The birthplace and home of Nobel Prize winning author, John Steinbeck, this beautifully restored house now serves lunch and tea served by the volunteers of the Valley Guild. Steinbeck lived here until he was 18 and left for university, though visited often. The Red Pony was written here along with many other stories that were inspired by the city and people who lived in Salinas. The Best Cellar gift shop is located in the basement. Dining at the Steinbeck House is an awesome experience, and if you aren’t hungry, stop in for a visit and see the room where John Steinbeck was born.
★ 132 Central Avenue, Salinas CA 93901