible fresh veggies and lots of food,…
Caleb
SLO is home to a huge farmers market every Thursday night from 6-9 pm. Go for great BBQ at San Luis BBQ, try…
3. Downtown SLO Farmer's Market
3. Downtown SLO Farmer's Market
host-0host-1host-2
27 local reviews
1108 Garden Street, San Luis Obispo
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
+1 805-541-0286
Stacey
Stacey
Enjoy the world famous San Luis Obispo farmers market. Every Thursday evening from 6pm to 9pm enjoy the family friendly atmosphere with…
Melanie
Melanie
The Farmer's Market is every Thursday 6-9pm along Higuera downtown. Incredible fresh veggies and lots of food, the BBQ is especially…
Caleb
Caleb
SLO is home to a huge farmers market every Thursday night from 6-9 pm. Go for great BBQ at San Luis BBQ, try pork dishes at Granada,…
4. Rib Line by the Beach
4. Rib Line by the Beach
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9 local reviews
228 West Grand Avenue, Grover Beach
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 805-543-7427
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Yancy
Some of the best BBQ on the central coast in a casual atmosphere. Easily have a meal in your sandals.
Shanda
Open all day. Great BBQ! All fresh ingredients and farm raised meat. Great prices. Walking distance.
Candi
Wonderful BBQ flavors, good food selection for everyone.
4. Rib Line by the Beach
4. Rib Line by the Beach
host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
228 West Grand Avenue, Grover Beach
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 805-543-7427
Yancy
Yancy
Some of the best BBQ on the central coast in a casual atmosphere. Easily have a meal in your sandals.
Shanda
Shanda
Open all day. Great BBQ! All fresh ingredients and farm raised meat. Great prices. Walking distance.
Candi
Candi
Wonderful BBQ flavors, good food selection for everyone.
5. Del Mar Park
5. Del Mar Park
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7 local reviews
Del Mar Park, Morro Bay
Open · Closes 6:30 PM
+1 805-772-6278
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Angie
Located only 2 blocks from our home. The kids will have fun playing while the adults can bring lunch and use…
Sharon
Its a lovely and shady park where you can reserve a BBQ spot. It also has a great play area for the kids.
5. Del Mar Park
5. Del Mar Park
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7 local reviews
Del Mar Park, Morro Bay
Open · Closes 6:30 PM
+1 805-772-6278
Angie
Angie
Located only 2 blocks from our home. The kids will have fun playing while the adults can bring lunch and use the BBQ there. There have…
Sharon
Sharon
Its a lovely and shady park where you can reserve a BBQ spot. It also has a great play area for the kids.
6. Jocko's
6. Jocko's
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37 local reviews
125 North Thompson Avenue, Nipomo
Closed · Opens in 13 minutes
+1 805-929-3686
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
John & Monica
To quote a friend, "The waits long the the service is terrible, but the food is AMAZING." Best BBQ in town …
Ricardo
Steak House, Santa Maria Style BBQ Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner
Alex
Some of the best BBQ that the central coast has to offer.
6. Jocko's
6. Jocko's
host-0host-1host-2
37 local reviews
125 North Thompson Avenue, Nipomo
Closed · Opens in 13 minutes
+1 805-929-3686
John & Monica
John & Monica
To quote a friend, "The waits long the the service is terrible, but the food is AMAZING." Best BBQ in town This is a great place to stop…
Ricardo
Ricardo
Steak House, Santa Maria Style BBQ Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner
Alex
Alex
Some of the best BBQ that the central coast has to offer.
7. Brickhouse BBQ
7. Brickhouse BBQ
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6 local reviews
939 Main Street, Morro Bay
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 805-772-0111
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Art
This is our favorite place to grab some BBQ. They provide large portions of meat. You will get your moneys…
Larry
Best BBQ around! You must try the tri-tip... it is superb.
Dana
Yummy BBQ a short walk away.
7. Brickhouse BBQ
7. Brickhouse BBQ
host-0host-1host-2
6 local reviews
939 Main Street, Morro Bay
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 805-772-0111
Art
Art
This is our favorite place to grab some BBQ. They provide large portions of meat. You will get your moneys worth.
Larry
Larry
Best BBQ around! You must try the tri-tip... it is superb.
Dana
Dana
Yummy BBQ a short walk away.
