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Penny Black

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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124 W 4th St, Rochester, MI 48307-2024 (Walnut St.)
+1 248-841-1522
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Love the food Always have an updated draft and wine list Fun music and service Great place to go and see the lights during Christmas

Thank Carlie N
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the dining room decor , food was great , service fantastic. Located right downtown. Parking was easily accessible. This will be our new favorite downtown restaurant . The manager Cassandra visited our table , and made sure our visit was excellent. Superb !

Thank Kimberly N
Rochester, Michigan
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Personally, I love Penny Black on a weekend night. It's a great place to mingle and spend time with friends. The drink menus are extensive, the bartenders are friendly and the drinks are great. I've never eaten dinner here but love the lunch menu and absolutely love to have a glass of white wine and lunch on the patio during... More 

Thank Shannon L
Roseville, Michigan
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145 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Friday night , I had dinner there it full there in Pub, I had good serve he very nice to me and my friends. Tell us the about menu , I had Pulled Pork sandwich with chip ,hey it was very good meal . This place dose get 5 star.I will come back

1 Thank johntavernier
Detroit, Michigan
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139 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Persons in my party ordered Fish & Chips (one with sweet fries), Black Bean Veggie Burger with fries. The Fish & all Chips (fries) were absolutely terrible. Very very greasy. Actually made 1 person ill. The Black Bean Veggie Burger and coleslaw were good. Service... well I would say the server gave off an underlying feeling that she was doing... More 

Thank k s
Brantford, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Quick shout out to our waiter Mando (sorry if the name spelt wrong). Good atmosphere. Good selection of beers. I recommend the chicken tacos. Very filling. My wife had the fourth club sandwich. She said it was very good also. Hope this helps anyone looking for a good place to eat and relax.

Thank TonyandTammy
London, Canada
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our daughter is going to school at Rochester college so we thought we try something new for lunch. We had the tater tot appetizer covered in cheese, pulled pork and onion strings not healthy whatsoever but the group seem to like it. For lunch two had the burgers said they were delicious and they were certainly large, my daughter had... More 

Thank Elaine C
Rochester, MI
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157 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I go here about once a week. We enjoyed sitting at the outside bar and relaxing with each other and socializing with others including the bartenders. Very friendly atmosphere and fun to be at in the evening time.

Thank Kurtiemon
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

The outside bar really is a big plus. I like being outside weather permitting. Inside the bar area is cozy without being crowded. Clean. friendly. Mainly millennials. Young Professionals. Located in a nice out of the main drag area which I like very much. Good conversation and friendly people. Good food and service. An assortment of new, hip cocktails. I... More 

Thank Lynne M
Rochester, Michigan
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I have no idea how we had never been to Penny Black before. We live in Rochester and frequent downtown but just never stopped in! We (husband, myself, and 2 year old) had dinner last night. We were very pleased! Good happy hour specials on beer, menu with lots of options, affordable kids meals, and easy parking! I had the... More 

Thank Michelle S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
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: 124 W 4th St, Rochester, MI 48307-2024
    (Walnut St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 248-841-1522
Housed within the original Rochester Post Office, Penny Black offers up a unique experience. The all scratch menu includes favorites such as house smoked bbq, blackened catfish, jambalaya, shrimp fajitas, fried pickles and hand cut sweet potato fries. Come out to enjoy our great selection of craft beer, unique drinks, and live entertainment.

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