Participating restaurants

Welcome to the 2021 SLO Grilled Cheese Festival!

Join us in supporting local restaurants and fill up on grilled cheese and twists on.

  • Click each restaurant's logo to check out their website

  • All participating restaurants, addresses, hours, and a short description are listed below by region

  • Check out the map at the bottom of the page to help plan your SLO Grilled Cheese Festival experience

Get a PDF PRINTABLE MAP of participating restaurants by clicking the photo below:

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San Luis Obispo

  • SLO Provisions | 1255 Monterey St, SLO | Mon-Fri 8am-6:30pm, Sat 8am-6pm​

    • SLO Provisions is an all-day café featuring simply delicious food. Also featuring an intriguing selection of wines and specialty food items.​

  • Finney's Crafthouse | 857 Monterey St, SLO | Sun-Mon 11am-9pm, Thu-Sat 11am-10pm

    • Finney's is an upbeat gastropub offering 30 different craft beers, hand-crafted cocktails, and gourmet style burgers

  • Big Sky Café | 1121 Broad St, SLO | Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat-Sun 8am-8pm (serving grilled cheese 11am-8pm)

    • Long time farm to table, casual café. Serving grilled cheese sandwiches since 1994!

  • Madonna Inn - Copper Café | 100 Madonna Rd, SLO | 7am-10pm Daily

    • The Madonna Inn serves wholesome American cuisine in a warm and whimsical atmosphere.

  • Mint + Craft | 848 Monterey St, SLO | 8:30am-4pm Daily (Lunch 12pm-3pm)

    • Mint + Craft's current menu is based on delicious items tasted from all around the world; many of those items were then given a unique local twist to support other community businesses - we're also able to offer many of the local items used in our cuisine in our merchantile!

  • Novo Restaurant & Lounge | 726 Higuera St, SLO | 10am-9pm Sun, 11am-9pm Mon-Sat (serving grilled cheese 11am-2:30pm Mon-Sat)

    • Signature grilled cheese: Portobello & Chevre - Portobello mushroom, caramelized onion, white cheddar, fresh goat cheese, arugula, harissa griddled olive bread. 

  • Farmhouse Corner Market | 1025 Farmhouse Lane, SLO | restaurant reopens June 3, 2021 (8am-3pm)

    • In the heart of our corner you'll find award-wining local Chef, Will Torres, preparing a seasonally diverse menu for breakfast and brunch with unique ingredients, produce, and meats sourced primarily from local farms. His skill and passion extend beyond the kitchen with house-made ice cream, daily to-go treats, and a curated market of specialty gifts, seasonings, and other responsibly sourced provisions.​

  • Bon Temps Creole Café | 1819 Osos St, SLO | 8am-2pm Daily

    • The shining star of Southern cuisine in "San Luisianna," Bon Temps Creole Grilled Cheese is as follows: Thick slices of brioche bread grilled golden brown, melted cheddar and provolone accompanied by French market olive salad and sprinkled with our special Cajun seasoning. Served with fresh-fried sweet potato chips. $11.95​

  • Mitchell Park Deli | 570 Higuera St, Suite 180, SLO | Tue-Sat 5pm-9pm

    • We create diverse cuisine, locally sourced highest quality ingredients. Plant-based/vegetarian will be added to our menu.

Coastal

  • Morro Bay Butcher & Deli | 911 Main St, Morro Bay | Tues-Sat 10am-7pm​

    • Butcher & Deli serving specialty sandwiches 11am-2pm Tue-Sat, including 3 grilled cheeses, deli sides, cheese charcuterie & more!​

  • Beerwood | 690 Santa Maria Ave, Los Osos | 11am-10pm Daily

    • Local hangout with brews and bites.​

  • Hidden Kitchen | 113 North Ocean Ave, Cayucos | Thu - Tue 9am-3pm

    • Blue corn loving (tacos and waffles!). We will be featuring an open faced blue corn waffle grilled cheese.

North County

  • The Vreamery Vegan Cheese Shop & Melt Bar | 1815 Spring St, Paso Robles | Tues-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat-Mon 9am-6pm

    • The Vreamery Vegan Cheese Shop & Melt Bar is the 3rd vegan cheese shop in the United States and the 1st west of Texas. The shop showcases a variety of small batch, plat-based artisan vegan cheese makers from all over the country. In addition to offering more than 50 varieties of vegan cheese, The Vreamery serves a small, seasonal, made-to-order menu featuring signature Panini, Weekend Specials, Custom Curated Grazing Boxes, a selection of locally sources Vegan Grab and Go and a line of Vegan Cheese Making Kits.​

  • Joe's Place | 305 Spring St, Paso Robles | 7am-2pm Daily

    • Joe's One-Niner Diner | 4912 Wing Way, Paso Robles (Paso Airport) | 7am-2pm Daily

    • Joe's Other Place Templeton | 730 S Main St, Templeton | 7am-2pm Daily

      • Down home food, for locals and the masses

  • Red Scooter Deli | 1102 Pine St, Paso Robles | 730am-4pm Daily

  • Dan's Grub Shack | 4240 El Camino Real, Atascadero | 11:30am-8pm Daily

    • All American comfort food. House smoked meats and eclectic menu.

