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Il Davide Restaurant

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901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025 (3rd and 4th)
+1 415-454-8080
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Silver Spring,Md
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best meal we had in our 9 day trip to California. The food & ambience were superb. I had the crepes & my huband had clams with pancetta in a cream sauce over linguini, both were wonderful! The service left a bit to be desired, as we had a young, inexperienced waiter.

Thank Marilyn R
Morgan Hill
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were so looking forward to dining here on my friends 69th birthday. When I called to make reservation I let them know it was a special occasion and did so also on arrival. First off seating was difficult. Tables are not spaced well. We had to move several times. Once we were placed near a large boisterous party with... More 

Thank Reluctant_Critic
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As far as I'm concerned, Marin County has a shortage of GREAT restaurants; however, Il Davide is one of them. OMG! I love the sole dore (sorry, I don't speak Italian) and everything else on the menu. David's pasta is homemade and utterly divine. His sauces are beyond exquisite. Then there are the specials!!! Always, always fabulous. You'd better make... More 

1 Thank blissfulliving
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I rendezvoused with a cousin for lunch here this past week. The food was delicious, the ambiance charming, our waiter, Mario, delightful. We will return!

Thank Airborne41
San Rafael, California
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We arrived a bit early for our reservation and the place was PACKED. They were so nice, bringing us complimentary wine while we waited and complimentary appetizers because they we 5 minutes past our reservation time getting our table ready. The food was yummy and the employees are all very polite and attentive. I would avoid the tables in front... More 

Thank nonsmokinglady
San Rafael, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We have had many meals there and have enjoyed all of them lunch and dinner. Great burrata dish, one of the best. Pastas are always good and the entrees are delicious as well. We have had parties catered at our home and have blown our guesses away. Great options, flexible, thorough and when they leave your kitchen is cleaner than... More 

Thank Terazzo45
San Francisco, California
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123 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

All dishes come served with a touch of flair. Great wine selections. They have outdoor sitting, which makes for a memorable eat-out on a sunny day.

Thank 99MD2015
Berkeley, California
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 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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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Italian, Gluten Free Options
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
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, 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: +1 415-454-8080

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?