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Avila Valley Barn

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Reviewed yesterday

Picked up cookies and turnovers with candy products. Have you pick orchards available and wagon rides, petting zoo, etc. Many items to choose from but the ice cream parlor was closed.Fun for the whole faiily here.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the experience of walking around the farm and watching young families enjoy the petting farm and the hay ride. The grounds are well kept up and the atmosphere joyful We wandered the gift and farm shop and bought some goodies as well

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank preschoolsuey
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's just another fruit stand...add in fresh pastries and shopping and petting zoo. Worth the stop and stretch you legs ,let the little ones roam and pet some goats,cow,horse..and some really beautiful roasters to look at ONLY!Sorry couldn't get my photos to upload.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bellad0nna2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thanks to Andy’s wife whom we met at Ocean Mesa (thanks!) we went to this place. They have local food and great pies that they make themselves. You can buy groceries and necessities here Expensive but hey, you get used to that in California. This...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Giliam B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place for the kids to feed the animals, great variety of vegetables. very nice shop. great place to buy alternative gifts. recomend this place to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hansp872
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, the bad: 1. There are NO signs marking this place from the street. If not for GPS I would've driven right by. If ownership is reading this please invest in a sign ... you will no doubt see a quick payoff. 2. Food prices...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank BeeDubYVR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great find thanks to the Visitor's Bureau right next to the Pismo Pier! We picked up some perfect summer fruit. Resisted the homemade pies, but might try one if we return. Lovely little stop with lots of treats. Must stop here! Great place for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank bollawoman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kid friendly (goat kids too). Careful, you could drive right by this and not find it, slow down just past the cabin hot springs on the right. Ice cream was served until a mishap, pending reopening. BBQ in the back of the farm stand. Really...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank bugnurse56
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Fun for the whole family. Goats, sheep, cow, horse, chickens and roosters. Buy a bag of lettuce to feed the goats. Delicious farmer's market including bakery items. Ice cream parlor, hot dogs, corn on the cob. Pony rides. Great place for the family to run...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ellen N
Reviewed June 19, 2019

Sadly, the candy store portion of the farm had a fire and is now closed. BUT meanwhile, the pies, crisps, and other baked good are delicious. We bought fresh fruit and veggies along with cured olives and some body lotion. There are a lot of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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josiedenison
July 9, 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
March 22, 2017|
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Response from giff64 | Reviewed this property |
Actually they do have Alpacas not Llamas.
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sallyspencer1
May 9, 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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