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Il Davide Restaurant

901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
(415) 454-8080
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Ranked #6 of 217 Restaurants in San Rafael
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 3rd and 4th
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English first
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Although a busy spot when open, you can always expect great service from a staff that cares and an owner that is "hands on". This restaurant is always high on my list as a favorite "go-to" lunch or dinner spot. The menu is interesting, creative, with very fresh ingredients. Having spent a lot of time in Italy, and family also... More 

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tripper45
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Dining with two friends for Holiday cheer we had an interesting experience. We expected better service but were left waiting for the waiter to return to get our orders after giving us the specials. We did enjoyed our meals from swordfish and polenta, to an ocean scallop dish, to an italian soup of the day, all were delicious as were... More 

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northern california
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135 reviews 135 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Have been here numerous times, couples, friends and business, and have never had a fault with service, never had a meal less than very good, and often had a meal that was sublimely divine. One of the best restaurants in San Rafael, with outstanding Northern Italian food. This would be a place to bring out of towners for a leisurely,... More 

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Marin County, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We enjoyed the reasonably priced fare. The place was crowded. Parking is convenient what with a city parking garage butted up against the restaurant. We'll go back again.

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San Rafael, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have eaten here many times for both lunch and dinner.....absolutely authentic icredible italian food every time. The Duo Ravioli is my favorite....one large cheese and one large short rib filled ravioli with two separate and very complimentary sauces! We also love the pasta with ground veal and the prawns diavalo dish. David is a great chef, everything is great.... More 

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San Rafael, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Food is well prepared and tasty. Service is always good. Many choices and prices are fair. Very convenient to the Rafael theatre.

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san rafael, ca
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We like to take guests to Il Davide as it is always reliably superb! Especially love their scallops.

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Tiburon
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Wonderful Italian restaurant approx. 1/2 block from the Rafael Movie Theatre - if evening's warm sit outside. Broad menu selections. Appetizers: Calamari Fritti - spicy & tender; Burrata w/Fig Jam really good. Salad Favorites: Insalata Il Davide; Beet & Arugula Salad w/Raspberry Dressing is lovely; Caesar's - a classic but if Heirloom tomatoes in season definitely try. Brussels Sprout &... More 

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San Rafael, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Best dining experience, bar none! Food, service, ambiance 5 star! This is not to be missed. A great selection of wines, too!

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Brownstown Township, Michigan
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203 reviews 203 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We got the gnocchi di zucca and the tagliarini alla vongole , and insalata di barbaietole con rucola salad, , excellent excellent! Miguel was our server, great job, come here!!!

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Additional Information about Il Davide Restaurant

Address: 901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
Phone Number: (415) 454-8080
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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