We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Picco Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Pizza, Tapas, Californian
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
320 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939 (King)
(415) 924-0300
Website
Today
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 92 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
so good...

went there with children... very nice atmosphere... worth to order the risotto (freshly made every 1/2 hour)...

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
poonhill
,
washington dc
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
Add Photo Write a Review

92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
washington dc
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

went there with children... very nice atmosphere... worth to order the risotto (freshly made every 1/2 hour)...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I ate here with some family members just a couple nights ago and enjoyed it very much. There was a short wait before we were sat on the front patio. We all decided to split about 8 plates of apps and sides and salads between three of us. It was a great idea and the perfect amount of food. I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Unusual food with lots of dishes worth sharing. Outstanding risotto, sliders and a nice aubergine dish. Noisy front room with lively bar area but nice and quiet in the back. Blessedly free of music. Service very professional yet friendly. Overall still a winning formula. However, the wine list seems really overpriced.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paris
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

ok, the reception is not very good and the place is too noisy but the food is delicious. We had avocado bruschetta, tuna, oysters, mini burgers and olive ice cream. Everything was very good. Except the french fries which were disgusting. ( overcook) On Mondays, the corkage is free. I will come back soon.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Excellent on the menu were the gnocchi, pasta dish, and the eggplant. What was poor was the lamb. The lamb was the most expensive item on the menu and consisted of two little lamb chops and a patty. The lamb chops were at best tasteless and you were grateful to have the patty. For locals this is a quick place... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I've been here several times with friends and family. Run, do not walk to get here! Plates are intentionally small so you sample several bites of many things. Not to be missed: avocado bruschetta (I've never seen anything like this elsewhere and make sure to sprinkle on the chorizo); the tuna tartar is served atop these miniature friend rice cakes... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Larkspur, California
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food is great but the volume of voices is off the charts. I only takes one person at a table, who has no volume control, to make sure everyone else has to increase their normal volume. I live within walking distance but avoid this place until 9:00 to 9:30 PM. The tables are also to close for comfort.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Larkspur, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Always enjoy Pico. The service is great and the food is always delicious. Reservations are a must because it is a hot spot in Marin.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greenbrae, California
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Took my family to Picco last Friday night and had a wonderful dinner. The place was jumping at 6:30 and really hopping when we left. The food is meant to be shared, but they will add a piece if the plate has four servings and you are five. Everything was excellent. Sharing allowed all of us to have different tasting... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
SP
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The food, service, check, all very good. The food was excellent. We were in 5, so every plate we ordered, we shared. Very good food and service.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Picco Restaurant also viewed

Larkspur, Marin County
Mill Valley, Marin County
 
Larkspur, Marin County
Mill Valley, Marin County
 

Been to Picco Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 320 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939
    (King)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Larkspur
  • Phone Number: (415) 924-0300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 40
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Tapas, Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Picco Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?