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.

Aurora Ristorante Italiano

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian
8 Commercial Blvd, Novato, CA 94949-6177
+1 415-382-8488
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (6 reviews)
“tiramisu” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
8 Commercial Blvd, Novato, CA 94949-6177
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (65)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving thru here from Petaluma to Sac looking for a good Italian restaurant. We arrived around 5 pm, no wait for a table. I had the risotto with fresh veggies, while the others had fettuccine special and pomodero and lobster bisque. We had...More

Thank Gonnahavefun4eva
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

A friend recommended this restaurant in a somewhat out of the way location. We went around 8:00 on a Sunday evening. It is nicely decorated with Italian paintings and a pretty Christmas tree. There were two couples finishing up and we were very shortly the...More

Thank PrimroseLlane
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We've had dinner there a couple of times now. The food has been consistantly above average. It's tucked away in an industrial part of Marin, but is a nice restaurant. Perhaps a bit pricey. But I think everything is pricey.

Thank bintraveling2
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Overall, I liked Aurora Ristorante. The service was very good - Julia friendly and attentive. The short comings were in the food. The flavor of the lobster bisque was fine, but it was too thick. I prefer more of a creamy texture, this bordered on...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This place is a bit off the main path, located in an industrial area just down the street from the humane society so more of a local place than for the traveller, the owner has other restaurants in Marin county. The theme is Italian and...More

Thank wpaapw
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This establishment is a hidden gem off Bel Marin Keys Boulevard in a small commercial mall. Flavors and freshness of the food is overwhelming with great recipes in true Italian style perfectly prepared. The restaurant is very clean and smartly decorated. We enjoyed an intimate...More

1  Thank Wallytheplumber30
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great Italian favorites. The veal melted in your mouth, Lots of variety on the menu. The Scallops were so fresh. You could cut them with a fork.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Our family loves thus place . Dad always took us here when we visited. I loved the Calamari steak that they serve here

Thank zuni P
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The pannacotta was a delightful surprise. A generous serving topped with a strawberry maceration that tastes of grand marnier with a hint of cinnamon. A light and delicious ending to a perfectly prepared meal.

Thank seb656
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We went there for a large family gathering where the host knew the owner so we may have received special service but the foow was very good.

Thank Ralph B
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Novato
Inn Marin & Suites
290 reviews
.63 km away
Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma
210 reviews
.71 km away
Marinwood Inn & Suites
139 reviews
1.21 km away
Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn
855 reviews
1.94 km away
Nearby Restaurants
261 reviews
.52 km away
122 reviews
.58 km away
Boca Tavern
104 reviews
.63 km away
Super Duper Burgers
42 reviews
.49 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old Town Novato
95 reviews
5.30 km away
Marin County Farmers' Market--San Rafael
186 reviews
7.53 km away
Trek Winery
36 reviews
5.47 km away
China Camp State Park
168 reviews
7.53 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Aurora Ristorante Italiano staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Commercial Blvd, Novato, CA 94949-6177
    (Bel Marin Keys)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Novato
  • Phone Number: +1 415-382-8488
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