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Avila Valley Barn

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560 Avila Beach Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-8047
+1 805-595-2810
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Fun to visit

We stop in here every time we visit Sycamore Springs (which may be no longer since they suck). Fun... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Duayne H
Great Place to Bring the Grandkids! They love feeding the animals!

There is a petting zoo where you can purchase food for the animals and the kids can feed them... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
onaroll56
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Los Osos, California
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“petting zoo” (46 reviews)
“pies” (80 reviews)
“farm animals” (36 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
560 Avila Beach Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-8047
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+1 805-595-2810
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"petting zoo"
in 46 reviews
"pies"
in 80 reviews
"farm animals"
in 36 reviews
"feed the animals"
in 33 reviews
"roasted corn"
in 36 reviews
"hay rides"
in 30 reviews
"ice cream"
in 59 reviews
"fruit"
in 63 reviews
"fresh produce"
in 26 reviews
"pumpkin patch"
in 10 reviews
"pick your own"
in 12 reviews
"tractor ride"
in 8 reviews
"jams and jellies"
in 8 reviews
"bakery items"
in 6 reviews
"baby goats"
in 5 reviews
"local honey"
in 7 reviews
"great place to take the kids"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stop in here every time we visit Sycamore Springs (which may be no longer since they suck). Fun farmer's market vibe, petting zoo outside. Great piece of old rural Americana spirit!

Thank Duayne H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a petting zoo where you can purchase food for the animals and the kids can feed them. There are goats, turkeys, chickens, and ponies. There are pony rides, hay rides for an additional fee. You can buy veggies, fruit and bakery items. There...More

Thank onaroll56
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has it all. Food, petting zoo, store and ice cream shop. This place can keep you busy for quite some time. I have seen them do hay rides and pumpkin patches in fall and decorate for other seasons. The staff is friendly and...More

Thank Aimz74
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes I really want a half-star option between each rating level. In this instance I’d post a 3.5 star rating, because this place is better than "average" but calling it "very good" is a bit of a stretch. The pluses are the animals on display...More

Thank Jon R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've passed this place several times over the years but decided to stop this time as the beach was way too windy! We toured the fruit and vegetable store and then took a look at the animals. This portion is really good for kids as...More

Thank steversjunk2016
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Great place to hang for several hours with the family. Grandkids (ok, and me) love feeding the critters. They have some very interesting chickens and roosters. Had their chili - it was great.

2  Thank Joyce P
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Been going here for years and it keeps getting better. If you see 100 cars in the parking lot, don't worry, there is plenty of staff to take care of you, enjoy the hay ride, corn cobs, fruits and veggies. My favorite are the pies,...More

2  Thank TJanzen
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Definitely a top place to buy local and scrumptious home made pies, crisps and cobblers. So much selection to choose from, and all good!

1  Thank RobM1955
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Bring the kids, feed the animals take a hay ride. The produce, bakery goods are excellent. There lots of jams and jellys to sample. Just a fun place to kill an hour or two.

Thank Kevin C. J
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Although it does not have a coffee shop, it has ice cream and lots of baked goods. Fresh fruit, veggies and other treats. During the autumn it has hayrides and a maze for the kids.

1  Thank tdrobinson3
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josiedenison
9 July 2017|
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Response from LoveGetAways70 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - for the most part. Store certainly; animal farm area is outside - so dirt.
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707ginak
22 March 2017|
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Response from giff64 | Reviewed this property |
Actually they do have Alpacas not Llamas.
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sallyspencer1
10 May 2016|
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Response from Diane H | Reviewed this property |
Avila Barn is only about 10 minutes from San Luis. It's just a quick drive away!
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