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Pier 15

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Italian, Seafood, Pub
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15 Harbor St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4023
+1 415-256-9121
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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San Rafael, California
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pier 15 is the quintessential neighborhood pub, featuring a sit down restaurant and sports bar, located conveniently close to center San Rafael and at the San Rafael canal water's edge (open air in the summer). Good food, good service and good atmosphere make this place a regular for locals that visitors will also find welcoming.

Thank Alex1024
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

You definitely won't see your friends from the Marin Country Club here! I have been there twice. If hot fries are important to you then keep looking. I found the staff to be reserved and the food to be unimaginative. Yet I do like the atmosphere.

Thank Steve H
San Rafael
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I go regularly. Sometimes for sliders and Cesar salad. Sometimes pasta and sometimes for one of their special meals. I am never disappointed. I always feel at home alone or with friends. Breakfasts are a treat. This is not a posh place but it is good quality. Good place to relax and enjoy fine food. Lunch time is busy and... More 

Thank Josephine L
Sacramento, California
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Went here for breakfast with about 15 friends. We were seated quickly and everyone was greeted. Food arrived and was hot. Prices very reasonable. Menu is a good standard selection of breakfast items - eggs, sides, French Toast, pancakes, juice, tea, coffee. Irish Coffee, champagne and more are also available. I would try the Chocolate Cinnamon French Toast if I... More 

Thank Lia T
San Rafael, California
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98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Pier 15 serve a local crowd of those who work in San Rafael's "Canal District" - auto repair shops, light manufacturing, home furnishing retailers, etc. As such, they have to keep their prices within "working class" range while maintaining good food. For decades, this restaurant has succeeded on both accounts. On sunny days, the "back deck" right on the water... More 

Thank traveladdict2015
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Great food! Friendly staff - top to bottom and side to side! Fun location with an amazing view. It will impress everybody.

Thank Jarel P
San Rafael, California
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Pier 15 is a good all around restaurant. Good for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It has a wide variety of food choices, and a daily special board. Their bar burger is very good, good wedge salad, portobello mushroom burger, Ruben sandwich, and much more. Good bar area, with a seating area where you can watch sports, or talk with friends.... More 

Thank cjlulu
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great restaurant. Service was outstanding. Seating was comfortable, pleasant and atmosphere was perfectly relaxing. I went with one of the evening specials. A very nicely prepared Alfredo with linguini noodles. Pasta was prepared perfectly, Alfredo sauce was nice and rich, creamy and perfectly seasoned. Very satisfying meal.

Thank fprandy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ate there over Labor Day weekend...food & service was good. Ate out in the area over the marina. Food was yummy! Even got a surprise birthday dessert!! Only drawback was we had to chase our waiter to get the check. Left us sitting for a long time.

Thank Muffin3
Tracy, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A very big place. The front is a bar with plenty of tables. Has a Pub feeling. The center/next room is indoor seating. The next is a patio, half indoor and other half outdoor. The outdoor patio sits above the water with views of the pier and mountains. Was seated right away and the food served within 5-10 minutes of... More 

Thank PreciousDiva

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Italian, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Harbor St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4023
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-256-9121

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?