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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

) #32 of 194 Restaurants in San Rafael $$ - $$$ American, ,
5800 Northgate Dr, Suite 159, San Rafael, CA 94903-3691
+1 415-755-6250
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pizookie” (5 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
“spare ribs” (2 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5800 Northgate Dr, Suite 159, San Rafael, CA 94903-3691
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant a few times and still can't figure out why it is so popular. The location is handy if you are going to the mall and it's takeout service is well run, but the food is pretty average.

Thank susan b
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Even though it was 1 p.m. on Father's Day I received excellent service. I really wanted to try a Pizookie for the first time and so I ordered the new small plates entree of mac and cheese couscous. It was delicious. I got the Pizookie...More

Thank lovesf48
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

After three days of training a couple teammates and I decided we needed a snack and a drink before braving traffic to the airport. We've been here a number of times, it is a great sports bar with decent food and pretty good service.

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Seven custom craft brews, Hefeweizen and crisp Blonde were my favorites. Awesome wings with choice of bone in or boneless, choice of sweet or hot sauce. Their Buffalo sauce was the perfect heat. Sat at the bar, bartender was super friendly and great service. What...More

Thank napasyrah
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great collection of beers from everywhere good atmosphere . variety of food available all day. Worth a visit

Thank tony b
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food....so much choice....so tasty....it took me so long to decide what to have....the menu was like a catalogue....it was quite busy but still the service was quick....great atmosphere....you have to have the pizookie for desert...I know it is only ice cream on a hot...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Very average food and service. This restaurant is adjacent to the only indoor mall in Marin County. The mall is clearly struggling and so is the restaurant: the food is made from previously frozen items (e.g. they get huge buckets of frozen pot roast or...More

Thank Hanna94558
Reviewed 11 April 2017

They have a nifty call-ahead system so you can let them know when you are coming. The place is huge, so we had no issues getting seated. The menu is also huge, which is great but can also be overwhelming since similar things are located...More

Thank SF-Ranger
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

And pretty fast. Had lunch there recently with two co-workers. Two had salads. I had the soup and sandwich combo. The soup was Broccoli and cheese and it was delicious. The salad was a Caesar and it was pretty good. Huge size. Reasonable prices. Huge...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Bj's is a typical sports bar eatery....but it is very big and very noisy. There is enormous choice of food, which is OK, but not outstanding. Drinks can be pricey.....but it is convenient, and staff are pleasant.

Thank Kathryn150
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5800 Northgate Dr, Suite 159, San Rafael, CA 94903-3691
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-755-6250
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