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McNear's Saloon and Dining House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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23 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, CA 94952-3001
+1 707-765-2121
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 09:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We each felt the dish we ordered was well prepared and ample. The service was good. We did not have to flag and flag to get more water or anything They took care of us. The day we were there, was a game which make talking challenging but not impossible-and very understandable.

Thank Laurelyn B
San Jose, California
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81 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Well, if you're just looking for a place to pop in with friends for a social gathering, it's not bad. In my opinion, things were slightly overpriced for the quality of the food and atmosphere. Service wasn't super amazing either. It def won't be my first option if I'm in town again. Their alcohol selection was pretty good though.

Thank MrsRojas26
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I used to frequent this place, but got sick a couple times and stopped going. Went back recently and am careful what I order so that I do not get sick again. Used to love the artichoke dip, but they changed it and now it bites. Just be sure to order your burger very well done and smell/sip your iced... More 

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Northwest Arkansas
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288 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Beautiful old building with restaurant and bar makes a great lunch spot, or hangout with friends! We had lunch there and loved the food, the drinks, and the friendliness of the bartender and waitress.

Thank Arkies10
Petaluma, California
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586 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We used to frequent this place every weekend, but the beer prices are not a good value at $6 - even with the $1 discount on happy hour. And, unfortunately, their pint glasses are mostly 14 ounces - it is even printed 14 ounces on the receipt. So, we now will look elsewhere for our happy hour and leave this... More 

Thank pfefmeister
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253 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A few friends and I ended up at McNears after a local festival and it was awesome. They have TV's throughout so you don't miss a game. I had the steak sand which and it was delicious! Everything from the soft bread to the seasoned steak made The sandwich one of a kind. I took half home and my friend... More 

Thank tr21
Petaluma, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a gun place to get together with people. Good food and a fun bar. The staff is very friendly. Good for lunch or dinner.

Thank dredbuild
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a couple of drinks! Enjoyed the selection of whiskeys and hard cider! Old world bar and quaint feel. Looked like they served late night food as well! Definitely would come back and try the food.

Thank Jannette A
Elk Grove, California
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279 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The top two reasons coming here to McNear's is a fascinating menu, and Pliny the Elder early in the week. The menu described lots of interesting dishes, luring people like us who love to see food used in new and different ways. However, the food turned out to be good but not great, organized and presented in a normal pub... More 

Thank Dunsmurian
San Francisco, California
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Meeting a friend for lunch and didn't have any idea about this place. As soon as we walked in we were greeted and taken to a table. We chose not to sit outside but it did look inviting. Extensive menu and a full bar, perfect place. The 70's music was a lovely addition to lunch. It was fun to reminisce... 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
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, CA 94952-3001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Petaluma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-765-2121

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