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Loading Chute

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6350 Webster Rd, Creston, CA 93432-9612
+1 805-237-1259
11:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

What a treasure. I've been going here since 1980. While the construction changed, the great service, good food and local flavor hasn't. It may not always be on the menu that evening, but ask for their Lamb Chops. Try it with either the Cass or Ancient Peaks wine. Dinners come with soup or salad and an array of sides. If... More 

Thank Alison S
South San Francisco, California
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We had dinner with my wife 06/07/2015 on Sunday. Place was not crowded and service was quick and very constructive. Selection of meat dishes was fantastic. Sirloin and skewers dishes were so good and plates are really big. It is big wine list although some wines can be ordered only by bottle. We enjoyed local Zinfandel wine

Thank Vitaliy94080
Huntington Beach, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

After a good day exploring wine country throughout Paso Robles; this place is the perfect place to end the day. Delicious steaks OMG! I recommend the lamb chops (you will get a lot, so enjoy). The ribs are tasty (And there was a lot YUM!). Everything on the menu is ... just say "YUM" The atmosphere is so lively you... More 

Thank Tim G
Highland, California
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

What a wonderful, family atmosphere. Drove up to it and the local fire department was driving in waving at us as they came to enjoy dinner. The staff were totally friendly and very accommodating to our needs. Our waitress, believe her name was Sammy, was so wonderful we wanted to hug her goodbye. As the locals were leaving they were... More 

Thank Thomas G
Yachats, Oregon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We had a large group (50+/-) of people that was set at another restaurant, which cancelled the night before. Loading Chute set us up with very short notice and served a great lunch. Service and food was great. We will all be coming back!

1 Thank Desiree N
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

We were recommended to go here by Steve Cass of Cass Winery, who said "If you see people there who look like cowboys they probably are cowboys". So a real back country eatery, with simple country food and few pretensions. All the other customers seemed to be locals, but we were given a good welcome and plenty of help with... More 

Thank GeoffGuiseley
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Exceptional streak! I had the NY Steak with blue cheese butter. Great food and wine list. Would highly recommend the short beautiful drive out to Creston for this hidden gem. Alo be sure to orders the mud pie for dessert.

1 Thank Debskalk
Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

The drive to the restaurant was gorgeous and the place is welcoming, pleasant, and clean. The food is fabulous and well priced! Our waitress was extremely pleasant! A really great find!

Thank Pooky O
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Creston,CA produces great wine, olives and beef. The Loading Chute is a favorite among local farmers, wine makers and the occasional tourist. The steaks and Tri Tip are always good and they have a varied menu with something tasty for everyone ( even non carnovores). It's worth the drive from anywhere in the Paso Robles area. Your nose will let... More 

Thank Seekingreatmeals
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56 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

In the hills about 20 minutes southeast of Paso Robles, is the tiny town of Creston. This is where you will find some of the finer food ever. It's where all the local winery, vineyard and olive grove owners eat-elbow to elbow with the old-time ranchers. It has a great western atmosphere, very casual with some of the best steaks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6350 Webster Rd, Creston, CA 93432-9612
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Creston
  • Phone Number: +1 805-237-1259

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?