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Il Davide Restaurant

901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
+1 415-454-8080
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (27 reviews)
“brasato” (2 reviews)
“truffles” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I felt compelled to do the review because they finally did it. They added back my favorite dish after it disappeared for a while. On the other hand, my wife. She loves the Capellini del Diavolo. It is really very good. Capellini del Diavolo, Rock...More

Thank kentlang
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Great place to relax & refresh after a full day of sailing on the Bay. Good service in a pleasant room. Alternative sidewalk dinning.

Thank mjmbkk
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The ambience is very nice the greeting is always friendly and if your reservation is delayed they often offer a glass of wine. The wait staff is friendly and the food is wonderful. I have nevr had a bad meal. The prices are very fair....More

Thank kengos10
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The owner David is doing an outstanding job with the freshest ingredients and keeps his menu fresh as well. Service is spot on and friendly. This is a no miss place to enjoy great food and friends.

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Il Davide is my "go-to" venue for a pleasant, quiet business lunch. Their veal dishes are all excellent, the pasta is home-made and quite good, and there is an extensive wine lust and great desserts. Service is attentive and unobtrusive. What more do you need...More

Thank trvlin_man
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Nice restaurant. Can eat outside too if it is warm which is nice. Can park next door in the parking garage and they validate. Def recommend

Thank 1mom2004
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Il divide is a pleasant restaurant with very good food. There is a garage above the restaurant which is a distinct advantage in a town with too little on-street parking downtown. Decor could use freshening up but still an excellent dining destination. Very small bar...More

Thank Shari B
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Unfortunately, Marin County's food scene lags far behind that of San Francisco or the East Bay. Even the Peninsula, with its stellar Asian choices has more options for good food than Marin. Don't get me wrong, we have some good places and access to great...More

Thank mistereks
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Il Davide, is located in a downtown area of San Rafael, California. The atmosphere is friendly and the wait staff is very efficient. The dinner menu looks extensive but I was surprised at some of the items that were not offered on the menu. They...More

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 7 March 2016

David Hayden, the owner of Il Davide Ristorante, was chosen ''Citizen of the Year'' for San Rafael last week. He treats his business and his customers the same way he treats the community. Details are important to David and his staff. The week before that,...More

Thank Skip G
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Questions & Answers
22 March 2017|
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Response from marinpartyof4 | Reviewed this property |
They have a private room that can accommodate 40+
28 September 2015|
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Response from shirleycL2639OV | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend calling beforehand as the restaurant is small but can accommodate you if reservations are made earlier.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
    (3rd and 4th)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-454-8080
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