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Dipsea Cafe

200 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3605
+1 415-381-0298
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“pancakes” (23 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3605
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Reviewed yesterday

We sat at our table for 10+ minutes without a server, I took this time to take my two children to the bathroom.... after seeing a clear view of how DISGUSTING the kitchen was we got the heck out of there. OMG the walls were...More

Thank allis0nk0vacs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This spot was highly recommended to us for breakfast and I can see why. The menu is extensive and the breakfast delicious. One can sit inside or out. We waited about 10 minutes for seating on a Sunday, but during the week there was no...More

Thank Geonannie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I (and now my family) have been coming here for 20 years - lived her in the mid-90ies and now whenever I visit. Amazing pancakes, breakfast and lunch. Homemade goodness! I am so glad they are still around and still delicious. Last time I was...More

Thank SharonBice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a staple in Marin and you can count on a great meal. I love the biscuits. You will wait for a seat but they move people through at a good pace. There's an amazing deck on warm days. Parking is limited. Great staff...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

How we love them! We went a few weeks ago and (don't do this to the poor folks, please) came in with just five minutes before they closed. We try never to do that, but we were very harried that day. But they were great;...More

Thank SFAndrew
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This place has been a consistent favorite of mine and my family's as well for decades. I usually go for breakfast which is great. I recommend the Greek eggs with spinach. The coffee is good. The servers are always congenial. Sometimes on the weekend, the...More

Thank ClaudeA654
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Since one of the biggest treats for us is to have breakfast or brunch somewhere Dipsea is our go-to place. we have been there in June and May and April and every other month in the year Charming atmosphere, outside deck, DEck and window seats...More

Thank Lenora K
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were referred by our hotel to this restaurant. Walking up, seemed like an old style cafe. If just driving by I would not have stopped. Wow! I had a simple "gluten free breakfast" and my honey got the Special Cobb of the day. Really...More

Thank jmorgan2238
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I have eaten here is the past and the meal was fine but not this time. We were a party of 8 and some of our food was cold. I had the fish and chips and the flavor was poor. The service was fine, but...More

Thank Mike_B52033
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a classic breakfast joint that is worth the wait. The biscuits are amazing. The food is fresh and delicious. The staff are good and keep everyone moving. Parking can be a challenge and you will wait but they move people through pretty quickly....More

Thank Julia M
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4 May 2015|
Response from landonp842 | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Only had breakfast there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3605
    (Tennessee Valley Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Mill Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-381-0298
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