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7701 E Zayante Rd, Frnt, Felton, CA 95018-8719
831-335-4317
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love this local dive bar!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2014
Angelfire82
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Felton, California
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Felton, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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85 reviews 85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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105 reviews 105 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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74 reviews 74 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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Santa Cruz, CA
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89 reviews 89 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We visited on a Saturday night and the place was busy at 7PM. We were seated right away but if we had showed up 30 minutes later it might have been tough. But that's unusual; I'd say that 99% of the time, you'll have no trouble getting seated. The service was really perfect. It's clear that the folks who run... More 

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Aptos, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We went to eat dinner and listen to a band. We had steak and veggies, a cheeseburger, macaroni and cheese (home made) and a kid's burger. The steak and veggies were cooked perfectly. It is supposed to be served with mashed potatoes, but I had the potatoes subbed for extra veggies. The cheeseburger was really good too, but my husband... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

My sister and brother in law came to town, and we decided to have dinner somewhere we could watch an important football game. The staff positioned a table special for us so we could all see the TVs. They were more than accomodating. Usually we go for a weekend lunch and I love the BBQ blue cheese burger. This time... More 

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Felton, California
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487 reviews 487 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Hadnt been here for many years. Last time a few years and owners back it was pretty bad. Much improved. The pork loin special was good. The entertainment fun. Can be noisy when the band is playing. Fun spot for folks visiting the SLV area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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