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A Taste of Italy

Emporio Rulli celebrates over 20 years in downtown Larkspur [ p. 8]

A marketing publication of the Pacific Sun


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ccording to foodie folklore, the world’s ďŹ rst restaurant to oer a menu of dining options was an 18th century Parisian soup house called Boulanger, which implored, in bold letters above the front door, “Come unto me, all ye that labor in the stomach, and I will restore you.â€? More than 200 years later, and several latitudes west, Marin restaurateurs carry on Monsieur Boulanger’s promise of restoration (it’s from where we derive the term restaurant). And, best of

all, one doesn’t have to stroll the Rue Montorgueil to ďŹ nd worldclass cuisine—such avenues as Throckmorton, Bridgeway and Sir Francis Drake will quell our laborious stomachs just the same. But no Marin geogastronomical exploration would be complete without the hunger-helping hand of the PaciďŹ c Sun’s summer 2009 Menus of Marin. This exhaustive dining guide—now organized by town—highlights hundreds of local restaurants throughout the county (check out PaciďŹ cSun.com

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for our searchable listings and reviews—or post your own!) Come unto us, all ye that labor in the stomach—and Marin will restore you! —Jason Walsh, Editor

CONTENTS ADVERTISER INDEX ........................... 4 PRICE GUIDE ..................................... 4 CORTE MADERA ................................ 6 FAIRFAX ......................................6–11 FEATURED: EMPORIO RULLI .............. 8 GREENBRAE .................................... 11 INVERNESS ..................................... 11 KENTFIELD...................................... 11 LAGUNITAS ..................................... 11

LARKSPUR ...................................... 11 MARIN CITY .................................... 11 MARSHALL ..................................... 11 MILL VALLEY ............................. 11–15 MUIR BEACH ................................... 15 NICASIO .......................................... 15 NOVATO .................................... 15–19 OLEMA............................................ 19 POINT REYES .................................. 19

ROSS .............................................. 19 SAN ANSELMO .......................... 19–20 SAN GERONIMO .............................. 20 SAN RAFAEL .............................. 20–28 SAUSALITO ............................... 28–30 STINSON BEACH .............................. 30 TERRA LINDA .................................. 30 TIBURON ........................................ 30

Menus of Marin Production: Gabriel Lieb Photos: James Hall (88zero.com) Fact Checker: Amanda Deely For additional copies, information about placing an ad, or to make a comment contact 415/485-6700 or go to pacificsun.com

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ADVERTISER INDEX CORTE MADERA TOWN CENTER ....................................................................2 THE COUNTER .....................................................................3 TEACAKE BAKE SHOP ..........................................................5 MAX’S RESTAURANT ............................................................7 MARIN JOE’S .....................................................................23 FAIRFAX CAFE LOTUS ......................................................................32 MARIN COUNTY FARMERS MARKET ...................................32 GREENBRAE BON AIR CENTER ...............................................................17 LARKSPUR EMPORIO RULLI ..................................................................9 MILL VALLEY THE PLEASURE IS MINE .....................................................13 LUCINDA’S ........................................................................29 N O VAT O ANOKHA CUISINE OF INDIA .................................................5 GOLDEN EGG OMELET HOUSE ..............................................5 MARIN COUNTY FARMERS MARKET ...................................32 Tiburon’s Tiburon Grill review at pacificsun.com/restaurants. Photo by James Hall.

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SAN RAFAEL LOTUS CUISINE ...................................................................5 SAN RAFAEL JOE’S .............................................................21 THE CAFÉ ..........................................................................21 MONTECITO PLAZA ...........................................................25 BROKEN DRUM .................................................................27 CALGANG’S .......................................................................27 WHIPPER SNAPPER ..........................................................29 EXTREME PIZZA ................................................................31 MARIN COUNTY FARMERS MARKET ...................................32 TIBURON GINZA SUSHI.....................................................................23 BISTRO 35.........................................................................29

PRICE GUIDE $ AVERAGE ENTRÉE BELOW $10 $$ AVERAGE ENTRÉE BETWEEN $11-$20 $$$ AVERAGE ENTRÉE $20 & MORE Please note that breaking down restaurants into three price categories is not an exact task. The price guide is intended to give a general idea of the price range of a restaurant. A diner could spend either less or more than the price guide indicates.


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CORTE MADERA BENISSIMO ITALIAN Mon-Sun 4-10pm. 18 Tamalpais Dr., Corte Madera. 415/927-2316. www.benissimos.com $$

BOUDIN SOURDOUGH BAKERY & CAFE AMERICAN Mon-Sat 8:30am-8pm, Sun 8:30am-7pm. The Village at Corte Madera, 1844 Redwood Hwy., Corte Madera. 415/737-1849. www.boudinbakery.com $-$$

BRYAN’S FINE FOODS AMERICAN Mon-Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 11am-7pm. The Corte Madera Town Center, 341 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera. 415/927-4488. www.bryansfinefoods.com $-$$

CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN PIZZERIA Sun-Wed 11am-9pm, Thurs-Sat 11am-10pm. The Corte Madera Town Center, 347 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera. 415/945-0401. www.cpk.com $-$$ CHAMPAGNE FRENCH BAKERY CAFE FRENCH Mon- Fri 7:30am-8pm, Sat 7:30am-7pm, Sun 7:30am-6pm. The Corte Madera Town Center, 103 Corte Madera Town Center (Also in Mill Valley), Corte Madera. 415/927-5470. www.champagnebakery.com $-$$ IL FORNAIO ITALIAN Mon-Thu 11:30am-10pm, Fri 11:30am-11pm, Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 9am-10pm, Cafe service from 6:30am Mon-Fri, 8am Sat/Sun. The Corte Madera Town Center, 223 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera. 415/927-4400. www.ilfornaio.com $$ IZZY’S STEAKHOUSE Dinner Mon-Sat 4-10pm, Sun 4-9pm, Happy Hour Mon-Sun 4-6pm, Bar opens at 3pm. 55 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 415/924-3366. www.izzysrestaurant.com $$

LA MAISON DE LA REINE VIETNAMESE Sun-Thu 11:30am9pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am-10pm. The Corte Madera Town Center, 346 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera. 415/927-0288. $$ MARIN JOE’S ITALIAN Mon-Fri 11am-12:30am, Sat 5pm12:30am, Sun 4-11:30pm. 1585 Casa Buena Dr., Corte Madera. 415/924-2081. www.marinjoesrestaurant.com $$ Fairfax’s Café Lotus review at pacificsun.com/restaurants. Photo by James Hall.

MAX’S AMERICAN Mon-Thu 7am-9:30pm, Fri 7am-10:30pm, Sat 8am-10:30pm, Sun 8am-9:30pm. 60 Madera Blvd., Corte Madera. 415/924-6297. www.maxsworld.com $$ P.F. CHANG’S CHINA BISTRO CHINESE Fri-Sat, 11am-11pm; Sun-Thu, 11am-10pm. The Corte Madera Town Center, 301 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera. 415/413-9890. www.pfchangs.com $$$ PACIFIC CATCH SEAFOOD Sun-Thu 11am-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 11am10:30pm. The Corte Madera Town Center, 133 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera. 415/927-3474. www.pacificcatch.com $-$$ RICK’S WINE CELLAR WINE BAR Mon 4-8pm, Tue/Wed 12-8pm, Thu-Sat 12-9pm, Sun 3-7pm. Fine wines, cold plates/charcuterie. 207 Corte Madera Ave., Corte Madera. 415/927-9466. www.rickswinecellar.com $-$$ STEFANO’S PIZZERIA PIZZERIA Mon-Fri 11am-9:30pm, Sat/ Sun 11am-10pm. 225 Corte Madera Ave. (Also in Mill Valley), Corte Madera. 415/924-9666. www.stefanossolarpizza.com $ THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY CALIFORNIA Mon-Thu 11am-11pm, Fri/ Sat 11-12am, Sun 10am-10pm. The Village at Corte Madera, 1736 Redwood Hwy, Corte Madera. 415/945-0777. www.cheesecakefactory.com $$ THE COUNTER BURGERS Mon-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri/Sat 11am–11pm, Sun 11am-9pm. 201 Corte Madera Town center, Corte Madera. 415/924-7000. www.thecounterburger.com TUB TIM THAI RESTAURANT THAI Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-9:30pm. 510 Tamalpais Dr., Corte Madera. 415/924-1223. www.tubtimmarin.com $ FAIRFAX BAREFOOT CAFE AMERICAN Mon-Sun 7am-10pm. 1900 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax. 415/460-2160. $-$$ CAFE LOTUS INDIAN Mon-Sat 12-9pm, Sun 4-9pm. 1912 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax. 415/457-7836. www.cafelotusfairfax.com $-$$ CASA MANANA MEXICAN Mon-Sun 11am-9pm. 85 Bolinas Ave. (Also in San Rafael & Tiburon), Fairfax. 415/454-2384. $ CHINA VILLAGE RESTAURANT CHINESE Mon-Fri 11:30am9:30pm, Sat 12-9:30pm. 715 Center Blvd., Fairfax. 415/456-8068. $-$$ DEER PARK VILLA AMERICAN Fri-Sun starting at 5:30pm, Available for spacial events. 367 Bolinas Rd., Fairfax. 415/456-8084. www.deerparkvilla.com $$ FAIRFAX COFFEE ROASTERY AMERICAN Sun-Thu 6am-6:30pm, Fri/Sat 6am-7:30pm. 4 Bolinas Rd., Fairfax. 415/459-1618. $-$$ FRADELIZIO’S RISTORANTE ITALIANO ITALIAN Sun-Thu 11:30am10pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am-11pm. 35 Broadway, Fairfax. 415/459-1618. $-$$ GHIRINGHELLI’S PIZZERIA/WINE BAR PIZZERIA Sun-Thu 12-10pm, Fri/Sat 12-1:30am. 45 Broadway, Fairfax. 415/453-7472. www.ghirpizza.com $

GOOD EARTH ORGANIC Mon-Sun 9am-9pm. 1966 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax. 415/454-0123. www.goodearthnaturalfoods.net $ GRILLY’S MEXICAN Mon-Sun 11am-8:30pm. 1 Bolinas Rd. (Also in Mill Valley), Fairfax. 415/457-6171. www.grillys.com $ IRON SPRINGS PUB & BREWERY BREWPUB MonThu 4-11pm, Fri-Sun 12-11pm. 765 Center Blvd., Fairfax. 415/485-1005. www.ironspringspub.com $-$$ M & G BURGERS & BEVERAGES BURGERS MonSat 11am-9pm, Sun 12-8pm. 2017 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. (Also in Larkspur), Fairfax. 415/454-0655. $ MAURO’S PIZZA & PASTA ITALIAN Mon-Sat 11am-9pm. 1601 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax. 415/453-9353. www.mauros-pizza.com $ PANCHO VILLA’S MEXICAN Mon-Thu 4-10pm, Fri-Sun 12-10pm. 1625 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax. 415/459-0975. www.panchosfairfax.com $$

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F E AT U R E D R E S TA U R A N T

La dolce vita in Marin...