8. Jeffry's Wine Country BBQ
8. Jeffry's Wine Country BBQ
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
s Way, Paso Robles
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(805) 369-2132
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Penelope
Jeffry's Wine Country BBQ, from local Chef Jeff Wiesinger, multi-award winner of The Mac & Cheese Fest and…
Rita
Tucked away in an alley - hard to find but worth the trip. Great BBQ in a town of great bbq.
Carol
Best BBQ in town. Casual dining inside and out.
8. Jeffry's Wine Country BBQ
8. Jeffry's Wine Country BBQ
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
s Way, Paso Robles
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(805) 369-2132
Penelope
Penelope
Jeffry's Wine Country BBQ, from local Chef Jeff Wiesinger, multi-award winner of The Mac & Cheese Fest and Pinot & Paella Festival, offers…
Rita
Rita
Tucked away in an alley - hard to find but worth the trip. Great BBQ in a town of great bbq.
Carol
Carol
Best BBQ in town. Casual dining inside and out.
9. F.McLintock | Saloon & Dining
9. F.McLintock | Saloon & Dining
host-0host-1
7 local reviews
686 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo
Open · Closes 11:00 AM
+1 805-541-0686
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Kate
Ranch-style cooking, including oak-pit BBQ steaks & ribs, served in a colorful, relaxed setting.
Mark & Kathy
Great food, great social atmosphere, saloon with oak-pit bbq steaks www.mclintocks.com/menus/
9. F.McLintock | Saloon & Dining
9. F.McLintock | Saloon & Dining
host-0host-1
7 local reviews
686 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo
Open · Closes 11:00 AM
+1 805-541-0686
Kate
Kate
Ranch-style cooking, including oak-pit BBQ steaks & ribs, served in a colorful, relaxed setting.
Mark & Kathy
Mark & Kathy
Great food, great social atmosphere, saloon with oak-pit bbq steaks www.mclintocks.com/menus/
10. F. McLintocks Saloon and Dining House
10. F. McLintocks Saloon and Dining House
host-0host-1
14 local reviews
750 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach
Closed · Opens 4:30 PM
+1 805-773-1892
RestaurantFoodStore
Yancy
For the closest steaks and Santa Maria BBQ this the place. Western themed, traditional side dishes, separate…
Ryan And Anna
A landmark steak house to experience the Santa Maria BBQ style.
10. F. McLintocks Saloon and Dining House
10. F. McLintocks Saloon and Dining House
host-0host-1
14 local reviews
750 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach
Closed · Opens 4:30 PM
+1 805-773-1892
Yancy
Yancy
For the closest steaks and Santa Maria BBQ this the place. Western themed, traditional side dishes, separate bar, OK ocean views.
Ryan And Anna
Ryan And Anna
A landmark steak house to experience the Santa Maria BBQ style.
11. Shaw's Steakhouse
11. Shaw's Steakhouse
host-0host-1
6 local reviews
714 South Broadway, Santa Maria
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 805-925-5862
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Mark
If you like meat this is a good choice. Enjoy Santa Maria BBQ at it's best.
Andrea
Awesome Santa Maria style BBQ with reasonable prices.
11. Shaw's Steakhouse
11. Shaw's Steakhouse
host-0host-1
6 local reviews
714 South Broadway, Santa Maria
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 805-925-5862
Mark
Mark
If you like meat this is a good choice. Enjoy Santa Maria BBQ at it's best.
Andrea
Andrea
Awesome Santa Maria style BBQ with reasonable prices.
12. Rib Line | BBQ Restaurant
12. Rib Line | BBQ Restaurant
host-0host-1
2 local reviews
12308 Los Osos Valley Rd, San Luis Obispo
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 805-543-7427
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Brenda
Some of the best BBQ on the Central Coast. Make sure to try the Tri-Tip Chili. Great for takeout
Laurie
Best BBQ in SLO. More take-away w/ limited seating. One of their two SLO locations.
12. Rib Line | BBQ Restaurant
12. Rib Line | BBQ Restaurant
host-0host-1
2 local reviews
12308 Los Osos Valley Rd, San Luis Obispo
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 805-543-7427
Brenda
Brenda
Some of the best BBQ on the Central Coast. Make sure to try the Tri-Tip Chili. Great for takeout
Laurie
Laurie
Best BBQ in SLO. More take-away w/ limited seating. One of their two SLO locations.