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Frantoio Ristorante

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Italian, Organic, Pizza, Seafood, Pasta
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152 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3610 (Highway 101)
Marin Bus Stop: Manzanita
+1 415-289-5777
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Organic Northern Italian cuisine created by owner Christine Zecca.

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  • 73
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  • 46
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  • 18
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mouth watering goodness

Amazing Italian Gem. Food is mouth watering. Dessert is a must!! A bit pricey but very popular with the local crowd. We will absolutely return when in the area again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Sedona, Arizona
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Amazing Italian Gem. Food is mouth watering. Dessert is a must!! A bit pricey but very popular with the local crowd. We will absolutely return when in the area again.

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We first tried this because we were staying in the Holiday Inn Express just next door. What a surprise. Very delightful salad with "vert" and "crispy speck" plus a really good pizza (hand tossed). Reasonably priced, especially considering the quality. We went back the second night we were there and had the ravioli. Very good as well. Just off of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great bartenders. Food is good but a little on the pricey side unless you go during happy hour. They have select aps and drinks a good prices.

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Mill Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I just ate there with 5 friends last Saturday night. We were seated in one of the plush red booths lined up against the back wall. The enormous flower vase had a fresh beautiful arrangement and a comforting atmosphere. The high ceilings were bright and clean. Even though this restaurant is attached to a Holiday Inn, it is in no... More 

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Monterey, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The restaurant was nice, but a bit pricey for being attached to a Holiday Inn Express. It was late when we arrived because I had just returned to the hotel from an all day meeting. Based on the atmosphere, I felt very under-dressed for the hotel (jeans and tennis shoes), but there was no dress code, and when I looked... More 

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FrantoioRistorante, Owner at Frantoio Ristorante, responded to this review

Hello mamanizza, We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the food that we served you! We do apologize that the prices we have set left a bad taste in your mouth. As we only use ingredients of the utmost freshness and quality and all dishes are prepared in house to order, we do feel that we are accurately priced... More 

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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We went for an early dinner after checking at the hotel next door. Had a Caesar Salad, Salmon Pizza and a glass of Italian wine. Everything was delicious and the service was good too. A nice place for dinner.

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Sacramento, California
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We had an excellent dinner here. We originally dismissed trying it only because we thought it was attached to the Holiday Inn Express next door, where we stayed. Therefore, we thought it would be a typical "motel" restaurant. However, we learned it's a well-know and loved local establishment. Both the food and the service were great. An added bonus was... More 

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Mclean, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I chose this restaurant having just checked into the adjoining Holiday Inn and was pleased to have done so. I selected the special--salmon--which was delicious. Food was so good I returned the following evening to try their pizza, which I had observed the first night. The pizza was excellent. Service was excellent both nights, too. A friendly establishment.

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Being next to a Holiday Inn Express doesn't help. A large, warehouse like inside structure doesn't help either. But, the food and the staff quickly change your perception. A wonderful wine list. A very extensive menu changes encourages you. Wonderful starters, fabulous salads. and first and second courses "to die for" excite the senses. The homemade ravioli's we shared as... More 

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Monterey, CA
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Three of us arrived for an early dinner on a weekday evening. I asked for a booth and was turned down because no reservation. Many booths were open and available during our meal but that's life. Ordered wine by the glass. One of the wines (at $13 glass) was not drinkable. Husband ordered halibut which was beyond dry. (He should... More 

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FrantoioRistorante, Owner at Frantoio Ristorante, responded to this review

Hello emc1, We apologize that your recent experience with us was not up to par. Please know that all dishes are created and prepared with care as well as the freshest, tastiest ingredients we can procure and all meals are made in house to order. We also use organic local produce whenever possible. That being said, we were extremely surprised... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 152 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3610
    (Highway 101)
  • Public Transportation: Marin Bus Stop: Manzanita
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Mill Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-289-5777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian, Organic, Pizza, Seafood, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Organic Northern Italian cuisine created by owner Christine Zecca.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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