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Tomales Deli & Cafe

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27000 Highway 1, Tomales, CA 94971
+1 707-878-2732
07:00 - 17:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Not sure how we came across this place but we got some good hot chocolate and directions (one of many) in which we stopped to try to find the "cypress tunnel" ... Might be worth getting lost all day to find but its a beautiful drive.

Thank Elizabeth S
Petaluma, California, United States
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped for lunch while on a bike ride. They had a bike rack, which is a good thing for that location! Their selection of sandwiches is good and they also have build your own options. We had the tri-tip sandwich and a chili verde sandwich. The tri-tip was on a delicious ciabatta roll and was very... More 

Thank Gail B
San Francisco, California
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120 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Good selection of sandwiches made to order. Both the regular ham and cheese sort as well as custom selections. Their pulled pork sandwich is pretty good. Also has bottled beer which is nice on a warm day. Free WiFi. This can be handy as wireless coverage is spotty in the area.

Thank SometimesFlyer
Carmichael, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Breakfast sandwiches and coffee were great. Although we did not purchase any, they had some delicious pastries available for purchase. The menu was extensive. We did carryout for a picnic.

Thank Patty F
Sacramento, California
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Stopped in here for breakfast on day two of two day trip. Mistake. Should have gone back to Estero Cafe. Tomales Deli, Bakery, Cafe (it's all in one business) was mediocre at best. Food was edible but uninspiring (mostly commercially prepared, except the eggs).

1 Thank laurenc717
Sacramento, California
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We were staying at a rental in Dillon Beach and made the short drive to the Deli for some yummy coffee. One of the mornings I also got an egg sandwich. I loved the local feel and the very friendly staff. Even after only being there for 3 days I already felt like a local when I walked in. I... More 

Thank Molly S
Everett, Washington
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Alright, this isn't a fancy deli but it is better than a dive. We noticed a bunch of bicyclists in stretchy pants had stopped there so we pulled over. Turns out they were just sucking up the Perrier water but we ordered sandwiches. The roast beef was very good. My BLT with avocado was also very good. Watch what you... More 

Thank Richard E
Bakersfield, California
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191 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This is just a short walk away from the Continental Inn, which is where I stayed when I was in Tomales. The food is very delicious and the service is nice. Although some may not like the high price of food here, it is about average as prices are higher in the small towns. I dislike the loud fan, which... More 

Thank worldtraveler267
Seattle, WA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

We had stopped for the night at the Continental Inn while on a road trip. The deli was the only thing open in town (it is a pretty small town). Imagine my surprise when I found out I could get a latte and some excellent French toast. Food was very good and the latte was excellent. I was actually sad... More 

Thank bunnybutt23
Fort Collins, Colorado
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Just stopped at this place while passing through on the Coast Hwy and I'm SO glad we did. Such good food! My husband had the Ruben and I had the Carnitas sandwich, both were excellent. The only reason this restaraunt doesn't get an excellent is because they were cash-only and their tuna & chicken salads didn't look super appealing in... More 

Thank Jessica S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27000 Highway 1, Tomales, CA 94971
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Tomales
  • Phone Number: +1 707-878-2732

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?