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Things to do in Paso Robles

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Mexican Restaurant
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“If you love tequila, this place is a must go... and if you don’t, this place is still our favorite place to go for yummy food. They have plenty of other (cocktail) drinks to choose from. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Bar
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“BEST cocktail and dinner in Paso Robles! Make a reservation or go early, the place is small. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Concert Hall
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“If you get a chance to go here for a concert/ show please do yourself a favor and go. such a great venue. Good beer and wine selection, food and just great all around place. We have been there for concerts and love all the Stand up comedies we get to experience. Parking is a little crazy but totally worth it. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Bring your own bags to avoid being charged (minimal). There is a deli for made to order sandwiches if you plan to go on any day trips.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“The food is delish and consistently good. Love the small stylish interior! ”
  • 27 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Awesome farm to table gourmet organic foods. The patio has a magical atmosphere. I love this place for Brunch, Lunch or Dinner.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Food
“Enjoy some specialty beers only available at the brewery, or grab a pint of a DBA or locally named 805 (our area code).”
  • 24 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“One of my regular hangouts. I love sitting at the bar, having dinner and a specialty cocktail. All the food is awesome. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Our favorite Italian restaurant in town. Fun, lively atmosphere with delicious food. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Not just an art gallery but a work space for many of our local artists to not only display their work but you may catch them working on some of their new pieces. Special events throughout the year.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Pub
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“An Irish pub with elevated pub dishes ... one not to miss is "MA! The Meatloaf!" and an incredible Grilled Cheese and Tomato Bisque. Also, this is one of the few late night kitchens and typically music and dancing on weekends through the high season in Paso.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Water Park
“Perfect way to cool down in the summer months. The water park is closed during winter.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Park
“A great place to eat your take-out lunch from any of the local restaurants, or finish off your dessert from SLO Sweets, right across the street”
  • 19 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Oldest bar in Paso Robles. Very iconic building with lots of history. Karaoke and live music throughout the week. Best place to see real cowboys and locals come and drink and have fun. Cash only bar.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
“This is the local country store for local favorites, Almond Brittle and unique gifts, books, and souvenirs.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Current releases, adjacent to the downtown park so parking can be challenging during peak hours”
  • 9 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Mexican Restaurant
“If you love tequila, this place is a must go... and if you don’t, this place is still our favorite place to go for yummy food. They have plenty of other (cocktail) drinks to choose from. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Bar
“BEST cocktail and dinner in Paso Robles! Make a reservation or go early, the place is small. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Awesome farm to table gourmet organic foods. The patio has a magical atmosphere. I love this place for Brunch, Lunch or Dinner.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“The food is delish and consistently good. Love the small stylish interior! ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“One of my regular hangouts. I love sitting at the bar, having dinner and a specialty cocktail. All the food is awesome. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Our favorite Italian restaurant in town. Fun, lively atmosphere with delicious food. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pub
“An Irish pub with elevated pub dishes ... one not to miss is "MA! The Meatloaf!" and an incredible Grilled Cheese and Tomato Bisque. Also, this is one of the few late night kitchens and typically music and dancing on weekends through the high season in Paso.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“On of our favorite date night spots. We always get the red curry with duck, pad kee moa extra spicy with beef, and the cashew nut chicken.”
  • 15 locals recommend

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