  • Vic's Café | 841 13th Street, Paso Robles | 8am-3pm Daily

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San Luis Obispo

  • SLO Provisions | 1255 Monterey St, SLO | Mon-Fri 8am-6:30pm, Sat 8am-6pm​

    • SLO Provisions is an all-day café featuring simply delicious food. Also featuring an intriguing selection of wines and specialty food items.​

  • Finney's Crafthouse | 857 Monterey St, SLO | Sun-Mon 11am-9pm, Thu-Sat 11am-10pm

    • Finney's is an upbeat gastropub offering 30 different craft beers, hand-crafted cocktails, and gourmet style burgers

  • Big Sky Café | 1121 Broad St, SLO | Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat-Sun 8am-8pm (serving grilled cheese 11am-8pm)

    • Long time farm to table, casual café. Serving grilled cheese sandwiches since 1994!

  • Madonna Inn - Copper Café | 100 Madonna Rd, SLO | 7am-10pm Daily

    • The Madonna Inn serves wholesome American cuisine in a warm and whimsical atmosphere.

  • Mint + Craft | 848 Monterey St, SLO | 8:30am-4pm Daily (Lunch 12pm-3pm)

    • Mint + Craft's current menu is based on delicious items tasted from all around the world; many of those items were then given a unique local twist to support other community businesses - we're also able to offer many of the local items used in our cuisine in our merchantile!

  • Novo Restaurant & Lounge | 726 Higuera St, SLO | Sun 10am-9pm, Mon-Sat 11am-9pm (serving grilled cheese 11am-2:30pm Mon-Sat)

    • Featured grilled cheese: Portobello & Chevre - Portobello mushroom, caramelized onion, white cheddar, fresh goat cheese, arugula, harissa griddled olive bread. 

  • Farmhouse Corner Market | 1025 Farmhouse Lane, SLO | restaurant reopens June 3, 2021 (8am-3pm)

    • In the heart of our corner you'll find award-wining local Chef, Will Torres, preparing a seasonally diverse menu for breakfast and brunch with unique ingredients, produce, and meats sourced primarily from local farms. His skill and passion extend beyond the kitchen with house-made ice cream, daily to-go treats, and a curated market of specialty gifts, seasonings, and other responsibly sourced provisions.​

  • Bon Temps Creole Café | 1819 Osos St, SLO | 8am-2pm Daily

    • The shining star of Southern cuisine in "San Luisianna," Bon Temps Creole Grilled Cheese is as follows: Thick slices of brioche bread grilled golden brown, melted cheddar and provolone accompanied by French market olive salad and sprinkled with our special Cajun seasoning. Served with fresh-fried sweet potato chips. $11.95​

  • Mitchell Park Deli | 570 Higuera St, Suite 180, SLO | Tue-Sat 5pm-9pm

    • We create diverse cuisine, locally sourced highest quality ingredients. Plant-based/vegetarian will be added to our menu.

  • Sally Loo's Wholesome Café | 1804 Osos St, SLO | 8am-2pm Daily

    • A local café focused on local and organic ingredients. We're doing a grilled cheese burger on sourdough with onion jam and swiss cheese.

  • Libertine Brewing Company | 1234 Broad St, SLO | Mon-Fri 11am-9pm, Sun 10am-10pm

    • Libertine Brewing Company presents our famous 4-cheese grilled cheese and tomato soup combo!

  • Budget Café | 3121 S Higuera St, SLO | 7am-2pm Daily

    • Budget Café a locally owned breakfast and lunch place where friends and family meet for great food and service.

  • Luna Red | 1023 Chorro St, SLO | Mon-Sat 12pm-9pm, Sun 10am-9pm

    • Featured grilled cheese: Queso fresco, pepperjack, tomato jam on brioche, served with simple greens salad or sweet potato fries with Sambal aioli.

  • Frank's Famous Hotdogs | 950 California Blvd, SLO | 6:30am-7pm Daily​

    • Featured Grilled Cheese: Wheat toasted, we use American Cheese and cheddar cheese. That's all!

  • Park 1039 | 1039 Chorro St, SLO | Sun & Wed 11am-6p,. Thu-Sat 11am-7pm

    • Gourmet market and restaurant featuring wine, cheese, charcuterie, etc. sourced locally and from around the world.

  • Splash Café | 1491 Monterey St, SLO | Sun-Thu 8am-7pm, Fri-Sat 8am-8pm

    • The most unique item with our grilled cheese is our house-made Raucous Aioli made from our locally grown and manufactured Raucous Daucus Hot Sauce.

