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“Enjoyable meal and a friendly staff!”
Review of Bogie's Cafe

Bogie's Cafe
Ranked #11 of 255 Restaurants in San Rafael
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

What a fun little cafe! The decor is eclectic and fun; some might find it too busy, but I thought it was interesting. The staff is friendly and helpful.. we had a great chat with the owner about things like local real estate, and the Raiders. The coffee is plentiful, and the food is delicious (try an omelette.. yum!) & was served quickly. We stopped here for breakfast on our way home to San Jose after a 4th of July overnight in Marin County, and will definitely visit again the next time we're up on that end of the Bay Area. Thanks, Bogie's!

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Thank Jaxita
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The food was good the service was very personal. The staff were extremely friendly. The house balsamic vinegar dressing is amazing. Cindy was so nice to us and the kids. Place is full of crazy things hanging all over with pictures of celebs who visited before covering the walls. Was a good experience for sure.

Thank Abasmaih
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had read about this gem and had some time on our way into San Francisco on a Saturday morning so we decided to stop. The interior decor was almost overwhelming upon walking in. I almost missed the giant caterpillar just inside the door. Decorations on the walls and ceiling showed that someone took lots of care in making the little diner a fun place to stop.
Super friendly staff, a very warm welcome and fresh brewed iced tea started our visit in a positive direction. According to our coffee drinker, the coffee was wonderful.
The only misfire was the NY steak omelette special. The eggs and other items in the omelette were very flavorful but the steak itself was bland. Could have been just the cut of meat that was used but it was no where near as tasty as everything else.
The fresh fruit side was amazing. I had not had figs in a fresh fruit side at a restaurant before. Freshly pitted cherries were a nice touch too! Lots of care was used in preparing our meals.
When we dined, only 2 other tables were occupied. A sole diner and a group that was obviously local (based on their conversations).
We were treated like family and 2 different people kept a good eye on us while were were eating. Although slightly more expensive than chain restaurants, our food and the experience were well worth the cost.
There is some outside seating but for our 1st visit I'm glad we were indoors to get the full experience.
Kudos to the owners for creating this experience, the staff for keeping it fun and the kitchen staff who created our filling and mostly tasty meals.

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Thank CLo976
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had a good breakfast in this old Hollywood themed restaurant. I enjoyed all the photos and the game boards decorating the ceiling, but my wife thought it was too busy. It's small and I imagine it can get crowded, but not the weekday morning we were there for breakfast. They had a nice selection of breakfast options. They accommodated special orders graciously. The food came out quickly, was well prepared, the fellow taking orders and serving was friendly. Locals seemed to know him and he them. It was a little tricky to spot driving ease from 101, but it has a couple of entrances in case you miss the first driveway.

Thank Jim W
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We like this small intimate place very much and have eaten here many times. There are about ten table with a couple outside. It is near the Marin Civic center and is a bit hidden away behind the bail bondsman. Parking is easy and friendly wait staff.

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Thank LOVEBABAHARIDEVA
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