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Tahoe Joe's

485 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6546
+1 805-543-8383
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (80 reviews)
“baked potato” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (20 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
485 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6546
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11 - 20 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I wasn't expecting to have such a fantastic steak at this family restaurant. Reasonably priced, great service and pretty cool decoration. Highly recommended and will definitively visit again if i have a chance.

Thank Anders E
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I had hamburger and fries. It was sub par. Fast food chains produce a better burger. The fries tasted old and had little flavor. I've eaten here a handful of times before, and each time, the food is average at best, sub par at worst....More

Thank Backpacker_0905
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Went to dinner on a Tuesday night. It was busy, but not slammed. Waitress was pleasant brought our rolls and salad, but forgot the appetizer. Dinner came, steak was rare, but barely warm on the outside, my wife was medium and cool to the touch....More

Thank M K
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The happy hour burgers are good & the beer is nice & cold. It's a cozy place to relax in the middle of your shopping day.

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were very disappointed in our meal. We were served a rotten salad that had to go back. Seriously, how do you serve a salad with black slimmy red leaf lettuce. We then had a bowl of soup that had to be...More

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We had a stop at the post office and didn't want to eat at Chipotle or Panera, so thought we would give this a try. It's a chain, in several Central California cities, which has been around about 20 years. I had the Joe's steak,...More

Thank CaliTexan22
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This restaurant has great steak. The decor is unusual but adds to the dinning experience. We love steak and this meal was not a disappointment. It was cooked to order and was tender and juicy. The baked potatoes were delicious and fixed the way you...More

Thank M N
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommended by my hotel. The wait staff was extremely friendly. The location was clean and well kept. The menu was extensive and reasonable. The food was very good and served timely. Very nice place that I would return to.

Thank conley1234
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

After tip, our dinner for two was $125. Service was efficient although not overly friendly. My filet was over salted. My husband enjoyed the ribs.

Thank 85,254
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We were staying at the Embassy Suites and wanted something close. We'd driven downtown and it was quiet congested. At first I wasn't sure about this restaurant. It is in a strip mall that has stores closing and is off the beaten path. It was...More

Thank Lisa S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-543-8383
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