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Depot Bookstore & Cafe

87 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941-1915
+1 415-383-2665
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good51%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“book store” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
87 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941-1915
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After walking around the town a bit, I decided it was time for a cup of coffee. As I usually go to Equador, I wanted to give another local business my dollars and spread the wealth so to speak. I entered the bookstore/coffee shop that...More

Thank travelgyspy
Reviewed 2 May 2018

What a nice small town and a wonderful lunch at the Depot Bookstore and Cafe. Got parking right out front. Sandwiches and soups very good. Fun to have a bookstore right there, too. Would be small if the weather was bad. But outside seating for...More

Thank blossomjo
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Visited here on a recent girls trip to Mill Valley. The vegetarian chili was yummy, but needed a little more heat. Sitting outside was lovely

Thank mirraFlorida
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Very popular place located in the heart of Mill Valley. Place your order at the counter & wait for your number to be called. The vegetarian chili was nicely spiced and delicious. The bowl was not too large, the right size rather than the cup...More

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This location is SO quaint. The bookstore is to die for, the food is just average. But if you can snag a good book, a decent sandwich, a spot to dine out side (or inside, if you prefer), you could spend a nice afternoon here....More

Thank Miley2007
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Had a light lunch here today and loved it ,the coffee was one of the best I have had in the state's and the Albacore Tuna sandwich was delicious along with the BLT my friend had. The building itself is lovely and the little book...More

Thank margaret n
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A good spot in the center of town. A good looking selection of pastries. Breakfast servings are an egg scramble or sandwich, both were good. Service was quick and friendly.

Thank SweetAl
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Love the location but I've never been incredibly impressed with the food. The service is a little slow, and there always seems to be flies in the dining area. However, on a beautiful sunny day, nothing like have a treat from the bakery on their...More

Thank Rat-ta-too
Reviewed 24 May 2017

simple . quiet. a rather mixed quantity of old and new books. i would think they really should sell books of 8-10 years of age at a discount but et caveat emptor! the gal whisking around there was also ringing sales and was indeed a...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

If you have a lazy clear morning to spend time in Mill Valley, this is a great place to hang out. The food is fine, but go there to enjoy the atmosphere.

Thank SpikeIII
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941-1915
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Mill Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-383-2665
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