SLO Brew Opens Downtown Location in San Luis Obispo


San Luis Obispo, CA – After closing the doors of its beloved Garden Street brewpub last December, SLO Brew is happy to announce the highly-anticipated opening of its new location on Higuera Street at the heart of Downtown San Luis Obispo. Just steps away from its former location, the SLO Brew is debuting a music partnership with The Knitting Factory Presents, a menu curated by Chef Thomas Fundaro and new craft beer flavors.

SLO Brew, or The Brew, is introducing a new gastropub concept with its opening. Featuring a full-sized restaurant with expansive indoor and outdoor dining options, The Brew’s new menu complements the brewery’s famed selection of craft beers while adding a twist to locally-sourced and seasonal ingredients. In addition to the variety of signature pizzas, pub favorites and shareable plates on the menu, The Brew’s 14 taps will pour SLO Brew’s four signature beers along with its own specialty and seasonal brews, as well as one or two guest taps.

Launching its lineup of intimate performances and electrifying shows, The Brew is proud to announce its partnership with national entertainment group the Knitting Factory, who will be managing The Brew’s talent booking duties. In addition to the exciting slew of upcoming concerts, The Brew features rustic and industrial décor, an entertainment space outfitted with a state-of-the-art sound system, a mezzanine level Whiskey Lounge with views of the stage and an al fresco creekside dining area.

In addition to The Brew’s opening, SLO Brew is also announcing the opening of its brand new downtown lodging option, The Lofts. Perched directly above The Brew on the second floor, The Lofts offers guests convenient and comfortable one-, two- and three-bedroom accommodations that are perfect for any type of celebration or getaway. Also on the horizon is the opening of The Rock in August, SLO Brew’s brand new brewery featuring an expansive 30-barrel capacity brewhouse, tasting room, biergarten restaurant, casual outdoor seating and spacious concert venue. When opened, The Rock will be one of the most versatile event spaces available in San Luis Obispo.

With its trio of venues and unmatched selection of craft beer, food and entertainment options, SLO Brew is guaranteed to become one of the signature experiences of the Central Coast. SLO Brew is located at 736 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. For a schedule of performances and information about The Brew, The Lofts and The Rock, please visit

About SLO Brew

Since 1988, SLO Brew has been an integral part of San Luis Obispo’s cultural scene, brewing award-winning craft beers and regularly featuring performances from both local and internationally recognized artists. Today, SLO Brew is composed of three venues, The Brew, The Rock and The Lofts, giving the community more options for entertainment, accommodations, eating, drinking and hanging out. While The Brew will maintain its local spirit by serving up gastropub fare and intimate shows, The Rock offers expanded brewing and bottling capacities as well as an outdoor event space. The Lofts feature contemporary one-, two-and three-bedroom suites perched directly above The Brew. Together, the three venues offer a complete experience that’s perfect for any type of night out or celebration.

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