You can find it amidst the authentic Italian pastries of Emporio Rulli isit Emporio Rulli’s Gran Caffe in downtown Larkspur and you’ll feel like you’ve been magically transported to a tantalizing sidewalk café in Italy—and for good reason. Proprietor and master pastry chef Gary Rulli has spent nearly three decades honing his craft and honoring the culture of true Italian pasticcerie. Before his beginnings as a Marin Catholic high school student working part-time making donuts and Danish in Ignacio, Gary Rulli was more interested in his ’70 Camaro-SS than in cooking. But after following the advice of his Italian-born grandfather and taking an apprenticeship in Italy, Rulli was hooked on the artisanal and practical aspects of pastry making, or “taking something from scratch and making something good to eat.” Now the head of six locations of Emporio Rulli— offering delectable and authentic pastries, cakes, coffees, wines and panini—Rulli is intent on preserving the old world techniques and heritage of bonafide Italian pasticceria, which began in 1988 with his first cafe in historic downtown Larkspur. And next month, Rulli will be the first U.S. born pastry chef of Italian descent to be inducted into the elite Italian Academy of Pastry Chefs—a testament to his immense pastry power and a big deal for Rulli to join the intimate, well-respected league of his mentors. “It’s huge,” he says. “It feels like I’ve come full circle.” Adhering to culinary-centric Italian principles, Rulli’s been a member of Slow Food USA since it opened a San Francisco branch nearly 20 years ago and created his organic espresso blend, “La Miscela Golosone,” from which 5 percent of proceeds will be donated to Slow Food USA, in honor of Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini. The coffee beans and organic espresso drinks are available at all Rulli’s cafes, including Larkspur, Union Square, Chestnut Street in the Marina, as well as

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his three locations at SF International Airport. As the slow-food movement was just taking off in the Bay Area in the early ’80s, Rulli was in Italy, receiving carte blanche training with some of the top pastry chefs and cake decorators in Torino and Milan. While making wedding cakes and specialty cookies by day and attending pastry school at night, Rulli was learning the basics of true Italian baking, which meant only the best ingredients and no shortcuts—traditions that had been followed for hundreds of years. “It’s a passion,” explains Rulli. “Italians are very proud, individualistic; nobody likes to do anything like the others so they find a way to make it their own. They put everything into it and the competition is intense.” Because it’s their livelihood, Italian chefs can also be very secretive about their recipes; as one 70-year-old pastry master told Rulli, “As long as I’m the only one who knows how to make [this], I have a job for life!” One of the most important techniques Rulli discovered was for the making of panettone—a quintessentially Milanese holiday sweet bread with origins dating back to the Roman Empire and a painstakingly slow process involving 30-hour leavening starter dough. “It’s a dying art—even in Italy,” he said. “It takes many hours, a lot of sacrifice.” The highly protected panettone “mother dough” is 130 years old, passed on to Rulli from maestro pasticcere, Achille Brena of Ponte San Pietro in Bergamo, Italy. In Italy, pastry shops are beautiful places to go—and are often daily destinations or gathering places for visitors and locals alike who find welcoming respite in an inviting café adorned with rich mahogany and sleek marble interiors. In a country where food is so highly revered, a pasticceria offers more than just a morning sweet treat or vital mid-day cup of espresso; it is also a slice of the Italian way of life—to sit, sip slowly and savor every moment, any chance you get. 


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SIAM LOTUS THAI Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-10pm. 25 Broadway, Fairfax. 415/453-5967. www.siamlotusfairfax.com $$ SLEEPING LADY AMERICAN Mon-Fri 5pm-12am, Sat 9am-12 or 1am, Sun 9am-11pm. 23 Broadway, Fairfax. 415/485-1182. $$ SORELLA CAFE ITALIAN Tue-Thu 5-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 5-10pm, Sun 5-9:30pm. 107 Bolinas Rd., Fairfax. 415/258-4520. $-$$ SZECHUAN CHEF CHINESE Tue-Sun 4-10pm. 19 Bolinas Rd., Fairfax. 415/456-1893. $-$$

GREENBRAE CAFE Z EPICERIE FRENCH Mon-Sat 8am-8pm, Sun 8am-3pm. The Bon Air Shopping Center, 282 Bon Air Shopping Center, Greenbrae. 415/461-9444. $ HUNAN FIRST RESTAURANT CHINESE Mon-Sat 11am-9pm. The Bon Air Shopping Center, 140 Bon Air Shopping Center, Greenbrae. 415/461-8822. $

JASON’S LUNCH Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-9pm 300 Drake’s Landing Rd., Greenbrae. 415/925-0808. www.jasonsrestaurant.com $$ WIPEOUT BAR & GRILL CALIFORNIA Sun-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri/ Sat 11am-10pm. The Bon Air Shopping Center, 302 Bon Air Shopping Center, Greenbrae. 415/461-7400. www.wipeoutbarandgrill.com $-$$

INVERNESS DRAKES BEACH CAFE CALIFORNIA Lunch Thurs/Fri 11am-3pm,

KING OF THE ROLL JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Fri 11am2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 4:30-10pm. 552 Magnolia Ave. (Also in Terra Linda), Larkspur. 415/924-1900. $-$$ LEFT BANK FRENCH Mon-Thus 11:30am-10pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am-11pm, Sun 11am-10pm. 507 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415/927-3331. www.leftbank.com $$-$$$ M & G BURGERS & BEVERAGES BURGERS Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 12-8pm. 989 Magnolia Ave. (Also in Fairfax), Larkspur. 415/461-2211. $ MARIN BREWING COMPANY BREWPUB Sun-Thu 11:30am12am, Fri/Sat 11:30am-1am. The Larkspur Landing Shopping Center, 1809 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur. 415/461-4677. www.marinbrewing.com $-$$ MELTING POT EUROPEAN Mon-Fri 5-10:30pm, Sat/Sun 4-10:30pm, lounge open until midnight Fri/Sat. The Brick Kiln at 125 EaSt Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Larkspur. 415/461-6358. www.meltingpot.com $$-$$$ PICCO CALIFORNIA Sun-Thu 5:30-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 5:30-10:30pm. 320 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415/924-0300. www.restaurantpicco.com $$ PIZZERIA PICCO WINE SHOP PIZZERIA Sun-Thus 5:30-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 5:30-10:30pm. 316 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415/945-8900. www.pizzeriapicco.com $-$$ R’NOH THAI RESTAURANT THAI Lunch Mon-Sat 11am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 4:30-9:30pm, Sun 4:30-9pm. 1000 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415/925-0599. $-$$

Sat/Sun 11am-5pm, Dinner Fri/Sat starting at 7pm by reservation only. 1 Drakes Beach Rd., Inverness. 415/669-1297. $$

RISTORANTE FABRIZIO ITALIAN Mon-Sat 11:30am10pm. 455 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415/924-3332. $-$$

PRISCILLA’S PIZZERIA & CAFE ITALIAN Mon/Wed-Sun 11am8pm. 12781 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Inverness. 415/669-1244. $-$$

SUSHI-KO JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30-2pm, Dinner Sun-Thu 5:30-9pm, Fri/Sat 5:30-10pm. The Larkspur Landing Shopping Center, 1819 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur. 415/461-8400. www.suhsi-ko.com $-$$

THEPMONGGON THAI Wed/Thurs 5-9pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am-10pm, Sun 11:30am-9pm. 12938 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Inverness. 415/669-1114. VLADIMIR’S CZECH RESTAURANT CZECH Tue/Wed 4-8:30pm, ThuSun 1-8:30pm. 12785 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Inverness. 415/669-1021. $$-$$$

KENTFIELD Breakfast/Lunch Mon-Fri 7am-2:30pm, Sat/ HALF DAY CAFE Sun 8am-2:30pm. 848 College Ave., Kentfield. 415/459-0291. $-$$

KIN WAH RESTAURANT CHINESE Mon-Sat 11am-8:30pm. 937 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Kentfield. 415/457-2900. $ PACIFIC CAFE SEAFOOD SEAFOOD Tue-Thu 5-9pm, Fri/Sat 5-10pm, Sun 5-9pm. 850 College Ave., Kentfield. 415/456-3898. $-$$

L A G U N I TA S VALLEY GROVE CAFE BREAKFAST/LUNCH Wed-Mon 7am3pm. 7282 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Lagunitas 415/488-8011. $

LARKSPUR AMBROSIA PIZZA & PASTA ITALIAN Tue-Thu/Sun 5-9pm, Fri 5-10pm. 1159 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415/925-9292. www.ambrosia-menu.com $$

BURRITOVILLE OBB MEXICAN Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 11am-9pm. 531 Magnolia Ave. (Also in San Anselmo), Larkspur. 415/924-8669. $ CAFÉ LUCANO ITALIAN Mon-Sun 8am-9pm. 574 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur. 415/924-5050. $-$$ DJ CHINESE CUISINE CHINESE Lunch Tue-Fri 11:30am2:30pm, Dinner Tue-Sun 4:30-9:30pm. 435 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415/924-0717. www.djchinesecuisine.com $ E&O TRADING CO. ASIAN FUSION Sun-Thu 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri/ Sat 11:30am-10:30pm. The Larkspur Landing Shopping Center, 2231 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur. 415/925-0303. www.eotrading.com $$ EMPORIO RULLI ITALIAN Mon-Fri 7am5:30pm, Sat/Sun 7:30am-5:30pm. 464 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415/924-7478. www.rulli.com $-$$ FUKUSUKE JAPANESE Tue-Sat 5-10pm, Sun 4:30-9:30pm. 578 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415/924-8848. $-$$

TABLE CAFE CALIFORNIA Tue-Fri 10:30am-7pm, Sat 10:30am3:30pm. 1167 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415/461-6787. $ TAM CELLARS WINE BAR Mon-Wed 4-9pm, Thu-Sat 4-10pm. The Larkspur Landing Shopping Center, 1803 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur. 415/461-9463. www.tamalpacellars.com $-$$ THA SIAM THAI Sun-Thu 11am-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 11am-10pm. The Larkspur Landing Shopping Center, 1813 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur. 415/461-0198. www.thasiam.net $ THE TAVERN AT LARK CREEK AMERICAN Dinner Mon-Thu 5-9:30pm, Fri-Sun 5-Close, Brunch Sun 10am-2pm. 234 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415/924-7766. www.larkcreek.com $$$ WARD STREET CAFE CALIFORNIA Tue-Sat Lunch 11am-2pm, Dinner 5:30-9:30pm, Brunch Sat 9am-12pm, Sun 8am-1:30pm. 25 Ward St., Larkspur. 415/924-2493. www.wardstreetcafe.com $-$$ YANKEE PIER SEAFOOD Lunch Mon-Thu 11:30am-2pm, Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Thu 5:30-8:30pm, Fri 5-9pm, Sat 11:30am-9pm, Sun 11:30am-8:30pm. 286 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415/924-7676. www.yankeepier.com $$ MARIN CITY OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE STEAKHOUSE Mon-Thu 4-9:30pm, Fri 4-10pm, Sat 1-10pm, Sun 1-9pm. The Gateway Shopping Center, 196 Donahue St., Marin City. 415/331-6193. www.outback.com $$

