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San Rafael Joe's

931 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3103
+1 415-456-2425
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“ravioli” (4 reviews)
“old school” (4 reviews)
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American, Italian
$$ - $$$
931 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3103
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Excellent food cooked to perfection" staff is incredible, attentive and always a smile on their face. Great for large gatherings with a private banquet room and seating for intimate lunches or dinners. A local favorite for suređź’•

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very wide variety of selections for every taste. Specially good for Italian cuisine.Large portions and efficient waiters.

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant has been in town for a long time. We stopped going there until a friend recommended it. Bright lighting, open kitchen, clean, large portions of great food and a wonderful band all on a Monday evening. We were impressed and will return.

Thank 785karenf
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is an exceptional size place, that is great for a meal or any event. The restaurant accommodated tables and booths. It was clean with a brick look, there was a mellow mood to the place. There was a party going on in a side...More

Thank Sunshine M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've been going to San Rafael Joe's for years and it is a stand by restaurant where there are no gimmicks, no drama and good, solid food. I usually order the Joe's special with ravioli and my daughter gets the minestrone soup. This is an...More

1  Thank efejle
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is the spot for fine Italian food, the minestrone soup is still my gold standar around the world. Though the restaurant/bar road out prohibition as a speak-easy, they managed to stay in business, and keep Marinites happy.

Thank Norma W
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Apparently San Rafael Joe's is a fixture in the town, since the 69's at least. It has quite a history of serving the population with good Italian cuisine. Atmosphere is classy without beung stuffy, the prices are not exorbitant and the food is delicious. My...More

Thank xnerg
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I had a great dinner and was served perfectly by friendly staff. Will certainly come again when I'm in the city. Tip: when you travel from abroad, bring cash, their machine doesn't accept foreign CC's.

Thank Limerket
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Olden day type service and friendly. If you have a hearty appetite you go here. Always a place to sit without a reservation. Sometimes have entertainment but it's difficult to appreciate if you are far away. Always bustling.

Thank R0bNeville
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Originally was planning to dine at a smaller Italian restaurant with 3 colleagues, but our group swelled to 8 and they couldn't accommodate us. They recommended Joe's as a place that could accommodate 8 right away. Not for nothing can Joe's take a big group...More

Thank mgips
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 931 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-456-2425
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