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Penny Lane Pub & Restaurant

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150 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2373
860-388-9646
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 60
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  • 65
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A nice respite

Very pleasant outdoor dining experience on a hot summer's day. Only had the guacamole, but it was freshly prepared and well-seasoned.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
victor p
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Hartford, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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New York City, New York
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Place was busy for a Wednesday afternoon. Service was good. Started with the crab cakes. They were ok had a lot of filler and definitely no jumbo lump meat. The fish and chips were very good, not oily. My wife had the Cajun tuna ask that they go light on the Cajun mix and they did. Tuna was done just... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Very pleasant outdoor dining experience on a hot summer's day. Only had the guacamole, but it was freshly prepared and well-seasoned.

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Yonkers, New York
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

the sweetest place in town for breakfast...the waitress there is getting married in 9 days! best service and food

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Food was very good,great atmosphere and reasonably priced. Homemade salmon burger was excellent. Steak was excellent.

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Connecticut
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Casual, friendly setting with good variety - tasty burgers, salads (try with either blackened salmon or steak for your protein fix!), soups etc A solid, standard weekend lunch or supper dining choice. If you want more upscale, try Liv's, Aspen or Fresh Salt (you'll also drop more $$$!)

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is an excellent place for lunch. I had the Penny lane burger and it was delicious. My wife had their grilled chicken salad and she enjoyed it very much. We would eat here again when in the area.

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New England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Not sure what has happened - it always was a good standby. The last two times we have been there the service was very slow and the menu is just out-dated. There are other places (Liv's and Cafe Routier) that are better and if you order off of their lounge or happy hour menus it is cheaper than PennyLane.

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Canton CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had lunch here during Old Saybrook Days. Despite the restaurant's being full, the service was smooth and excellent. The restaurant was cool (88* outside) and cozy. The meals were savory, well beyond usual pub fare. Some gluten free options were available.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

For two starving travellers, it was perfect. My granddaughter 's hot dog was falling off her plate, it was so big, and her eyes were falling out of her head! She was delighted it came so fast, as was I. I only had a wedge of lettuce salad with bacon, tomatoes and blue cheese dressing, but it was scrumptious.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Go where the locals go -- but get a reservation for busy times. Lively bar -- much better food than you'd expect in a pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2373
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: 860-388-9646

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?