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Il Davide Restaurant

901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
+1 415-454-8080
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (29 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
“sole” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You may be able to drop in for lunch, but dinner is a full house. Food is Italian and excellent. The place is a bit small and the happy talk does get up there. But, it is worth it.

Thank edwardTiburon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I went to Il Davide a couple of years ago, I thought their food was fine, but not exceptional, especially for the Bay Area, where we have so many excellent restaurants. But my last two visits show that they have improved significantly - every...More

Thank mistereks
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Came here with a group of friends for lunch. We each ordered a different pasta and shared tastes. We all have to say each one was a hit! The service was very friendly. Our server was very helpful with selections. The atmosphere is very warm...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

A wonderful place to enjoy a meal. The food is amazing, the atmosphere is warm and inviting, and the staff is welcoming. An enjoyable experience.

1  Thank Where2GoWhere2go
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Davide is an amazing chef and his beautiful personality shines in every carefully prepared dish. He goes over the top. Exquisite and amazingly creative, yet classically controlled. Dining at Il Davide is a warm, inviting and perfectly balanced experience.

Thank Belle M
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This is consistently an excellent restaurant. The best Italian Restaurant in Marin. The owner is extremely talented in every way.

Thank Leigha F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We always have a great experience here. Either just the two of us or with friends. Delicious food and drink, and really good service. A perennial favorite.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Spectacular fine Italian food, superb service by veteran, smart and enthusiastic staff, comfortable for business, for solo diners and well as for couples and groups, and perfect for family events. We have been so fortunate to have Il Davide for decades, and it seems to...More

Thank telela2014
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Whether for business or pleasure - lunch or dinner, I'l Davide is certainly one of the "go to" restaurants in San Rafael and/or Marin County. The food is prepared with care, very tasty and excellent sized portions. For both business and pleasure, I've been their...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We never visit Marin County without a dinner at Il Davide. Their vegetarian options are simply the best.

Thank SmittyJJ
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5 November 2017|
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Response from telela2014 | Reviewed this property |
Get in touch with the restaurant.
23 March 2017|
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Response from marinpartyof4 | Reviewed this property |
They have a private room that can accommodate 40+
29 September 2015|
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Response from shirleycL2639OV | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend calling beforehand as the restaurant is small but can accommodate you if reservations are made earlier.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
    (3rd and 4th)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-454-8080
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