MARSHALL SEAFOOD Breakfast starting at 8 am, Lunch ThuNICK’S COVE Mon 11:30am-3pm, Dinner Thu-Tue 5-9:30pm, Happy Hour Mon-Fri 3-6pm. 23240 State Route One, Marshall. 415/663-1033. www.nickscove.com $$$

TONY’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT SEAFOOD Fri-Sun/Holidays 12-8pm. 18863 State Route 1, Marshall. 415/663-1107. $-$$ MILL VALLEY AMBERJACK SUSHI JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-9:30pm. 72 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 415/383-1327. $$

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ASQEW GRILL AMERICAN Mon-Sun 11am-9pm. The Strawberry Shopping Center, 800 Redwood Hwy. Suite #801, Mill Valley. 415/383-9011. $-$$

DIPSEA CAFE AMERICAN Mon-Fri 7am-3pm, Sat/Sun 7am-4:30pm. 200 Shoreline Hwy., Mill Valley. 415/381-0298. www.dipseacafe.com $-$$

AVATAR’S PUNJAB BURRITOS INDIAN Mon-Sat 11am-8pm. 15 Madrona St., Mill Valley. 415/381-8293. $

EL PASEO FRENCH Wed-Sun 5:30-10pm. 17 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. 415/388-0741. www.elpaseorestaurant.com $$$

BALBOA CAFÉ AMERICAN Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-4pm, Dinner Sun-Thus 4-10pm, Fri/Sat 4-11pm, Brunch Sat/Sun 10am-4pm. 38 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. 415/381-7321. www.balboacafe.com $$$

FRANTOIO RISTORANTE ITALIAN Mon-Sun 5:30-10pm, Bar opens 4:30pm. 152 Shoreline Hwy., Mill Valley. 415/289-5777. www.frantoio.com $$

BOULANGE DE STRAWBERRY FRENCH Mon-Sun 7am-7pm. The Strawberry Village, 800 Redwood Hwy. #125, Mill Valley. 415/381-1260. www.baybread.com $

BUCKEYE ROADHOUSE AMERICAN Lunch MonSat 11:30am-4pm, Dinner Mon-Thu 4-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 4-11pm, Sun 4-10pm, Brunch Sun 10:30am-4pm. 15 Shoreline Highway, Mill Valley. 415/331-2600. www.buckeyeroadhouse.com $$ BUNGALOW 44 AMERICAN Mon-Thu 5-10 pm, Fri/ Sat 5-11 pm, Sun 5-9:30pm. 44 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 415/381-2500. www.bungalow44.com $$-$$$ CACTUS CAFE MEXICAN Mon-Sun11:30am-9pm. 393 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. 415/388-8226. www.cactuscafemillvalley.com $ CAFE DEL SOUL CALIFORNIA Mon-Sun 11am-7pm. 247 Shoreline Highway, Mill Valley. 415/388-1852. www.cafedelsoul.net $ CAFFE OGGI CUCINA ITALIANA ITALIAN Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm, Sat 8am-4pm. 745 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 415/383-4355. $ CHAMPAGNE FRENCH BAKERY CAFE FRENCH Mon-Fri 7am7pm, Sat 8am-7pm, Sun 8am-6pm. 41 Throckmorton Ave. (Also in Corte Madera), Mill Valley. 415/380-0410. www.champagnebakery.com $-$$ CHINESE DELI CHINESE Mon-Sat 11am-8pm. 401 ‘B’ Miller Ave, Mill Valley. 415/381-8933. $-$$ Mill Valley’s Piatti Ristorante & Bar review at pacificsun.com/restaurants. Photo by James Hall.

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GIRA POLLI ITALIAN Mon-Sun 4-9:30pm. 590 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 415/383-6040. $-$$ GRILLY’S MEXICAN Mon-Sun 11am-9pm. 493 Miller Ave. (Also in Fairfax), Mill Valley. 415/381-3278. www.grillys.com $ HARMONY RESTAURANT CHINESE Mon-Sun Lunch 11am-2:30pm, Dinner 5-9:30pm. The Strawberry Village, 800 Strawberry Village Suite 401, Mill Valley. 415/381-5300. www.harmonyrestaurantgroup.com $$ HIGH TECH BURRITO MEXICAN Mon-Sun 10am-9pm. The Strawberry Village, 118 Strawberry Village (Also in Novato, San Rafael & Terra Linda), Mill Valley. 415/388-7002. www.hightechburrito.com $ INDIA PALACE INDIAN Lunch Mon-Sun 11:30-2pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-9:30pm. 707 Redwood Hwy., Mill Valley. 415/388-3350. www.indiapalacemillvalley.com $-$$ JOE’S TACO LOUNGE MEXICAN Sun-Thu 11:30am-9pm, Fri/ Sat 11:30am-10pm. 382 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. 415/383-8164. $ LA GINESTRA RESTAURANT ITALIAN Tue-Sun 4-9:30pm. 127 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. 415/388-0224. $$ LILY KAI CHINESE Mon-Sat 11am-9:30pm. 89 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 415/383-6368. $-$$ LUCINDA’S AUTHENTIC MEXICAN MEXICAN Mon-Fri 10am9pm, Sat 10am-8pm. 930 Redwood Hwy., Mill Valley. 415/388-0754. $


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MAMA’S ROYAL CAFE BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Fri 7:30am-2:30pm, Sat/Sun 7:30am-3pm. 387 Miller Ave, Mill Valley. 415/388-3261. $

VASCO ITALIAN Mon-Thu 5-10pm, Fri/Sat 5-11pm. 106 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. 415/381-3343. $$

MARIA MARIA MEXICAN Mon-Thu 11:30am-10pm, Bar closes at 11pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am-11pm, Bar closes at 12am, Sun 11am-10pm. 651 E. St Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 415/381-1070. www.mariamariarestaurants.com $$

YOUNG CAN WOK CHINESE Lunch Mon-Fri 11am-3pm, Dinner MonSun 4:30-9:30pm. 252 Almonte Blvd. , Mill Valley. 415/388-8631. $$

MAY LEE’S CHINESE RESTAURANT CHINESE Mon-Sun 11:30am-9pm, pickup available until 10pm. 247 Shoreline Hwy., Mill Valley. 415/383-8888. $-$$

MOUNTAIN HOME INN AMERICAN Brunch/Lunch Wed-Sun 11:30am-3pm, Dinner Wed/Thu/Sun 5:30-8:30pm, Fri/Sat 5:309pm, Bar Menu Wed-Sun 3:30-5:30pm. 810 Panoramic Hwy., Mill Valley. 415/381-9000. www.mtnhomeinn.com $$-$$$ PASTA POMODORO ITALIAN Mon-Sun 11am-9:30pm. The Strawberry Village, 205 Strawberry Village (Also in Novato & San Rafael), Mill Valley. 415/388-1692. www.pastapomodoro.com $ PEARL’S PHATBURGER BURGERS Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 11am8pm. 8 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 415/381-6010. www.pearlsdiner.com $

PIATTI ITALIAN Mon-Sat 11:30am-9:30pm, Sun 10am-9pm. 625 Redwood Hwy., Mill Valley. 415/380-2525. www.piatti.com $$

PIAZZA D’ANGELO ITALIAN Mon-Fri 11:30am-11pm, Sat/ Sun 10:30am-11pm, Sat/Sun Brunch until 3pm. 22 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. 415/388-2000. www.piazzadangelo.com $$

PIZZA ANTICA PIZZERIA Sun-Thu 11:30am-9pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am-10pm. The Strawberry Village, 800 Redwood Hwy. Suite 705, Mill Valley. 415/383-0600. www.pizzaantica.com $$ RAIN TREE CAFE AMERICAN Mon-Sun 7:30am-8pm. The Strawberry Village, 610 Strawberry Village, Mill Valley. 415/380-8886. caferaintree.com $ RESTAURANT INO JAPANESE Dinner Tue-Sat 5:30-10pm, Sun 5:30-9:30pm. 25 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. 415/383-7180. $$

ROBATA GRILL & SUSHI JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2pm, Dinner Mon-Thu 5:30-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 5:30-10, Sun 5-9pm. 591 Redwood Hwy., Mill Valley. 415/381-8400. www.robatagrill.com $$ ROCCO’S PIZZA & PASTA PIZZERIA Mon-Sun 11am-9:30pm. 711 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 415/388-4444. $-$$

SAMURAI JAPANESE Mon-Sat 5:30-9pm. 425 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. 415/381-3680. $$

SMALL SHED FLATBREADS CALIFORNIA SunThu 11am-9pm, Fri/Sat 11am-10pm. 17 Madrona St., Mill Valley. 415/383-4200. www.smallshed.com $-$$

STEFANO’S PIZZERIA PIZZERIA Mon-Sun 10am-10pm. 11 E. Blithedale Ave. (Also in Corte Madera), Mill Valley. 415/383-9666. $

STRAWBERRY GOURMET DELI MEDITERRANEAN Mon-Sat 7am-5pm, Sun 8am-4pm. The Strawberry Village, 216 Strawberry Village, Mill Valley. 415/381-2088. $

SUSHI GOURMET JAPANESE Mon-Sat 5-9pm. The Strawberry Village, 215 Strawberry Village, Mill Valley. 415/381-8521. www.sushigourmetusa.com $$ THE PLEASURE IS MINE AT HARBOR POINT CAFE CALIFORNIA Lunch Wed-Sun 11am-3pm, Dinner Thu/ Fri 5:30-9, Brunch Sat/Sun 11am-3pm. 475 E. Strawberry Dr., Mill Valley. 415/381-6400. www.thepleasureismine.com $-$$

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THAI Mon-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun

MUIR BEACH PELICAN INN BRITISH Lunch Mon-Sun 11:30am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5:30-9pm, Bar Hours 11:30am-9pm, Sunday special carvery buffet 11:30am-3pm. Call ahead for weekend reservations. 10 Pacific Way, Muir Beach. 415/383-6000. www.pelicaninn.com $$

NICASIO RANCHO NICASIO

AMERICAN Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-3pm, Dinner Sun-Thu 5-9pm, Fri/Sat 5-10pm, Brunch Sat/Sun 11am-3pm, Live music Fri-Sun. Town Square btwn. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. & Pt. Reyes-Petaluma Rd. on Nicasio Rd., Nicasio. 415/662-2219. www.ranchonicasio.com $$

N O VAT O ANOKHA INDIAN Lunch Buffet Mon-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm, Lunch Sun 12-3pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 5-9:30pm, Sun 5-9pm. 811 Grant Avenue, Novato. 415/892-3440. www.anokharestaurant.com $-$$

AURORA RISTORANTE ITALIANO ITALIAN Mon-Sun Lunch 11am3pm, Dinner 4:30-9pm. 8 Commercial Blvd., Novato. 415/382-8488. $-$$ BLACK POINT BAR & GRILL CALIFORNIA Sun-Thus 11am-6pm, Fri/Sat 11am-7pm. Stone Tree Golf Club, 9 Stone Tree Lane, Novato. 415/493-2182. www.stonetreegolf.com $$ BOCA STEAK & SEAFOOD

