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Iron Door Saloon and Grill

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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Stopped in for a drink in California's oldest bar

You should stop in for one! Cool place with some interesting features and of course, cold beer... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
Long history and friendly staff

It's always fun to stop at these historical sites. We had got lost in the mountains driving to... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
Lincoln, California
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  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“cold beer”(2 reviews)
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18761 Main St, Groveland, CA 95321-9444
+1 209-962-8904
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

You should stop in for one! Cool place with some interesting features and of course, cold beer. Friendly bar tender.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TravelnutORD
Reviewed July 17, 2018

It's always fun to stop at these historical sites. We had got lost in the mountains driving to Groveland but had a gps that helped us get to Groveland on a very scenic mountain route so we were ready to get checked in and have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank clmillea
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Let's just make it clear, everyone knows this place locally and you cannot miss it once you hit the main street. The place is the oldest operating saloon in California. Full service bar and very good food. The service staff was friendly and they offer...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lorenzo95023
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We had a meal at the Saloon during a recent California road trip. According to the signage it's California's oldest surviving saloon and the décor would suggest that's probably true. The Iron Door has a genuine saloon feel to it with simple, hearty and tasty...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Maskedmagpie
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Great service - I got so many soda water refills! And the food is well above what you might consider bar food. Decent prices. Really cool old building with original everything. It’s like eating in a museum.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

This restaurant is nothing to rave about; however, the walls are adorned with large old historical photos and the 100-year-old Saloon next door is well worth an inspection. Great photos and memorabilia are packed into this saloon. This place has a lot of character and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank zepal
Reviewed August 29, 2017

We have been to the Iron Door Saloon and Grill. Its a good local's place for a beer and some food. There is sometimes live music. We enjoyed lunch there when we visited in August 2017,

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mini
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for drinks before going to dinner st the Mexican restaurant. The margarita was ok but there was way too much ice. You have to go in just to see the place. In hindsight we should have stayed for supper. The onion rings...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank MeltAwayExuma
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

The Iron door is such a cool place to stop for a good time! It's got old relics and very friendly staff. Awesome !! A new favorite !!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank ruby784
Reviewed March 5, 2017

I was in Groveland for a 2 night stay and visited this place more times than I want to admit. Friendly bar keeps and some real good Margarita's. Unfortunately I was never in there during food service.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank TiamoItalia
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