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Il Davide Restaurant

901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
+1 415-454-8080
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've enjoyed eating at Il Davide for years, always good food and friendly wait staff. Sitting outside is always a treat if the weather permits. It can get quite noisy for inside especially if it's a full house, which it usually is between 6 and...More

1  Thank peggy b
Reviewed 1 week ago

It has some wonderful dishes and excellent service. It is quite noisy so for those with hearing issues try to get a table in the back. We made a reservation but people tend to stay longer than necessary but it was a Sat. night. I...More

1  Thank barbara l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a whistle stop tour of San Rafael and spotted this restaurant and so glad we did, our waiter Cesar looked after us well and we had a simple, light, but very tasty lunch. My wife had the Lemon & Coconut tart which...More

1  Thank Philip P
Reviewed October 7, 2018

My friend and I came for a birthday lunch. We sat in the bar area as it is the least noisy part of the restaurant. We arrived at 1130 as we had plans to attend the art talk at 1300. The server did not know...More

Thank Chris0999
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This was an excellent restaurant. We choose it because wonderful reviews and reasonably close to SMART Train. The food is exceptional, and the staff very attentive. We will be back.

1  Thank Rubycat33
Reviewed September 17, 2018

The owner is absolutely devoted to giving you the best experience of Italian food possible in San Rafael.

1  Thank christina p
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Excellent service. Wonderful food. Huge servings. Great place for a date. My mozzarella appetizer was a whole meal.

Thank FrequentFlier78868
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Been going here since last century(!), so it's time to write a review. Had dinner here Sunday night with an out of town visitor who loves Italian, so of course Il Davide was our choice for the evening. I like to ask the server what...More

1  Thank Rick B
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Been going to Il Davide for years. This place is an institution in Marin. David the owner has the place humming and the food is amazing. Same staff has been here for years and they are fast, friendly and fun. Try the pancheta wrapped shrimp,...More

1  Thank brianj607
Reviewed June 23, 2018

What a perfect spot! Food was magnificent and affordable. Our water (Ruben) was outstanding and anticipated all of our needs. A must stop

1  Thank Charles K
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Questions & Answers
John H B
April 8, 2018|
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Response from Belle M | Reviewed this property |
Hi John, I believe you can purchase gift cards from Il Davide. Since I'm only a patron, I don't know the details, but if you call the restaurant they will talk to you about how to go about doing that. What a nice bro he... More
April 4, 2018|
Response from GRS-SJS | Reviewed this property |
They close at 10pm Tue-Sat. and 9pm on Sun.
Kate B
March 3, 2018|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
This is a question for the restaurant, not the reviewer. Advice calling the restaurant directly ASAP.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
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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