Grover Beach - Grover Heights

Only minutes away from the popular tourist attractions at Pismo Beach lies a peaceful coastal neighborhood.

Welcome to Grover Heights

A peaceful coastal playground 

Only minutes away from the popular tourist attractions at Pismo Beach lies a peaceful coastal neighborhood that offers up everything Californians love about San Luis Obispo in a quieter setting with a personality all its own. Grover Heights is a friendly community in Grover Beach known for its rolling sand dunes and wide open spaces. 

With easy access to Pismo Beach attractions and a short commute to downtown San Luis Obispo, residents enjoy the perfect balance of big-city and small-town atmosphere. Popular for horseback riding, ATV adventures, hiking, and other outdoor activities, all of Grover Heights can be considered a playground for the young and young at heart. Yet, Grover Heights also has a refined side with access to fine dining, varied entertainment offerings, and breathtaking views that remind residents to slow down and savor the California sunshine.

What to Love

  • Weather
  • Close to the beach
  • A variety of public parks
  • Fun attractions
  • Walkable streets

Local Lifestyle

A quiet neighborhood, Grover Heights offers residents a peaceful atmosphere and walkable streets. However, this small community is anything but boring. Home to various parks and minutes away from the beach, Grover Heights hums with the energy of a neighborhood whose residents who enjoy time spent outdoors. 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

As part of the famed San Luis Obispo foodie scene, you can be sure to find amazing dining opportunities in and around Grover Heights. From fine dining experiences with the perfect touch of romance to casual restaurants with mouth-watering favorites, it's always easy to find the perfect bite in Grover Heights. Ember is one of the most popular restaurants in the area, serving up everything from wood-fired pizzas to steak, fish, or poultry paired with delectable sides. Excellent food, service, and ambiance make it the perfect spot for every occasion. While Ember is the restaurant known for its name, long-time residents often head straight to AJ Spurs Saloon & Dining Hall for their favorite meals right in the neighborhood. This local gem serves up a variety of delectable dishes in a cozy atmosphere with unmatched service. For fresh delicious seafood, look no further than Fin's Bar & Grill. This dog-friendly restaurant near the beach is known for excellent service and tasty meals with a great view. A short walk from Grover Beach, The Spoon Trade is a local hotspot for fresh seasonal fare paired with craft beers and wines. Known for fresh, delicious farm-to-table meals, this ever-popular eatery often has a line, but it's definitely worth the wait.

The shopping scene in and around Grover Heights offers endless options to make every shopper happy. Take a short trip to Pismo Beach to browse the 40+ stores in
Pismo Beach Premium Outlets. When you're seeking something unique, visit one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques on West Grand Avenue for unique trinkets, apparel, and gifts. Some of the most popular shops in the neighborhood are California Cool Thrift Store and Halcyon Store

Things to Do

Grover Heights is only minutes from Pismo Beach and all the most popular attractions in the area. Pismo State Beach is one of California's most popular state parks, providing visitors with various activities, including camping, swimming, surfing, fishing, and bird watching. Numerous hiking trails wind throughout the park, and the Pismo State Monarch Butterfly Grove is an experience not to be missed. Visit Pismo Beach Dunes for a day of outdoor adventures that range from horseback or ATV riding to hiking, surfing, and paragliding. Pismo Beach Golf Course and Pismo Preserve Hiking Trail are popular attractions offering scenic views and outdoor activities.


Grover Heights is served by the Lucia Mar school district and is home to highly rated schools, including:

  • Grover Beach Elementary, Grades K–6
  • Central Coast New Tech High School, Grades 9–12
  • Judkins Middle School, Grades 6–8



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Overview for Grover Beach - Grover Heights, CA

12,846 people live in Grover Beach - Grover Heights, where the median age is 39.8 and the average individual income is $37,210. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Grover Beach - Grover Heights, CA

Grover Beach - Grover Heights has 5,067 households, with an average household size of 2.53. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Grover Beach - Grover Heights do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,846 people call Grover Beach - Grover Heights home. The population density is 5,556.16 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Grover Beach - Grover Heights, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Grover Beach - Grover Heights. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Dandy Lion Montessori School
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Grover Beach Elementary
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Fairgrove Elementary
K - 6th


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