Farmshop

4.7
783 reviews
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$30 and under
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Californian

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About

Farmshop Marin is Jeff Cerciello’s second outpost which opened in 2013 in the heart of the Marin Country Mart in Larkspur. It follows in the footsteps of Farmshop Los Angeles, the acclaimed restaurant and artisan market that opened in the Brentwood Country Mart in 2010. Farmshop Marin features its signature fare of pristine California-centric ingredients and refined yet comforting dishes.
The impressive 6,500 square foot space features a comfortable and elegant dining room, outdoor patio, expansive full-bar area seating 50 people, a lounge, a private dining room seating 60, and an open-hearth wood-burning oven and grill. A new gathering space for Marin locals & ferry commuters, the restaurant offers the impeccably-sourced, seasonal California fare Farmshop has come to be known for, with additional pizza, fish and meats fresh from the wood-burning oven and grill. Farmshop Marin serves lunch and dinner daily, and has a vibrant bar scene daily until close.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Californian
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday

11:30am - 11:30pm

Friday - Saturday

11:30am - midnight
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Phone number
(415) 755-6700
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jeffrey Cerciello
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Private party facilities
Whatever your needs, Farmshop can accommodate. We offer a private dining room with capacities of up to 60 seated or 100 for a standing reception. Full buyouts of the restaurant are also available with a capacity for 120 guests seated or up to 300 for a standing reception. We also cater!
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Private party contact
Caitlin Gutierrez: (844) 221-2439
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Catering
Farmshop can offer everything you need from Catering to a Private Events room that can seat up to 60, Restaurant Buyout opportunities and Off-site Events.
We can arrange for a sit down dinner served family style, or a mix of a buffet and canapes for a standing reception.
Call us, we will design a personalized menu and take care of all the rest, from rentals to labor.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Marin Country Mart
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Parking details
The Marin Country Mart offers ample parking for all of the Mart's guests.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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San Francisco
55 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 3

The Jadori chicken was undercooked. Chefs know that chiken takes at least 45 minutes to cook properly. So I had to send it back.
The avocado hummus was good. Not "OMG!"
The tomato salad was bland. It's heirloom tomato season why not get those! We do have local farmers that deliver.

I don't think we'll go back again.

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OT
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Anniversary dinner was lovely. Only setback was it coincided with a movie night just beyond out seating. That and a blaring setting sun put a blemish on otherwise delicious meal.

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BN
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 4

The food just wasn’t good.
Rock fish for 2 - wrong dish first... right dish but oddly seasoned... GF and I both felt ‘not right’ afterword.

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GG
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

We lived in Larkspur Landing for 4 years and had a bit of a love hate (well never really hated) relationship with FarmShop. The plus side is that the staff are friendly and welcoming and the location is great. The BYOB policy is fair ($25) and the drinks selection is extensive.

The issue we had is the limited and unchanging menu and the pizzas. I feel that the menu could offer so much more - and I appreciate the cooking style and kitchen layout but the choices are limited and don't change enough. The pizzas are expensive and every single one I have had has been tasty but always burned on the edges (huge burnt bubbles) and really undercooked/soggy in the centre. is this really the style of cooking that you're aiming for?

Sadly no longer living in Larkspur so no more FarmShop for us - some happy memories but mostly feeling it could be so much more.

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ML
San Francisco
53 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Excellent food. Portions are 'right sized' versus overly-abundant. Flavors and ingredients are amazing, as well as food prep. One of our entrees revealed a small undercooked portion, but overall the entree was excellent. Good 'textures' and combinations of ingredients. I'd definitely recommend, but don't expect abundant portions.

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HC
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant with even better food. We were blown away with the overall ambiance of the space. You can tell every corner was carefully designed to create an overall farm to table meets nautical feel. The service was excellent, everyone from the host to the bussers were attentive and polite. It's amazing what good, professional service does to an overall experience at a restaurant. Last, but not least of course, was the food. What a refreshing meal we had, each dish was a work of art, beautifully presented and the portion sizes were fair. This restaurant is what farm-to-table should be. Everything was so SO fresh. They were careful to point out local farms, and really tied the menu together with in-season produce. We loved it so much we made another reservation for next week.

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OT
San Francisco
22 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

The menu was delicious as always, perhaps not as many varied meat choices. Our choices ended up being vegetarian by accident~bread, cheese and hummus.
We were between 2 extremely loud tables and it was hard to find our waiter when we needed although being in the path of everyone spilling out of the kitchen. Our water and plate clearing guy was very sweet. Although I requested a booth, as have done before, did not get it and it was a Birthday celebration but they didn't notice or bother to check in so it was kind of dinner as usual on a busy Friday at 6:15.

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San Francisco
58 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

No one acknowledged my husband’s birthday when I am fairly certain I added that note when I made the reservation. The $98 porterhouse entree we shared was frankly not worth $98. It was chewy, not tender. Disappointing.

