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Dipsea Cafe
Ranked #9 of 103 Restaurants in Mill Valley
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $15
Cuisines: American, Diner, Delicatessen
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Tennessee Valley Rd
Reviewed October 1, 2012

Long, slow, easy late Sunday brunch on the deck by a glittering blue canal, with no wait for a table. Eggs Benedict excellent--perfectly poached eggs, bright tart hollandaise, thick juicy canadian bacon. In-restaurant service also competent and friendly.

Greek take-out for dinner--meh: just ok, but worth it as comfort food we didn't have to make ourselves. Skip the stuffed grape leaves in sauce because the sauce is gross and unnecessary. Stuffed cabbage mediocre. Produce in the greek salad and the quality of the feta and olives were excellent. Lamb souvlaki, pretty good though not flavourful enough. Calamari, perfect, though the dipping sauce was basically ketchup with a little kick. Still, compared to the awful, overpriced, tasteless junk that restaurants around here serve to yuppies and yacht people... the Dipsea is just fine by me.

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1  Thank LiliRo
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

Great food - could never make it through the whole menu even if we went every weekend for a year. Something for everyone. Good brunch place. Come early on weekends.

Thank garzeneshct
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Reviewed September 20, 2012

The food is very good. I have had both breakfast and lunch there with friends. It has a nice design and is big and roomy. On the negative side it often can be a long wait to get inside.

Thank Marilyn D
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

One of my favorite spots in the San Francisco area is Muir Woods. And, my favorite spot for breakfast prior to each visit is Dipsea. I can only comment on breakfast but each visit has been really good.

The Dipsea gets very busy, especially on weekends, so expect to wait for a table.

Service has aways been excellent although the servers are often busy and running off their feet. They are trying hard but stretched too thin.

The food is really good and satisfying. Great to kick start a day of exploring and hiking.

If you are driving there and parking, if you have a larger vehicle or are at all squirmish about parking in tight spaces, park out front or down the street. Spaces in the back are very tight and backing out is a challenge for the best drivers.

Dipsea is always on my agenda when in the area.

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Thank Chef_Baboo
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

Our family of 5 randomly stopped in for lunch after a long day of traveling and were pleasantly surprised with the menu options; including breakfast items served until 3, specials, and drinks. Our waitress was friendly, knowledgable, and efficient. We enjoyed the laid back atmosphere and interesting collection of memorabilia on the walls. Everything was great, so we would not hesitate to recommend this place if you happen to be in the area or passing through!

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Thank PennyandCrystal
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