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Terrapin Crossroads

100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901-4051
+1 415-524-2773
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (45 reviews)
“fried chicken” (4 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901-4051
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you haven’t been to Terrapin crossroads you have to try it out. There’s live music in the bar every day and sometimes live music outside in the park as well! The park area outside of the restaurant is great for kids to run around....More

Thank 4piros
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to bring kids. I like the outdoor area and appetizers and pizza. I have always had nice servers although at times it can be very busy, especially on a warm weekend. But no rush. Just enjoy!

Thank norabairdt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came from Alabama and this place was fantastic! Great live bands, excellent service, and the pizza was to die for, lol.

Thank Annwitha E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for brunch with something for everyone-super friendly and helpful staff, extensive food and unique beer menu, kid ( a playground with a bounce house) and dog-friendly ( outside patio only), good and free live music ( check out website for a list of...More

Thank mzbecks07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The selections on the menu were impressive and the prices reasonable. We had the blackened sole and chicken piccata and both were outstanding. The portions were more than adequate. Service was excellent. We liked that it is so family friendly even though we didn't have...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been going here since I was a wee girl in the 60's back when it was the iconic Dominics. When t closed down I was heartbroken at the end of an era. But no! It's better than ever!! The amazing Phil Leah of grateful...More

Thank CoroJen
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

One Sunday while visiting family in the area we decided to head over and have brunch. What we found was a menu that could easily satisfied everyone's appetite. From corn beef hash to Iceberg wedge salad and pizza, we all found something to order. Service...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

A lot of you know this venue is owned by Phil Lesch- founding bassist for the Grateful Dead. If you get a chance to see a show here - GO! The stages are intimate and inviting. The atmosphere is welcoming and many items of memorabilia...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Great location on the water. Great service, good food! Five in our group, everyone liked the meals. Live music when we were there, Lots of parking.

Thank butlertreehouse
Reviewed April 27, 2018

I had not been to Terrapin Crossroads and quite some time, but my wife and I decided to give it a shot on a Friday night when we just got back into town. Probably the place is best experienced from the deck, but we were...More

Thank 14hannon
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Questions & Answers
Rick G
November 22, 2016|
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Response from Dan-Tastic1126 | Reviewed this property |
No, for wine you bring in from the outside.
Beth G
September 16, 2016|
Response from Jon I | Property representative |
7:30 pm, but try to get there early to grab a seat at the bar. That's the best spot for a show. Usually no line and no cover.
Beth G
September 16, 2016|
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Response from Jon I | Property representative |
No, this is not a ticketed event.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Valet Parking, Television, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901-4051
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-524-2773
  • E-mail
Terrapin Crossroads is a healthy down-home all-American eatery, taproom & lounge. We provide a comfortable, family-friendly environment, that merges music with food. We pride ourselves on our fresh, unique beer selection and a delicious and approachable menu. Terrapin Crossroads is a restaurant that celebrates the arts; and our kitchen staff showcases their passion for the culinary arts each day. We believe that our menu exhibits their passion through its creative, fresh and exciting choices. We love what we do, and every day we relish watching the joy people find in the surroundings here. Terrapin Crossroads will also host ongoing shows where Phil will invite his musician friends – both young and old – to play along with him in his various bands - Phil Lesh & Friends, West Coast Rambles, the Fellowship and the Terrapin All Stars.
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