Here are a SLO County businesses that non-stop in 2017

December 28, 2017 - garden totes

Though we say goodbye to a countless businesses that close their doors for good any year, we don’t always demeanour behind during a new, up-and-coming businesses that non-stop their doors in a year past.

But 2017 was a flattering good year for business openings, so as we ready to ring in 2018, here’s a demeanour during some of a new businesses that popped adult in SLO County this year.

(We have usually enclosed businesses that non-stop new locations, not those that relocated or increasing their block footage during existent locations. This is also distant from a extensive list, so let us know if we missed anything!)


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Thrive Training Center Inc.: After months of interior work to customize a space, Thrive Training Center Inc., an Atascadero-based gymnastics facility, non-stop a second plcae Feb. 1 during 1131 Creston Road, Unit 98, in Paso Robles. The business is owned by Anne Flores, 48, of Templeton and Raleigh Carter, 32, of Paso Robles. It facilities 4 in-ground trampolines, a 40-foot-long in-ground decrease track, an 18-foot-by-20-foot in-ground froth array that’s 6 feet deep, and bars, change beams, a open building and vaulting area.



Cafe Fiero: The dark café charity “Fast! Fresh! Eats!” is tucked during a behind of a industrial buildings on Fiero Lane in San Luis Obispo. The plcae sports a tiny sell space, a relaxing dining area and a atmospheric commissary kitchen, that is what captivated it to owners Robin Covey and Shanny Covey, who also possess Novo Restaurant and Luna Red.

Libertine Brewing Co.: Libertine, that started on a Embarcadero in Morro Bay in 2012, and stretched into a 9,000-square-foot space during 1234 Broad St. in San Luis Obispo in 2015, non-stop a grill during a SLO site in March. The site also facilities a bar, tasting room and coffee bar. Like Libertine’s beers, both a grill and coffee bar are driven by internal mixture and collaborations.

Red Bee Coffee: The 1,000-square-foot shop, located during 278 W. Grand Ave. in Grover Beach, hold a soothing opening in March, yet after in a a year non-stop 7 days a week with stretched hours. Owner Crosby Moreton pronounced he modeled Red Bee after coffeehouse ministries, that offer a place for people to gather, share practice and suffer some espresso.



Wine Boss: Thomas Booth, an alumnus of Cal Poly’s booze and viticulture program, began portion drinks in Apr during Wine Boss, located during 1317 Park St. in Paso Robles. Booth pronounced his bar specializes in wines constructed by a “small guy,” or vintners origination 1,500 cases or less. Wine Boss also offers cider, drink and even sake, a Japanese rice wine.

Mint+Craft Cafe and Mercantile: It was a bustling year for a Coveys (see Cafe Fiero in March); a obvious restaurateurs also non-stop Mint+Craft in downtown San Luis Obispo (though they asked for some help appropriation construction when costs doubled before opening). It offers fresh, innovative meals. Store shelves have things like house-made preserved vegetables, sauces, piquancy mixtures and more, as good as locally crafted cups, bowls, linen napkins and tablecloths.

Planted: The health food grill and marketplace non-stop during 201 Branch St. in Arroyo Grande in April, featuring a menu of organic juices, smoothies, salads and other items, and health dishes accessible in a market. Owners Kathy and Glenn Essen, who also possess CJ’s Cafe in Arroyo Grande, pronounced they felt there was a need for someplace that charity a totally plant-based menu.


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Lunada Garden Bistro: The ancestral Way Station in Cayucos is once again home to a excellent dining grill – Lunada Garden Bistro. Lunada is run by a contingent of cousins: Pablo Favila, Jorge Lopez and Marco Lucatero, who grew adult operative during several restaurants in Cambria before determining to open their possess place with a support of their families. Its signature menu item? Half-pound truffle burgers.

Kraken Coffee: Kraken Coffee Co. is located in a rarely manifest dilemma mark along Avila Beach’s categorical offered area during 310 Front St. Owner James Whitaker is no foreigner to a coffee game: He’s co-owner of Kreuzberg Coffee in downtown San Luis Obispo, as good as cookie stop Batch and acai play mark Bowl’d. Besides a standard transport mostly found in coffee shops, a cafeteria offers T-shirts, sweatshirts and even stickers emblazoned with a Kraken logo.

Santa Maria Brewing Co.: Santa Maria Brewing Co., located during 115 Cuyama Lane nearby a San Luis Obispo County line, non-stop a new brewery and grill in Atascadero and a new taproom and grill in Paso Robles. Owner Byron Moles, who purchased a business from brewer Dan Hilker in 2013, pronounced a enlargement was several years in a origination — a right locations happened to open adult during a right time.


Encore: Owner Kimberly Nelson non-stop an heterogeneous new West Village emporium during 683-A Main St. in Cambria this summer. Encore’s offerings embody most some-more than new and before adored, consigned wardrobe in hunt of a new home: Sharp-eyed shoppers erratic around Encore can find treasures everywhere, from high-end sunglasses, literary totes and problematic buttons to hats, bath salts, peculiarity essay papers, smart shoes, lingerie, surprising nod cards and most more.


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Vegetable Butcher: Vegetable Butcher is a origination of executive cook Becky Windels and her husband, front-of-house manager John Windels. They share tenure of Vegetable Butcher with business co-worker Richard Hanen. The Latin American-inspired menu offers dishes for vegetarians, vegans and beef lovers, as good as wine, beer, signature sangria and margaritas.

