About Us

Celebrating 40 Years!

The Graduate is one of the oldest establishments in San Luis Obispo!! 

Home to the LARGEST Dance Floor and Bar on the Central Coast... With an incredible restaurant and menu that is both Delicious and has something for Everyone!

Come join us ANY Day or Night of the week for a piece of SLO History!



Nightly Entertainment

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Weekdays

Family Happy Hour! 

Enjoy great prices...from 4 - 7 pm. 

Kids eat FREE 
(under 12) with a purchase of an adult meal. Limit one free kid meal per adult. 

$1 off drafts and $4 well cocktails.
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Wednesdays

Salsa and Bachata Night! 

Lessons starts @ 8pm  Dj Arthyk at 9pm! 


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Thursdays

Country Night 

Music starts at 9pm. 

Cover of $10.00 for 18-20 
$5.00 for 21

The Cal Poly Line Dance Club teaches line dancing lessons starting at 8pm. 


Upcoming Events

When you want to have FUN you go to the Graduate!



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Friday

Noche Caliente!!! 

Latin Music - Cumbia, Salsa, Meringue, Rock and Pop en Espanol

Cover Charge -$10.00 for 18-20 

$5.00 for 21 & over 

Starts at 10 pm. 

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1st Saturday of the Month

Big Chill 

1st Saturday featuring all the great dance hits from the 50's, 60's 70's, 80's, & 90's.

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All other Saturdays

Country Night

Music starts at 9pm. 

Cover of $10.00 for 18-20 
$5.00 for 21

 "Cuesta College Line" teaches Line dancing lessons starting at 8pm. 




Join The Graduate's Rewards Program!

 Just text GRADUATE to 56955

Use our loyalty kiosk to check in every time you visit The Graduate 

Earn Rewards for hitting check-in milestones!

  • 5 Free Large Soda
  • 10 Free Jr. Gradburger
  • 20 Free Gradburger
  • and the REWARDS Continue....

The Graduate Menu

Fan Favorites

Beef Ribs

Grad Burger

Ribeye Steak Sandwich

Daily Specials

Monday - GRAD Burger    $5.00 with your choice of Fries, Soup or Salad

Tuesday - Beef Ribs          $9.95 served with garlic bread and your choice of fries, soup or salad

Wed - Tri Tip Dinner         $9.95 -Tri Tip served with beans, garlic bread and your choice of fries, soup or salad

Thursday - Pork Ribs        $9.95- Pork ribs served with cole slaw and garlic bread

Friday - Fish Tacos            $7.95 - Fish Tacos served with fries, soup or salad