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B
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

Extremely overpriced for the meal. Appetizers were much better than the entrees.
Wine mark-up was excessive. No reason to go back.

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OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ken took VERY good care of us!

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SR
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great, amazing experience will be back!

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MJ
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

This was our second visit and it was just as good as our first. Every dish is thoughtful and uniquely designed, and the ingredients are obviously super fresh. The atmosphere is vibrant but not super noisy and the service is great. We ordered a mix of apps, mixed drinks, wine and 4 entrees and every single thing is something I’d order again. Absolutely worth every penny.

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LM
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Perfect for a reunion of friends. Good wine choice.

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JU
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

TOO EXPENSIVE FOR THE CASUAL ATMOSPHERE - MENU TOO COMPLICATED AND EACH DISH IS DESCRIBED IN A VERY PRETENTIOUS WAY...

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R
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

Somebmenu items over priced, wine list has lack of moderately priced wines

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c
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Russel was great and our server was excellent ! I dine at farmshop often as the menu never disappoints and i can drink yummy, old world wines. I am in the wine business and appreciate value and sophisticated wines.

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s
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely, sophisticated, and delicious. Service was attentive, warm and hospitable without being intrusive. And the food was truly superb! Our French guests were impressed by the creative menu, fresh ingredients, and beautiful presentation. A unique California restaurant...unusual menu younwon’t find elsewhere.

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MF
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hamachi and oysters were amazing.

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J
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great female server. Great food as always. They didn’t rush us which was perfect.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place. We like sitting at the bar so in the reservation I asked for a bar spot and they accommodated it. If you have a dairy intolerance you’d need lots of modifications.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

I had requested inside seating, but we were told request could not be accommodated because of a large party. Outside, I was seated facing the sun. It was noisy from families with children. Eventually, we were given a table inside. I would normally rate the food as excellent but did not feel the same quality for this visit.

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BB
St. Louis
10 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food

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T
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service. Stephanie d Josh are amazing. Management sharp.

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U
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Seasonings with edible flowers most intriguing. The food was well prepared and the presentation was perfect

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j
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

I had a great meal of the harissa carrots with dates (excellent), broccoli (pretty good), octopus (pretty good), and the pork chop (very good, huge portion - maybe even too big, not enough veggies on the plate though), but the service was terrible. we were checked on 1 time and it took 30 minutes+ between appetizers and entree. My friend had the swordfish and her portion was 1/3 the size of my pork chop. A bit overpriced as well. I've been here many times and the pizza/apps is really the way to go. You do sit nicely and the ambience/atmopshere is good/lively.

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OT
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2017
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

The pricey menu keeps us from coming back as often as we'd like, but it's really one of the better places in the area.

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d
San Francisco
132 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

our server was extremely personable and knowledgeable. She made sure all our questions were answered and we're satisfied with each dish.
My husband had the watermelon and tomato salad and the pork chop and I had the mixed green salad and swordfish. Both were exactly what we wanted.
Food in Marin is not very special but Farmshop is.

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l
San Francisco
55 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Food is so delicious and crative,however the portions are quite small....

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KS
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The food here is amazing!! We ordered a burrata and fig appetizer and then each ordered our own pizza. The food was astounding. Best I've had in a looooooong time. Wonderful mix of flavors. Would definitely return for a special occasion.

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J
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Always an interesting and diverse menu, the octopus ceviche starter was divine!

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2017
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 3

Food was not to the level that the bill was at. $300.00 dinner for 4, which were 3 pizzas and a steak. Looks to be way over rated for the money that was required.

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LW
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this restaurant.....my third time....in Marin??? or take the ferry from SF
The avocado hummus is a must.......

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P
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First our waiter was one the most charming young men I have ever had the privilege of having as a waiter.

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OT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated two wonderful birthdays with one amazing dining experience!

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OT
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place. Stuffy as in needs better air conditioning.

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L
San Francisco
28 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

If I'm in larkspur I'd definitely return visit, but I'd not make a special trip from SF just for this restaurant. On that note the food was well prepared, high quality ingredients, and relatively efficient service.

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GB
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Noisy but the sevice and food were great

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LC
San Francisco
80 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We had a beautiful lunch here on the patio with friends. We started with wonderful pizza, shared avocado hummus, salad, wild salmon, olives and a lovely bottle of pinot rose. We then shared ricotta cake, chocolate tart, and mint meringue for desert. The service was excellent and unobtrusive, the food was fresh and tasty and the patio was a bittersweet place to bid goodbye to summer. We'll be back.

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SF
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great meal and service. Only suggestion is that shades are added at the sides of the patio. Love the outdoor ambiance but for a second time in a row we have had to move because of sun and heat. Many other diners relocated as well. It's a shame with such a good outdoor venue.

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S
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2017
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

This is a favorite fall back restaurant for Marin County residents who want to meet Berkeley friends halfway for dinner. Unfortunately, on this occasion our table was not ready at the time we reserved and we were forced to stand for half an hour at the bar. I realized I need to find a new halfway restaurant.

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