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Best American Restaurants in San Rafael

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A photo of RH Rooftop Restaurant Marin restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2976)
Price: Expensive
• American • Corte Madera
Booked 80 times today
The RH Rooftop Restaurant Marin is highly acclaimed for its sublime American cuisine. Located conveniently off the 101 freeway, it provides a perfect after-work spot. According to customers' reviews, the restaurant showcases an elegant décor, breathtaking views of Marin County, and a captivating ambiance, be it during a gorgeous mountain day or a glittering night. The food is characterized as "relatable with next level taste," and the service as "friendly, accommodating, and efficient." The restaurant is appreciated for its robust wine list and generous portions. Visitors often accentuate the "excellent food," and the "beautiful, quiet indoor/outdoor setting." It's renowned for creating "magical" dining experiences, perfect for everything from casual lunches to special occasions. Its customer service is deemed "phenomenal," and the staff is often complimented for its kindness and efficiency. One reviewer even called it the "best venue in Marin."
A photo of Perry's on Magnolia restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2080)
Price: Moderate
• American • Larkspur
Booked 56 times today
Perry's on Magnolia offers an authentic and diverse taste of American cuisine, in a setting that reviewers consistently describe as magical, outdoor, and under California's iconic redwood trees. With a broad menu featuring comfort food such as BBQ ribs, fried chicken, spaghetti and meatballs, and a variety of salads and sides like mac and cheese and creamed spinach, there's something for everyone. Not to mention, Perry's steaks, from New York Strip to Filet Mignon, receive high praise. A review summarized the experience as "not gourmet, but consistent, delicious American cuisine." The restaurant's service has been described as "outstanding" with meals "prepared perfectly and quickly," making Perry's on Magnolia a reliable spot for patrons who enjoy hearty and classic American dishes.
A photo of Bistro Viz restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(847)
Price: Expensive
• American • San Anselmo
Booked 1 time today
Bistro Viz is highly recommended for its excellent Californian cuisine, located in the quaint town of San Anselmo. The restaurant is praised for its innovative and delicious dishes, with standout items like the Alaskan halibut, crab cake, and their sensational scallop and fish dishes. Patrons applaud the restaurant for its warm hospitality, great atmosphere, and top-notch service. Bistro Viz is not just well-regarded for its food, but also its remarkable and diverse wine list. In the words of a satisfied customer, "always the best place around for an amazing dinner and wine with no pretensions". From the consistent high-quality food to the well-curated wines, Bistro Viz is indeed a neighborhood treasure and a must-visit for foodies and wine lovers in the Bay Area.
A photo of Pacific Catch - Corte Madera restaurant
4.3
Awesome(1201)
Price: Moderate
• American • Corte Madera
Booked 12 times today
Located in Corte Madera, Pacific Catch is remarkably known for its excellent seafood cuisine. From the reviews, patrons laud the variety of flavors offered on the menu, particularly the fish options. The Washabi Bowl with salmon and the Seafood Chowder appetizer come highly recommended. The restaurant also seems to have a specialty in poke, with the fresh poke and sashimi in the Seafood Tower, and the Poke Trio getting special mentions. Equally important is the service, described as attentive, friendly, and efficient. Pacific Catch's knack for creatively presented seafood and a wide variety of options makes it a top choice for seafood enthusiasts.
A photo of Paseo: A California Bistro restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(198)
Price: Expensive
• American • Mill Valley
Booked 10 times today
Paseo: A California Bistro, stands in testament to a perfect Californian cuisine experience, serving extraordinary dishes made from homegrown ingredients. The restaurant, as reviewed by many, offers an extensive menu with delicious offerings like the 'Huevos Rancheros' for brunch and the 'Miso Glazed Black Cod' for dinner. Patrons rave about their innovative dishes such as the 'South Pacific tombo tuna poke' and 'Maine Lobster Risotto "Milanese"', stating they are "prepared beautifully and taste so good". The addition of a cool bar serving great drinks adds another charm to this Californian boutique restaurant. The warm hospitality, exceptional service and splendid ambiance make Paseo: A California Bistro, a star in the Californian culinary scene.
A photo of Red Oak Craft Bar and Rotisserie restaurant
4.0
Excellent(20)
Price: Moderate
• American • San Rafael
Red Oak Craft Bar and Rotisserie is the place where great cooking and fantastic vibes meet. Try it yourself-book your table or stop by today!
A photo of Monk's Kettle Terra Linda restaurant
4.5
Awesome(43)
Price: Moderate
• American • San Rafael
Booked 2 times today
Monk's Kettle Terra Linda has made a name for itself as a premier destination for authentic and flavorful American cuisine. Customers rave about its inviting atmosphere with commendations expressing high regard for the delicious food and warm welcome received. Especially acclaimed are the restaurant's grilled cheese and hamburgers, which some patrons assert 'live up to the hype'. Despite the occasional dip in service speed, many customers have voiced their intention to return and continue sampling the menu. The positive review on its Saturday lunch experience positioned Monk's Kettle as a favored locale in San Rafael that overachieves in delivering an impressively satisfying American dining experience.
A photo of The Club Restaurant restaurant
4.5
Awesome(602)
Price: Moderate
• American • San Rafael
Booked 6 times today
The Club Restaurant, with its exceptional service and delicious food, proves itself as a gem in American cuisine. The restaurant has received consistently glowing reviews praising their friendly service, outstanding atmosphere, and delicious dishes. One customer highlighted their Fried Oysters Caesar Salad and BBQ sandwich as delicious specials. Other customers complimented their club sandwiches, patty melt burgers, and large salads. Additionally, their accessibility for walkers and wheelchairs is appreciated by many. Despite the restaurant not having an extensive menu, their food preparation is lauded as terrific. Thus, with its consistently good food, excellent service, and relaxing atmosphere, The Club Restaurant has firmly established itself as a favorite among its regular customers.
A photo of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - San Rafael restaurant
3.7
Very Good(29)
Price: Moderate
• American • San Rafael
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse in San Rafael is a perfect representation of fine American cuisine. Many customers have had memorable experiences here, celebrating special occasions such as birthdays with the help of attentive and professional staff. The restaurant not only offers good food, but is also reasonably priced for the area, a testament to its customer-friendly approach. But above all, it's the quality of the food that wins hearts. With a large menu, any queries are efficiently handled by the friendly staff. As one succinct review states, food lovers simply "Love this place". This encapsulates the passion the restaurant imparts into its culinary expertise.
A photo of Bazille - Nordstrom The Village at Corte Madera restaurant
4.1
Excellent(114)
Price: Moderate
• American • Corte Madera
Booked 1 time today
Bazille - Nordstrom The Village at Corte Madera, offers a remarkable contemporary American dining experience. Highly praised by customers, it is known for its excellent service and delicious, health-conscious food choices. The restaurant manages to strike a balance between comfortable intimacy and a vibrant atmosphere, a perfect place for family lunches or quiet conversations. Customers rave about the distinctive range of dishes like the citrus lime prawn salad, French dip sandwich, and gnocchi - citing them as flavorful and delectable. Despite some comments about pricing, the consensus is that the food, service, and ambiance make it an excellent dining destination.
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