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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%
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“brunch” (47 reviews)
“fried chicken” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (22 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 a.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 June 30, 2014

Phil Leash has a great store! With the bar, the food, the service and the music he's hit one out of the parkI My party of four had the perfect outdoor table for the sunset. The waiter was attentive but didn't rush as we stayed...More

Date of visit: June 2014
1  Thank wbrucec
Reviewed June 20, 2014

I am a HUGE Grateful Dead fan, having been to over 50 shows spanning several decades. I was out in the bay for work last week, so how could I possibly skip Phil's band in a tiny bar venue. Place is very small (300ppl max)...More

Date of visit: June 2014
Thank BfromChicago
Reviewed June 17, 2014

I previously reviewed this restaurant gave it low marks because of it's tasteless, less than a 1/4 inch thick ribeye steak. I went on a Music night on Saturday and give it good marks for the music. However, the food continues to be poor. Based...More

Date of visit: June 2014
Thank REH999
Reviewed June 1, 2014

We went for brunch with the extended family. The back deck was really very nice - perfect weather and the host was very solicitous about a good table (shade vs sun). The food was good to very good. The mussels were good but not great....More

Date of visit: June 2014
1  Thank swb_muir_beach
Reviewed May 28, 2014

We always visit the restaurant when down to see Phil & Friends shows at The Grate Room (adjacent to restaurant). Before the shows business swells to almost unmanageable proportions for approximately 1.5 hours. This crowd swell includes much of Marin's glitterati, as well as cultural...More

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank Christian W
Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food is okay but not world class. Layout is nice. If seated at the bar you may find the TVs too small for sporting events.

Date of visit: October 2013
Thank motohigh
Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a great place for all ages. The food is surprisingly good, but the main attraction is that it is just a really enjoyable place to be. The Sunday brunch is terrific, especially if the Lesh Family Band is playing. We used to hang...More

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank J W
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Our party of seven sat in the back patio, which is large, pleasant, and on the water. My espresso was the best I've had outside of Italy. Unfortunately, our Mother's Day buffet was hit and miss. We were invited by the waitress to go to...More

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank Chadwrite
Reviewed April 20, 2014

This is the place to go for top-notch music in San Rafael. Very reasonably priced menu and good beer and wine selection.

Date of visit: January 2014
Thank TakeTheHighRoad
Reviewed April 10, 2014

A few nights ago, I went to see Darkstar Orchestra and have dinner at Terrapin Crossroads. I had a fantastic time. This is a large two story restaurant/bar with a relatively small music hall attached. There were approx. 300 people in the hall and we...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank alanmhersh
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups
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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