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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
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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San Rafael
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago 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
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

1 Thank Shelly O
San Rafael, California
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

A pleasure eating here. Food and service very good. Also have some outdoor tables. Good for lunch or dinner. Pricey.

Thank R0bNeville
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

I don't know why this restaurant is so wildly popular, but it enjoys a packed crowd of people who like to be seen and heard. There are a lot of restaurants like this in Marin where loud folks with money to burn self-consciously congregate, and I just can't bear them. I had the mushroom raviolis and they were unmemorable. Like... More 

Thank Virginia N
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129 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Fine dining, inside or outside. Great menu and wine list. And they can handle small groups. One hour free parking in the City lot

Thank edwardTiburon
Bethesda, United States
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

While visited the street painting in San Rafael, a resident recommended Il Davide. What a wonderful place to dine! Fine dining can be had either inside or on their patio. The food is some of the best we have experienced on our trips to California. The ambiance and service were very good and the prices very reasonable. If you are... More 

Thank allenm2015
Northern California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is maybe the 10th time I've eaten here over the past 8 years and I have to say they have remained consistent in their delivery of excellent service and scrumptious food. You can't go wrong with a meal at Il Davide. A reasonably priced parking structure is right next door so parking is super easy and convenient. These folks... More 

Thank lifeisgoodAdele

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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
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
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?