STEAKHOUSE

Dinner Sun/Mon 5-9pm, Tues-Sat 5-10pm. 340 Ignacio Blvd., Novato. 415/883-0901. www.bocasteak.com $$

CACTI RESTAURANT AMERICAN Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am2pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-9pm. Happy Hour starting at 4pm. 1200 Grant Ave., Novato. 415/898-2234. www.cactigrill.com $$ CAFE JOEL BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Fri 7:30am-3pm. 6 Hamilton Landing #100, Novato. 415/883-3797. www.chefjoel.com $ CALIFORNIA GRILLCALIFORNIA CUISINE Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 11am-8pm. 1531 A Novato Blvd., Novato. 415/893-1540. $ CHAO PRAYA THAI RESTAURANT THAI Mon-Fri 11am-9:30pm, Sat/Sun 3:30-9:30pm. 1553 S. Novato Blvd., Novato. 415/892-9303. $ CHEVY’S FRESH MEX MEXICAN Sun-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri/Sat 11am-11pm. Vintage Oaks Shopping Center, 128 Vintage Way Suite #W, Novato. 415/898-7345. $-$$ CHINA HOUSE RESTAURANT CHINESE Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 4:30-9pm. 1222 Grant Ave. , Novato. 415/897-9630. $ CHINA VILLAGE CHINESE Mon-Sat 11am-9pm Sun 4-9pm. 107 San Marin Dr., Novato. 415/892-3823. $ CREEKSIDE BAKERY & CAFE BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Fri 7am-6pm, Sat 7am-5pm, Sun 9am-3pm. 1719 Grant Ave., Novato. 415/892-7655. $-$$ DR. INSOMNIA’S COFFEE & TEA AMERICAN Mon-Fri 5am-5pm, Sat 6:30am-4pm, Sun 6:30am-12:30pm. 800 Grant Ave., Novato. 415/897-9500. $ DRAGON CAFE CHINESE Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 4:30-9:30pm. 528 Alameda del Prado, Novato. 415/883-4595. $ EL ENCANTO MEXICAN Sun-Thu 11am-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 11am-10:30pm. 940 7th St., Novato. 415/892-1471. www.elencantorestaurant.com $$

12-9:30pm. The Strawberry Village, 615 Strawberry Village, Mill Valley. 415/383-3444. www.theplela.com $-$$

EL PALMAR MEXICAN Mon-Fri 10am-9pm, Sat/Sun 9am-9pm. 1108 Grant Ave. (Also in San Rafael), Novato. 415/893-9199. $

TOAST AMERICAN Lunch Mon-Sat 7am-3pm, Sun 7:30am-3pm, Dinner MonSun 5-9:30pm. 31 Sunnyside Ave. (Also in Novato), Mill Valley. 415/388-2500. $

EXTREME PIZZA PIZZERIA Sun-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri/Sat 11am10:30pm. The Vintage Oaks Shopping Center, 104 Vintage Way, #A-9 (Also in San Rafael), Novato. 415/898-6575. www.extremepizza.com $-$$

TONY TUTTO PIZZA PIZZERIA Mon 5:30-9pm, Wed-Sun 11:30am9pm. 246 E. Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley. 415/383-8646. $-$$ TSUKIJI JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner MonSun 5-10pm. 24 Sunnyside Ave, Mill Valley. 415/383-1382. $$

FERNANDO’S RESTAURANT MEXICAN Mon-Thus 11am-9:30pm, Fri 11am-10pm, Sat 12-10pm, Sun 3-9:30pm. 1561 South Novato Blvd., Novato. 415/897-2425. $-$$ FALL/WINTER/HOLIDAY 2009 Menus of Marin • 15


FINNEGAN’S AMERICAN Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Brunch Sat/ Sun 10am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-10pm, Pub Menu available all day. 877 Grant Ave., Novato. 415/899-1516. www.finnegansmarin.com $-$$

JENNIE LOW’S CHINESE Mon-Sat 11:30am-9:30pm, Sun 3:30-9:30pm. The Vintage Oaks Shopping Center, 208 Vintage Way Suite #100, Novato. 415/892-8838. www.jennielow.com $$

FLOUR CHYLDE BAKERY BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-

LA HACIENDA TAQUERIA MEXICAN Mon-Sun 10am9pm. 1401 Grant Ave., Novato. 415/897-5514. $

Sat 7am-5:30pm, Sun 10am-4:30pm. 850 Grant Ave., Novato. 415/893-7700. www.flourchylde.com $

GARDEN COURT RESTAURANT CHINESE Lunch MonFri 11:30am-2pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 4:30-9:30pm. 8141 Redwood Blvd. in Novato Days Inn Motel, Novato. 415/892-8700. $-$$

GARDEN RESTAURANT MEDITERRANEAN Lunch MonSun 11am-2pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-9pm. 333 Enfrente Rd., Novato. 415/883-9277. www.gardenmedrestaurant.com $$ GOLDEN EGG OMELET HOUSE BREAKFAST/ LUNCH Mon-Sun 7am-3pm. 807 Grant Ave., Novato. 415/897-7707. www.grantavebarandgrill.com $-$$

GRAZIE CAFE ITALIANO ITALIAN Mon-Thu 7am-8:30pm, Fri/Sat 7am-9:30pm, Sun 8am-2pm. 823 Grant Ave., Novato. 415/878-0202. $$

HAMILTON CAFE EUROPEAN Lunch Mon-Fri 11am-3pm, Dinner Tue-Sat 4:30-9pm, Mon/Sun 4:30-8:30pm, Brunch Sat/ Sun 9am-3pm. 502 South Palm Dr., Novato. 415/382-0155. $$

HAPPY GARDEN RESTAURANT CHINESE Mon-Sun 11am9:30pm. 385 Bel Marin Keys Blvd., Novato. 415/883-8017. $-$$

HENRY’S BURGER SHOP BURGERS Mon-Sun 11am-8pm. 2027 Novato Blvd., Novato. 415/892-1114. www.henrysburgers.com $

HIGH TECH BURRITO

MEXICAN Mon-Sat 10am-9pm,

Sun 10am-8pm. 942 Diablo Ave. (Also in Mill Valley, San Rafael & Terra Linda), Novato. 415/897-8083. www.hightechburrito.com $

ITALIAN DELITE ITALIAN Mon-Sun 10am-9pm. 971 Front St., Novato. 415/892-9221. $ Novato’s Toast review at pacificsun.com/restaurants. Photo by James Hall.

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LAS GUITARRAS RESTAURANT MEXICAN Mon-Sun 10am-9pm. 1017 Reichert Ave., Novato. 415/892-3171. $ MARVIN’S BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Fri 5:30am-2pm, Sat 6am2pm, Sun 7am-2pm. 1112 Grant Ave, Novato. 415/892-4482. MARY’S PLACE RESTAURANT AMERICAN Tue-Sat 7am-9pm, Sun/Mon 7am-3pm. 819 Grant Ave., Novato. 415/897 9761. $ MASA SUSHI JAPANESE Lunch Tue-Sat 12-2pm, Dinner TueSat 5:30-9pm. 813 Grant Ave., Novato. 415/892-0081. $-$$ MATSUYAMA JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Thu 5-9pm, Fri/Sat 5-9:30pm. 939 Front St., Novato. 415/209-9823. $-$$ MAYA PALENQUE RESTAURANT MEXICAN SunWed 11am-12am, Thu-Sat 11am-2am. 349 Enfrente Rd., Novato. 415/883-6292. www.tastymexican.com $$ MI PUEBLO MEXICAN Mon-Sun 11am-9pm. 905 Grant Ave, Novato. 415/878-0122. $ MICHAEL’S SOURDOUGH SANDWICHES Mon-Sun 7:30am3pm. 42 Digital Dr. (Also in San Rafael), Novato. 415/897-6666. $$ MILL’S AMERICAN Mon-Sun 6am-10pm. 7330 Redwood Blvd, Novato. 415/897-6666. $$ MING YEN CHINESE Mon-Sat 11am-9:30pm, Sun 3-9:30pm. 1624 Grant Ave., Novato. 415/897-5800. $-$$


Shop, dine & relax Ben & Jerry’s

925-2522

Euphoric ice cream, sorbet, sundaes, frozen drinks, made-to-order cakes

Café Z Epicerie

461-9444

Freshly prepared European-style café food for breakfast, lunch & dinner

Fifi’s Diner

461-3247

Gourmet burgers, complete breakfast, yogurt, ice cream

Hunan First Restaurant

461-8822

Hunan-Szechuan Chinese cuisine

Jamba Juice

925-8470

Blended-to-order smoothies, fresh squeezed juices & healthy snacks

Mollie Stone’s

461-1164

Quality market featuring meat & fish, organic produce, gourmet items

Noah’s Bagels

925-9971

New York-style fresh baked bagels, cream cheese shmears & sandwiches

Papa Murphy’s Pizza

461-1731

“We make it, you bake it”

Peet’s Coffee & Tea

461-2695

Specialty coffee, exotic teas, espresso bar, gifts

RoadRunner Burrito

461-6939

Nutritious, delicious Southwestern flavors for people who want to stay fit

SusieCakes

461-2253

Classic, all-American treats. Cupcakes, cookies, puddings, pies

Subway

461-8882

Submarine sandwiches & salads—7 subs with 6 grams of fat or less

Victoria Pastry Co.

461-3099

Cakes & pastries since 1914 specializing in St. Honoré & wedding cakes

Wipeout Bar & Grill

461-7400

Experience great food at a unique California surf-themed restaurant

Just off Highway 101 on Sir Francis Drake Blvd in Greenbrae www.bonair.com

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Point Reyes’ Osteria Stellina review at pacificsun.com/restaurants. Photo by James Hall.

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MOYLAN’S BREWERY & RESTAURANT BREWPUB Sat-Thu 11:30am-12am, Fri 11:30am-1am. 15 Rowland

Way, Novato. 415/898-4677. www.moylans.com $-$$

PASTA POMODORO ITALIAN Sun-Thu 11am-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 11am10pm. The Vintage Oaks Shopping Center, 140 Vintage Way (Also in Mill Valley & San Rafael), Novato. 415/899-1861. www.pastapomodoro.com $-$$

PERUGINA ITALIAN Mon-Sat 11am-9pm. 1553 S. Novato Blvd., Novato. 415/892-1838. $-$$

PHYLLIS’ GIANT BURGERS BURGERS MonSun 11am-9pm. 924 Diablo Ave. (Also in San Rafael), Novato. 415/898-8294. www.phyllisgiantburgers.com $ PORTELLI ROSSI ITALIAN Lunch Tue-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Tue-Sun 5-9:30pm. 868 Grant Ave., Novato. 415/892-6100. $$-$$$ RICKEY’S RESTAURANT AMERICAN Tue-Thu 5-9pm, Fri/Sat 5-10pm, Sun 5-9pm. 250 Entrada Dr., Novato. 415/883-9477. www.rickeysrestaurant.com $$ SAM’S PLACE AMERICAN Mon-Sun 6:30am-10pm. 1545 S. Novato Blvd., Novato. 415/209-6668. $-$$ SAM’S ROADHOUSE AMERICAN Mon-Fri 7am-3pm, 5-9pm Sat/ Sun 6am-9pm. 271 Alameda del Prado, Novato. 415/382-6196. $ SHANGHAI GARDEN RESTAURANT CHINESE Mon-Sun 10:30am-9:30pm. 471 Entrada Dr., Novato. 415/883-9060. $-$$ SONOMA LATINA GRILL LATIN AMERICAN Mon-Sun 11am-9pm. The Hamilton Marketplace, 5800 Nave Dr., Suite D, Novato. 415/883-2662. www.sonomalatinagrill.com $-$$

STAR RESTAURANT AMERICAN Mon-Sun 7am11pm. 1700 Novato Blvd., Novato. 415/897-1970. $ SUSHIHOLIC JAPANESE Mon-Thu 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am-10:30pm. The Vintage Oaks Shopping Center, 200 Vintage Way, Novato. 415/898-8500.

