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Terrapin Crossroads

100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901-4051
+1 415-524-2773
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (46 reviews)
“fried chicken” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (22 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901-4051
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great, as was the service. Not just the server, but the bartenders were as well. Will definitely be back

Thank klebsack58
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really fun place. The food is good, the bar is active, the patio on the canal is great on a warm afternoon or evening. The music in the bar, free several times a week, is terrific, which makes Terrapin Crossroads a great...More

1  Thank Travel791837
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled into this restaurant kind of by accident since the place I wanted to take my visiting nephew for dinner was unexpectedly closed. As we set out to find another restaurant, we passed Terrapin Crossroads so I thought, let's give it a try. It's...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by for lunch on a Sunday. The place was packed and clearly popular. There was live music and the music was good music but it was extremely loud. We could not have any kind of conversation. Definitely not a place for a first...More

Thank Carolyn J
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

While celebrating a friend’s birthday we decided to try Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, CA. We were the first group seated and service was very fast. Unfortunately, I noticed when we first sat down and throughout the meal, it looked like they wiped the table...More

Thank 182Martin
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place to hang out, have a great meal, and spend some time with family and friends. A+ for the atmosphere and amazing food. The food was so fresh. Can’t wait to come back next time I am in the area.

Thank Drebalm1546792
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Phil Lesh's restaurant....fun, friendly, good food, great music, room for families outside on the lawn.

Thank Msfreethought
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

My son's 40th birthday celebration was a big success at Terrapin Crossing in San Raphael California. Good family friendly food, environment and services. Grateful Dead co-founder, bass player and vocalist has a terrific place inside and out. Mommies, Daddies, babies, grandparents and kids were treated...More

Thank TimeTraveler041847
Reviewed September 8, 2018

A must for any Grateful Dead fan, Phil Leish’s restaurant and performance venue is really a food and entertainment complex. If there isn’t a bigger performance happening in the large room with chandeliers or in the park/beach area adjacent to the large outdoor seating areas,...More

Thank Wayne-Librarian
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

This a great restaurant! I highly recommend this to everyone! Very good food, and great service! Go there!

Thank Kabbish
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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_PHL | 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_PHL | 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, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
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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