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Il Davide Restaurant

901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
+1 415-454-8080
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (27 reviews)
“brasato” (2 reviews)
“truffles” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm an italion food snob so take it for what it's worth ,Very popular spot for cocktails and dinner. Have eaten they're about 6 times does not rock my boat but there are few very good italion restaurants in Marin .Prefer pogios in Sausalito about...More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food. Great ambiance & service. Can also get a cocktail, for those interested. Consistent for years - one of our go-to restaurants.

Thank Wallace G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredibly bad experience last night at this restaurant. When we showed up for our 7:30pm dinner reservation, the restaurant was packed with a line of customers waiting. When we asked the attendant if our table was ready, she replied yes. So we waited, waited and...More

2  Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Our impression of this restaurant was coloured by the reception we received from the maitre d/manager. We arrived gave our name and he didn't even look up - looked at his computer, no smile, took us to the table and that was it. So unfriendly...More

1  Thank Geoffpine
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit, good food , good friendly service and a nice atmosphere.Have been several times and not been disappointed

Thank tony b
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Food, service and atmiosphere will satisfy most dining enthusiasts, and it is conveniently located in downtown San Rafael.

Thank Dianealdrich
Reviewed 10 May 2017

As a frequent visitor to Marin I thought we had visited all the great restaurants in the area. However, w/out a visit to Il Davide you have not experienced the food scene in this wonderful community. Last night's meal - my first there - was...More

Thank Maureen F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Superb, attentive service. The fungi ravioli is best with a good red wine. They have a good wine list. Also, like the beet salad. Golden beet slices on the base with red chunky beat on top with walnuts and feta cheese. Delicious!

Thank M6116KFjoanb
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Finding a place to get four couples together for a casual reunion can often be difficult. This place handles the traffic of different types of customers. The small bar is great for a few drinks, tv and talking with the seating area cozy and comfortable....More

Thank NorCal_Hill
Reviewed 7 April 2017

When I want really good Italian Food I head for Il Davide. They have been around for many years and the place is always crowed. And for good reason. Excellent pastas, salads and the entrees are superb. It's best to make a reservation. The service...More

Thank Michael S
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23 March 2017|
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Response from marinpartyof4 | Reviewed this property |
They have a private room that can accommodate 40+
29 September 2015|
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Response from shirleycL2639OV | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend calling beforehand as the restaurant is small but can accommodate you if reservations are made earlier.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 A St Ste A, San Rafael, CA 94901-3025
    (3rd and 4th)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-454-8080
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