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Address: 120 Veterans Place, San Anselmo, CA 94960
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Great local watering hole

Simple, good drinks, not pricey. It helps if your first time to the Cabin is with a "regular". Their not unfriendly there it just eases your way.

Reviewed February 13, 2017
San Anselmo, California
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San Anselmo, California
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Simple, good drinks, not pricey. It helps if your first time to the Cabin is with a "regular". Their not unfriendly there it just eases your way.

Thank PLS286
Gilroy, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

As a kid growing up in San Anselmo, I played at this location often, played little league on the fields, went to Isobel Cook school, played at the log cabin then too, but I had to wait to see the real treasure which is the bar below the log cabin

Thank Norma W
Kona, Hawaii
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121 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2016

This is a funny little log cabin in San Anselmo, which is available for party rentals. We went to a great party there and had so much fun. It is just a bare bones rental, you bring everything in but for a casual group it's the best. There is also a The Dugout Bar underneath which is open Wed.-Sat. I... More 

Thank Alohamary
Yelm, Washington
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is where the rehearsal dinner was held, no air conditioning very hot 1 fan. The manager handling the beer and wine could have been friendly. Downstairs is the regular bar which was expensive and that bartender also was not very friendly.

Thank johngraver
San Anselmo, California
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2015

I always visit the American Legion Log Cabin when voting, but it's also a nice spot to rent for a party or a cookout. It was built between 1933 and 1934 by WWI vets using local redwood trees and no power tools. One of the hidden surprises is the Dugout Bar in the basement. it's a great little treasure in... More 

Thank Joie54
San Rafael, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2015

If you go there during Memorial day, Veterans Day, or the 4th of July, there is usually a band there and a bunch of outdoor activities. I love this place. Great old bar, vets get first drink free sometimes. Food available on those dates as part of the celebration. The Post itself is historic.

Thank Thomas B
Plano, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed November 4, 2014

We attended a wedding reception at the American Legion Log Cabin. It has a great rustic atmosphere and plenty of room to party. There is plenty of parking and the restroom facilities were very clean. We had a great time at the reception. For us it was a perfect evening.

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San Anselmo, California
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73 reviews
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Reviewed November 3, 2014

Basement, bar, beers, buddies, baseball. What's not to like? God bless America and those who have served her well!

Thank BobFitz2012
San Anselmo, California
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2014

the San Anselmo American Legion Log Cabin bar is a hidden gem. Open Wednesday to Saturday, nights only, this is a great place to soak up local flavor. Can be intimidating the first time, but don't worry, the crowd is really nice and inviting. If you are having just a short stay in San Anselmo, this would be a great... More 

Thank Latham w
San Anselmo, California
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

I'm not sure about the Log Cabin, but the adjacent playground is DA BomB! there is a separate area for teeny tiny tots, plenty of benches, bathrooms and trees. all fenced in. check out this playground before construction begins on a flood control project and it is closed.

Thank maggie d

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