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“Pricey but paying for atmosphere & food”

Terrapin Crossroads
Ranked #4 of 249 Restaurants in San Rafael
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$25
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Three us went here for dinner and had a great seat in close proximity to one of the live bands they had inside. All the food we had was tremendously good, service was good, but we came away with over a $400.00 bill. We shared everything which came to the table and it was fantastic, but not a place we can frequent due to the cost. You are getting great entertainment, and it is a highly popular place and "IN" these days, so it depends on what you are looking for.

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Thank Tighe O
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

I was really excited to check this restaurant out. I was a bit worried it would be a little overboard on Grateful dead memorabilia but I was pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was great, as was the live music. The food was delicious. We got the fresh caprese, two pizzas and the charcuterie. All were delicious. I am very glad we made the detour to stop in. What a long strange trip it's been :)

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Thank Marley W
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Loved the club ! The food is top shelf and the service is excellent. Family Band was playing a benefit for fire victims. Excellent sound . Oh and I met Phil Lesh

Thank petetee
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Friendly helpful waitstaff delivering a menu with fresh sustainable delicious options. Free bar music is a plus. Check the website/calendar to see who is playing. Summer time offers fun backyard parties.

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Thank trip4mesanrafael_CA
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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 not very crispy.

Guess had fish and chips which were limp, soggy cold fries and greasy fish that had parts undercooked.

Waiter had pooped after food was served but did offer donut dessert to make amends. Other 2 meals my guests had were equal blah and poorly prepared.

Go for the music but not the food.

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