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Central Coast, CA Best Value Restaurants


Looking for a steal of a meal? For a gourmet experience that won't break the bank, check out these Best Value Restaurants in Central Coast that give the most bang for the buck, including fine destinations where one can dine well for a reasonable price.

Apple Farm American
12/20
Apple Farm Inn
2015 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Menu
Farm-to-table seasonal menus of American comfort food, served up amid kitschy-country décor. More...

Bell Street Farm California
Quick Bite
406 Bell St.
Los Alamos, CA 93440

Farm-to-table cuisine served with classy, small-town warmth in wine country. More...

Bon Temps Creole Cafe Cajun
11/20
1000 Olive St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Menu
Bon Temps serves Creole food at near coffee shop prices. More...

F. McLintocks Saloon & Dining House American
12/20
750 Mattie Rd.
Shell Beach, CA 93449
Menu
Enjoy hearty meals centered around oak-grilled meats at this casual cowboy-themed dinner house. More...

The Grill at Hunter Ranch American
12/20
Hunter Ranch Golf Course
4041 E. Hwy. 46
Paso Robles, CA 93446
Menu
Above par (in a good way) golf course fare in the heart of Paso Robles wine country. More...

Indigo Moon California
12/20
1980 Main St.
Cambria, CA 93428
Menu
Café/cheese store/wine bar located in the heart of Cambria. More...

Oasis Moroccan
13/20
675 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Menu
Delight in authentic Mediterranean flavors, especially those of Morocco, in this casual downtown eatery. More...

Pappy McGregor’s Pub & Grill Pub
12/20
1122 Pine St.
Paso Robles, CA 93446
Menu
The name is more Irish than the menu, but this pub food is better than you might expect. More...

Schooners Wharf American
13/20
Dining Room at Schooners Wharf, Cayucos, CA 171 N. Ocean Ave.
Cayucos, CA 93430

A casual neighborhood spot with views from the upstairs patio and bar. More...

Tanner Jacks Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Tanner Jacks, Arroyo Grande, CA 2796 S. Halcyon Rd.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
Menu
This family-friendly eatery offers comfort food and barbecue with a smokin’ attitude. More...

Tognazzini’s Dockside Restaurant Seafood
12/20
1245 Embarcadero
Morro Bay, CA 93442

Perched waterside in Morro Bay, operated by a longtime fishing family, and serving nothing but the freshest catch. More...

 

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