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Lotus Asia Best

1819 Osos St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4447
+1 805-439-1188
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“pho soup” (2 reviews)
“won ton” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese
$$ - $$$
1819 Osos St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4447
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Tried Lotus over lunch; was very good. The won ton noodle soup seemed to have a beef broth base - - not my usual choice but it was very good - - not at ally fatty and not over seasoned. A massive number of won...More

Thank paso57
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Sitting together in a row on Broad Street between Higuera and Marsh are three restaurants: Big Sky (closest to Higuera), Side Car (in the middle) and then Lotus. Big Sky is usually packed, and Side Car always fills up fast but Lotus usually remains half...More

Thank EvanDaviesDesign
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Their Goi Ga (Chicken Salad was very good. My wife (Vietnamese) has the Pho Ga (Chicken noodle soup) She said that it was just OK, and that they use regular soup base, instead of real Pho soup base. In fact the soup base for her...More

Thank Hargis P
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Just another update. Please read my prior reviews of my favorite restaurant in the Central California Coast area. Today I found out that Alex will be opening up two more venues in SLO: a French style Cafe with beignets, brioches, and croissants. And a Mongolian...More

Thank Knabebug
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I got great service during my visit, very attentive staff. The wine options were pretty meh considering the plethora of local possibilities, but that's OK. my Bun Ga was very very good. Will come back if I'm in the area again!

Thank caitlincoar
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Taste less, my dog wouldn't even eat it. Very little pieces of chicken and garlic fried rice overcooked rice overcooked vegetables thought I would never not like shrimp. Expensive and not worth ordering through the Menu Club as it is a $6 service charge for...More

Thank toilift
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Stopped on a Sunday recently with wife and adult son for lunch and ate on the patio. Nice spot once we got the umbrella positioned. Liked the menu choices, so ordered a mixed beef pho, a chicken/tofu pho and a banh min sandwich - all...More

Thank DrZ63
Reviewed 6 June 2016

if you are looking for the most unbelievable vietnamese food this is it!!! 1131 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401- new location. they have moved. the new spot is fabulous. definitely go with patio seating if the weather is nice. after the tremendously fabulous...More

Thank SydneyofSanLuis
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Our group of four really enjoyed the menu and meal at this Vietnamese restaurant. Being vegan and gluten free, I was delighted to find out that I could order the Pho and the Fire Grilled Combination GF and Vegan. I made a pig of myself...More

Thank ValleyPrimrose
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Slow poor service. Ran out of roasted chicken and egg noodle. Ordered the Duck soup, Combination Pho, Chicken Wings. Took forever to get our food. Waiter did not check on us. Asked for extra napkins - did not get it. The food was not good....More

Thank TripperLosAngeles
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1819 Osos St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4447
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-439-1188
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