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Quick lunch

Stopped in for a quick pizza for lunch. Lots of cheese and artichokes. Great service excellent... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
carynsdad
,
Cerritos, California
More notable for what's around it than what's in it

Mission Plaza is a nice place to walk through, but it's more notable for what's around it than... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Jon R
,
San Luis Obispo, California
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Two-block area of downtown serves as the community's cultural and social center complemented with great shopping, outdoor and indoor dining and nightlife.
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Stopped in for a quick pizza for lunch. Lots of cheese and artichokes. Great service excellent pizza, reasonably priced.

Thank carynsdad
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Mission Plaza is a nice place to walk through, but it's more notable for what's around it than what's in it day to day. The Mission itself is beautiful and worth visiting. The creek running along the other side of the plaza is nice, as...More

Thank Jon R
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Stop and slow down here. Take a seat and people watch. Feel the sun on your face. Listen to the creek . Friday eves in the summer it is hoping with music and activity. Most times its peaceful and quit. Enjoy.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is the kind of place to find some peace throughout a work week. Weekends have different events to watch or just sit and people watch. But like all cities, watch out for thieves day or night

1  Thank W4769ANmarya
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

A cool and shady spot to rest and recover after exploring the Mission and the Historic Museum. At night enjoyed a televised concert.

Thank Bruce H
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Mission Plaza is not only the nonpareil setting of downtown SLO but of the entire Central Coast. The gateway to the Plaza is now complete with the outstanding renewal of the 800 block of Monterey St. How many towns in California have a year round...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Center of town plaza in front of the old mission. The jewel of downtown San Luis Obispo, Mission Plaza is home to several major community events such as Concerts in the Plaza, via dei Colori SLO, Children's Day in the Plaza, Taste of San Luis...More

Thank Walker S
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Stumbled upon this after being at the Museum of Art. A short flight of stairs from street level to the banks of the San Luis Obispo Creek. On the opposite bank you could see the patios of different restaurants / bars. At the end of...More

1  Thank Ann M
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

The wife and I loved this area. Very enjoyable place to walk around before you go into the Mission. Bring quarters for street parking.

Thank JimmyJackk
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

The plaza is right in front of the Mission. The Mission, like most of the CA missions, looks nice and is nicely maintained. The plaza is nice, with some benches and room for the kids to run around. But when we were there we noticed...More

1  Thank Christina04
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cagftl
28 February 2017|
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Response from milasmom | Reviewed this property |
It's right next to the mission. If you drove south on Monterey,Street, and ran the stoplight at Chorro, you'd be driving illegally on the Plaza. There's parking a block or so away in a structure north of the plaza. Lots... More
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Janice H
4 November 2016|
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Aren't there any old trailer courts downtown SLO???
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