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Marin Joe's Restaurant

1585 Casa Buena Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1730
+1 415-924-2081
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“caesar salad” (16 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
“zabaglione” (5 reviews)
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Italian, American, International
$$ - $$$
1585 Casa Buena Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1730
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always go to Marin Joes on Saturdays. Sit at the counter and watch the cooks have at it. Dennis is my regular waiter, he brings out French Bread and butter and glass of water. I generally order Diet Coke with lemon. Caesar Salad is...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good old-fashioned restaurant, with a huge selection and plentiful food. The bartenders know their art, and the locals always run into friends. It's loud, and the waits can be long, but if you like a place that serves large meals in a...More

Thank Kevin92234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bill was our waiter, and he is a real professional, with a tremendous, happy, and enthusiastic personality. My girl ordered the scallops and spagetti, and I ordered the veal scallopini with ravioli Both dishes were very, very tasty, well seasoned, and quite large. We shared...More

Thank Sonoma_CAYoda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marin Joe's remains my favorite restaurant in Northern California...perhaps my favorite anywhere. The menu is straight out of 1959: large portions, lots of beef and pasta; a time when wine was a beverage to consume with the meal and drinks before dinner meant martinis and...More

Thank miketravelagent
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place,a bit dark inside. Good selection of item's on menu. Food was good service to no problems. Will come again

Thank tony b
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Is it nostalgia? Do people like the portions? This food is terrible. I really wanted to like it because it's so Mad Men in its retro-ness but ugh, it is not good.

Thank MarinMatt
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Reading all the 4 star reviews, I must be missing something. We came for a midweek lunch from the East Bay and in my experience Joe's was not worth the bridge toll. My companion and I both ordered minestrone the likes of which might get...More

Thank jpklatt
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Walking into Marin Joe's is like time travel to the 50's....but in the best sense of the word. Looking like a spot where the Rat Pack might have convened every inch of the property from the charming bar (w/ piano player), the bustling dining room...More

Thank Maureen F
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is the kind of place disappearing all too fast. Mid century modern California roadside decor with a big long (filled when we were there) counter as well as booths and a separate dining room complete with surprisingly good lounge pianist (and occasionally a patron...More

Thank Katherine p
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It seems like ever year we go to Joes for my sons birthday and it never disappoints also start off with the Caesar salad and go from there. As always great service great menu and a fair price. I guess I'll have to wait another...More

Thank DaveNovato
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Do you offer catering menu ?
13 May 2017|
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Response from DaveNovato | Reviewed this property |
The best of my knowledge they do not, but they do host large private party's.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 12:30
17:00 - 12:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1585 Casa Buena Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1730
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Corte Madera
  • Phone Number: +1 415-924-2081
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