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Terrapin Crossroads

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100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901
+1 415-524-2773
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4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 am
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Diego, California, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any true Deadhead will tell you that "Terrapin Station" is actually a psychic space, a peak moment in the collective transpersonal experience that we all achieved together on a good night, the type of experience that confirmed that "The Grateful Dead aren't the BEST at what they do, they're the only ones that DO what they do." So, it would... More 

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Thank Megan A
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saying my husband is a huge of the Grateful Dead would be an understatement. Food was ok, service ok, music awesome. Unfortunately, it was disappointing.

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Thank Audrie O
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the feeling at Terrapin! Love the friendly bar and delicious drinks, the small and large plates, the cosy seating and the live music! So relaxing and takes me back to a more communal and happy time. Beautiful patio! Super nice staff! Nothing not to like.

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Thank MissK12
Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here a number of times. The food is good, the service is decent. I don't know what it is, but there is something missing here. Maybe it is the atmosphere.

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Thank Dr S
Highland, Utah
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were just in the area for a meeting at the nearby college and wanted lunch. This restaurant came up on the search and I am so glad it did! Excellent service! Excellent food! Charming view and an excellent live band!! Plus yummy gluten free options.

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Thank F2561YCjenniferb
NYC
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109 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just in for appetizers and some drinks but the atmosphere is nice, free valet parking, and a live band made for a very relaxing after work hang out.

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Thank jd_three
San Anselmo, California
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Terrapin seems to get better as time goes on. One of my go-to spots for brunch combines a nice outdoor experience with excellent food and live music. The Brussel sprouts are fantastic as are the various egg dishes on the menu. It's really nice to unwind outside in the sun as the rainy season recedes. Great venue, nice people, good... More 

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Thank BobFitz2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Sunday brunch on a sunny day next to the canal. Watching boats go by, children play on the renovated park like area. Add a Bloody Mary and Eggs Benedict. Wow, how could it get any better ? Then it does - music starts at half past noon - for us Craig MacArthur, Scott Guberman, Brian Rashap & Danny Luehring entertained... More 

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Tete-de-ran
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I went here with a large group, the service was excellent and the food was great. They had a live band starting to play at the end of our meal. There was a nice atmosphere.

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Thank Virginia H
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Phil Lesh plays here almost every week accompanied by various other fine artistes. During our visit, there was Mr. Lesh with members of the Dark Star Orchestra and Moonalice performing two sets of music, each about 90 minutes long. As the sun set over the yacht club bathing the stage in golden light, the wind picked up and the band... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Valet Parking, Television
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-524-2773
Description
Terrapin Crossroads is a healthy down-home all-American eatery, taproom & lounge. We provide a comfortable, family-friendly environment, that merges music with food. We pride ourselves on our fresh, unique beer selection and a delicious and approachable menu.
Terrapin Crossroads is a restaurant that celebrates the arts; and our kitchen staff showcases their passion for the culinary arts each day. We believe that our menu exhibits their passion through its creative, fresh and exciting choices.
We love what we do, and every day we relish watching the joy people find in the surroundings here.

Terrapin Crossroads will also host ongoing shows where Phil will invite his musician friends – both young and old – to play along with him in his various bands - Phil Lesh & Friends, West Coast Rambles, the Fellowship and the Terrapin All Stars.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?