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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” (28 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (5 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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Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

Thank Where2GoWhere2go
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 27 August 2017

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 24 August 2017

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 21 August 2017

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
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
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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