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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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Macomb, Michigan
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was lacking, service was slow, and there were a ton of dead flies by the window...difficult to ever make it there again...

Thank madcow6663
Warren, Michigan
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there last Sept. and we enjoyed the atmosphere and friendly service. The food was good, but rather pricey for what you get.

Thank Sherri B
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181 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Think the title pretty much sums it up. I had the Cobb Salad which was served in a very stylish bowl and had a nice fried onion spin to its content. It seemed to be a popular dish and I was pleased. Came with a variety of fresh vegetables and sufficient meat and dressing. I would get it again. My... More 

Thank Paul S
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206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Penny Black offers your typical bar fare, along with some great bistro-style options. They have an amazing selection of martinis, beer, and cocktails. The decor is chic and modern with a friendly, hilarious staff.

Thank Lisa M
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We love this local restaurant for hang out with friends. The unique dishes and local flavor is wonderful! I personally love eating there in the summer so we can enjoy the outdoor patio. The patio is perfect during the day or at night. I highly recommend this place!

Thank Libby R
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

My husband and I enjoyed our dinner outside on the patio. You just overlook the side street (one street west of Main street) but it's pleasant "Americana" ... we sat at the fire table in the corner of the patio, by the bar. Great food!

Thank Veronica B
Lake Suzy FL
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

delish! the salmon dish and the grilled 4th street sandwich were very very good. also loved the pulled pork sandwich and chips.

Thank MichiganDon74
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The wait wasn't near as long as expected to be seated and the place was very busy. Our server was super awesome and he helped make our experience what it was. Our drinks, apps & meals were all excellent. Group of 5 and all were pleased, we had an enjoyable experience. Definitely will return!

Thank vacayyy
Lake Orion, Michigan
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I was at this establishment years ago when it was 4th Street grill. I have to say that I was very impressed with Penny Black! It wasn't just the food, but the grilled fish tacos were amazing. It also wasn't the beer choices that did it for me, but there were a ton of craft beers to choose from. It... More 

Thank troutcatcher04
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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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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, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?