Mee Low Heng Noodle House - Located in downtown San Luis Obispo, Mee Low Heng serves noodle soups and stir fry noodles.
Try their dumplings as an appetizer. They put it in a hot and sour sauce that's delicious! The place is small but the building is uniquely 2 stories and reminds me of the medieval Chinese era. Many order take out as well. Address: 815 Palm St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Fay's Fusion - Located in Pismo Beach, near the Pier, is a boba shop called Fay's Fusion. This place is legit! Boba is done right with the quintessential popcorn chicken with dried basil.

They also have noodle dishes and rice dishes! It's a small mom and pop type place with a lot of pride. I usually get the Thai Tea boba with the popcorn chicken. Fay's Fusion Address: 220 Hinds Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Kochi Korean BBQ & Shabu Shabu - Located in Atascadero, California (still part of San Luis Obispo county) is a large Korean restaurant that serves amazing Korean, where you traditionally grill it yourself! You can also have shabu shabu, sushi and other delicious dishes.


Best yet, they have a special kid's room for kids to play in, while waiting your food. This is a super bonus! Address: 6900 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422. See other places with kid's play areas in SLO. 

Sushi 805 - They have sushi, hot Japanese dishes and amazing Korean food like hot seafood tofu stew! Just check out the photos below from my recent visit! I was so impressed. Portions were big, sushi was fresh and I feel like I was not being ripped off. This place is a must go in Grover Beach if you're into hot, spicy Asian food done the authentic way. Address: 460 W. Grand Ave., Grover Beach, CA 93433

Raku Ramen - Located in downtown San Luis Obispo, this ramen shop gets super busy. They have different kinds of broths for ramen with even an option to order size small, instead of the regular size! They also have rice bowls, appetizers and other dishes.There's a patio area so it may be okay to bring your dog.

Raku Ramen Address: 1308 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Kanpai Sushi - Located in Shell Beach, Kanpai serves fresh, great quality Japanese food. Come here for sushi, ramen, hot, sizzling dishes and some wine or beer! Prices are kind of high but the quality and service make up for it. They also offer a great kid's menu for kids 10 and under! See the restaurant's page for more info.

Brew-It Coffee & Tea - 
In Atascadero, near the Charles Paddock Zoo, is a coffee and tea shack that also serves boba drinks! The boba (tapioca pearls) are round brown jelly-like things that are on the bottom of a tea drink and you suck it up with a large straw! It is fun to drink.

They don't have a sit down area so you'll need to drive thru it! They have standard favorites like Thai tea boba, Taro tea boba and more. Address: 6570 Morro Rd, Atascadero, CA 93422

Poke Morro - (Now CLOSED) Poke Morro is a small poke restaurants and other than poke, they also serve miso ramen and pho! Located in Arroyo Grande, this place is also next to a movie theater and Starbucks!

They also have a video screen inside that shows really beautiful footage of Pismo Beach! Although my kids couldn't enjoy eating anything here, this is still a nice restaurant if you're craving a Hawaiian style raw fish bowl. Address: 922 Rancho Pkwy, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Dragon Palace  - For Pho, you'll have to come here. If you yelp this place, you'll see pictures and information about it being a buffet. Well, it's 2019 and they no longer have a buffet. They serve Vietnamese pho! Dragon Palace is located in Grover Beach, in San Luis Obispo County. It's located in a cozy shopping center. Address: 1800 East Grand Avenue A, Grover Beach, CA 93433

Red Dirt Coffee House - They serve good coffee and Hawaiian lunch plates! In a very casual atmosphere in Arroyo Grande, Red Dirt Coffee House has couches, tables and chairs and a very tropical decor inside and out. Look out for daily specials and Hawaiian favorites like spam musubi!

Red Dirt Coffee House Address: 1452 E. Grand Avenue, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Pacific Umi Sushi - Sushi and Japanese food in Grover Beach done right!

It seems a bit more upscale than the other sushi restaurants in the Grover Beach area but the quality and portions are large. Address: 1319 W Grand Ave, Grover Beach, CA 93433

Noi & Doi's 2nd Street Cafe - This is one of the best Thai Food in San Luis Obispo county and it's located in Los Osos!


Try one of their curries or noodle dish. Actually, everything is good here! If you want an appetizer, try their fried calamari. They have a cute outdoor seating area. 

It's also a dog-friendly place. Noi & Doi's address: 1325 2nd St, Los Osos, CA 93402