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Terrapin Crossroads

100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901-4051
+1 415-524-2773
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (37 reviews)
“fried chicken” (6 reviews)
“cioppino” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901-4051
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Reviewed 7 January 2013

Tepid blue cheese dip with your wings, a tasteless vinaigrette on the salad and a mussels in a broth with no flavor -- Michael Bauer, food critic of the SF Chronicle must be out of his mind naming this admittedly quite handsome restaurant one of...More

2  Thank Gary S
Ingram75, Public Relations Manager at Terrapin Crossroads, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2013

I'm sorry we didn't live up to your expectations. I think you must have caught us on an off night, which is no excuse. Give us another chance and I think you will be surprised.

Reviewed 1 January 2013

We drop in here frequently for a late weekend afternoon drink and a late lunch at the bar and always enjoy the experience. Hidden away in a San Rafael commercial strip, the quiet location beside a calm San Francisco bay backwater provides much needed refreshment...More

Thank Paramount81
Reviewed 30 December 2012

In the amazingly-deprived Marin restaurant scene (Picco AGAIN??) I was excited to try the latest addition. Overall, we were very happy with our meal and will return. The parking / restaurant ambiance are great - plenty of both. Exposed beams and ducts and a high...More

1  Thank lucyandethel
Reviewed 24 December 2012

I had the Kale salad and I loved it - Blood oranges, mint, cilantro and kale. It was filling and very tasty, I will confess that I am biased toward food with blood oranges :) Also had the pumpkin Ravioli, I am not sure why,...More

Thank Michel D
Reviewed 15 December 2012

I liked everything about Terrapin Crossroads including the food, service, ambience and location. The two dishes I had, the beet carpaccio and chicken paillard were both very tasty and very creative. The service was friendly and very efficient. The restaurant is well designed so that...More

Thank packedandready2go
Reviewed 4 December 2012

San Rafael feels like it is really happening again with the addition of Terrapin Crossroads. They offer a fun varied menu featuring fresh seasonal ingredients and daily specials plus have a Taproom and Lounge and a new Music venue. The owner is Phil Lesh who...More

Thank DiningDetectives
Reviewed 27 August 2012

I recently took a friend via boat to brunch at Terrapin Crossing, the restaurant launched by Grateful Dead Bassist Phil Lesh and his wife. From the friendly greeting and tour offered when I made the reservation to the excellent service and food received when my...More

Thank Steven T
Reviewed 6 June 2012

I have eaten here a few times before shows and this time was only for food. Love the setting in the lounge and the music was to my heart, the service very very good (this does not always happen when I bring my own wine)....More

Thank Michel D
Reviewed 2 June 2012

We decided to go to brunch here because my husband is a huge grateful dead fan. Phil Lesh opened this music venue and restaurant and plays there often. I have to say I was quite impressed by the food. It is pricey, but I had...More

Thank tamhikes
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Rick G
22 November 2016|
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Response from Dan-Tastic1126 | Reviewed this property |
No, for wine you bring in from the outside.
Beth G
16 September 2016|
Response from Ingram75 | 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
16 September 2016|
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Response from Ingram75 | 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 AM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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