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Owl Grill & Saloon

) #12 of 80 Restaurants in Grass Valley $$ - $$$ American, ,
134 Mill St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-4702
+1 530-274-1144
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (13 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
134 Mill St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-4702
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Took out of town friends to this restaurant that we had walked by on a couple of occasions, and wrongly assumed was just a bar. We were all pleasantly surprised with very good meals, nice wines and an attentive owner/chef and wait staff. I enjoyed...More

Thank smcandrews
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Authentic atmosphere. The building was a house of ill repute during the Gold Rush. Very nice bar as well.

Thank Brenton h
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Four of us went to the Owl on a cold rainy night in February. As we entered the ("Ladies Entrance") from a cold dark narrow alley, we were greeted by a warm atmosphere with more than a hint of garlic. We were seated immediately and...More

Thank tomdJ5012PX
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've always had a pretty positive experience here in the past and would normally give it an Excellent rating, but this last time was pretty sub-par for the expense. We had the second to last reservation of the night (8:15), and they close at 9:00...More

Thank Nadea D
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Visit the Owl regularly for great food, nice wine, excellent service and fireside dining. (reservations recommended for the fireplace). Steaks are always perfectly prepared as is the seafood. Employees are attentive and available, Salads are a local favorite. Easily one of our top 3 favorite...More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We fancied a drink and snack before heading to a show in the Performing Arts Center, and happened upon The Owl. Loved the historic feel of the saloon with its classic long bar. The staff were friendly and welcoming, and the draft beer selection, while...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My husband and I didn't make reservations as we had just gotten into town and weren't really familiar with the restaurants. Most were booked, so we popped into the Owl Grill. They had steaks on the grill which smelled amazing and I was told they...More

Thank Deanna M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Excellent food great salads and meats are cooked perfectly. Full bar . Good service. Warm atmosphere.

Thank bjchallice
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We went to the Owl Tavern for dinner last night, Valentine's Day, and had an excellent dinner. Our waiter, Joe, was great, and the rest of the staff was attentive and friendly. The menu is a bit pricey, but our dinner was excellent. We both...More

Thank mogoCalifornia
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had never had dinner at the Owl so were interested in the venue and the food. All in all we had a good experience. The wait staff were very helpful and the menu had plenty of choices. We had the cheese bread (very good)...More

Thank terry19642014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Mill St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-4702
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Grass Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 530-274-1144
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