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All 72 Old Saybrook Restaurants

Penny Lane Pub & Restaurant

150 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2373
860-388-9646
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Ranked #9 of 72 Restaurants in Old Saybrook
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Milford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Four Aleuts and two children on a Sunday evening walked right in. Seated immediately. All dinners were prepared in a wonderful fashion. Great chili and the fried scrod fish was delicious Will go back

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Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Penny Lane has truly delicious food. I especially love their prime rib (not available on Sundays). All the dishes are very tasty and the service is great.

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South Glastonbury, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I have been here several times, as we are looking for a home in Old Saybrook. We stumbled on it by accident and have loved it. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Our bartender, Torey, has been "first class" each time we have visited. The cocktails and selection of... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I've been here a couple of times and always left disappointed. Over priced and tasteless. Definitely do not order the... Mussels- mussels cooked in flavorless garlic water. Fish & chips- you call yourself a pub but you can't get fish and chips right? Come on...fish taste like it had been frozen and even the fries sucked. I like how it... More 

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Clinton
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We can always count on a good/excellent meal at PLP, whether it's lunch or dinner. On this Saturday afternoon, we were both craving liver, onions & bacon and no one prepares them like PLP! After a glass of house Pino Gri and a martini for my hubby, dinner came and it was delicious. Our server has been with PLP since... More 

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

It's a pub. A fun one at that. We've eaten here numerous times. Large cocktails, great burgers. We've veered off the burgers a few times and have not really enjoyed our meals. Staff is outgoing, fun and competent.

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Upstate NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Stopped for lunch on Tuesday 10/28 on a beautiful fall afternoon. We had our lunch on the outside patio. We had dined here several times in the past. The food and service is always top notch. My wife had the special Frittata, with peppers cheese tomatoes, etc...I had the Portabella Mushroom wrap....Stop by, you will not be dissapointed... .

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New Haven, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a place I have visited many times over the years. It is a two-story restaurant with the Pub on the first floor along with several tables surrounding the bar. The restaurant faces Main Street and is surrounded by small shops and dance/exercise studios. For warmer weather, they do have some outdoor seating available. The food was quite good.... More 

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Good place to have a solid meal . Upstairs is better for a quieter meal . Downstairs can be noisy so we usually go upstairs . Although if you go early like 5-6 downstairs is ok . The staff are always helpful and nice . Sometimes you can find live music on the weekends .

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Rye, New Hampshire
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Planned business dinner here and decided to sit at the bar. Service and food were excellent, and irish pub atmosphere was very pleasant. I will surely return.

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Additional Information about Penny Lane Pub & Restaurant

Address: 150 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2373
Phone Number: 860-388-9646
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Pub

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