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Emporio Rulli

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464 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-2057
+1 415-924-7478
07:00 - 17:30
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Sun 07:30 - 17:30
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:30
Sat 07:30 - 07:00
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finger lakes NY
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264 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stopped by Rulli for desert after eating elsewhere. The cups of gelato were excellent and reasonably priced. Their pastry cases were laden with wonderful looking treats, alas we all were already full. The left side of the establishment is more of a sandwich - lunch place, I have made a mental note to return to eat there too. Delicious... More 

Thank chasinUpstateNewYork
San Rafael, California
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This place has been around for a long time. Their pastries are nice, but you really need to order the tiramisu, best in Marin. Next time you have a dinner party, special order one for your guest, they will love you for it!

1 Thank pesopoison
San Francisco, California
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I love to pop into this place for a quick coffee and pastry. They also have sandwiches, I think. You can imagine for the hour or half hour that you're here, that you've just sprung into a charming European cafe. They also have a wide range of cookies and pastries that you can take home.

Thank SuzanneDu
San Francisco, California
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere! Sitting inside at small cozy tables or outside with beautiful views and downtown Larkspur. Coffee and pots of tea are enjoyable. Great selection of pastries. Gelato and cakes are beautiful as well as delicious. Great place to meet friends and sit and enjoy!

Thank Dansker58
San Rafael
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

One of my favorite places for a real cup of hot cappuccino, Italian style! The pastries and sandwiches are made fresh daily and it is so hard to pick as I want them all :) .....also try out the cookies and dessert section, as you will walk away with a dozen or so choices as they are all so good!... More 

Thank Angelina C
Larkspur, California
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165 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Gary Rulli studies in Italy and he not only studied Pasty he must have spent time analyzing Italian Cafe's too. If you have been to Italy you will see dozens of cafes just like Rulli all over Italy. Wonderful panini sandwiches, excellent Italian coffee and OMG the pastry at Rulli is to die for. Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful.

1 Thank Colleen K
San Francisco Ca.
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

A wonderful spot with very appetizing foods and desserts. Great cakes. Old fashioned interior, very pleasing and comfortable. Nice coffee bar.

Thank dmf332
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Truly, the most eloquent European Coffee house this side of the Mississippi. Aside from the name, you may walk in, and you feel as though you are in a cafe in Vienna, France or Italy. Authentic. Try the coconut macaroons with gelato and coffee. This is heaven.

Thank travepros
Winchester, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Without doubt the best I have seen.lovely food and coffee,amazing displays of the staffs cooking skills. The cakes are always shown to perfection and real touch of Italy

Thank hantshawk
Houghton, Michigan
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Once a year I travel to Marin and Rullis is at the top of my list because I live in the sticks and I love the amazing coffee and flakey pastries. I make sure I go in the morning when all is very flakes crisp. ...the fruit or nuts in the pastry. ...delicious. This time I was traveling with my... More 

Thank HoughtonMom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:30 - 07:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 464 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-2057
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Larkspur
  • Phone Number: +1 415-924-7478

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?