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The Garden - CLOSED

333 Enfrente Rd, Novato, CA 94949-6069
+1 415-883-9277
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Aug 24, 2015
“Last Chance, so get their FAST ! ! ! They are closing this month”
Aug 10, 2015
“Always Good!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
333 Enfrente Rd, Novato, CA 94949-6069
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed August 24, 2015

What a shame that the owner has sold and is finally retiring. This little gem of a Mediterranean restaurant was uniquely different. I will truly miss the outdoor patio and fresh healthy cuisine. If you read this call first to make sure they are still...More

Thank CliffJacobs99atgmail
Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

We have been going to The Garden for many years, and it just keeps getting better! The outside patio is lovely, and this summer we have enjoyed many a Sunday night there. On our last visit my husband ordered one of the specials, duck breast...More

Thank margie1928
Reviewed August 3, 2015

The Garden is a wonderful gem that should definitely be visited. This was my third visit and every time the food was amazing and fresh. On my last visit the owner and chef must not have been there. The food was good but the service...More

Thank Molly M
Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

VERY Authentic Friendly staff A MUST go! The Kabob plate, veggie soup and Gluten free beer from Spain = awesome! Fresh produce and organic meat.

Thank pacislands
Reviewed March 29, 2015

Everything i have tried on the menu is delicious. My favorite lunch is the eggplant sandwich. The fish is always fresh and well prepared. I love the atmosphere, inside or outside . ohh and the sangria...yummy all the way around!

1  Thank nancy m
Reviewed February 3, 2015

This place is by far one of the best places to eat in Novato! All of the ingredients are fresh and bought locally, including the meat! Everything on the menu is delicious and you wont' walk away hungry. This is our favorite spot in Novato...More

1  Thank MZNelson
Reviewed January 24, 2015

The food was excellent and the hospitality was the best of any restaurant in the Bay Area! It is as if you are dining in the owner's home. Save room for dessert!

1  Thank Jolly B
Reviewed January 24, 2015

You do not think of Novato as a place for foodies; however, the Garden Bistro is a lovely gem nestled right off of 101. Hilda Hattar, who is chef and owner, makes sure you feel at home and you are enjoying her cuisine. She and...More

1  Thank anniejolly
Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had eaten here for lunch and dinner some years back and enjoyed it a lot. For New Year's Eve with our daughter last Friday,, we needed organic and gluten free food, and I was delighted to discover that all their meat was organic, many...More

1  Thank BVCB
Reviewed December 23, 2014

Twelve family members got together last Saturday night to celebrate my mother's 95th birthday at The Garden Restaurant. Arturo was our esteemed waiter and was very attentive to each of us, especially my mom. We each thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience and the food that...More

1  Thank Tom L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$30 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 Enfrente Rd, Novato, CA 94949-6069
    (Ignacio Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Novato
  • Phone Number: +1 415-883-9277
Garden Bistro is located conveniently near the freeway. Our dining room is open and pleasant with white tablecloths, and we have a private patio in the back.
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