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Mongo's Saloon

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359 W Grand Ave, Grover Beach, CA 93433-1940
+1 805-489-3639
Today
11:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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Keizer, Oregon
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554 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was raised in Grover City but moved in 1980. Whenever we are back in town we always get a drink and food at Mongo's. Today we had a couple of hoppy IPA beers and chased it with some Bushmill. We also had the Happy Hour Coconut Shrimp which is always excellent. The service, food and drinks are always good... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Race of Gentlemen was late starting Sat. Oct. 15 and many attendees had to walk up Grand Ave. to find lunch. Unfortunately we went to Mongo's. They were unprepared as the server continued to advise us of the: lack of staff, too many people, etc. Food was okay but the atmosphere brittle with the continual complaints in the dining area.... More 

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Oceano, California
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96 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Sports type bar and card room, live music on weekends, hamburgers etc on menu , ample parking majority of the time

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Keizer, Oregon
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554 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I was raised in Grover City, now Grover Beach and pickings for good places to eat and drink were a bit slim in the 50s - 70s. Now I find myself visiting since I moved away 36 years ago. Today I stumbled upon Mongo's Saloon and glad I did. I had a nice draft beer and wonderful onion rings. The... More 

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Thank VictoryVisionTim
Bandon, Oregon
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

I was in visiting in town and had no place to go for Thanksgiving. Was driving down Grand Ave. and saw their door open with hardly anyone in the parking lot. Had a couple of great Bloody Mary's and a yummy Ruben Sandwich. Rescued me in my time of need!

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Adelaide, Australia
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

This place was a lot of fun. Lots of character and the food was good. I would go here again for food and beer. Perhaps not a place for small children. The staff were very friendly. Liked this place a lot.

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1 Thank Greg C
Hayward, California, Usa
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148 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We stumbled upon Mongo's looking for Clam Chowder because downtown Pismo Beach was just to crowded. The waitress said that the Clam Chowder was great and she was right. So was everything else we ordered. We were there at a quiet time but I'm betting that it does get loud as ther is evidence of live entertainment. The portions were... More 

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1 Thank Robert O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

So I come on Tuesday's as much as possible for there wonderful street tacos, only a dollar! Remember there a little smaller then there regular tacos but well worth it. Just ask what they got because I only get there fried shrimp, lol u must try for yourself.

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1 Thank Cami G
Prescott, Arizona
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Mongo's is a neighborhood kind of place that makes you feel welcome as soon as you step inside. It wasn't busy the day I was there but I imagine the staff would be just as great if they had been busy. I had a great pastrami sandwich, hand delivered by the chef. The waitress/bartender was friendly but not intrusive. There's... More 

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1 Thank Mary D
Bakersfield, California
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

Not a bad joint, not too overpriced for the location....stumbling distance to the beach. Staff was friendly on a slow weekend night..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$39
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 359 W Grand Ave, Grover Beach, CA 93433-1940
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Grover Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-489-3639

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