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Upper Crust Trattoria and Catering

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11560 Los Osos Valley Rd, Ste 190, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6402 (Formerly Upper Crust Gourmet Pizza)
+1 805-542-0400
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
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231 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were staying close by and decided to stop in for Dinner after reading their menu on Tripadvisor. My wife was drawn in by the "Hand-made Ravioli of the Day". We were warmly greeted and seated. The establishment was clean and atmospheric. We ordered the Margharita Pizza as an appetizer and tried to order the Ravioli that my wife had... More 

Thank John A
Boston, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Food is on a downhill slide. It's never been much better than Italian mall chain-restaurant fare, i.e. heavy and overloaded with cheap cheese, but it used to be bearable. No longer. Tonight's disaster featured (1) Meat lasagna that tasted like it was made a week ago and reheated ... featuring hard noodles, burned sauce, and yet somehow it all didn't... More 

Thank DrasticTraveler
Pismo Beach, California
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130 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have been here several times for dinner or lunch. However, the best times have been to eat dinner at the bar, enjoy great cocktails and watch the crowd. No wait, great location in the restaurant. They have an extensive bar menu if you want small plates to share. However, we love ordering from their regular menu and enjoying the... More 

Thank Sandra S
San Rafael, California
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86 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were referred to the Upper Crust by a hotel employee, and didn't have much hope on arrival to the strip mall where it's located. Seeing the menu and fairly well-thought wine list began to change our minds. Then our server brought out the basket of bread - perfect. Light and very well-seasoned, it was hard to stop before the... More 

Thank wineguy999
Cache, OK
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192 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A nice change of venue in SLO, though it's in a strip mall. Decent portions, not too much pasta like some places tend to do. (Still, the tomato basil angel hair with pomodoro is a bit heavy with angel hair pasta... adding goat cheese is strong recommendation.) Also recommended, the penne rustica. Service was OK, not particularly attentive, but timely.

Thank JoMKess
San Luis Obispo, California
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216 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This used to be one of my favorite San Luis Obispo restaurants. I wrote a review a couple of years ago and gave exceptions, ratings. Not sure what has happened. We recently dined at Upper Crust to celebrate our 50th anniversary. What a disaster-- the place was no where near crowded however our service was slow and inconsistent. It took... More 

Thank BobD686
Atascadero, California
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94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Lunch with a good friend at a place we hadn't been to before but had heard good things. Upper Crust was a hit with us. Service was good as well as the food -- will go back.

Thank winkphoto
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

We came in short before closing time with 3 kids and felt welcome from the first moment. The food and service was excellent, and was served in short time - a good thing when traveling with kids :-). Recommend the eggplant dish, it's delicious

Thank Lars N
Fresno, California
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140 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We visited the Upper Crust Trattoria for a family lunch on a weekend with reservations and had a very enjoyable meal, an excellent corner table, and great service. The portions were generous, and the menu was extensive. A great place to enjoy an Italian meal in SLO

Thank LBlank-SalinasCA
Bakersfield, California
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Great environment, plenty of room, a nice variety of food, and homemade desserts. The service was decent. The appetizers and entrees were good, but the three mini cannoli's were too crispy and hardly contained any filling. The cheesecake was better, but too small for the price.

Thank Jerry R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11560 Los Osos Valley Rd, Ste 190, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6402 (Formerly Upper Crust Gourmet Pizza)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-542-0400

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