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7701 E Zayante Rd, Frnt, Felton, CA 95018-8719
831-335-4317
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A walk down memory lane

When we read the reviews we were a little concerned, but stopped by anyway because we use to go there with our parents 40+ years ago. The food was pretty good, but I think there is a shortage of dish wear and wine glasses. We sat on the deck and there was some deferred maintenance to the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Laura B
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Grass Valley, California
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Lakewood, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I can not say enough good things about the Trout Farm Inn. Kelly and Yvonne are great at what they do and have going on there. We had a great time at the pool and enjoyed great food, drinks and service provided by their staff. If you are in the Felton area and you have some time I suggest stopping... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

When we read the reviews we were a little concerned, but stopped by anyway because we use to go there with our parents 40+ years ago. The food was pretty good, but I think there is a shortage of dish wear and wine glasses. We sat on the deck and there was some deferred maintenance to the building. Talked to... More 

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Boulder Creek, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

*if this is your first time here you will leave feeling like you just had dinner with friends....from the minute you walk in the door your are recognized and welcomed with a smile!...the bar is well stocked (high end labels) and the personnel are ready to serve!...lots of dineing space, great atmosphere, swimming pool (adult and childrens pools), poolside food... More 

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Richmond, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Ate dinner here on a midweek dash to Santa Cruz. On Tues and Wed they have some great price cuts from their menu, but all in all the dining experience was not the best. Perhaps we're spoiled by the amazing choices of restaurants and bounty of great local ingredients available to us in the greater Bay Area, but the food... More 

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Felton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Pretty good food from burgers to pasta. Chicken or veggie burger can be substituted for any hamburger, and they have tasty Mac n cheese - enough for 2 meals! Go there Tuesday or Wednesdays for $5 meal deals (esp. The Mac n cheese), you can't go wrong! This place has interesting character and great staff! I only wish there were... More 

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Santa Cruz
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24 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Stopped by to catch a World Series game. The place was nearly empty on a Saturday at 6 pm. Outside the pool looked clean, but the women's bathroom had a dirty floor and scuzzy black grime on the bathroom door. Remember, a restaurant kitchen is not any cleaner than the restrooms. The men's bathroom smelled so bad it should have... More 

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Santa Cruz
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Drove up E. Zayante Road to grab some dinner at the Trout Farm Inn. Sat out on the deck by the creek which was very pleasant on a warm summer day. The inn is more of an upscale burger and sandwich place but has some tasty dinner dishes. We started with the Caprese Salad with tomatoes and mozarella arranged on... More 

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Scotts Valley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Went with friends for the $5 dinner specials. OK, it was edible, filling and cheap and the service was terrific and the waiter was cute. It wasn't great food (my husband and I both hated the mac and cheese) but the chicken and rice and his trout ($10) were quite good. The key lime pie was good and there was... More 

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Napa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

For the past few years, our friends, who live in Felton, have mentioned the Trout Farm Inn for dining, but said their past few experiences were horrible. BUT, this past weekend, we went for brunch with the kids (ages 5 & 3.) Primarily, because after brunch, we could go to the pool, which is right outside. What a laid-back experience!... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Any restauranteur would fall over backwards to have their joint packed on a Tuesday or Wednesday evening. The Trout Farm is doing a promotion that is almost unbelievable. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, they are featuring $5 dinners. That's right - no typo here - FIVE DOLLAR DINNERS! I've been several times (I only live 1/2 mile away!), and I'm always... More 

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Address: 7701 E Zayante Rd, Frnt, Felton, CA 95018-8719
Phone Number: 831-335-4317
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Felton
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 7701 E Zayante Rd, Frnt, Felton, CA 95018-8719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Felton
  • Phone Number: 831-335-4317

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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