Poke Chef: Will Yan and his wife, Pinky, non-stop their initial Poke Chef in San Luis Obispo in 2016. Then in Jul they non-stop a second grill during 1405 Spring St. in Paso Robles, followed by a third plcae during a same formidable as The Rib Line and Oki Momo Asian Grill in San Luis Obispo. The restaurants offer poke bowls and sushi burritos.

Coast Electronics: Just 3 months after RadioShack closed a corporate sell store in San Luis Obispo, a scarcely century-old wiring code was behind in a city following an enlargement of eccentric franchisee, Coast Electronics — a family-owned business with some-more than 39 years in Morro Bay and a year-old plcae in Buellton. Owner John Weiss non-stop a newest plcae during 1336 Madonna Road in San Luis Obispo during a Laguna Village Shopping Center.


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Dark Nectar Coffee Roaster: Dark Nectar Coffee Roaster — during 5915 Entrada Ave., only north of Sunken Gardens — started brewing and roasting in Atascadero in September. The emporium is Dark Nectar’s second North County location; owners Danny Jones has been crafting his blends and singular origins in Templeton for about 6 years. The company’s logo, a hooded priest sipping a bubbling crater of coffee, is a reverence to science that imagines monks as a strange coffee drinkers.

Nautical Bean: Owner Brett Jones non-stop his second Nautical Bean plcae in San Luis Obispo during 2010 Parker St. The new plcae is some-more than 2,700 block feet, a significantly incomparable space than a strange Nautical Bean (960 block feet), that Jones has owned given 2002 in a Laguna Lake Shopping Center.

DSW: DSW — Designer Shoe Warehouse — non-stop a initial SLO County store in a Madonna Plaza in San Luis Obispo in September, holding over a space before assigned by Sports Authority. DSW operates large-format shoe stores, typically around 20,000 block feet, charity a far-reaching preference of brand-name and engineer boots and accessories for women, men, and kids. The association operates 510 stores in 43 states, a District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.


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Three Stacks and a Rock: Chuck Nettnin and Ananda Nettnin reopened a Morro Bay microbrewery in Oct after shopping it from prior owners Carlee Markhart and Jared Scott and origination improvements that embody a new menu and house-made beer. (Markhart and Scott non-stop a pub in Feb and sealed in September.)

Dead Oak Brewing Co.: Dead Oak Brewing Co., located only off Sunken Gardens during 5925 Entrada Ave., non-stop a doors to a open in October. It is a initial investiture non-stop by Nikki and Jesse Kaltenberg. Nikki Kaltenberg pronounced they wish Dead Oak to be some-more like a winery or tasting room than a bar. The 2,400-square-foot space won’t have televisions and will be targeted during comparison millennials and families, she said.

Blue Moon over Avila: Blue Moon Over Avila, a new booze bar and French bistro, non-stop during 460 Front St. in Avila Beach. The grill is owned by Nanci Bell and facilities dishes by Jose Dahan with a brew of normal French, general and contemporary cuisine. The anniversary rotating menu also pairs with boutique booze and drink selections.


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Negranti Creamery: A North County sheep’s divert ice cream association recently non-stop a initial dip emporium in Paso Robles. Negranti Creamery on Nov. 4 opened a plcae in Tin City, only off Highway 101 during 2989 Limestone Way. Owner Alexis Negranti has been offered her honeyed treats on a indiscriminate basement and during weddings and events for about 6 years — ice cream lovers competence have bought pints during Vons, Whole Foods, Bristol Farms and other retailers.

Pro Image Sports: Pro Image Sports non-stop Nov. 8 in a Pismo Beach Premium Outlets, specializing in protected group apparel, hats and newness items. Owner Chuck Stanley said: “We have sell from each group in each joining — not only your internal California franchises. You can travel into a store a fan of any team, and we will have something for you.”


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The Pad Climbing: SLO-Op Climbing co-founders Kristin and Yishai Horowitz began building their fourth gym in Jun during 888 Ricardo Court in San Luis Obispo. The Pad Climbing is about 14,000 block feet, scarcely 4 times a distance of SLO-Op Climbing on Prado Road, and 13,000 block feet of that space is dedicated to bouldering and rope-climbing sections.

Nourish: Diners in downtown San Luis Obispo have a new option: Nourish, located subsequent to Granada Hotel Bistro. Described as a “fresh and quick takeaway restaurant,” a eatery non-stop a doors during 1126 Morro St. The menu facilities food “inspired by a active enlightenment of a Central Coast” with “locally grown, nutrient-rich and ethically sourced cuisine.”

UberEats: UberEATS launched a food smoothness use in a San Luis Obispo area in December, following new starts in Santa Barbara and Bakersfield and flourishing use in vital U.S. cities. A auxiliary of a association Uber Technologies that’s widely famous for a app-based cab services, UberEATS offers food smoothness for about 25 restaurants in a San Luis Obispo area.

Farmstead Kitchen and Catering: Opened in a former Panolivo mark in Paso Robles during 1344 Park St., Farmstead Kitchen and Catering (formerly Farmstead Catering) focuses on farm-to-table cuisine. The restaurant, from cook John McDevitt, sources from a company’s Paso farm, and uses mixture from internal seafood and beef vendors.

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