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2 Bayview St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4913
415-485-1027
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Ranked #23 of 217 Restaurants in San Rafael
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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English first
northern california
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135 reviews 135 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great, friendly neighborhood place for muffins, light breakfast or lunch. You can linger as long as you like in this accommodating place. What old time breakfast and coffee houses used feel like, before many places were closed by the Starbucks of the world...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have been buying muffins at Muffin Mania since 1990. After leaving Marin in 1995 we still stop over at Muffin Mania for muffins and danish whenever we visit San Rafael from the East Coast. They have an excellent selection of muffins and the best cheese danish in Marin and open very early each weekday.

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161 reviews 161 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Went for late lunch. Variety was low on pastries. Had Chicken Salad Sandwich and Chicken Thai Soup. The Sandwich was delicious and the corn muffin that came with the soup was superb. Had a Gingerbread Tart for dessert with coffee. A fabulous way to end the meal. I'll certainly be back.

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San Rafael, California, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Great spot for coffee and a delish muffin, I mean delicious and mostly healthy. Try MM, it's a keeper

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New Rochelle, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at the panama hotel... This place is right next door and is a gem! Delicious muffins and cuiossants... And my bacon egg and cheese on a cuiossant want to die for!!!!

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San Francisco, CA
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101 reviews 101 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Open early, Muffin Mania has so many different types of muffins tethered is something for everyone. I love the cherry muffins. I also love their lattes. They are open for lunch too and I love their huge tuna sandwiches. You get great value for your money here. Also many people from this nice residential neighborhood know each other. Can't say... More 

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Boston, MA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

Needed a quick breakfast on our way to the bus station for our early morning trip into San Francisco.

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San Rafael, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

An intimate neighborhood center or the best place for a spontaneous need for breakfast or lunch? Muffin Mania is all that and more. The San Rafael Bocce courts (Albert Park area) are less than a block away and what a treat to get a handsomely large delicious berry muffin... and coffee to go....and still not be late for the first... More 

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San Rafael, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011 via mobile

We've raised both our daughters on Ilona and Rockys excellent muffins and baked goods, and my wife still enjoys her Saturday morning chats with friends over coffee there. It's a keystone (as is the Panama Hotel next door) to keeping the Gerstle Park neighborhood charming, functional and a great place to live and bring guests. Our relatives from Italy will... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2011

Hard to beat the freshness of the muffins. Great spot to pick up muffins on the go

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Additional Information about Muffin Mania

Address: 2 Bayview St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4913
Phone Number: 415-485-1027
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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