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Left Bank - Larkspur

) #2 of 33 Restaurants in Larkspur $$ - $$$ French, European,
507 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-1328
+1 415-927-3331
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“mussels” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
507 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-1328
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 24 May 2017

I have eaten at this restaurant many times and the food is consistently very good. The service is good and the servers are always helpful and pleasant!

Thank Esilverman
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Just go to their Happy Hour and order the mussels! You'll be in for a treat.They have a great table next to the fireplace plus outside dining. You can also sit at the bar and order off the menu.There is plenty of Fee parking across...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Well, we had a Gift Certificate here, so we ventured out for the night. I used to be the guy who used his expense account and just ordered flippantly the steak and some wine... Well, now, I'm a little different. Older, Wiser... maybe more stringent...More

Thank sinatrajr74
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A bright sunny day and fresh oysters for lunch. How Parisienne is that! The Left Bank has a truly French vibe reminiscent of Paris ten years ago when it was a softer, more pleasant destination. It being oyster festival season we started with oysters -...More

Thank RFW1943
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Dependable, reasonably priced restaurant for faithful locals. Menu of classic French bistro fare (steak frites, French onion soup) enlivened with occasional specials (oyster and wine pairings). Good wine list, if a bit expensive.

Thank William B
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I had the Steak Frittes and a salad Verte. We had the combination of foie Gras and cheese for appetizer which was outstanding and ended with 4 desserts that we all shared. we agreed the creme Brulee was the best. The steak was fair, a...More

Thank rebeccamZ6235EI
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at Left Bank. Had a salmon on pastry pie with Creme Fresh and Rainbow Trout dish. Excellent service and excellent food

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a lite late lunch with friends. Ordered salad and French onion soup on this chilly day. Perfect. Will return soon to try the chicken as well as croque madame. Our only disappointments were that they had already taken down the Christmas tree (a friend...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Why have my wife and I eaten here at least 40 times over the years? 1) The food is solid, more or less Euro bistro style, with a range of entrees covering French influenced homey themes like chicken stew, roast duck, always fresh and good...More

1  Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Their fixed price Thanksgiving Dinner was way over priced and food was marginal at best. There were three of us and we each ordered a different entree in order to try the three offerings and we were all disappointed. Dessert was a pumpkin pie that...More

Thank Bill T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 10:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-1328
    (Ward St.)
  • Public Transportation: Golden Gate Transit across the street. 5 minute cab ride from the Larskpur Ferry Terminal.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Larkspur
  • Phone Number: +1 415-927-3331
  • E-mail
Description
Left Bank is an authentic Parisian-style brasserie located in the historic Blue Rock Inn in charming downtown Larkspur. Built in 1895 during the railroad era, The Blue Rock Inn was a popular weekend destination for San Franciscans to come dance and picnic under the stars. Open since 1994, Left Bank continues to be a destination for folks from all over the Bay Area to enjoy a casual snack on the sunny terrace, a glass of wine or hand crafted cocktail at the lively bar, or an elegant dining experience near the fireplace. At Left Bank, you are sure to capture the true feeling of the Rive Gauche in Paris. Nineteen years of working with local organic farms allows us to bring you the best seasonal ingredients available. Chef de Cuisine Fabrice Marcon offers an often changing, French brasserie menu of hearty, rustic, and authentic dishes featuring a diverse selection of natural meats, sustainable seafood, fresh local vegetables, salads and sumptuous desserts.
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