TAKI JAPANESE RESTAURANT JAPANESE Lunch Tue-Sat 11:30am-2:15pm, Dinner Tue-Thu 4:45-9:15pm, Fri/Sat 4:45-9:45pm, Sun 4:45-9:15 pm. 452 Ignacio Blvd., Novato. 415/883-2423. $-$$

THAI BISTRO THAI Lunch Mon-Fri 11am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Thu 5-9pm, Fri/Sat 5-9:30pm. 2007 Novato Blvd., Novato. 415/878-0490. $$

TOAST AMERICAN Breakfast & Lunch Mon-Sun 7:30am-2pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-10pm. The Hamilton Marketplace, 5800 Nave Dr. (Also in Mill Valley), Novato. 415/382-1144. www.toastnovato.com $-$$

TOMMY SALSA MEXICAN Mon-Wed 11am-8pm, Thu-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 12-8pm. 1553 South Novato Blvd., Novato. 415/898-1351. $ TUSCANY COUNTRY GRILL ITALIAN Sun-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri/ Sat 11am-10pm. 1516 Grant Ave, Novato. 415/898-2800. $$

WILDFOX, MESQUITE FIRED GRILL AMERICAN Lunch Mon-Sun11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Thu 5-10pm, Fri 5-11pm, Sat 4:30-11pm, Sun 4:30-10pm, Brunch Sun 11:30am-2:30pm. 225 Alameda del Prado, Novato. 415/883-9125. www.wildfoxrestaurant.com $$-$$$

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PINE CONE DINER BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Sun 8am-3pm. 60 4th St., Point Reyes. 415/663-1536. $ STATION HOUSE CAFE AMERICAN Breakfast/Lunch Thu-Tue 8am-3:30pm, Bar Menu 3:30-5pm, Dinner 5-9pm. 11180 State Route 1, Point Reyes. 415/663-1515. www.stationhousecafe.com $-$$ ROSS MARCHE AUX FLEURS FRENCH Dinner Tue-Thu 5:308:30pm, Fri-Sun 5:30-9:30pm. 23 Ross Common, Ross. 415/925-9200. www.marcheauxfleursrestaurant.com $$ TRATTORIA FRESCO ITALIAN Tue-Sat 6-9:30pm. 13 Ross Common, Ross. 415/464-0915. $$ SAN ANSELMO AVA CALIFORNIA Tue-Thu 5:30-9pm, Fri/Sat 5:30-9:30pm. 636 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 415/453-3407. www.avamarin.com $$

BISTRO 330 FRENCH Sun-Thu 5:30-9pm, Fri/Sat 5:30-10pm. 330 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 415/460-6330. $$ BUBBA’S DINER AMERICAN Wed-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat/Sun 8am-9pm. 566 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 415/459-6862. www.bubbas-diner.net $-$$ BURRITOVILLE OBB MEXICAN Mon-Sun 11am-9pm. 902 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. (Also in Larkspur), San Anselmo. 415/459-7443. $ CHINA VILLAGE CHINESE Mon-Thus 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am-10pm, Sun 4:30-9pm. 340 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo. 415/453-2468. $$ COMFORTS CALIFORNIA Mon-Fri 8:30am-2:30pm, Sat/Sun 8:30am-3pm. 335 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 415/454-9840. www.comfortscafe.com $$ CUCINA RESTAURANT & WINE BAR ITALIAN Tue-Thu 5:30-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 5:30-10pm, Sun 5-9pm. 510 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 415/454-2942. $$

DREAM FARM RESTAURANT COMFORT FOOD Mon-Sun 5:30-9:30pm. 198 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Anselmo. 415/453-9898. dreamfarmmarin.com $$

HILDA’S COFFEE SHOP BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Sat 6:30am-2:30pm, Sun 7:30am-2:30pm. 639 San Anselmo Ave, San Anselmo. 415/457-9266. $ HOT WOK CHINESE FOOD CHINESE Mon-Sat 11am-8:30pm. 898 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo. 415/454-0877. $ INSALATA’S MEDITERRANEAN Lunch Mon-Sun 11:30am2:30pm, Dinner Sun-Thu 5:30-9pm, Fri/Sat 5:30-10pm. 120 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo. 415/457-7700. www.insalatas.com $$ LANNA THAI RESTAURANT THAI Lunch Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-10pm. 810 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo. 415/455-8300. $ LO COCO’S PIZZERIA PIZZERIA Tue-Thu 4:30-9:30pm, Fri/ Sat 4-10:30pm, Sun 4-9:30pm. 638 San Anselmo Ave. (Also in Terra Linda), San Anselmo. 415/453-1238. $-$$ MARIN COFFEE ROASTERS AMERICAN Mon-Thus 6am-6pm, Fri/Sat 6am-7pm, Sun 6:30am-6pm. 546 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 415/258-9549. $

OLEMA FARM HOUSE CALIFORNIA Sun-Thu 11:30am9pm, Fri 11:30am-10pm, Sat 11:30am-10pm. 10005 State Route 1, Olema. 415/663-1264. www.olemafarmhouse.com $$

MARINITAS LATIN AMERICAN Mon-Sun 11am-12am, Sunday brunch 11:30am-3pm. 218 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo. 415/454-8900. www.marinitas.net $$-$$$

OLEMA INN CALIFORNIA Dinner Mon-Sun 5-9pm, Brunch/ Lunch Sat/Sun 12-4pm. 10000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Olema. 415/663-9559. www.theolemainn.com $$$

Mon-Sat 11:30am-9:30pm, Sun 11:30am-9pm. 115 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 415/455-9988. $-$$

POINT REYES CAFE REYES PIZZERIA Tues-Sun 12-9pm. 11101 State Route 1, Point Reyes. 415/663-9493. www.cafereyes.net $

OSTERIA STELLINA ITALIAN Lunch Wed-Mon 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Wed-Mon 5-9pm. 11285 Highway 1, Point Reyes. 415/663-9988. $$

MAY LEE’S CHINESE RESTAURANT CHINESE MI FAMILIA MEXICAN Mon-Sun 9am-9pm. 580 Red Hill Ave., San Anselmo. 415/256-9411. $ ORCHID THAI RESTAURANT THAI Lunch Mon-Sun 11:30am2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-10pm. 726 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 415/457-9470. www.orchidthairestaurant.com $ FALL/WINTER/HOLIDAY 2009 Menus of Marin • 19


RICCARDO’S RESTAURANT & PIZZERIA ITALIAN TueThu 11:30am-9pm, Fri 11:30am-10pm, Sat 5-10pm, Sun 5-9pm. 411 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 415/457-0616. $$

BANGKOK THAI EXPRESS THAI Lunch Mon-Sun 11am3pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-9:30pm. 857 4th St., San Rafael. 415/453-3350. www.bangkokthaiexpress.com $

SUSHI 69 JAPANESE Lunch Tue-Sat 12-4:30pm, Dinner Tue-Thu 5-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 5-10pm. 69 Center Blvd., San Anselmo. 415/459-6969. www.shallwego69.com $$

BARNEY’S GOURMET HAMBURGERS BURGERS SunThu 11am-8:30pm, Fri/Sat 11am-9:30pm. 1020 Court St., San Rafael. 415/454-4594. www.barneyshamburgers.com $

TACO JANE’S MEXICAN Lunch Mon-Sun 11:30am- 3pm, Dinner Sun-Thu 5-9pm, Fri/Sat 5-9:30pm, Sat/Sun Brunch until 2:30pm. 21 Tamalpais Ave., San Anselmo. 415/454-6562. www.tacojanes.com $$

BAY THAI CUISINE THAI Mon-Sun 11:30am10pm. 804 4th St., San Rafael. 415/458-8845. $

SAN GERONIMO TWO BIRD CAFE AMERICAN Breakfast/Lunch Mon-Fri 7am-3pm, Sat/Sun 8am-3pm, Dinner Wed-Sun 5-9pm. 625 San Geronimo Valley Dr., San Geronimo. 415/488-0105. $-$$ SAN GERONIMO GOLF COURSE AMERICAN Breakfast Mon-Fri 7:30-11am, Sat/Sun 7:30am-12pm, Lunch Mon-Sun 11am-5:30pm. 5800 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Geronimo. 415/488-4030. $-$$

SAN RAFAEL AMICI’S EAST COAST PIZZERIA PIZZERIA Sun-Thu

BEST BURGERS BURGERS Mon-Sat 11am-8pm. The Montecito Plaza, 323 3rd St., San Rafael. 415/456-0202. $ BLUE SKIES CAFE BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Fri 8am4pm. 3240 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael. 415/456-4950. $-$$ BOBBY’S CAFE AMERICAN Sun/Mon 7am-4pm, Tue-Sat 7am-9pm. 1617 4th Street, San Rafael. 415/454-4444. www.bobbyscafe.com $-$$ BOGIE’S CAFE BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Fri 7am2:30pm, Sat/Sun 8am-2:30pm. 48 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 415/492-1530. www.bogiescafemarin.com $

11am-10pm, Fri 11am-11pm; Sat 11:30am-11pm. 1242 4th St., San Rafael. 415/455-9777. www.amicis.com $-$$

BOMBAY GARDEN INDIAN Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Sat/Sun 11:30am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-9:30pm. 909 4th St., San Rafael. 415/459-9555. www.dinebombaygarden.com $-$$

ARIGATOU JAPANESE FOOD TO GO JAPANESE Mon-Fri 11am-9pm, Sat 12-8pm. 2046 4th St., San Rafael. 415/453-8990. $$

BRAZIL MARIN CAFE & MARKET BRAZILIAN Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-8pm. 1435 4th St., San Rafael. 415/456-6132. www.brazilmarin.com $

AROMA CAFE AMERICAN Mon-Thu 7am-11pm, Fri/Sat 7am-11:30pm, Sun 7:30am-11pm. 1122 4th St., San Rafael. 415/459-4340. $-$$

BREWPUB Mon-Sun 11:30am-11pm. 1132 4th St., San

ARRIVEDERCI CAFE ITALIAN Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30am-4pm, Dinner Sun-Thu 4-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 4-10pm. 11 G St., San Rafael. 415/453-6427. $$

BAMBOO GARDEN CHINESE Mon-Sat 11am-9pm. 4166 Redwood Hwy., San Rafael. 415/479-5838. $-$$ San Anselmo’s Dream Farm review at pacificsun.com/restaurants. Photo by James Hall.

