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Celia's Mexican Restaurant

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1 Vivian St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4723
+1 415-456-8190
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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San Rafael, California, United States
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91 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great evening of margaritas, tacos, enchiladas, chile realano, beans, rice and an eight piece mariachi. Need I say more!!!! Fernando always puts on the best in food, drinks, and entertainment.

Thank Bill M
Elkton, Maryland
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47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for a solo dinner to get my Mexican on and this place didn't disappoint. I know its a chain, but it still had a certain charm that made it not appear as such. The food was very good and the service was fast and efficient. I asked for the rest of my iced tea in a to-go cup... More 

Thank Follow_the_aroma
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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257 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We were in the neighborhood after attending the National Theater live performance of No Man's Land. The food was excellent and tasted very authentic. The service could have been better meaning more prompt. That said, the enchiladas, burritos, and whole black beans were excellent. The margaritas were also great. Definitely worth a return visit.

Thank Stephen F
San Rafael, California, United States
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91 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

They have the best margaritas going in Marin. The food is great with many choices. Will cater to special diets also.

Thank Bill M
Aquebogue, New York
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

After spending the afternoon in Berkley we were starving! Celia's is bright, attractive and the service was delightful. The food was truly tasty and plated nicely. If you are looking for good food, reasonably priced in an attractive restaurant Celia's is the place for you!

Thank mackulka4
Larkspur, California
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165 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great authentic Mexican food at Celia's. Excellent enchiladas, and great beans. If you are in the neighborhood don't miss out!

Thank Colleen K
Corte Madera, California
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We go to this restaurant 2-3 times a month. The food is good and at a reasonable price. Where they really excel is their service. Have never had a bad experience. I can't emphasize how nice the employees are. What I especially like is how willing they are to accommodate your tastes and make changes or substitutions to their menus.... More 

Thank Ed-93443
San Rafael, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Good food. Great service. Good prices. My favorite "rice and beans" restraunt. Many happy memories here

Thank 476valeriek
Oakland, California
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94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Been going to Celia's for a couple decades - and I love love love the joint. From the ranchera decor to the wonderful platas, this place is like home cooking to me. I started out with the burritos way back when, but soon graduated to the chicken-&-avocado tostada, which has become pretty much the reason I show up good l&... More 

Thank bazi43
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Nothing special, just your normal mexican restaurant. Good but not great service. Price was pretty good.

Thank David T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Vivian St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4723
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-456-8190

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