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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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CUISINES
Cafe, Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations

Menu

CLASSIC CREAM CAKES
Amalfi
a pistacchio base with limoncello cremosa and a lemon bavarian cream with a thin layer of vanilla sponge cake soaked in limoncello liqueur
Amore
a mouth-watering, velvety dark valrhona chocolate cremosa filled with fresh raspberries, a thin layer of chocolate sponge cake soaked with raspberry kirsch liqueur and decorated with a dark chocolate glaze & raspberries
Angelo
a crunchy hazelnut base (feuilletine) with a creamy valrhona dark chocolate cremosa and hazelnut bavarese filling
Brasiliana
chocolate sponge cake brushed with espresso liqueur; filled with chantilly cream and sprinkled with chunks of milk chocolate; covered with milk chocolate shavings
Cassatta Sicilian
creamy ricotta mousse mixed with imported italian candied fruits, pistachios and pieces of bittersweet chocolate on vanilla and pistachio sponge cake soaked with rum
Charlotte
mixed berry bavarian cream between two layers of vanilla sponge cake brushed with raspberry & kirsch liqueurs and wrapped with lady fingers topped with fresh berries
Fedora
vanilla sponge cake brushed with rum, filled with a layer of chocolate cream and another layer of chantilly cream with almond hazelnut torrone bits; covered with sheeted gianduia chocolate (white chocolate available upon request)
Limoncello
three layers of vanilla sponge cake brushed with limoncello liqueur, filled with a light, lemon chantilly cream; decorated with lemon chantilly cream and sheeted white chocolate edging.
La Ginetta
vanilla sponge cake brushed with imported orange liqueur layered with a light chantilly cream and fresh raspberries; decorated with fresh fruit and whipped cream, surrounded by a thin marzipan edging
Millie Sfoglie
three layers of all-butter puff pastry separated by one layer of chocolate and one layer of vanilla pastry cream; decorated with caramelized sugar, puff pastry crumble edging & glazed strawberries.
CLASSIC TORTES
Apricot Almond Torta
all-butter short dough crust with an almond cream and apricot filling
Crostata Di Limone ( Lemon Tart)
all-butter short dough crust with a fresh lemon cream filling
Crostata Di Mele (apple Tart)
all-butter short dough crust with italian pastry cream filling; topped with fresh apple slices and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar.
Mixed Berry Torte
all-butter short dough crust with a layer of vanilla sponge cake, rum-infused mascarpone and mixed berry cremosa decorated with seasonal berries.
Pear Almond Torta
all-butter short dough crust with frangipan (an almond or chocolate/almond paste filling) and pears
Chocolate Pear Almond Torta
all-butter short dough crust with a chocolate and almond cream filling and pears.
Torta Della Nonna (grandmothers Tart)
all-butter short dough, dome-shaped torta filled with italian pastry cream and a thin layer of chocolate hazelnut cream and sponge cake.
Torta Della Nonna - Limoncello (grandmothers Lemon Tart)
all-butter short dough, dome-shaped torta filled with limoncello-flavored pastry cream and sponge cake; decorated with almonds
SPECIALTIES
Heart Shaped Cakes
emporio rulli can help you make this year's mother's day memorable with our special heart-shaped cakes & tortes. call or visit store to pre-order!
Artisan Chocolates-32 Piece
enjoy a selection of choice house-made artisan chocolates. chocolate selection may vary; includes description guide.
Artisan Chocolates-20 Piece
enjoy a selection of choice house-made artisan chocolates. chocolate selection may vary; includes description guide.
WEDDING CAKES
Crostata Di Frutta (fresh Fruit Tart)
concentric circles of summer's seasonal fresh fruit decorate an all-butter shortdough crust filled with pastry cream and a thin layer of vanilla sponge cake with a hint of orange liqueur
La Ginetta
vanilla sponge cake brushed with imported orange liqueur layered with a light chantilly cream and fresh raspberries; decorated with fresh fruit and whipped cream, surrounded by a thin marzipan edging
San Francesco
baked meringue base and vanilla sponge layers filled with fresh fruit and pastry cream; topped with whipped cream and crumbled baked meringue
St. Honore
all-butter puff pastry crust with italian pastry cream filling; layered with vanilla sponge cake brushed with rum; decorated with chocolate and fresh whipped cream and pastry cream and pastry cream-filled carmelized cream puffs
Nozze Bianchi
this simple yet elegant style cake features thin layers of sheeted white chocolate carefully wrapped around your choice of one of the eight different fillings
Traditional European Style
the traditional classic european style wedding cake is covered in a thin layer of marzipan and is intricately hand-decorated with royal icing. you can choose from eight delicious fillings.
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Reviewed October 5, 2019

It sounds like some of the reviewers are a bit jaded, and who can help that of people who live in the middle of one of the most beautiful places on earth, the North Bay? We were told about this place by our wonderful Italian...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed April 28, 2019

meh- I mean it's Larkspur - trying to be Italian- catering to mostly tourists/a few regular customers and mostly an older population- Equator just down the road has better coffee IMHO- but the pastries are good here.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

The baked goods here are wonderfully traditional Italian cookies, cakes, pastries. You can have light meals, a coffee and dessert...don't hesitate to stop by.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I have visited Rulli several times over the years, and while their selection is still lovely, the expectations of high quality that their atmosphere seems to promise just isn’t fulfilled too much of the time. Today we went for a couple of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

The service was so bad that I don't really remember the food. It looked great and had good reviews, so we had high hopes. One of the servers behind the counter was truly terrible. Hopefully she has received significant training or been fired - she...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

It is attractive and I believe a local landmark. However, the coffee is just average and as I recall, the desserts or pastries are over priced. To be fair, I haven't eaten much there over the years. I think it is worth walking through if...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Pizza by the slice, Wonderful pastries, gelato, truffles, gluten free cookies, wine, coffee! Very Italian!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful traditional European coffee house. Fabulous pastries. Civilized atmosphere. My favorite to take home is the panatone Genoese.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

Unusually beautifully coffee house with delicious pastries, sandwiches, croissants, cakes, ice cream. The exquisite Venician mural is worth a special visit. Service is spot on. A huge improvement to what it used to be.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Lovely shop in the heart of larkspur. Wonderful coffees, delightful pastries and nice atmosphere. Lots of street parking.

Date of visit: March 2018
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If you live in Greenbrae just call them 415 924 7478. They will be more than happy to tell you
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