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Tyrolean Inn Restaurant

9600 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA 95005-9201
+1 831-336-5188
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
22 Nov 2016
“Good food, great funky atmosphere”
2 Jul 2016
“Introduction to Germany”
Closed Now
All hours
German, European, Central European, Austrian
€€ - €€€
9600 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA 95005-9201
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

We enjoyed our dinner and the friendly service while dining at the Tyrolean Inn on 2/4/17. When my husband accidentally left his credit card at the restaurant, we were impressed that someone from the restaurant took the initiative to drop off his card at the...More

Thank Travelfamily09
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I've been to Tyrollean Inn five or six times in the course of annual trips to the area for Monterey Car Week. The food is good, but not outstanding if know your way around Bavarian cooking, and I would probably rate it higher if I...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Your choices in Ben Lomond are not great but this is the best of the bunch! The décor is like a huge German cliché and you cannot help but smile at it and appreciate how much hard work went into making it the way it...More

Thank r0rschach
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I eat here on a semi regular basis. The food is out of this world good and the staff are super friendly. I have not had German food anywhere in the USA that compares to what I had in Germany and Austria, until I ate...More

Thank JP G
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Wonderful Tyrolean beer! Excellent Bavarian food that reminds me so much of being in the Tyrol. Consistently excellent service. We even love the German music! The chef, Greg, is spot on with his dishes, and we've never had a bad meal there. Combine all that...More

Thank Lucia M
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The decor mirrors tourist spots in Bavaria, the German beers on tap are respectable, we found the waitstaff a little stiff but the food generally missed the mark. Sauerbraten was way heavy on the vinegar as was there'd cabbage. The German salad was so loaded...More

Thank Hewitty15
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The Tyrolean Inn is a small family run restaurant in the hills above Santa Cruz on the back road between Santa Cruz and Silicon Valley. They have excellent food and service and there was a live musician the night we stopped through. The kids had...More

Thank bethhage
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Took my all American friends to try some home cooked German food. Love the rustic atmosphere but felt no warmth from the waiter. He seemed a little annoyed but I wasn't letting that interfere with the super delicious food we ate. The Schweinehacksen was delicious...More

Thank sybsk5
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I read all those reviews and I have to disagree with their opinions. I am half German and half Polish, spent most of my life in Poland and I had German food before. Spices profile, style of cooking "German dishes" it is not even close...More

Thank Monika T
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is authentic german fare and environment. However, their food is not cheap. I typically go here twice a year when I'm wanting something good but I know isn't healthy for my body.

Thank CosmoGirl831
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Do you take reservations for a party of four?
28 June 2015|
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Response from Coarsegold93614 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they do, our B&B made them for us.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
German, European, Central European, Austrian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9600 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA 95005-9201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ben Lomond
  • Phone Number: +1 831-336-5188
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