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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%
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“pasta” (27 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank SmittyJJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go here about every other week. I suggest this as a meeting place for clients when I need to do a client lunch. There's pretty much something for everyone. If you're a pasta person, their butternut squash ravioli is great - as is their...More

Thank YourCardShark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Il Davide is smart, vibrant, not too noisy, and offers a really interesting menu and delicious upscale Italian food. We loved every single thing we ordered.

Thank cocokiera
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

David and his staff catered our wedding this summer. Not only did he create an exquisite menu, he made us feel like we were his most important customers. It is clear that David is a busy man with a successful restaurant and still, he took...More

Thank moonrise2727
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I was in the mood for traditional gnocchi, and was able to get exactly what I wanted here, and the service was great.

Thank Pietro P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I'm an italion food snob so take it for what it's worth ,Very popular spot for cocktails and dinner. Have eaten they're about 6 times does not rock my boat but there are few very good italion restaurants in Marin .Prefer pogios in Sausalito about...More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Very good food. Great ambiance & service. Can also get a cocktail, for those interested. Consistent for years - one of our go-to restaurants.

Thank Wallace G
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Incredibly bad experience last night at this restaurant. When we showed up for our 7:30pm dinner reservation, the restaurant was packed with a line of customers waiting. When we asked the attendant if our table was ready, she replied yes. So we waited, waited and...More

3  Thank Thomas T
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Questions & Answers
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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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