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The Penny Farthing Tavern - CLOSED

9 E San Luis St, Salinas, CA 93901-3413
+1 831-422-5652
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good18%
  • Average64%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
30 Jun 2014
“Best bangers and mash.”
26 Mar 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Pub
9 E San Luis St, Salinas, CA 93901-3413
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Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

It was a great place, it isn't there any more :( it's now a sports bar. But if they te open some where else I would sure be there.

Thank Ela_dela_
Reviewed 26 March 2014

9 San Luis Avenue, mid-Block Formerly "Penny Farthing" Family Birthday Party We were unable to find this place until I was marched right into it. I was not alone; most merchants at this end of the street had not heard of it. Because of our...More

1  Thank Maurice M
Reviewed 19 July 2013

We were looking for someone to grab a meal later in the evening as a lot of places Salinas close early. We called the place to double check and the person who answered said that they serve up until midnight. When we went, it was...More

1  Thank C B
Reviewed 19 April 2013

My husband and I enjoy the local talent featured on live music nights! The Penny has seen its ups and downs, but it is still a fun place for a drink and some pub food. The fish and chips are fairly good, and they have...More

Thank Lucinda P
Reviewed 19 July 2012

I had the best Rueben sandwhich I can remember here today. The Harp Ale was sublime. Main Street Salinas is a treasure trove with this place at the end of the rainbow.

Thank RufusLeeKing
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Well, it USED to be a great British pub. It seems they have improved the menu to include Pot Pie and a few other British items, but tacos?? I am sorry, when I go to a BRITISH pub, I want to see what I would...More

Thank Merc56
Reviewed 19 February 2012

Been coming here every once in a while. Great selection on tap and good food. Happy hour prices very reasonable and good service. Don't expect your food to be speedy but expect good quality. Try the Californian Burger.

Thank AWW_12
Reviewed 4 February 2012

Plenty of decent beer on tap and the food isn't bad either.

1  Thank Dianna430
Reviewed 8 November 2011

Ate here several times since the reopening and onc eor twice month since. I was really disappointed in the Fish & Chips. They changed the batter recipe - now they are much like what you would get frozen at the grocers. Burgers are good -...More

Thank Samm N
Reviewed 2 April 2010

Just average food burgers and such these things they call the world famous tortiza is a joke just a dried up tortilla with pizza toppings on top the beer choices are great just over priced as well as the cocktails over all its a place...More

1  Thank whatthe_10
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Restaurant Details

Bar, Pub
Good for
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 E San Luis St, Salinas, CA 93901-3413
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-422-5652
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