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Rooster Creek Tavern

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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200 E Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2704
+1 805-489-2509
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Arroyo Grande, California
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooster Creek has become the village tavern. It is a spacious restaurant that kind of has the feeling of a fancy sports bar. On busy nights, you should be prepared to wait a bit. They have a very nice outdoor patio that is heated on cool evenings. They also have an expansion room that they use for parties or when... More 

Thank Victor L
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

What a nice treat! If you're far from home and want meal that taste like home then this is the place for you! My wife enjoyed a Moscow Mule and had one as well but with whisky in it. We enjoyed the sweet-potato fries. The meatloaf, mashed potato with gravy was great. The garlic green beans a little salty but... More 

Thank Thom R
Arroyo Grande, California
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Rooster Creek is easy, comfortable and relaxed. The bar service is outstanding! They are quick and friendly without seeming rushed...and always remember your drink. The food is good for casual dining. It is on the noisy level with a very social atmosphere. Great place to hang out with friends or pick up a game. They have several TV's with sports... More 

1 Thank Sue O
Arroyo Grande, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Comfortable atmosphere. Lots of TVs with sports. Great place for appetizers and drinks. Would also recommend the sandwiches and pizzas. They make some great cocktails, and one of the best Moscow Mules.

Thank mbsb
Los Osos, California
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241 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We tried this spot for lunch based on posted reviews. We have tried other places in the area that were good but this place has a special charm. The location along the Creek with the Roosters and the footbridge set your attitude for an old fashion picnic! The first thing we noted was our favorite Firestone beer on tap. There... More 

Thank Gene H
Arroyo Grande
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went to "Early Bird" so the crowd would be smaller. Food was tasty. We had appetizers and also ordered steamed veggies for my granddaughter so she could have her veggies. She loved them.

Thank ArroyoGrandeJonsmom
Mountain View, California, United States
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Found this place on Yelp and everything was amazing. All service staff from hosts to servers were so incredibly nice and attentive. The food was so good. We had the Mac and cheese. Good. The chile verse burrito amazing. Steak also amazing. Salad spot on. Cannot wait to go there again! And yes they have roosters in the creek in... More 

Thank Phoenix P
San Luis Obispo, CA
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Of course I had seen the roosters!! They strut across the intersection while workers went their way home. Dodging and gaping, we laugh and point, maneuvering our cars to avoid them. But a restaurant named after these community pets. Too cute! Or so I thought until I tried it! A stylish renovation of one of the turn of the century... More 

1 Thank isabelladelmar
Diamond Bar, California
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261 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is our 2nd time here (once before for lunch), and our first for dinner. Good bar food, excellent drinks and all served with a smile

1 Thank Kirk F
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Casual dining. Great bar with an expansive list of beers, wines and cocktails. The Mac and Cheese is a favorite of my granddaughter. I usually go for the varied salads, ribs and the burger.

1 Thank Jim S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 E Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Arroyo Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 805-489-2509

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?