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Owl Grill & Saloon

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134 Mill Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-1144
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sunday evening bite.

Neighborhood bar with fresh food and warm and friendly staff. I sat at the antique bar for a glass of wine and a steak. The garden salad was fresh and the homemade blue dressing was tasty. Melissa the server and bartender took my order and played a great selection of tunes from her iPod. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Timothy L
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Grass Valley, CA
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This restaurant has been there for many years and has changed hands several times. The food is very good, though, and in spite of all the owner changes, seems to stay stable!

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Grass Vallkey, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Love the atmosphere in this old establishment, but the food and service were only average. The ribs were plentiful, but overdone and dry, As a contrast the pear salad was excellent. Need to try more than once. The bar is always fun, often with live music.

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Grass Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I've eaten here several times. The food can be hit or miss, except for the steak, which I've found to be consistently good. On our most recent visit, I ordered the ahi tuna instead. It came out cooked to order - rare inside. But the portion size was small, and there wasn't much in the way of seasoning on it.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Neighborhood bar with fresh food and warm and friendly staff. I sat at the antique bar for a glass of wine and a steak. The garden salad was fresh and the homemade blue dressing was tasty. Melissa the server and bartender took my order and played a great selection of tunes from her iPod. The steak- generous portion, well portioned... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This restaurant has gone through many owners in the last 10 years. The last time we were there, we sat down in the lounge area for cocktails and appetizers prior to dinner. The Bartender walked up to the table like he was drunk or on drugs, and then addressed my wife a Sweetheart. I refrained from admonishing the young man,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

stopped in on a Monday night for anniversary dinner there were only 6 to 8 people in the restaurant we ordered two filet mignon (29.00) each mine tasted a little tough and sauce was very pepper like and ruined the taste of the meat (medium) and my wife's was raw (medium rare)so I chewed through mine and was done before... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Some of the restaurants have good food, some of the restaurants have good service here in Nevada County but this restaurant had a great mix of both. Good quality food (I had the Grilled Ribeye) garlic mashed potatoes and veges with a salad with blue cheese dressing. It is on the pricey side but was worth it. The service was... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband made reservations for a Tuesday for my Birthday Dinner. My request for my birthday was a "DATE". Staff were nice. When our meal arrived, my $30 Fillet was completely raw (I ordered it Medium). My husband was completely done with his meal before I even got my dinner back. The fillet had no seasoning and the Blue Cheese... More 

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Port Huron, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Very pricy and very small portions, waitresses were great though but not real good value for the money

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West Plains, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Had the special...Everything was good and as expected. I like the restaurant side over the bar side.

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Additional Information about Owl Grill & Saloon

Address: 134 Mill Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945
Phone Number: 530-274-1144
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Grass Valley
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 134 Mill Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Grass Valley
  • Phone Number: 530-274-1144

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?