San Rafael

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Pho Viet (San Rafael)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 2 months ago

I was in the area today so I stopped at Pho Viet for a late lunch. The only mention of it here was in 2012, soon afte...

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Fried Cheese Curds @ A & W in San Rafael

by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Last week I pulled into A&W Root Beer off Hwy 101 in San Rafael for a pitstop. Inside I saw the posters promoting fri...

Anyone been to Magnolia Park Kitchen in San Rafael?

by Malcolm Ruthven 8 months ago

Magnolia Park Kitchen opened last summer and I can find no reports here about it. Other reports seem to like it. h...

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Malcolm Ruthven commented 7 months ago

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Le Croissant in San Rafael

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by Malcolm Ruthven 9 months ago

All the posts here about Le Croissant seem to be several years old, so I thought I'd start a new thread after I went ...

Red Whale Coffee Bar | San Rafael

by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Last month I stopped off in San Rafael to caffeinate on my way north. Red Whale has a coffee bar and lounge in front ...

Melanie Wong commented 10 months ago

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El Perol San Rafael

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by DBO 11 months ago

Peruvian food in Marin! The restaurant just opened last month at corner of B and Third in a spot which many have tri...

Best Lil' Porkhouse, new BBQ in San Rafael

by Malcolm Ruthven 5 years ago

This new barbecue place in San Rafael opened two weeks ago after the usual delays with permits. It's on the Miracle M...

Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago

Green Chile Kitchen is now in San Rafael!

by Malcolm Ruthven 3 years ago

I just read about it; haven't been there yet. Green Chile Kitchen 1335 Fourth St, San Rafael 415-521-5691 htt...

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Malcolm Ruthven commented 1 year ago

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Amber Kitchen (San Rafael)?

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by Malcolm Ruthven 1 year ago

Has anyone been to Amber Kitchen in San Rafael, in the location of now-closed Burmese restaurant Shwe Myanmar?

Shwe Myanmar: Burmese in San Rafael (Marin County)

by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Shwe Myanmar opened a few weeks ago in Marin. Who's tried it? Shwe Myanmar 810 B St San Rafael, CA (415) 735-7...

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Malcolm Ruthven commented 1 year ago

Weavers coffee

by alexander112 6 years ago

Weaver is a demi-god in the coffee roasting world. Like over 30 years roasting. His coffees do have subtle differen...

Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago

La Empanada in San Rafael

by Malcolm Ruthven 3 years ago

I stopped at La Empanada in San Rafael for lunch today. It's a quite small place in a very small strip mall next to O...

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Unique Jasmine | Burmese in Northgate Mall Food Court - San Rafael

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Unique Jasmine opened recently in the food court of Northgate Mall in San Rafael, offering Burmese and Chinese select...

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Wetzel's Pretzels | Northgate - San Rafael

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Exiting Northgate shopping center a few days ago, I was offered a sample of an Almond Crunch pretzel when I passed by...

Le Comptoir: Bistrot • Rotisserie • Epicerie in San Rafael

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Marin 'hounds, have you been to Le Comptoir yet? I just became aware of it today. It's related to Gamine in San Fr...

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Malcolm Ruthven commented 1 year ago

House of Lee in San Rafael closed?

by The Librarian 2 years ago

House of Lee on Fourth St. in San Rafael is one of my favorite restaurants. A couple of weeks ago, a sign on the door...

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simonk999 commented 1 year ago

Magnolia Park--San Rafael

by DBO 1 year ago

New place in San Rafael. Just had one of the best sandwiches I've eaten in a long time. Fried chicken with some kind...

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Malcolm Ruthven commented 1 year ago

Los Moles in San Rafael?

by Malcolm Ruthven 2 years ago

Has anyone been to Los Moles in San Rafael? It's in the location on Lincoln of the long-lived Las Camelias.

Civil Bear commented 1 year ago

Thai Aroi-Dee in San Rafael?

by Malcolm Ruthven 2 years ago

Thai Aroi-Dee is a new place on 4th St in San Rafael (west end, taking over the Om space). Several rave reports on ye...

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MRich commented 2 years ago