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286 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-2076
+1 415-891-3979
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  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
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“branzino” (3 reviews)
“seafood pasta” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
286 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-2076
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really didn't know what to expect when a new Italian restaurant opened in Larkspur, in the charming former Yankee Pier location. I got some take-out a few times and the food was good with attention to detail (for example, the Chef explained that he...More

Thank trvlin_man
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We were in Tuscany just 2 weeks ago enjoying a specialty of that region, Bistecca alla Fiorentina. Last night at Gia Ristorante in Larkspur we nostalgically enjoyed the closest we have had to the taste and quality of this steak in Italy. Fabrizio and his...More

Thank Guaglione
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Finally, an Italian restaurant that doesn't just serve the same old food as all of the others in Marin. The menu includes classic dishes, but also has some great variations, which are delicious. The service was friendly, and the owner Fabrizio came by the table...More

Thank ClaudeA654
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Even better than last time a month or so ago. The pasta and risotto were really outstanding. Paparadelle and spaghetti carbonara just right, while the risotto with a roasted narrow bone and truffles was outstanding, as was the reconstructed egg starter. Service professional yet friendly....More

Thank J G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Sophisticated and classy experience. The food was high quality, the server was gracious, knowledgeable, and helpful. The wine chosen from a large selection was excellent.

Thank millvalle
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a neighborhood gem! The menu is creative and well-executed. Italian cuisine so authentic and fresh that you would swear your were in Italy! Attentive, friendly staff make the experience even more amazing. They have a great selection of wine and Italian craft beers....More

Thank AMOsborne
Reviewed 12 August 2017

May be the best restaurant in Larkspur....certainly better than Pico, Left Bank, and Perry's, although each is good in their own right. For terrific pasta you cannot beat Gia. Just opened a few months ago, it has a winning formula. Casual but upscale; excellent service...More

Thank Traveler33418
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I rarely eat beef, but there was a grass fed option on the menu that I chose. It was perfectly prepared and seasoned. One friend had the gnocchi and another, the seafood pasta. They were happy with the choices. We shared a Roma salad with...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Gia is an authentic Italian neighborhood restaurant in the heart of downtown Larkspur. The food is all fresh. The bread and the pasta remind us of when we were in Italy. It melts in your mouth. We always leave there full and very satisfied. The...More

Thank anitanaylo
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Not only is this restaurant in an amazing location in downtown Larkspur but the food is top notch. Chef Stefano creates traditional central and southern Italian dishes with an amazing modern flare. Each dish tried was more outstanding then the next. I highly recommend the...More

Thank Annette S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-2076
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Larkspur
  • Phone Number: +1 415-891-3979
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