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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” (45 reviews)
“fried chicken” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (22 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 October 12, 2017 via mobile

Home to a Grateful Dead member with live music. Unfortunately no live music during dinner hour Had fried chicken with mashed potatoes and corn on cob. Corn was cold and potatoes like warm. Chicken was a small breast (boneless) and thigh with God’s coating but...More

1  Thank Mark b
Reviewed October 12, 2017

For aficionados of the Grateful Dead, their musical legacy, and excellent pub food in a delightful atmosphere, Terrapin Crossroads is an experience not to be missed when you visit the San Francisco Bay Area. Owned by Phil Lesh, this food/music venue was very well planned,...More

Thank 4Steve2014
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Terrapin Crossroads is a Concert Hall and fine restaurant in it's own right. Owned by Grateful Desd bassist Phil Leah whether you are their for dinner or some music a great time is always guaranteed. I have had dinner here several times and each visit...More

Thank RonCo893
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Great place for large parties and small outings. Good food and service. From seafood to burgers, you can't go wrong.

Thank TriMate
Reviewed September 28, 2017

We had brunch on a Sunday when music was playing and the place was PACKED! I will say they were very nice in accommodating our large group of 15+ (we made reservations) and as I mentioned they were crowded but our drink order was slow...More

1  Thank a_wayof_travel
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

We ate here the night before or team dinner and the food was fantastic, so was the service. This place had a great vibe to it with excellent live music. I also learned that the place is owned by Phil Lesh of the Greatful Dead....More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We actually eat here fairly often - they have a nice bar and outside dock area during "in-between" hours, and if it's not super crowded and the weather's fine, it really is a great spot to hang. We've been a number of times to the...More

1  Thank YourCardShark
Reviewed September 8, 2017

While visiting San Fransico met up with my nephew who is from the area & he wanted to take us somewhere different than the typical places. It was a Sunday so we able to enjoy the brunch. The food was great,I had the corned beef...More

Thank wpm804
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead owns this really cool bar and night club that occupies what was once, the San Rafael Yacht Club. It's a great spot to hang out and listen to some amazing music. The atmosphere is super friendly and laid back....More

Thank Susie F
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Phil Lesh's restaurant is not short on terrific music and good cheer. They advertise farm to table fare. Food overall was surprisingly medium/meh level. 4 stars as the music raised the 3 rating. I would go again for the music and over happy social atmosphere....More

Thank janet g
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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