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Marin Joe's Restaurant

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1585 Casa Buena Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1730
415-924-2081
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Classic old place

Fun to go to a place that hasn't changed much in the past 50 years! .They have dishes you might not get elsewhere very often like liver & onions, sweetbreads. People go and eat at the counter alone and love it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
SuzanneCalifornia
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California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Fun to go to a place that hasn't changed much in the past 50 years! .They have dishes you might not get elsewhere very often like liver & onions, sweetbreads. People go and eat at the counter alone and love it.

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San Francisco, California, USA
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193 reviews 193 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I've been dropping in to Marin's Joe's for decades and it is a place that seems to never change. The menu certainly seems to be the same and the food is always what you expect -- tasty Italian fare - hot and filling. This spot off the road @ 101 is open late night weekdays til almost midnight and weekends... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We visited here for dinner. Pasta dishes were very good and the day's special steak was cooked quite perfectly. The staff was quite helpful and the Place is nice.

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Kentfield, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I feel like Marin Joe's is my home away from home. It is my go-to late night stop, a great place to eat at the counter alone or to bring my friends and family. The staff has been there a long time and are pros. Somehow they know exactly how to check in and when. The menu allows me to... More 

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Lincoln, CA, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Do you remember when restaurants prepared Caesar Salad tableside? This one still does, and you can add chicken or shrimp. It was done well, and very tasty. I had veal piccata, a large portion of real (not processed) veal, in an excellent sauce, served with spaghetti and meat sauce. You can have potatoes and vegetables instead of the pasta. They... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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165 reviews 165 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A real Marin tradition for like 50 years. The place is great. The staff outstanding, and the food always good. This is old style dining. Stay away if you are on a diet or want neuville cuisine. The scallopini, the picata, the pasta - all great. Noisy and fun.

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Lakeland, FL
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291 reviews 291 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The completely separate bar/lounge area is nicely lit, quiet and comfortable, although NO MILLER BEER PRODUCTS ARE CARRIED. The main dining room is more of a 'dining hall' layout and atmosphere. Our server (#12) was VERY efficient, and all food arrived hot an in a timely manner. The hamburgers here are - quite possibly, the largest you will EVER encounter,... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting the area and took a chance, not knowing the restaurant. Glad we did. They were busy for a Wednesday night, so we sat at the counter. Our waiter was older but attentive to all our needs. The three of us ordered pasta dishes and quickly got our orders. The food was great, and as a added bonus... More 

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Perugia, Italy
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98 reviews 98 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

One of the oldest restaurants in Marin and still kicking. For a classic old school family style meal Joe’s is a must. Go for the grill and a cocktail.

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Larkspur, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My husband and I arrived at the hostess desk at 5:55 pm on a Saturday (last night) and were welcomed by the hostess and told that the wait would be 30 minutes. She encouraged us to have a drink in the lounge while we waited. Wow! What a throwback! I am sure that the place looks exactly as it did... More 

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Additional Information about Marin Joe's Restaurant

Address: 1585 Casa Buena Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1730
Phone Number: 415-924-2081
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Corte Madera
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Continental

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1585 Casa Buena Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1730
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Corte Madera
  • Phone Number: 415-924-2081

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Continental
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:30 pm

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