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Panama Hotel

4 Bayview St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4913
+1 415-457-3993
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4 Bayview St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4913
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice neighborhood restaurant. Fun family feeling. The owner is personal warm and welcoming. Fine dining with great local music.

Thank Leigha F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with 6 friends for brunch. The patio is really charming and secluded. You don't realize that you are next to a fairly busy street. The service was very good. Not rushed at all, even when we did linger and the staff needed to set...More

Thank Grandma51
Reviewed 8 September 2017

They have both indoor and outdoor seating - sit outside if weather permits, it's super cute with nice plants- the food is all organic, fresh and yummy - during lunch it's mainly a very old crowd with some business people - We had two different...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a great place to try new and unusual dinners. The Panama has been in San Rafael for over forty years and has gone through a few changes during that time. Now the dinners are great.

Thank allenmtb1
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Love this restaurant! I took my mom here for here birthday and everyone was so genuinely happy to have her there. From all the attention she was beaming ear to ear. The pre ordered celebatory drinks came out just as soon as my mom arrived....More

Thank Shawna B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This quaint little bistro includes an outdoor patio as well as indoor dining.The food is excellent and priced well.The service is great .There is entertainment some evenings during the dinner hour. We have dad the pleasure to dine for brunch, lunch and dinner.

Thank shirleycL2639OV
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have eaten here many times with family, friends & guests. Always an excellent range of menu choices. Both the patio and the dining room are pleasant and not overly crowded. Can't miss with any of the menu standards, ,and there are always 3 or...More

Thank globalgoer
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Must say, I was very pleased with the entire experience. It is a bit off the main streets but not difficult to find. I was seated immediately and had a great server (Michael). He had a sense of humor and was attentive to the dining...More

Thank Mary Z
Reviewed 12 July 2017

best cheeseburger and fries around pluss they give you a good pour on your drink.nice place to sit outdoors on a warm day,live in Sausalito so we go they're to eat and get out of fog.Have had other dishes remember the fresh fish is good.Cute...More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Mostly locals know about this restaurant. Got 10 "vintage" designed rooms plus a restaurant and a small bar. Plus two "dens" for cozy dining. Food is OK but the ambiance is great. Live jazz on Thursdays.

Thank Lerdala
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29 September 2015|
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Response from gary t | Reviewed this property |
I have seen large parties there, but there is no apparent space that is separate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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
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