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San Rafael Joe's

931 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3103
+1 415-456-2425
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
11 Mar 2018
“Never a bad meal”
28 Nov 2017
“Authentic Old Italian”
Open Now
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Italian
$$ - $$$
931 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3103
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

This is the place you take the people you love. Great food that's made the way you like it. this is the place my family go's for special occasions. Always looking forward to my Wednesday night with Dad at Joe's. The staff treat's you like...More

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

A real restaurant with nice ambiance, choice of quieter or noisier seating areas, real waiters, generous portions, good food (chicken piccata, veal parmigiana). A welcome change from cafes, bistros, casual dining, chain restaurants. A San Rafael tradition for good reason!

Thank Diedra34108
Reviewed 11 March 2018

I have eaten at Joe's several times over the years. I have never had a bad meal nor bad service. The staff is very friendly and always willing to help. My biggest and most favorite dish is their sweet breads, this is not a dish...More

Thank vir94545
Reviewed 28 November 2017

If you are looking for Chez Foo Foo Poodle, this is not your place. If you want authentic old school Italian, you found it. Character - from the regular customers coming here for 60+ years to the staff (working here for 40+ years) this place...More

Thank SleptThereAteThat
Reviewed 15 November 2017

recently visited to celebrate with a friend despite her being a very picky eater she damn near licked the plate steak diane wonderful salad creamy mashed spuds and a glaze that was amazing tiramisu and wonderful dark coffee it was a meal to match our...More

1  Thank redcharlotte
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Large place. Mains were average but tiramisu v good. We were tired having flown in that day and went to bar to pay. Gave $70 for $58 bill to inc tip. When we left elderly waiter chased us down the street saying gratuity not inc...More

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This place has been around for about 25 years and still draws a good crowd, though I don't know why. The food is fair and the service only a little better. I had the crab cakes which had very little crab. My husband had pasta...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Menu card was ok - a bit pricey on their coffee and juice. 4 people having breakfast was $95, which is a bit over the edge.

Thank Alstapelfeld
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My old high school friend and I visited Marin County for the 1st time in over 20 years, and we used San Rafael as our base. We also had our 1st dinner at San Rafael Joe's. I've been to this classic place many, many times...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

You like traditional? You like consistency? You will love this place. I have been visiting Joe's on my trips to San Rafael for the last 25 years. Nothing has changed and sometimes you need that comfort of knowing it's going to be just like you...More

Thank Alex S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 931 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-456-2425
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