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Ghiringhelli's - Novato

$$ - $$$
Italian, Pizza, American, Bar, Pub
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1535 S Novato Blvd, Novato, CA 94947-4103
+1 415-878-4977
12:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While the food was excellent, if a little messy, they had only one waitress waiting tables. We ordered the meat lovers pizza, a salad, the breadsticks and the Bochy Burger. The appetizers came our fairly quick, a plate ful of salad, adequate for the price. The breadsticks were delicious if a bit expensive. However it took them 30 minuts to... More 

Thank Elizabeth K
San Diego
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180 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were in the area as she had a business meeting. Our flight to Oakland left San Diego at 6:30am and so by the time we got to the San Rafael Novato area we were hungry and ready to eat. This was not our original destination for lunch but let me tell you we were both so... More 

1 Thank MauiMKO
Novato, California
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Had a hamburger and fries for lunch could not finish. Excellent favor great service! When for happy hour, large portions for 5 dollars each. Try the sliders they are great. I recommend this eatery

Thank scm539
Novato, California
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Ghiringhelli's offers a great menu of tasty pizza combinations, but many other American dishes are offered and carefully prepared as well. Lots of beers on tap line a bar filled with sports-playing flat screens, and the dining area is a fun place to relax and eat as well.

Thank MattWMc
Dallas, Texas
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125 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

We couldn't decide what type of cuisine to choose and this restaurant allowed us to easily satisfy our cravings. I ate a lovely beet salad, my husband had the leek and meat pizza, our friends had sandwiches. We were satisfied with the flavor of our foods, the friendly service, and many options on the menu.

Thank awhitelady
Novato, California
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89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

There is a new Pizza Chef at Ghiringhelli's, and last night I had the best Artisan Pizza in the North Bay. I am amazed at how this great Italian Restaurant keeps raising the bar. Their seafood Pasta dish is also incredible. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank CliffJacobs99atgmail
Novato, California
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89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Ghiringhelli's consistently provides a deliciously fresh selection of Italian, American and Mexican cuisine; and combines the atmosphere of a music and comedy club, with a sports bar and family restaurant. Their experienced bar and service staff treat you well whether it's your first time or you've been coming for years. Their seafood pasta and Artisan Pizzas will delight the most... More 

Thank CliffJacobs99atgmail
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

We passed this place several times and finally decided to try it out. Its a sports tavern - with TVs lining the walls - bar for those who want to sit there or tables for others. It was quite busy for a mid-week but comfortable for families or couples...not overly noisy. I was pleasantly hopeful that this could become a... More 

Thank ReginaECalif
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108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

We've been here a few times to eat and always have a draft beer. We've eaten some of their pasta and a few of their pizzas. This weekend - a big football weekend - we stopped in on a Sunday and the Niners and the Raiders were playing so the 15 large screens were packed full of football and Nascar... More 

Thank 50PlusCalifornia
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

Ghiringhelli's used to be a place where I could go for a drink and a bite and know that I would be getting good service and food. Unfortunately that's not the case any longer. The food is marginal at best and the staff appears overwhelmed. Though I still occasionally go to meet a friend, I eat before I go and... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 35
Italian, Pizza, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1535 S Novato Blvd, Novato, CA 94947-4103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Novato
  • Phone Number: +1 415-878-4977

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