Balboa Saloon - Newport Beach, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 36.164 W 117° 53.987
11S E 416520 N 3718472
Quick Description: A pub with a bit of history on the Balboa Peninsula.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/29/2014 4:52:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMMZVM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "The building was built by a Mr. Smith in 1924 and used as the first hardware store in Orange COunty. Mr. Curtis Herberts, Sr. purchased the property in 1941 and donated the premises to the U.S.O. of World War II. In 1946, the southern half of the building was leased to Mr. Roger Jolly, who opened Jollys Taproom. In 1984, Mr. Butch Wilson and Mr. Mark Bollas opened the Balboa Saloon, which is now famous around the world."
Real Ale: yes

Bar Food Available: yes

Restaurant: yes

Children Allowed: All areas

Dogs Allowed: no

Garden: no

CAMRA Listed: no

Accommodation: no

Beer brewed on site: no

General comments:
Historic Site by the City of Newport Beach

Website: Not listed

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