We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Panama Hotel

4 Bayview St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4913
+1 415-457-3993
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“seafood salad” (4 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4 Bayview St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4913
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (220)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 215 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sitting outside, weather permitting, is lovely here on the patio with umbrellas. I always find something new to try because I love their food! The crab in avocado is yummy. The service is wonderful.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank clbmann56
Reviewed 3 days ago

Let me first say that the vibe in this place is great! Everyone was so nice, warm, and welcoming. Even the other diners seemed to be such nice people. Just a feeling that I had. The dining room is cozy, we sat inside because there...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank iammags
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like going for drinks or dinner in the middle of the week and listening to jazz music. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jacquehamm
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This place has a special atmosphere - very local, charming inside, and on a warm evening being on the patio feels like being in New Orleans. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Travel791837
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Fresh foods served in a lively, warm setting. We enjoy the colorful dining room as well as the plant filled patio. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank SuzanneG123
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

This was a weekend whim. I found a deal on Priceline and I’m very glad I tried it. The room I selected has a shared bathroom, but I never had to wait to use it. I would stay here again if I’m in the area.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank melisslyn
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I like to take long-ish walks to/from Sunday brunch. We headed over to a Panama Hotel for a change of pace. We were seated outside on a sunny Sunday. There are plentiful multi-colored umbrellas on hand that can be adjusted to desired...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BobFitz2012
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

...and I've eaten tortilla soup all over Texas, Arizona ans southern California. It was AMAZING! Everything we ordered was delish as well. There ia great wine and very nice ambience. Key West-ish. They are also dog friendly. We didn't have room for dessert but were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LydiaK313
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a fabulous restaurant! I highly recommend going here! Every single person who goes to this restaurant will enjoy a good meal! Families, couples, teens, young children, everyone! Its so good!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kabbish
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming here for about 15 years! Incredible food and the best burger ever! My mom always orders the seafood salad which she loves. They have a beautiful outdoor terrace area to sit in, as well as indoor. I highly recommend it. I even...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Britta Bootzie A
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 hotels in San Rafael
Panama Hotel
71 reviews
.00 km away
Motel 6 San Rafael
88 reviews
1.84 km away
Marin Lodge
358 reviews
1.99 km away
Travelodge by Wyndham San Rafael
288 reviews
2.05 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Il Davide Restaurant
232 reviews
.58 km away
Lundy's Home Cooking
51 reviews
.61 km away
Casa Manana
46 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mission San Rafael Arcangel
76 reviews
.79 km away
WildCare
29 reviews
.25 km away
San Rafael Pacifics Baseball - Albert Park
30 reviews
.39 km away
Art Works Downtown
12 reviews
.62 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
DCtravelerMadisonWI
September 28, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from gary t | Reviewed this property |
I have seen large parties there, but there is no apparent space that is separate.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Bayview St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4913
    (B Street & Woodland Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-457-3993
  • This restaurant is at Panama Hotel
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing