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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

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5800 Northgate Dr, Suite 159, San Rafael, CA 94903-3691
+1 415-755-6250
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food....so much choice....so tasty....it took me so long to decide what to have....the menu was like a catalogue....it was quite busy but still the service was quick....great atmosphere....you have to have the pizookie for desert...I know it is only ice cream on a hot cookie but OMG!!! Don't forget that if you can't eat what you have ordered you... More 

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Thank David S
Napa, California
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very average food and service. This restaurant is adjacent to the only indoor mall in Marin County. The mall is clearly struggling and so is the restaurant: the food is made from previously frozen items (e.g. they get huge buckets of frozen pot roast or soup, and then just reheat it for serving). Definitely not made from scratch, or not... More 

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Thank Hanna94558
San Francisco
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a nifty call-ahead system so you can let them know when you are coming. The place is huge, so we had no issues getting seated. The menu is also huge, which is great but can also be overwhelming since similar things are located on different pages. I had a grilled cheese, which was easy but definitely the richest,... More 

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Thank SF-Ranger
Oakdale, California, United States
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407 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And pretty fast. Had lunch there recently with two co-workers. Two had salads. I had the soup and sandwich combo. The soup was Broccoli and cheese and it was delicious. The salad was a Caesar and it was pretty good. Huge size. Reasonable prices. Huge menu with portions to match.

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Thank Robert D
Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Bj's is a typical sports bar eatery....but it is very big and very noisy. There is enormous choice of food, which is OK, but not outstanding. Drinks can be pricey.....but it is convenient, and staff are pleasant.

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Thank Kathryn150
San Rafael, California
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

BJs has a great selection of beers. Snacks are typical bar food, and noise level is high. There is outdoor seating, which is a quieter area.

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Thank cbd222
Moline, Illinois
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The grandkids love the dessert cookie from this place so we decided it might be a good place to treat the family to dinner. From previous visits we know they are rather slow, but this was ridiculous. It was a disaster from start to finish. The service was terrible. We had to flag down our waiter every time we needed... More 

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Thank Corkysan
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6 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017

the food is pretty typical for an American fare restaurant, and similar to other BJs around the country. the service was really slow. Went for lunch and waited 10 minutes before the waiter even stopped by to acknowledge we were there, then left again for another 10 minutes. Another day, ordered take out dinner, and waited almost 30 minutes past... More 

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Thank Nancy E
Novato, California
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a nice brew-pub in convenient location at a corner of Northgate Mall. The venue is cute and appropriate as a sports-bar/ casual restaurant. The ambience is nice; the staff friendly. I was there for an afternoon beer and snack with a friend who's life story I wanted to hear. He's from Manchester, England and has an interesting back-story,... More 

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Thank Frederer S
Beverly Hills
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Never had a poor or great meal, but easy for taking my family, watching a ball game on the TV's and letting my granddaughter enjoy the menu and restaurant

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Thank Andy K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5800 Northgate Dr, Suite 159, San Rafael, CA 94903-3691
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-755-6250

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