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Dipsea Cafe

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200 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3605 (Tennessee Valley Rd)
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mill Valley, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

fairly normal breakfast food, good, tasty and plenty of it. fast service. I have not eaten lunch. the restaurant is close to 101, Tenessee valley, and on the way to Muir beach, Muir woods and Mt Tam. average decor. very casual for pre and post physical activities

Thank hey1000
Belvidere, New Jersey
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79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast based on reviews. The food was good. Nice portions for the prices. There was really no one there at 9 am so we thought we would be on our way pretty quickly. Service was slow. We had to ask for our bill twice and finally a bus boy brought it to us. They weren't short... More 

Thank danelle68
Norwich, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped on the way to muir woods and had a lovely meal. Service was excellent and food was lovely if not cheap it was reasonably priced for area.

Thank Kevin L
Camarillo, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great breakfast cafe, healthy and varied choices, best quality and many choices, get there early as it is very popular

Thank meryllavine
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really Incredible food selection, large portion sizes, Delectable food, moderately priced, great homey atmosphere, always busy usually with a wait on the weekend mornings, friendly however the kitchen is slow to get food out due to all the above. So please come to enjoy the food, nature, and enjoy

Thank Diane S
Mill Valley, California
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the way to the beaches of West Marin, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Convivial, great service, wonderful food in huge portions. Good for business breakfast or lunch, good for a place to stop for refreshments. Nice bayside hiking trails right outside the door--and Tennessee Valley's trailhead only a mile a way.

Thank Michael F
McKinney, Texas
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in here at lunch on Father's Day, afraid there would be a long line--but there wasn't and I was able to get in without a wait. I ordered the fish and chips and it was good--a heavier batter than I am used to, but good. There was way too much food for me, so know the portion size... More 

Thank Cathy W
Orlando, Florida
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107 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We were here for Breakfast about 1030a on a Sunday and the place was nearly full-the rush came shortly after us but tables cleared quickly. The staff are quick and efficient-not overly friendly but were on task for a busy Sunday morning. Good was good-trypical breakfast orders. They have a large menu for lunch which I really would have like... More 

Thank Lamar02
West Bend, WI
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194 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

(only open for breakfast and lunch) If you are going to Muir Woods, this is a great stop. As said before, the menu is quite extensive. You can order beer and liquor here. It is much bigger than it looks; you enter at the "back" of the place. You can sit outside or in--a pretty view.

Thank klutzWestBend
Mill Valley, California
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Love their chocolate cake for dessert. Service is attentive and you might enjoy some of the history depicted on photos on the walls. Great place for lunch. parking lot fills up quickly. Areas can get pretty wet when heavy rainfall occurs.

Thank Shayna S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $15
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3605
    (Tennessee Valley Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Mill Valley
  • Phone Number: 415-381-0298

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?