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128 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Anselmo, CA 94960
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Ranked #5 of 42 Restaurants in San Anselmo
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Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Bank Street
Description: Marinitas features a menu inspired by dishes found throughout Mexico and Latin America using local and seasonal products. Through the collaboration of Heidi Krahling and Frank Villa, Marinitas delivers Latin focused lusciousness that is an exciting blend of the new and the familiar. The wine list mainly draws from the expansive selections of the best wine makers from Argentina and Chile. Cocktails focus on the silver and gold liquors of Central and South America. The bar is dedicated to classic cocktail preparations including citrus juice squeezed to order, house made sweet and sour made from unrefined cane sugars, along with the highest quality mixers. Beers include a full Mexican selection from light Lagers to dark regional Latin micro-brewed Ales.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

San Anselmo is a great place to go and Marinitas makes an even better place! Good food, good choices, nice atmosphere.

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San Anselmo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Marinitas has been open for a few years now, and has matured into a really good local spot. It is also a great place to take friends from out of town, or just have a nice casual dinner out with friends and family. The house margaritas are fantastic as are the house made chips and salsa. Remember to ask for... More

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San Anselmo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I enjoy going there off hours to meet friends for a drink and some food. It tends to get crowded and noisy so it's hard to have a dinner with friends you want to conversation with. Pick a table away from the bar if you want it a little quieter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

This is a great spot. But the address is 218 Sir Francis drake. Not 128!!!!Happy hour is great value. Terrific service.

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San Anselmo, California
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Terrific Margaritas. The place to go for a drink and a bar bite (try the tiny tacos, yum!) They make some of the best Margaritas I have ever had. A good place to take out of town friends for lunch, though I find it over-priced for dinner. A gathering place for young professionals at cocktail hour. Most entrees I have... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My sister and brother-in-law took us here during our recent visit with them. Lovely location and delightfully innovative cuisine. Service, atmosphere, etc. were average for this trendy town. The guacamole / cheese dip appetizer was the high point of our evening there.

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McKinney, Texas
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51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It's local and predictable. Nothing special. I find the food to be average. Service is the same. Seems that they really do not care. Have their regular business and all is fine. I go about once a month because it is convenient

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Marin County, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Marinitas is always reliable and innovative. I go for their soups, tacos, queso fundido and daily specials.

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Great place with a wonderful ambiance. The décor is unusual and fun. Got a tour from the owner explaining the different aspects of the décor, as well as a detailed explanation of the different foods on the menu. My only regret was that we came before the dinner service started , so we only had the limited menu to choose... More

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San Rafael, California, USA
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7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Bar is cold feeling, took way too long to be acknowledged, let alone served. Had to flag down the staff when drinks needed to be reordered or dishes needed to be picked up. Have to say not thrilled, even if the appetizers were good! Margaritas, not so much.

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