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The Steinbeck House

132 Central Ave, Salinas, CA 93908

John Steinbeck’s Birthplace and Boyhood Home is a Restored Queen Anne Victorian owned by the Valley Guild. Built in Salinas in 1897, it was opened to the public as a restaurant on February 27, 1974 —the 72nd anniversary of John Steinbeck’s birth. This charming restaurant is located two blocks west of the National Steinbeck Center at 132 Central Avenue in Salinas. Open for lunch Tuesday-Saturday 11:30am-2:00pm. Gift Shop 11:00am-3:00pm.

Dining and Nightlife
Food and Drink
  • Group Rates Available:
  • Private/Group Events:
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  • Special Interest Tours Offered:
  • Beer & Wine Only:
  • Group Dining:
  • Highchairs/Booster Seats Available:
  • Kid's Menu Available:
  • Private Rooms Available:
Meals Served and Prices
  • Average Entree $$= $13-21:
  • Average Entree $= Under $12:
  • Dinner:
  • Lunch:
Food and Drink
  • Blue Zones Project Approved Restaurants:
  • Credit Cards Accepted:
  • Family-friendly:
  • Gift Shop:
  • Internet Access:
  • Meeting Space On-site:
  • Motorcoach Parking on site:
Facility Info
  • Largest Room 60

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