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BROKEN DRUM BREWERY & WOOD GRILL Rafael. 415/456-4677. www.brokendrum.com $-$$

CAFE GRATITUDE VEGETARIAN Sun-Thu 10am-9pm, Fri/Sat 10am-10pm. 2200 4th St., San Rafael. 415/824-4652. www.cafegratitude.com $-$$ CAFÉ TRIO MEDITERRANEAN Sun/Mon 8:30am-5pm, Tue-Sat 8:30am9:30pm. The Montecito Plaza, 363 3rd St., San Rafael. 415/485-1404. $$


GRAND OPENING - NEW OWNERSHIP! Marin’s Only Brazilian Food Restaurant

Featuring

Authentic Brazilian Cuisine Bife Acebolado (Steak w/ Onions) Filet de Frango (Chicken Filet) Filet de Peixe (Fish Filet) Bisteca de Proco (Pork Bistek) Frango ao Molho c/Milho (Chicken w/ Corn Sauce)

Breakfast Lunch - Dinner OPEN AT 6 AM • 7 DAYS A WEEK • PICK UP & DELIVERY 767 Lincoln Ave. • San Rafael • 415.457.4910 931 4th St. San Rafael, Ca. 415-456-2425 www.srjoes.com

A MARIN COUNTY TRADITION

he families of San Rafael Joe's have been proudly serving their customers and friends for over sixty years.

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This downtown location is perfect for romantic dinners, special occasions, holiday celebrations and private banquets. Come visit us and enjoy delicious offerings from our extensive menu and daily specials.

Bon Appetito! FALL/WINTER/HOLIDAY 2009 Menus of Marin • 21


CALGANG THAI Sun-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri/Sat 11am-10pm. 194 Northgate One, San Rafael. 415/499-3501. $ CASA MANANA MEXICAN Mon-Sun 9am-9pm. 711 D St. (Also in Fairfax & Tiburon), San Rafael. 415/456-7345. $ CELIA’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT MEXICAN Mon-Sat 11am10pm, Sun 4-9:30pm. 1 Vivian Way, San Rafael. 415/456-8190. $-$$ CHRYSANTHEMUM CHINESE Sun-Fri 12-10pm, Sat 3-10pm. 2214 4th St., San Rafael. 415/456-6926. $-$$

CITRUS & SPICE ASIAN FUSION Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Thu 5-9pm, Fri/Sat 5-9:30pm, Sun 5-9pm. 1444 4th St., San Rafael. 415/455-0444. www.citrusandspice.com $-$$

CREPEVINE CALIFORNIA Sun-Thu 7:30am-10pm, Fri/Sat 7:30am11pm. 908 4th St., San Rafael. 415/257-8822. www.crepevine.com $

DOUBLE RAINBOW CAFE AMERICAN Mon-Thu 9am-11pm, Fri 9am12am, Sat 10am-12am, Sun 12-11pm. 860 4th St., San Rafael. 415/457-0803. $

EDUARDO’S BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Fri 7:30am-3pm, Sat/Sun 8am-2pm. 4200 Redwood Hwy., San Rafael. 415/479-7500. $ EL FAROLITO MEXICAN Mon-Sun 11am-9pm. 1017 4th St., San Rafael. 415/257-5720. $ EL PALMAR MEXICAN Mon-Sun 9am-9pm. 757 Lincoln Ave. (Also in Novato), San Rafael. 415/456-5178. $ EXTREME PIZZA PIZZERIA Sun-Wed 11:30am-10pm, Thu-Sat 11:30am-11pm. 703 4th St. (Also in Novato), San Rafael. 415/454-6111. www.extremepizza.com $-$$ FALAFEL HUT MEDITERRANEAN Mon-Sat 11am9pm. 1109 4th St., San Rafael. 415/259-0440. FONDUE FUSION ASIAN FUSION Dinner Sun-Thu 4-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 4-10pm. 2100 4th St., San Rafael. 415/460-1687. $$ San Rafael’s Marin Steaks & Spirits review at pacificsun.com/restaurants. Photo by James Hall.

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FUJIYAMA RESTAURANT & SUSHI BAR JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Fri 12-2pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 5pm-10pm, Sun 5-9pm. 2130 4th St., San Rafael. 415/456-8774. $-$$

GASPARE’S RISTORANTE & BAR PIZZERIA Lunch Tue-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 4:30-11pm. 200 Merrydale Rd., San Rafael. 415/472-7101. www.gasparespizza.com $-$$ GRILLE 101 AMERICAN Mon-Sun 5-10pm. 100 McInnis Pkwy., San Rafael. 415/479-1623. $$-$$$ HANNA’S ITALIAN MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANT ITALIAN Tue-Thu 5-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 5-10pm, Sun 5-9pm. 1700 4th

St., San Rafael. 415/457-6252. www.hannasrestaurant.com $-$$

HATAM RESTAURANT & DELI PERSIAN Mon-Sun 12-8pm. 821 B St., San Rafael. 415/454-8888. $-$$ HIGH TECH BURRITO MEXICAN Mon-Sat 10am9pm, Sun 10am-8pm. 2042 4th St. (Also in Mill Valley, Novato & Terra Linda), San Rafael. 415/485-0214. www.hightechburrito.com $ HOUSE OF BAGELS BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Fri 6am-3pm, Sat/Sun 7am-2pm. 640 4th St., San Rafael. 415/454-5348. $ HOUSE OF LEE CHINESE Mon-Fri 11am-9:30pm, Sat/Sun 10am-9:30pm. 885 4th St., San Rafael. 415/457-9977. $ I LOVE SUSHI JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-9pm. 783 Andersen Dr., San Rafael. 415/453-3390. $$ IL DAVIDE ITALIAN Lunch Tue-Sat 11:30am4pm. Dinner Tues-Sat 5-10pm, Sun 4-9pm. 901 A St., San Rafael. 415/454-8080. www.ildavide.net $$ INDIA VILLAGE INDIAN Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30am-2pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-9pm. 555 E. Francisco Blvd., San Rafael. 415/456-2411. www.indianfoodsanrafael.com $-$$


Fresh Seafood Served Daily

From Our Mesquite Broiler

New York Cut Steak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Filet Mignon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rib Steak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spencer Rib Eye Steak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Top Sirloin Steak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Minute Steak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hamburger Steak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Two Pork Chops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Two Double Lamb Chops (or 4 single). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Three Single Lamb Chops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Broiled Half Chicken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Broiled Chicken Breasts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Broiled Liver. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Broiled Liver Steak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Porterhouse Steak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Double Porterhouse Steak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Great Late-Night Dining Open Until 11:30

Marin Joe’s Special Hamburger, Spinach & Egg . . . . . . . . . . with Mushrooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Pasta Dishes

(Except Sunday)

Fresh Maccheroni . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fresh Fettucine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ravioli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Panzotti (Cheese ravioli). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tortellini. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gnocchi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linguini . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rigatoni . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Penne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Capellini. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spaghetti . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Half Spaghetti & Half Ravioli . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Choices of sauce for the pastas: Meat Sauce Napoletana (fresh tomato & basil) Pomarola (tomato/vegetable sauce) Pesto Sauce (creamy basil & garlic) Alla Romana (white cream sauce) Quattro Formaggi (4 cheese sauce) Bordelaise Sauce (garlic, butter and parsley) White Clam Sauce Porcini Mushroom Caruso (chicken livers & mushrooms) With 2 meatballs Lasagna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cannelloni Napoletana with Cheese. . . . . . . . . Lasagna and Cannelloni Combination . . . . . . .

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KAMIKAZE SUSHI BAR & JAPANESE CUISINE JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Thu

5-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 5-10pm. The Montecito Plaza, 223 3rd St., San Rafael. 415/457-6776. www.kamikazesushibar.com $-$$

LA HACIENDA TAQUERIA MEXICAN Mon-Sun 10am-

MAYFLOWER INN BRITISH Mon 11:30-3pm & 5-9pm, Tues-Sat 11:30-9pm, Sun 12-8pm. 1533 4th St., San Rafael. 415/456-1011. www.themayflowerpub.com $ MCINNIS PARK- THE CLUB RESTAURANT AMERICAN

9pm. 3815 Redwood Hwy., San Rafael. 415/479-7800. $

Sun-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri/Sat 11am-10pm. 350 Smith Ranch Rd., San Rafael. 415/491-5959. www.mcinnisparkgolfcenter.com $$

LA TOSCANA ITALIAN Mon-Sun 11am-10pm. 3751 Redwood Hwy., San Rafael. 415/492-9100. www.ristorantelatoscana.com $-$$

MIKADO SUSHI JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 4:30-9:30pm. 248 Northgate One, San Rafael. 415/446-5543. $-$$

LAS CAMELIAS COCINA TRADICIONAL

MICHAEL’S SOURDOUGH SANDWICHES Mon-Fri 7:30am-3pm. 3095 Kerner Blvd. (Also in Corte Madera), San Rafael. 415/924-7000. $

MEXICAN

Mon-Thu 11:30am-8:30pm, Fri/Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 3-8:30pm. 912 Lincoln Ave., San Rafael. 415/453-5850. www.lascameliasrestaurant.com $$

LIGHTHOUSE DINER AMERICAN Thurs-Sat 7:30am10pm, Sun-Wed 7:30am-9pm. 1016 Court St., San Rafael. 415/721-7700. www.lighthouse-restaurants.com $-$$

LITTLE MANDARIN CHINESE Mon-Sat 10:30am9pm. 536 3rd St., San Rafael. 415/485-0888. $

LOS PALMARES MEXICAN Mon-Sun 10:30am-9pm. 3060 Kerner Blvd. #D, San Rafael. 415/456-4070. $-$$

LOTUS CUISINE OF INDIA

INDIAN Lunch Buffet

Mon-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 5-9:30pm, Sun 5-9pm. 704 4th St., San Rafael. 415/456-5808. www.lotusrestaurant.com $$

LUNDY’ HOME COOKING BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Sun 6am-3pm. 1143 4th St., San Rafael. 415/456-7669. $

MARIN STEAKS & SPIRITS AMERICAN BreakfaSt Mon-Sun 6:30-10am, Lunch Mon-Sun 11am-2pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-10pm, Brunch Sun 11am-2pm. Four Points Sheraton, 1010 Northgate Dr., San Rafael. 415/755-6162. www.marinsteaks.com/ $-$$

MAUNA LOA HAWAIIAN BBQ ASIAN FUSION Mon-Sat 11am9pm. 801 3rd St., San Rafael. 415/453-2003. www.maunaloabbq.com $ San Rafael’s Whipper Snapper review at pacificsun.com/restaurants. Photo by James Hall.

