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“Little bit of England”

The Pelican Inn Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Muir Beach
Cuisines: Bar
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 22, 2012

Cute English country inn right by the ocean. Roaring fire in the fireplace. Wonderful Beef Wellington with roasted root veggies. Produce and bread sourced from the Zen Center next door. 17th century sticky toffee pudding recipe. Waiter was attentive and friendly. If you're looking for a fairly authentic British experience this place will provide it. Guinness on tap and Fullers ESB in bottles.

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Reviewed October 19, 2012

Absolutately, worth the effect to find. Like a Devon Smugglers Inn in Marin County. British country pub style, but not cheesy. Excellent restaurant, with accommodation, though very expensive to stay. Nice, but small bar and superb bar and lunch menu of mainly traditional British Fare. Visit Marin beach first, then John Muir Woods after lunch, before driving to the top of Mt Tamalpais for a breathtaking view. A leisurely day out. Take a travel rug and have your bar lunch on the lawn.

Note - check the website that they're open as they close for private functions, weddings and some holidays.

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Reviewed October 3, 2012

This is a quaint country inn that offers a lot of atmosphere. I have ate there a couple of times before and my wife and I stopped there for lunch. The quality of food was excellent, as well as the service. Stop by here on the way to Muir Woods or Stinson Beach.

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Thank navybng
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

Be sure to check out the charming Pelican Inn for great ales, draught beers, stouts and pilsners and delicious dining options. The very popular Pelican inn place is a unique destination for Marin County.
Their daily menu is "a hearty blend of country English fare( i.e.Beef Wellington, YUM
exceptional bangers & mash, and shepherd's pie)
"The lathe and plaster building has classic English gardens -- what else -- and outside dining.
It is the perfect place for a pre or post warmup trip to Muir Beach.

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Thank Kerry D
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

As an Englishman, I wouldn't say this place is really English at all in style (in contrast to all the other reviews) but I love it anyway. Whenever I hit SFO, I drive out to the Muir Woods simply to lunch here. The garden is a pleasure to sit in and the selection of beers reasonable too. The food is basic and simple but it's always delicious. As it is hidden in the woods and a bit off the beaten path, it is never too busy and I hope it stays that way.

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Thank Liam C
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