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The Pub

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227 Monterey St, Salinas, CA 93901-3491
+1 831-754-1488
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to try Grower's Pub on a whim. Although I've lived in Salinas for over 25 years, I had never tried it. We got excellent service from Zack, and our Prime Rib was nicely done and beautifully plated with steamed vegetables and scalloped potatoes. The prime rib was done perfectly, on the rare side of medium rare, and came... More 

Thank mikegrattan
Santa Ana, California
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

A very friendly neighborhood type of place. Has a full bar that is separated from the dining area. Has a large room for larger gatherings. The staff are friendly and polite. I had the prime rib. One of the best I've had.

Thank coyote2ears
Emerald, Queensland, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Service was good the bar tender professional my steak was average - came out cold and whilst soft to cut just didn't have that quality and lots of fat on the outer ... The potato mash was nicer than the steak which prob says a lot

Thank ryanyearsley
Newark, Delaware USA
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272 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Went there last night for my birthday. Have been staying in Monterey and wanted to try something different. Google recommended the Growers Pub as an American food restaurant. It's a nice ride and salinas is a cute city that seems to have been stuck in the 60's architecturally. Anyway once we walked in this pace screamed steakhouse. We were no... More 

Thank Stephen D
Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

I was in Salinas on business and had never been here before. Took a long walk downtown after a hard day, and wandered into The Pub. Immediately I knew I had made the right decision. Friendly hostess, cool and clean atmosphere, sat at the bar, quiet crowd, instant service, cold local microbrew and halibut special. All could not have been... More 

Thank rbull0ck
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

Nice ambiance, feels like a London pub. The meats are good, but you have to try the toffee chocolate pudding.

Thank Shannon L
Marina, California
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51 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I have always enjoyed The Pub for many years now. I have & always will order either the skirt steak or prime rib. This is the place if our looking for a good cut of beef in Salinas.

Thank MarinaMakina
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

I have eaten at Grower's Pub about 15 times in the past year with my partner while on business in Salinas. This place is just fantastic. We had filet mignon the last time and it was the tastiest and best cooked I ever had. Cherries Jubilee was out of this world. An excellent place for dinner. Food has always been... More 

Thank Ken D
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Came here after a long day of flying and found it was the perfect way to unwind. The soup of the day was the clam chowder and it was delicious. I had the chicken, which was plated with mixed veggies, mashed potatoes, and wonderful gravy. Even though I was stuffed, my colleagues and I had to try the desserts, so... More 

Thank jchen11
Salinas, California
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2016

I've passed this place scores of times, and to be honest it looks like a seriously dated dive from the outside. The is is named "Grower's Pub", the weird sign doesn't say that. Further, it is anything but a pub. Well, on the basis of a review in a local paper, I sought it out, surprised to see it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Monterey St, Salinas, CA 93901-3491
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-754-1488

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