North COast

  • Hidden Kitchen | 113 North Ocean Ave, Cayucos | Thu - Tue 9am-3pm

    • 2164 Center St, Cambria, CA 93428 |  Fri - Mon 9am-2pm

    • Blue corn loving (tacos and waffles!). We will be featuring an open faced blue corn waffle grilled cheese.

  • Morro Bay Butcher & Deli | 911 Main St, Morro Bay | Tues-Sat 10am-7pm​

    • Butcher & Deli serving specialty sandwiches 11am-2pm Tue-Sat, including 3 grilled cheeses, deli sides, cheese charcuterie & more!​

  • Libertine Brewing Company | 801 Embarcadero, Morro Bay | Mon-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri-Sun 11am-10pm, Sun 10am-9pm

    • Libertine Brewing Company presents our famous 4-cheese grilled cheese and tomato soup combo!

  • Flavor Factory | 420 Quintana Rd, Morro Bay | Fri-Tue 11am-8pm

    • Family owned and operated, making gourmet burgers (house ground) custom sandwiches, and homemade soups and desserts, all made with fresh ingredients and most importantly, love!

  • The Savory Palette | 601 Embarcadero, Morro Bay (bay side) | Wed-Sun 2pm-7pm

    • Wine shop that also offers wines by the glass, craft beers on tap, charcuterie boards, plus a limited tapas menu.

  • Beerwood | 690 Santa Maria Ave, Los Osos | 11am-10pm Daily

    • Local hangout with brews and bites.​

  • Sylvester's Burgers | 1099 Santa Ynes, Los Osos | 11am-9pm Daily

    • Big, Hot, n' Juicy

North County

  • The Vreamery Vegan Cheese Shop & Melt Bar | 1815 Spring St, Paso Robles | Tues-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat-Mon 9am-6pm

    • The Vreamery Vegan Cheese Shop & Melt Bar is the 3rd vegan cheese shop in the United States and the 1st west of Texas. The shop showcases a variety of small batch, plat-based artisan vegan cheese makers from all over the country. In addition to offering more than 50 varieties of vegan cheese, The Vreamery serves a small, seasonal, made-to-order menu featuring signature Panini, Weekend Specials, Custom Curated Grazing Boxes, a selection of locally sources Vegan Grab and Go and a line of Vegan Cheese Making Kits.​

  • Joe's Place | 305 Spring St, Paso Robles | 7am-2pm Daily

    • Down home food, for locals and the masses
  • Red Scooter Deli | 1102 Pine St, Paso Robles | 730am-4pm Daily

  • Dan's Grub Shack | 4240 El Camino Real, Atascadero | 11:30am-8pm Daily

    • All American comfort food. House smoked meats and eclectic menu.

  • Vic's Café | 841 13th Street, Paso Robles | Thu-Mon 8am-2pm

    • Greatest and most unusual grilled cheese sandwich in the county.

  • Halfway Station | 15050 Morro Rd, Atascadero | Thu-Fri 4pm-8pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm

    • Locally sourced, freshly prepared, creative cuisine.

  • Sylvester's Burgers | 6455 El Camino Real, Atascadero | 11am-9pm Daily

    • Big, Hot, n' Juicy

  • Street Side Ale House | 6155 El Camino Real, Atascadero | 11am-9pm Daily

    • 843 12th St, Paso Robles | Mon-Thu 11am-8:30pm, Weekends 11am-10:30pm

    • 25 beers, cider, hard kombucha on tap. over 150 spirits. Local wines. Elevated pub cuisine. 

South Coast

  • The Spoon Trade | 295 W. Grand Ave, Grover Beach | Wed-Sun 10am-8pm

    • New American restaurant featuring Grover Beach sourdough, local farms, and classic techniques

  • Branch Street Deli | 203 E. Branch St, Arroyo Grande | Mon-Thu 11am-3pm, Fri-Sat 11am-8pm, Sun 11am-4pm

    • Family owned and operated restaurant in the Village of Arroyo Grande.

  • Humdinger Brewing | 116 W. Branch St, Arroyo Grande | Wed-Thu, Sun 12pm-8pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-9pm

    • We are a restaurant/brew pub located in the beautify village of Arroyo Grande. We serve beer made in-house, along with hand selected local guest taps and amazing food.

  • Sylvester's Burgers | 1875 Front St, Oceano | 11am-9pm Daily

    • Big, Hot, n' Juicy

  • Honeymoon Cafe | 999 Price St, Pismo Beach | Tue-Sun 7am-2pm

    • Farm to table slow food offering breakfast and lunch plates. Locally sourced fresh ingredients.

  • Blue Moon Over Avila | 460 Front St, Avila Beach | Tue-Sun 11:30am-8:30pm 

    • A delightful French bistro reminiscent of the French Riviera located steps from the sand in beautiful Avila Beach