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About Murray Circle

Cavallo Point's acclaimed restaurant, Murray Circle, under the direction of Executive Chef Justin Everett is one of the Bay Area's top culinary destinations. Murray Circle features a locally sourced, down to earth menu served alongside a Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning wine list in an elegant and historic dining room with casual and attentive service. Whether escaping your home kitchen mid-week or celebrating a special occasion, Murray Circle and Farley Bar offer a personable retreat. Located above Farley Bar, The Cooking School at Cavallo Point offers hands-on, demonstration and celebrity guest chef classes for cooks of all levels.

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601 Murray Circle
Sausalito, CA 94965
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Californian, French American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday, 7am – 11am
Lunch: Monday - Friday, 11:30am – 2pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday, 7am – 2:30pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday, 5:30pm – 9pm
Dinner: Friday & Saturday, 5:30pm – 10pm

Farley Bar
Sunday-Thursday 11am - 11pm
Friday-Saturday 11am - 12pm

Dress Code:
Resort Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 339-4750

Website:
http://www.cavallopoint.com/dine.html

Entertainment:
Join us in Farley Bar every Monday, 7pm - 9:30pm for an evening of vibrant live music. Complimentary – all are welcome.

Parking Details:
We offer Complimentary Valet Parking

Executive Chef:
Justin Everett

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Cavallo Point Lodge and Murray Circle restaurant offer private dining services and venues for groups of 20-250. The Murray Circle executive chef will design a customized menu for your private party. A special events coordinator will be available to assist you with special arrangements.

Murray Circle Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.3

ambience

4.6

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

88% would recommend it to a friend

Worth the Drive (31)
Romantic (30)
Good for Birthdays (27)
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Good for Anniversaries (27)
Scenic View (27)
Special Occasion (26)
Good for a Date (25)
Cozy (20)
Quiet Conversation (20)
Fit for Foodies (19)
Great for Lunch (18)
Sunday Lunch (17)
Local Ingredients (15)
Notable Wine List (14)
Great for Brunch (14)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Seasonal (13)
Waterfront (13)
Great for Outdoor Dining (12)
Casual (11)
Good for Groups (11)
Business Meals (10)
Bar Seating (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Healthy (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Afternoon Coffee (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Authentic (5)
Comfort Food (5)
Fun (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Kid-friendly (4)
Organic (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Disabled Access (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Great Beer (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Music (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 2 days ago

Changed the menu and is not exciting, or creative. Plus vegetarian options dried up.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 5 days ago

Great food. Fab setting. Quite. Service suffered from limited English by servers we had this lunchtime.

Tags: Waterfront, Romantic
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 (Central Coast)·Dined 7 days ago

Food and view was amazing. Service was lacking. When I have to flag down the bus boy. There’s a problem.

Tags: Seasonal
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Murray Circle continues be excellent & a favorite place - especially for lunch on a beautiful day like Friday. The food was delicious & our waiter, Francisco was great.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 8, 2018

treat as always. Beautiful location, spectacular views. Service friendly and efficient. Food good. The fries are very good,

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 5, 2018

It's been a couple of years since we ate at Murray Circle and the food quality is not performing well. The drinks were fine. The service was terrific and we found the food both boring and too expensive. Foe some reason they split the cauliflower soup between 2 people? They couldn't tell the flavor and there was a small amount in each bowl. I had the foie gras. We all love foie gras but not this time. It was way too strong and I took 1 bite and passed the rest to my friends. They each ate a bite or two and said the same thing. No thanks. The two other guests has the Bavette steak which they liked. It was tasty, tender and thinly sliced with wild mushrooms. I has the black cod in parchment. The fish was cooked just fine. The vegetables were not. They were tough and hard and needed a bunch more cooking and it was a very sloppily presented dish. Not much flavor and a wedge of lemon but no sauce at all. It really didn't work for me anyway. The two desserts were OK but they were trying too hard. Sorry. I love the restaurant esthetics but not the food. Sad. We won't be back for a long time. The dishes are too expensive not to be decent and there aren't that many choices in the first place.

Tags: Authentic, Scenic View
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Service was slow and inattentive - had to ask several times for help.
Beautiful day and we would have preferred to be outside - didn't
realized, no reservations for outside.

Tags: Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Our waiter was outstanding. The best any of the four of us have had in years. The bread was fabulous. The cauliflower soup was good but the flavor very vague. I ordered it because I like cauliflower but it could almost have been anything. The same for the dessert we shared. A miso burnt chocolate affair with no distinctive flavor, least of all chocolate. Loved my fresh cod cooked in parchment. Those who ordered the fish stew said good but not great. We also ordered sunchokes as an experiment. I wanted to see what rye cream was. Again, nothing jumped out at me. We spent quite a bit if money and had a great time but will probably scale back back going forward and choose places with specific cuisines.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Waterfront, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great spot (ambiance/ decor), ok food, weak service

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2018

We have been to Murray's Circle many times and it is always excellent. We had a very private and cozy corner table near the fireplace celebrating a birthday. The service was excellent, and food was creative and delicious. Wine recommendation was right on par. Thank you!

