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Il Davide Restaurant

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901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025 (3rd and 4th)
(415) 454-8080
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Berkeley, California
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for the first time and was impressed. I got Il Davide salad, the sea bass special, and brudino for desert. They were all great. Also order a great bottle of red wine. It was a warm night so we enjoyed their outdoor seating. Worth a visit if you are in San Rafael.

Thank fillymay1
Sonoma, California
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been eating at Il Davide for about 23 years and I have always liked it, but it is better than ever! We sat outside on this warm evening and Mario was our server...one of the best I ever had anywhere! This restaurant hits all the boxes, easily one of the top spots in Marin for a creative, Italian... More 

Thank ReneeReBell
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes! One of the finest! In Marin county ! Love the food and he service is wonderful ! My favorite server is Cesar ! He goes over and beyond the call of duty . I can go there for a nice delicious lunch and enjoy my meal and still make it back to the office in time! Thank you David... More 

Thank Maritza707
San Rafael, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always consistently good. Best Ceasar salad around. We have been going to II Davide for many years and the atmosphere and the food are quite good.

Thank trips4time
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food...excellent service! Great ambiance! So happy we found this gem! Don't miss this restaurant if you're in the San Rafeal area!

Thank Diane Z
San Rafael
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Three of us enjoyed lunch at Il Davide's outdoors, where it was much quieter than inside. The service was excellent, as was the food. Two of us ordered lunch specials, which are still a bargain despite the price creeping up more and more.

Thank DrDebby
San Francisco, Ca
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is our go to place for a great meal. We've been here dozens and dozens of times. The service and food are always good. Things we love here: linguine with clams, all the fish dishes, sweet potato ravioli with sage cream sauce, the braised short rib with Gnocci, every time we go we get the polenta appetizer and we... More 

Thank rjryan
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Excellent dining experience! The mushroom/pasta dish was divine and the service was great. The waiter helped picked an appropriate wine that enhanced our dining experience.

Thank SmittyJJ
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

It was our first time staying overnight in San Rafael. After researching and reading reviews, we decided to check out this place for dinner. The service was great, along with really tasty food at a really reasonable price (comparing to what you would get in the City). We ordered their specials for the day (filet mignon and sea bass) and... More 

Thank Michael C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for 15 years! Every time we go we say, "we need to come here more for we always have an amazing meal guaranteed!" David, the owner is so kind and easy on the eyes. His continuous generosity to so many non profits make him one of the good guys. I celebrated my birthday... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
    (3rd and 4th)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: (415) 454-8080

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