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MULBERRY STREET PIZZERIA PIZZERIA Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2pm, Dinner Sun-Thu 5-8:30pm, Fri/Sat 5-10pm. 101 Smith Ranch Rd., San Rafael. 415/472-7272. www.reallygreatpizza.com $-$$ MY THAI THAI Mon-Sun 11am-10pm. 1230 4th St., San Rafael. 415/456-4455. www.mythai.com $-$$ NAPOLI PIZZERIA & PASTA ITALIAN Mon-Fri 11am-2pm & 4-10pm, Sat/Sun 11am-11pm. 849 4th Street, San Rafael. 415/459-3315. $-$$ OM SOUTH INDIAN CUISINE INDIAN Mon-Sat Lunch 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner 5-9:30pm. 1518 4th St., San Rafael. 415/458-1779. www.omcuisine.com $-$$ ORIGINAL BUFFALO WINGS AMERICAN Mon-Sun 11am-10pm. 1119 4th St., San Rafael. 415/258-9202. $ PANAMA HOTEL & RESTAURANT CALIFORNIA Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 5:309:30pm, Sun 5-9pm, Brunch Sun 10am-2pm. 4 Bayveiw St., San Rafael. 415/457-3993. www.panamahotel.com $-$$

PANCHITOS RESTAURANT MEXICAN Mon-Fri11am-9pm, Sat 12-9pm. 667 Del Ganado Rd., San Rafael. 415/472-6766. $


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PASTA POMODORO ITALIAN Mon-Sun 11am-9:30pm. The Montecito Plaza, 421 3rd St. (Also in Mill Valley & Novato), San Rafael. 415/256-2401. www.pastapomodoro.com $-$$

RUMI FAMOUS KABOB PERSIAN Mon-Sun 11am9:30pm. The Montecito Plaza, 363 3rd St., San Rafael. 415/485-1074. www.rumibyfamouskabob.com $$

PEKING WOK RESTAURANT CHINESE Mon-Sun 11am9:30pm. 418 Las Gallinas Ave., San Rafael. 415/499-1188. $

SABOR OF SPAIN VINOTECA SPANISH Tue/Wed 5-9:30pm, Thu 5-10:30pm, Fri/Sat 5-11pm, Sun 5-9pm. 1301 4th St., San Rafael. 415/457-8466. www.saborofspain.com $-$$

PHYLLIS’ GIANT BURGERS BURGERS MonSun 11am-9pm. 2202 4th St. (Also in Novato), San Rafael. 415/456-0866. www.phyllisgiantburgers.com $

SAIGON VILLAGE VIETNAMESE Mon-Sun 10am9pm. 720 B St., San Rafael. 415/453-3505. $$

PICANTE TAQUERIA & CANTINA MEXICAN Mon-Sun 7am-10pm. 340 Bellam Blvd., San Rafael. 415/485-6050. $

SAMPERIO’S RESTAURANT AMERICAN Mon-Sun 7am7pm. 85 Woodland Ave., San Rafael. 415/459-5050. $

PIER 15 AMERICAN Mon-Fri 10am-9pm, Sat/Sun 9am9pm. 15 Harbor St., San Rafael. 415/256-9121. $-$$

SAN JOSE TAQUERIA MEXICAN Mon-Sun 9am10pm. 615 4th St., San Rafael. 415/455-0999. $

PINGS MANDARIN RESTAURANT CHINESE MonSat 11:30am-10pm, Sun 4-10pm. 817 W. Francisco Blvd., San Rafael. 415/492-1638. www.pingsrestaurant.com $-$$

SAVORY ORIENT ASIAN FUSION Lunch Mon-Sat 11am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Thu 5-9:30pm Fri/Sat 5-10pm., San Rafael. 415/459-4593. $$

PINKY’S PIZZA PARLOR PIZZERIA Tue-Thu 11:30am9pm, Fri 11:30am-10pm, Sat/Sun 12-10pm. The Montecito Plaza, 345 3rd St., San Rafael. 415/453-3582. $-$$

PLAYA AZUL MARISCO MEXICAN RESTAURANT MEXICAN Mon-Sun 11am-10pm. 180 Bellam Blvd., San Rafael. 415/459-2624. $

PUPUSERIA EL SALVADOR RESTAURANT SALVADORAN Mon-Sun 10am-10pm. 175 Belvedere St., San Rafael. 415/456-7147. $

ROAST HAUS HOF BRAU AMERICAN Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 11am-8pm. 276 Northgate One, San Rafael. 415/472-2233. $-$$ ROMA PIZZA PIZZERIA Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 5-9pm. 424 Las Gallinas Ave, San Rafael. 415/479-4957. $-$$ ROYAL THAI THAI Lunch Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-10pm. 601 3rd St., San Rafael. 415/485-1074. www.royalthaisanrafael.com $-$$ Sausalito’s Saylor’s Resturant & Bar review at pacificsun.com/restaurants. Photo by James Hall.

SAN RAFAEL JOE’S ITALIAN Sun/Mon 11am-10pm, Tue-Thu 11am-11pm, Fri/Sat 11am-12am. 931 4th St., San Rafael. 415/456-2425. www.srjoes.com $$ SEAFOOD PEDDLER SEAFOOD Sun-Thus 11am-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 11am-10:30pm, Brunch Sun 11:30am-3pm. 100 Yacht Club Dr., San Rafael. 415/460-6669. www.seafoodpeddler.com $$-$$$ SIGNATURE THAI CUISINE THAI Sun/Mon 5-9:30pm, Tue/Wed 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri 11:30am-10pm, Sat 5-10pm. 810 B St., San Rafael. 415/454-6560. $ SOL FOOD PUERTO RICAN Mon-Fri 7am-10pm, Sat/ Sun 8am-10pm, Fri/Sat late night open until 2am. 732 4th St., San Rafael. 415/451-4765. www.solfoodrestaurant.com $-$$ SOL FOOD PUERTO RICAN Mon-Sun 11am-10pm. 901 Lincoln Ave., San Rafael. 415/451-4765. www.solfoodrestaurant.com $-$$ SONOMA TACO SHOP MEXICAN Mon-Sun 11am-9pm. Northgate One, 210 Northgate One, San Rafael. 415/479-9066. $ SUSHI BOAT RESTAURANT JAPANESE Lunch MonFri 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 4:30-10pm. 100 Smith Ranch Rd., San Rafael. 415/446-7200. $$ SUSHI TO DAI FOR JAPANESE Lunch MonFri 12-3pm, Dinner Sun-Thu 5:30-10pm, Fri/Sat 5-11pm. 846 4th St., San Rafael. 415/721-0392. $-$$ TAQUERIA LAS CALANDRIAS MEXICAN Mon-Sun 9am10pm. 927 Lincoln Ave., San Rafael. 415/457-2575. $ TAQUERIA MARIA MEXICAN Mon-Fri 11am-9pm, Sat/Sun 11am-9:30pm. 555 Francisco Blvd., San Rafael. 415/485-5682. $ TENKYU JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Sun 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Sun-Thus 5-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 5-10:30pm. 1317 4th St., San Rafael. 415/460-0207. $-$$ THAI SMILE THAI Mon-Sun 11am-9:30pm. 534 4th St., San Rafael. 415/454-2626. www.thaismile-restaurant.com $ THE CAFÉ BRAZILIAN Mon-Sun Breakfast/Lunch 6am-3pm, Dinner 5-9pm. 767 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael. 415/457-4910. $$ THERESA & JOHNNY’S BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Sun 8am-3pm. 817 4th St., San Rafael. 415/259-0182. $-$$ TSING TAO RESTAURANT CHINESE Mon-Sat 11am-9:30pm, Sun 4-9:30pm. 907 B St., San Rafael. 415/457-0504. $ UMI SUSHI JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Fri 5-9:30pm, Sat 3:30-9:30pm. 819 4th St., San Rafael. 415/457-3992. VIN ANTICO ITALIAN Lunch Tue-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner Tue-Thu 5-10pm, Fri/Sat 5-11pm, Sun 5-9pm. 881 4th St., San Rafael. 415/454-4492. www.vinantico.com $-$$ WEST BROOKLYN PIZZA CO. PIZZERIA Mon-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 12-10pm. 900 Andersen Dr. #8, San Rafael. 415/453-7914. www.westbrooklynpizza.com $

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WEST END CAFE AMERICAN Mon-Sun 5:30am-7pm. 1131 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415/454 1424. $

CAFFE DIVINO ITALIAN Mon-Fri 6:30am-11pm, Sat/Sun 7am-11pm. 37 Caledonia St., Sausalito. 415/331-9355. $-$$

WHIPPER SNAPPER CALIFORNIA Lunch Mon-Sun 11:30am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Thu 5-9:30pm, Fri/Sat 5-10:30pm, Sun 5-9pm. 1613 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415/256-1818. $-$$

CAFFE TUTTI ITALIAN Mon-Sun 6:45am-9pm. 12 El Portal Dr., Sausalito. 415/332-0211. $

YET WAH CHINESE Mon 11am-10pm, Tue-Sun 11am-12am. 1238 4th St., San Rafael. 415/460-9883. www.yetwahsanrafael.com $$

YU SHANG CHINESE Sun-Thu 11:30am-10pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am11pm. 180 Bellam Blvd., San Rafael. 415/457-9199. $

SAUSALITO ANCHORAGE 5 BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Sat 7am-3pm, Sun 8am-3pm. 475 Gate 5 Rd., Sausalito. 415/331-8329. $ ANGELINO RESTAURANT ITALIAN Mon-Sun 11:30am-9:30pm. 621 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/331-5225. www.angelinorestaurant.com $-$$ ARAWAN THAI Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm, Dinner MonSun 5-10pm. 47 Caledonia St., Sausalito. 415/332-0882. $

AVATAR’S INDIAN Lunch Mon-Sat 11am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 5-9:30pm. 2656 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-8083. $-$$

BACCHUS & VENUS WINE BAR Mon-Sun 11am-7pm. 769 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/331-2001. www.bacchusandvenus.com $ BAYSIDE CAFE BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Sun, 6:30am-4pm. 1 Gate 6 Rd., Kappas Marina, Sausalito. 415/331-2313. $ BRIDGEWAY CAFE BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Sun 7:30am5pm. 633 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-3426. $ CACCIUCCO ITALIAN Mon-Thu 5-9:30pm, Fri 5-10pm, Sat 12:30-10pm, Sun 12:30-9:30pm. 300 Valley St. #207, Sausalito. 415/339-8930. www.cacciucco.net $$-$$$

