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Pier 15

15 Harbor St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4023
+1 415-256-9121
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good56%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“cesar salad” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Italian, Pub
$$ - $$$
15 Harbor St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4023
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live nearby, and go to Pier 15 every now and again, usually either for lunch or for breakfast during "off" hours, or when brunch places are full to the top (e.g., Terrapin Crossroads f/k/a Seafood Peddler). Always have found it very easygoing. There is...More

Thank YourCardShark
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Wish I could give this restaurant a higher rating but the place was just not quite up to its reputation. Brunch was ok for the six of us. The service, down home and friendly, was ok. The view in the back deck area was nice...More

Thank Guyinsacca
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great ambience outside under colorful canopy. Great view of the harbor boats. No bugs! Cozy. Friendly wait staff but it took forever to get our food. Appetizers only. Shrimp quesadillas were good. The mushroom fritters were AWFUL! VERY EXPENSIVE. two appetizers and glass of ice...More

Thank loriaplin
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Fun bar/patio. Loved the Bloody Mary bar Great staff. Had bruschetta. The patio was busy. The bar was a little dark and catered to tv sport. Patio was comfortable. The staff was very friendly and got our drinks to us quickly. If we are in...More

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by a couple people and I just can't believe it. It was not good at all. The view was nice and service was good but the seafood caneloni was beyond weak and the chicken parmesean was sub par. Over...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Pier 15 for years! It's a hidden treasure just off av"main drag" in San Rafael. Everything is delicious! They have protected outdoor seating and are beside a mooring area that boats plying San Francisco Bay can tie up. Pier 15...More

Thank UrsAngel
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We love a place on the water, esp one that looks like a lot have people have enjoyed it. Pier 15 fills the bill on every level. Valet parking, on the water, old school charm and really wonderful food at reasonable prices. This is a...More

Thank Maureen F
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Great place cozy atmosphere. Food was very good. Service staff went out of their way to make a great brunch . Cocktails Made our Sunday. Highly recommended!!!

Thank djembetycoon
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We came at an off time on a Saturday, around 4pm, and it’s strange to be the only diners in an establishment. The food was okay, and service was quick. It just felt very awkward. No direct eye contact from the server and only minimal...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Pier 15 is the quintessential neighborhood pub, featuring a sit down restaurant and sports bar, located conveniently close to center San Rafael and at the San Rafael canal water's edge (open air in the summer). Good food, good service and good atmosphere make this place...More

Thank Alex1024
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19 September 2016|
Response from Philip C | Reviewed this property |
Dear Simply, Sure. Hangtown Fry was discovered in Placerville (Hangtown) during the California gold rush. A miner had struck it rich and, to celebrate, ordered the most expensive thing on the menu. In those days, eggs... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Italian, Pub
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Harbor St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4023
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-256-9121
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