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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (27 reviews)
“brasato” (2 reviews)
“truffles” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
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Reviews (199)
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51 - 60 of 196 reviews

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 19 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 10 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
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Had an awesome late lunch at this great find in SR. Appetizers and mains were well put together, and the wine list had some excellent options. Bill was $200 for 4 people with apps, mains and 2 rounds, but the food and service were on...More

Thank Austin L
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Probably 3.5 stars is more accurate. There for dinner with family members. It was very busy, but they did a fairly good job to get us seated near our reservation time. When it was very crowded it was a bit difficult to find space to...More

Thank mbaltman
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Great Italian food if you are really hungry, wide variety of items on the menu, everything is fresh. Extensive local & European wine list.

Thank mjmbkk
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi, what would you like to know about this restaurant? Do you have accommodations for a private party of 12 for a celebration luncheon?
23 March 2017|
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Response from marinpartyof4 | Reviewed this property |
They have a private room that can accommodate 40+
Do you have a room for private parties for about 30 people?
29 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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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