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Business Meals, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Fantastic and enjoyable experience, one our party of 4 will always remember. They hit a perfect balance on all aspects of great food, presentation, environment and service . A rare find in Marin. Have the tasting menu and spend a glorious night at Murray Circle.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2018

was there with a guy that is a a founder of a large Omaha co he liked it was looking for jordan wine

Tags: Scenic View, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Good restaurant in a great setting. Located at Cavallo Point, Fort Baker, the restaurant itself doesn’t have much of a view but the surrounding area is spectacular. The food was good if a little pricey. Everyone there was very friendly, attentive and accommodating. There is also a nice bar adjacent to the dining room. The bar also serves food (same menu), has a cozy fireplace and a pleasant overall vibe. Wouldn’t necessarily recommend Murray Circle for the food but would most certainly return for the scenery and ambiance.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We had a great time! The views were spectacular and eating on the porch made things easier with a little one. The food was excellent and beautifully served.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 13, 2018

a bit of a let down. overpriced for the fact the food wasn't great - smoked salmon clearly was frozen prior. the desert was good but the desert didn't make up for the rest of the meal and the fact the service was poor as well

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Cocktails were superb and with a wonderful twist!
For sure more creative than the salad!
Had the Bloody General Baker ( vs Mary )

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 9, 2018

This is a wonderful restaurant. The food is interesting and delicious. The service professional and friendly. Noise level low. Seating not on top of one another. And I appreciate that the dinnerware is our local Heath company.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Murray Circle is a beautiful restaurant, with outdoor dining. The service is impeccable and the food is very good but not exotic. It is a great place to have a relaxing lunch or dinner and enjoy being in Marin while viewing the GGB and SF.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Casual, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Mushroom sandwich was cold. Food was bland and very mediocre.

Tags: Cozy, Scenic View
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Meet friends, take a walk, enjoy the breathtaking views, watch the sunset from the Golden Gate Bridge and then indulge in a superb dinner. The best.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Excellent brunch

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Good great, BUT once again...service issue, arrived on-time for my reserved OT reserv that included online note for a 2-top table sitting across from each other...but NO, hostess says they did NOT do that...we wait a bit, pretty uncomfortable & indifferent hostess, then our pre-requested 2-top was found...then all good. What a BAD & sad way to be greeted...like a funeral!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 6, 2018

One of our favorite restaurants! We had a wonderful dinner at Murray Circle; the food was excellent, as always, and our waiter was very knowledgeable and attentive.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Very good lunch beautiful setting. Food and drinks were all well prepared and presented, but took long for drinks to show up.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Birthday. Loved the tasting menu!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Family gathering

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Birthday but not acknowledged

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2017

This restaurant is stuffy and does not have a festive environment. Our waitress was beyond rude, and until we complained she was unwilling to make any accommodations for us on New Years Eve. We were able to finally switch menus to the Bar menu and order some dishes for vegetarian eaters. I really wish that they would change the vibe and energy at this restaurant because it is in such a fabulous setting! I would go back if that were to change. And there is no excuse for bad service! A server should always greet with a smile and make an effort to make a
guest feel special.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Reserved table a month in advance for New Year’s Eve and got the best location next to the fireplace. Excellent food, excellent service, excellent ambiance.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The food was delicious. The portions were a perfect size. The service was exemplary. The dining room was beautiful. Everyone had a wonderful time.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Afternoon Tea, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Chef over salted the mushrooms to the point of inedible, and one of our fish dishes was undercooked. The gracious service more than compensated for the food's shortcomings, however.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Kid-friendly, Fun, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Nice atmosphere overlooking a wonderful view of the city and Golden Gate Bridge. Food was nice but a limited menu. Service was friendly but painfully slow. It really took away from the experience.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Always interesting and special without being fussy.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Sorry to say all four of us were very underwhelmed by the food. Not bad, just not as good as we were expecting or hoping for. And our server seemed to be having an inattentively off day ... long waits, mixing up who ordered what, etc. But the location and view are spectacular ... and that seems to be what one is paying for.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 25, 2017

It was a good place for a Christmas brunch. Love the setting and restaurant interior. Perhaps more choices on the menu would have been helpful.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Amazing food and location. Service was terrific as well.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christmas brunch

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Excellent service. Awesome food. A wonderful experience!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 23, 2017

We have been to Murray Circle many times and love the ambiance and the lovely spot that is so magical.

We ate there for two dinners at Xmas this year and found the food to be "off" Fish was fishy and preparation was not as good as usual. The Short Ribs were dry and overcooked.

Will of course go back, but the prices are exorbitant and should be considered too much money for the product.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Hot Spot, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 23, 2017

WE HAD GREAT WAITSTAFF WHO SUGGESTED THE TASTING MENU WITH WINE PAIRINGS. WE EVEN GOT OUR 12 YEAR OLD ON BOARD WITH THAT SUGGESTION WHEN HE HEARD THERE WERE TWO DESERTS. WE ATE IN A SMALL COZY ROOM WITH FIREPLACE. VERY COZY AND COMFORTABLE. FOOD AND WINE WERE TERRIFIC. STAYED THE NIGHT AND WENT FOR A WALK ON THE WATERFRONT IN THE MORNING.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Romantic, Cozy
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