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Left Bank - Larkspur

507 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-1328
+1 415-927-3331
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (14 reviews)
“salad nicoise” (9 reviews)
“profiteroles” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
French, Bar, European, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
507 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-1328
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Left Bank has an excellent French menu. The salmon entree served with fresh corn and fava beans was amazing. The salad Nicoise was as good as in Paris. The wine list has a good selection of French wines including wines from Alsace region and from...More

Thank George R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've given this one many chances. Once when I sent back a RAW rack of lamb, the waitress comes back and says to me "the cook was mad that you sent the lamb back." Really. 1. I'm the customer. 2. You are the cook. 3....More

Thank DesignerG2016
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Where could we dine out on one of those rare Marin warm evenings? Downtown Larkspur, of course! We picked The Left Bank, and created our own tasting menu. The waitress, Kara, who was wonderful and well informed, suggested the special app, a fresh heirloom tomato...More

Thank Davi13
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We took my daughter here to celebrate her excellent report card. She was thrilled with her pork loin, followed by lava cake. My husband and I had the trout, and both were ready to lick our plates clean. The creme brûlée didn't disappoint either!

Thank KarenBluestone
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My wife and I like to visit this restaurant on our special occasions like birthday parties or just as an upscale meeting with some friends. Food is delicious, wine list is pretty big, very well trained staff and entire atmosphere is friendly and cozy.

Thank Vadim A
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Left Bank is a tried and true favorite for dinner, especially when entertaining out of town guests. The service is great, and the food never disappoints. The dining room is comfortable and welcoming, with a full bar.

Thank JBialik
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We love this restaurant and would not dine anywhere else when we visit Larkspur. Our party of five gathered for a family dinner, and each of us left feeling satisfied and a little pampered by the waitstaff. Left Bank offers authentic French cuisine served in...More

1  Thank fords4ever
Reviewed 5 February 2018

A number of months back after a disappointing experience, Left Bank took what I consider the easy way out and sent us a gift card. We finally decided to eat there and use the card, (we weren't inclined to go there on our own dime)....More

1  Thank gtopor24
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

What to eat after watching movie on a rainy day? French, of course. Very much enjoyed our light meal in the bar area. At 3:00 we almost had the restaurant to ourselves. Ordered pate (love coarse pate), mussels, pommes frites and ahi tuna nicoise. All...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Twice this week I have been with people ordering an appetizer as dinner. Maddie and Mike took care of us cheerfully with a seemingly genuine friendliness. The food was superb, the service great, the atmosphere delightful, and the price was reasonable. As that old song...More

1  Thank Speakingout2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-1328
    (Ward St.)
  • Public Transportation: Golden Gate Transit across the street. 5 minute cab ride from the Larskpur Ferry Terminal.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Larkspur
  • Phone Number: +1 415-927-3331
  • E-mail
Left Bank is an authentic Parisian-style brasserie located in the historic Blue Rock Inn in charming downtown Larkspur. Built in 1895 during the railroad era, The Blue Rock Inn was a popular weekend destination for San Franciscans to come dance and picnic under the stars. Open since 1994, Left Bank continues to be a destination for folks from all over the Bay Area to enjoy a casual snack on the sunny terrace, a glass of wine or hand crafted cocktail at the lively bar, or an elegant dining experience near the fireplace. At Left Bank, you are sure to capture the true feeling of the Rive Gauche in Paris. Nineteen years of working with local organic farms allows us to bring you the best seasonal ingredients available. Chef de Cuisine Fabrice Marcon offers an often changing, French brasserie menu of hearty, rustic, and authentic dishes featuring a diverse selection of natural meats, sustainable seafood, fresh local vegetables, salads and sumptuous desserts.
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