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Spirit of San Luis Restaurant

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925 Airport Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-8354
+1 805-549-9466
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Atascadero, California
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616 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Well How nice to have this restaurant just outside the terminal at the San Luis Obispo Airport. I have eaten here many times over the years, Today was special - I had lunch and dinner here today. Really! I went in for my noon flight and ended up leaving a 7 PM instead, rather than drag anyone through the details... More 

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Thank CharleySays
Ventura
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267 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Seeing a family member off to Florida via the SLO airport we stopped here for dinner. First if you can, get the outside if the weather is nice. You get to watch helicopters and single engine planes land and take off without it being too loud. Started with chicken wings. There was a cooked on seasoning but not a sloppy... More 

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San Diego, California
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is adjacent to the airfield, and there is a great opportunity to sit outside and watch the aircraft landing and departing. Service is super friendly and it's a wonderful and relaxing place to spend some time. Pets are even allowed outside on the patio !

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Los Osos, California
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204 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This airport restaurant has been consistently good for over a decade. (It was sold a few years ago, but the menu and quality are unchanged.) The sandwiches are the main draw, although the "lite fare" quesadilla appetizer is a meal in itself (and one of the cheapest things on the menu...) The sandwiches come with french fries or other sides--try... More 

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Thank harold b
Brookings, Oregon
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91 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located a short walk from the main terminal. The main parking lot is in between. The restaurant gives parking vouchers for this area. The view from any table is awesome, and they have a outdoor patio that overlooks an aeea of the tarmac between the tower and the restaurant. You are facing south, and you can watch... More 

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Thank MarleyMe77
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145 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We flew in on a friends plane for lunch and were very happily surprised to find all the food was rather tasty. A very good burger.

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Thank Bard L
Tampa, Florida
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

So I had an unexpected emergency which necessitated me turning right around and returning to Phoenix. At any rate the earliest flight I could get was 7 hours later so what to do?? Well went over to the Spirit of SLO and explained my situation. Not only did they accommodate me for about 5 hrs the food was equally as... More 

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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We came by to try their Sunday Champagne Brunch on our anniversary and couldn't have been happier with the service, food and family atmosphere (family members work here) and yes we'll be back with our family on our next visit!

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Thank SLOFoodie398
San Luis Obispo County, California
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Haven't been there in years but I was not disappointed walked in the man sitting everyone was awesome and friendly the waitress was very polite and friendly. I order the eggs with homemade potatoes with sausage and sourdough toast coffee and orange juice the sizes was Hugh could not finish it all the taste was prefect the price was a... More 

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Shell Beach, California, United States
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

As an airline employee and this being the only restaurant option at the airport, major bummer. SBP is a high volume airport with many athletes, celebrities and wealthy people, it's very disappointing that this is the only option-especially when there are (always) SFO delays and passengers sit for hours. I ordered a way overpriced chicken marsala on my luchn break... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 Airport Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-8354
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-549-9466

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