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Valenti & Co

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Fri, 2/15
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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Farm-fresh authentic Northern Italian restaurant from chef Duilio Valenti and his family. Freshness is what it's all about here and chef Valenti makes extensive use of local and Italian products, and even grows several of his own herbs, vegetables and fruits. "I cook and eat here every day" says Chef Valenti, "so I only want the best and most wholesome". The wine list is crafted around the cuisine and features small production Northern Italian and California wines some of which you'll be thrilled to discover. On any given day at least 20 wines are offered by the glass and on-tap from $6 and up.
$20 - $60
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Italian, Wine Bar
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews gnocchi rabbit salad semifreddo cod potatoes cakes italian food open kitchen mill valley goat cheese balsamic reduction fantastic food and service the wait staff fine dining this wonderful restaurant bianca
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently organized a surprise birthday dinner at Valenti and it was amazing! The food, service and ambiance were all excellent. Everyone was so impressed! We now have a new favorite Italian restaurant in Marin. Just lovely!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dmrenaud
Reviewed January 10, 2019

That's high praise, indeed. My husband loves gnocchi, which means we have had gnocchi many times, in many countries. The gnocchi at Valenti is very light, although the sauce has goat cheese and cream. The balsamic reduction adds acidity and sweetness. I highly recommended it!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TravelBelly_88
Reviewed November 7, 2018

The owner of Valenti, a native Italian, still cooks in the kitchen every night. I've never had a bite of food at this neighborhood favorite that wasn't delicious. The staff remember your name and are generous with a terrific wine list. The place feels both...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank natashainnocenti
Reviewed October 29, 2018

This family run Italian restaurant is excellent. We were taken here for dinner by my cousin, who is a regular. The place is very popular so we had to wait a little while for our table, which was fine since it gave me a chance...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This was a return visit to this exceptional restaurant. Both of us ordered the baked crusted halibut which was served on a bed of spinach surrounded by a wonderful lemon and olive oil sauce. The taste was amazing. Wife also enjoyed a bowl of squash...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

As previously, great staff, beautiful tomato salad and good vino. Love the raised seats opposite the open kitchen.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bd1941
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We eat here fairly regularly as it is a friendly neighborhood place with food that is a cut above. The pastas are homemade, the specials are great and the rabbit dish is wonderful. The service is friendly and the staff is very knowledgeable about what...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank mcbois
Reviewed August 4, 2018

I'd say it was the people who own and operate Valenti that makes it special, but that would cause you to think that the food was not outstanding. I'd mention the pleasant, but unassuming interior, but you'd think the place was unexceptional. It is the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 643chips
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

One of most popular in Anselmo area. All our dishes were great (starters & desserts); minor blemish, my duck breast which was pre-roasted was bit dry. Most friendly & attentive service. Worth repeating👌

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank cyrus h
Reviewed June 7, 2018

I just enjoyed my 5th time at this wonderful restaurant. It may come as a surprise but there are only a handful of really good restaurants in Marin Co (I have lived here for 26 years) and Valenti is one of my top choices. The...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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