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Frantoio Ristorante

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Pizza, Seafood, Italian, Grill
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152 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3610 (Highway 101)
+1 415-289-5777
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food was good, service was ok, I expected more from a 'neighborhood favorite'. A bit dark inside for me. Take-out was perfect.

Thank PowerbaitPatti
San Rafael
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Came for a 45th anniversary celebration. Unpleasant service by waiter who clearly couldn't care less. Food seems to have gone downhill over the past few years. Atmosphere was good. Lots of free parking.

Thank Merbers
Sacramento, California
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in the hotel connected to this restaurant and had eaten a late lunch in San Francisco. When we arrived back to hotel, my two kids wanted a snack. We went over to Frantoio and got a take out Margharita Pizza for them. Staff were wonderful. Kids loved the pizza and I snuck a sample - delicious!

Thank Sara F
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

After hiking the Muir Redwoods my group was pretty hungry we stopped here to eat . We were 45minutes early for the supper but didn't mind waiting as they had a bar option with food before hand . We sat down and waited and waited before anyone asked us if we wanted a drink . We waited even longer for... More 

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FrantoioRistorante, Owner at Frantoio Ristorante, responded to this review

Hi Jenica, Thank you for your thorough review. We are disheartened to learn that your dining experience with us did not live up to your expectations. We pride ourselves on our food as well as our customer service as we choose to prepare only top quality ingredients for our loyal customers and train each of our employees to provide the... More 

Lichfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Beautiful Italian food and a choice of either restaurant or bar area for dining. The happy hour is very popular so arrive early.

1 Thank Enid41
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Positives: I love homemade ravioli and Frantoio knows how to make it. Frantoio is connected to the Holiday Inn express in Mill Valley (FYI they are only open for dinner). Dim lit dining room provides great ambiance. Huge olive press (not working during our visit) provides backdrop for Italian dining. Food delish but wish server had been more friendly. Negatives:... More 

1 Thank Debbie G
temple city calif
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Been going here for years. All dishes are excellent. They even have cornilio which is rabbit. Thin crust pizzas and the endive salad is to die for.

1 Thank steventyre
Seattle, WA
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Having such a good Italian restaurant adjoining the Holiday Inn Express was an unexpected surprise! Our group of 6 was seated promptly without a reservation (very early in the dinner service). Our server was attentive and helped several in our group with food allergies or dietary restrictions navigate the menu. The food was very well prepared and tasty. We didn't... More 

1 Thank gmwann
Pleasanton, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Wonderful atmosphere with excellent authentic Italian food. They have their own olive press! Definitely try the gnocchi! Don't let location steer you away!

2 Thank MickeyC64
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

The staff were amazing and friendly..the food and service was really great, went out of their way to hear my suggestions

3 Thank maria1canada

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Pizza, Seafood, Italian, Grill
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3610
    (Highway 101)
  • Public Transportation: Marin Bus Stop: Manzanita
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Mill Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-289-5777
Organic Northern Italian cuisine created by owner Christine Zecca.

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