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Sorella Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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107 Bolinas Rd, Fairfax, CA 94930-1610
+1 415-258-4520
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Fairfax, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Excellent food, warm, friendly service and welcoming atmosphere - we love this place! To start off, a big hunk of cheese is brought to your table and the server shaves off pieces to go with the basket of bread. The salmon is always perfectly cooked and you cannot go wrong with any of the pasta dishes. Best in Fairfax!

Thank Janice2825
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Good good at good prices. Saturday music in the back room provides nice background but doesn't overwhelm conversation. Wait can be long at times.

Thank ComfortFoodEric
Fairfax, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

It is close they have music I am charmed The menu is simple not outstanding but worth another look. Last time I had spaghetti. Oh well, will report more on Sorella later.

Thank carlmacki
Alameda, California
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205 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I've always enjoyed this place. Whether it's friends or children/family or an intimate date, this place never lets me down. Two fireplaces inside always giving a warm inviting atmosphere in the cool winter air. One of my favorites is the penne pasta no matter how you order it but the eggplant Parmesan is out of this world as well. I... More 

Thank mackanna
Lennox Head, Australia
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514 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went as a family group of six and were most impressed by the ambience of the restaurant. I loved the touch when each member of our party was given a scoop of parmesan cheese from half a wheel on the counter before we ordered. Prompt, friendly service. While I felt my calamari with penne pasta could have done with... More 

Thank Schlepper1939
Hanover, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful ambience, superb food. Family friendly. Great salads, pasta, fish, beef dishes, meat eater and vegan alike. Wine ok. Really highly recommended.

Thank Jonathan R
Charlotte, North Carolina
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant has a great location in an old building with open facing windows to the dog park. Great service and excellent food. Nice touch was excellent cheese offered by the slice free.

Thank John G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My husband and I had dinner on Saturday night at around 8 p.m. and we had to wait about 5 minutes to be seated they were pretty busy. We were seated given menus and the food was served extremely quickly! all of the staff were friendly and it was intriguing treat to be given a chunk of reggiano parmesan right... More 

Thank Mary W
San Rafael, California
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We do not live in Fairfax, but we will make special trips to just eat at Sorella Cafe. We love the welcoming and family atmosphere as well as the food that they serve. They always give you some parmesan cheese and sourdough bread to start you off and then end it with gummy bears and crackers for the children. I... More 

Thank ncovelo
San Jose, California
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, warm inviting atmosphere, tasty seafood and one big communal block of Parmesan. Also appreciate that this place seemed family friendly in the best sense possible - they give out gummy candies and animal crackers afterwards .... to the grown ups.

Thank dizzymslizzy1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Bolinas Rd, Fairfax, CA 94930-1610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 415-258-4520

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?