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CIBO BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Sun 7am-5pm. 1201 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/331-2426. cibosausalito.com $-$$ DARIO’S PIZZA PIZZERIA Mon-Sun 11am-10pm. 2829 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-6636. $-$$ FARLEY BAR AMERICAN Mon-Sun 2pm-Close. 601 Murray Circle, Sausalito. 415/339-4750. FENG NIAN CHINESE Lunch Mon-Sun 11:30am3pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 4:30-9:30pm. 2650 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/331-5300. www.fengnian.com $$ FISH SEAFOOD Mon-Sun Lunch 11:30am-4:30pm, Dinner 5:30-8:30pm. 350 Harbor Dr., Sausalito. 415/331-3474. www.331fish.com $$-$$$ FRED’S BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Sun 7am-2:30pm. 1917 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-4575. $ HAMBURGERS BURGERS Mon-Sun 11am-9pm. 737 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-9471. $ HORIZONS RESTAURANT CALIFORNIA Mon-Thus 11am-9:30pm, Fri 11am-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-9:30pm, Brunch served until 2:30pm daily. 558 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/331-3232. www.horizonssausalito.com $$ IL PICCOLO CAFE ITALIAN Mon-Sun 6am-10pm. 660 Bridgeway #2, Sausalito. 415/289-1195. $ KITTI’S PLACE THAI Mon-Fri 11:30am-8pm, Sat 11:30am-3pm. 3001 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/331-0390. www.kittisplace.com $$ LE GARAGE FRENCH Coffee & Pastries Mon-Sun 7:30 on, Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 5:30-9:30pm, Brunch Sat/Sun 10am2:30pm, Appetizer Menu Mon-Fri 2:30-5pm. 85 Liberty Ship Way Suite 109, Sausalito. 415/332-5625. www.legaragebistrosausalito.com $$$$ LIGHTHOUSE CAFE AMERICAN Breakfast/Lunch Mon-Fri 6:30am-3pm, Sat/Sun 7am-3pm. 1311 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/331-3034. www.lighthouse-restaurants.com $-$$ MURRAY CIRCLE MEDITERRANEAN Breakfast Mon-Sun 7am-11am, Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-1:45pm, Dinner Mon/Sun 5:30-10pm, Tue-Sat 5:30-10:30pm, Brunch Sat/Sun 11:30am2pm. 601 Murray Circle, Sausalito. 415/339-4750. $$ PARADISE BAY AMERICAN Mon-Fri 11:30am-9:30pm, Sat/ Sun 10:30am-9:30pm. 1200 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/3313226. www.paradisebaysausalito.com $$-$$$ PICCOLO TEATRO ITALIAN Sun-Thus 11:30am-10:30pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am-11:30pm. 739 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-0739. $$-$$$ POGGIO ITALIAN Breakfast every day starting at 6:30am, SunThu 11:30am-10pm, Fri-Sun 11:30am-11pm. 777 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-7771. www.poggiotrattoria.com $$-$$$ SARTAJ INDIAN CAFE INDIAN Tue-Sun 7am-10pm. 43 Caledonia St., Sausalito. 415/332-7103. $ SAUSALITO TACO SHOP MEXICAN Lunch Mon-Thu 11am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Thu 5-9pm, Fri-Sun 11am-9pm. 1115 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/331-5595. $ SAYLOR’S RESTAURANT & BAR CALIFORNIA Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-4:30pm, Dinner Sun-Thu 4-9pm, Fri/Sat 4-10pm. 2009 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-1512. www.saylorsrestaurantandbar.com $$ SCOMA’S SAUSALITO ITALIAN Sun-Thu 11:30am9pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am-10pm. 588 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-9551. www.scomassausalito.com $$-$$$ SEVEN SEAS RESTAURANT SEAFOOD Mon-Sun 11am8pm. 682 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-1304. $$

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SUSHI RAN JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Fri 11:45am-2:30pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 5:30-11pm, Sun 5-10:30pm. 107 Caledonia St., Sausalito. 415/332-3620. www.sushi-ran.com $$-$$$ SWEET GINGER JAPANESE Tue-Sat Lunch 11:30am-3pm, Dinner 5-10pm. 400 Caledonia St., Sausalito. 415/332-1683. $-$$

TASTE OF ROME ITALIAN Fri-Sat 6:30am-11pm, Sun-Thu 6:30am-10pm. 1000 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-7660. $

THAI TERRACE THAI Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner Mon-Fri 5-10pm, Sat 12-10pm, Sun 1-10pm. 1001 Bridgeway , Sausalito. 415/331-8007. $-$$

THE SPINNAKER SEAFOOD Lunch Mon-Sat 11am-3pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 3-11pm, Brunch Sun 11am-3pm. 100 Spinnaker Dr., Sausalito. 415/332-1500. www.thespinnaker.com $$

SURFER’S GRILL AMERICAN Mon-Sun 11am-4pm. Stinson Beach Park, Highway 1, Stinson Beach. 415/868-1777. www.surfersgrill.com $ TERRA LINDA MEXICAN Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, HIGH TECH BURRITO Sun 10am-8pm. 484 Las Gallinas Rd. (Also in Mill Valley, Novato & San Rafael), Terra Linda. 415/526-2188. www.hightechburrito.com $

KING OF THE ROLL JAPANESE Lunch Mon-Fri 11am3pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 4-9:30pm. 601 Del Ganado (Also in Larkspur), Terra Linda. 415/507-1818. $-$$ LE CHALET BASQUE RESTAURANT BASQUE Lunch Tue-Fri 11:30am-2pm, Dinner Sat/Sun 4-9pm. 405 N San Pedro Rd., Terra Linda. 415/472-1621. www.chaletbasquemarin.com $$$$

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LO COCO’S PIZZERIA PIZZERIA Sun/Tues-Thu 4-9pm, Fri/Sat 4-10pm. 631 Del Ganado (Also in San Anselmo), Terra Linda. 415/472-3323. $-$$

3pm, Sun-Thu 4-9pm, Fri/Sat 4-10pm. 3001 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-5818. www.tommyswok.com $$

SONORAS TAQUERIA MEXICAN Mon-Sun 10am9pm. 641 Del Ganado, Terra Linda. 415/479-1190. $

WELLINGTON’S WINE BAR Sun-Thu 3-10:30pm, Fri/Sat 3pm-12am. 300 Turney St., Sausalito. 415/331-9463. www.wellingtonswine.com $$-$$$ WINSHIPS CALIFORNIA Mon-Fri 9:30am-3pm, Sat 9am-3:30pm, Sun 9am-3pm. 670 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415/332-1454. www.winships.com $ STINSON BEACH PARKSIDE CAFE STINSON BEACH AMERICAN MonFri 7:30am-9:30pm, Sat/Sun 8am-10pm. 43 Arenal Ave., Stinson Beach. 415/868-1272. www.parksidecafe.com $-$$

SAND DOLLAR SEAFOOD Mon-Fri 11am-9pm, Sat/ Sun 10am-9:30pm. 3458 State Route 1, Stinson Beach. 415/868-0434. www.stinsonbeachrestaurant.com $$ STINSON BEACH GRILL AMERICAN Mon-Fri 11:30am-8:30pm, Sat/ Sun 11am-9pm. 3465 State Route 1, Stinson Beach. 415/868-2002. $$ Tiburon’s Ginza Sushi review at pacificsun.com/restaurants. Photo by James Hall.

TIBURON BISTRO 35 AMERICAN Mon-Sun 6-10pm. 35 Main St., Tiburon. 415/452-4033. www.bistro35.com $-$$

CAPRICE CALIFORNIA Fri-Sun 5:30-9pm, Tue-Thu 6-9pm. 2000 Paradise Dr., Tiburon. 415/435-3400. www.thecaprice.com $$$ CASA MANANA MEXICAN Mon-Sun 10am-9pm. 110 Main St. (Also in Fairfax & San Rafael), Tiburon. 415/789-0216. $ COTTAGE EATERY MEDITERRANEAN Dinner Tue-Sat 5:30-10pm, Sun 5-9pm. 114 Main St., Tiburon. 415/7895636. www.thecottageeatery.com $$-$$$ DAVE & MIKE’S BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Fri 7am-2:30pm, Sat/ Sun 8am-2pm. 1640 Tiburon Blvd. #13, Tiburon. 415/435-9945. $ DYNASTY RESTAURANT CHINESE Mon-Sun11:30am-9:30pm. 1881 Tiburon Blvd., Tiburon. 415/435-6766. www.tiburondynasty.com $-$$ FA CHOY CHINESE Mon-Sat 11am-9pm. 1550 Tiburon Blvd, Tiburon. 415/435-4312. $-$$ GINZA SUSHI JAPANESE Mon-Sun Lunch 12-2:30pm, Dinner 5:30-9:30pm. 41 Main St., Tiburon. 415/789-5123. www.ginzasushi-tiburon.com $$ GUAYMAS MEXICAN Mon-Thu 11:30am-10pm, Fri/ Sat 11:30am-11pm, Sun 11:30am-9pm. 5 Main St., Tiburon. 415/435-6300. www.guaymasrestaurant.com $$ MILANO ITALIAN Lunch Mon-Fri 11:45am-2:15pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-11pm. The Cove Shopping Center, 1 Blackfield Dr, Tiburon. 415/388-8100. $$ NEW MORNING CAFE BREAKFAST/LUNCH Mon-Fri 6:30am-2:30pm, Sat/Sun 6:30am-4pm. 1696 Tiburon Blvd, Tiburon. 415/435-4315. $ PARADISE HAMBURGERS & ICE CREAM BURGERS Mon-Fri 11am8pm, Sat/Sun 11am-8:30pm. 1694 Tiburon Blvd, Tiburon. 415/435-8823. $ ROONEY’S CAFE & GRILL CALIFORNIA Lunch Mon-Thu 11:30am3:30pm, Fri-Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11:30am-4pm, Dinner Wed/Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri/Sat 5:30-9:30pm, Sun 5:30-9pm. 38 Main St., Tiburon. 415/435-1911. $$ SAM’S ANCHOR CAFE AMERICAN Lunch Mon-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat/Sun 2-5pm, Dinner Mon-Sun 5-10pm, Brunch Sat/Sun 9:30am2pm. 27 Main St., Tiburon. 415/435-4527. www.samscafe.com $$ SERVINO RISTORANTE ITALIAN Sun-Thu 11:30am-10pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am-11pm. 9 Main St., Tiburon. 415/435-2676. www.bestservino.com $$ TIBURON GRILL CALIFORNIA Breakfast Sun-Thu 7-10am, Fri/Sat 7-10am, Lunch/Dinner Sun-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri/Sat 11am-11pm. The Lodge at Tiburon, 1651 Tiburon Blvd., Tiburon. 415/435-5996. www.tiburongrill.com $-$$ WAYPOINT PIZZERIA PIZZERIA Wed/Thus 11:30am9:30pm, Fri/Sat 11:30am-10pm, Sun/Mon 11:30am-9:30pm. 15 Main Street, Tiburon. 415/435-3440. $-$$

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Meet Your local cheesemakers at the Marin Civic Center Farmers MArkets. It’s no coincidence that “say cheese” is the tried and true method of getting people to smile. Nothing prompts a camera-ready grin like a taste of handmade artisan, farmstead, local cheese. Given our growing community of cheesemakers, we can’t help but embrace our cheesy tendencies. What started 25 years ago with one cheesemaker from Oakdale, CA, has been perfectly aged. We’re proud to celebrate local dairy traditions by hosting a half dozen local cheesemakers. Whether you’re looking for a slice of cheddar or a dollop of crème fraîche, you’ll find it at the Marin Farmers Markets. Wearing their cheesiest smiles are Eric Patterson, head cheesemaker of Cowgirl Creamery; Larry Peter, owner and cheesemaker of Spring Hill Jersey Cheese; Patty Karlin, owner and cheesemaker of Bodega Artisan Goat Cheese; and Liam Callahan, co-owner and cheesemaker of Bellwether Farms. For the full interviews visit marinfarmersmarkets.org.

Marin Civic Center (Sun & Thurs, 8-1, ALL YEAR) Novato (Tues, 4-8, May-September) Fairfax (Wed, 4-8, May-September)

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