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Rickey's

3.2
3.2
899 Reviews
$30 and under
American

Rickey’s has re-opened with a new look but with the attitude and style of yesterday at heart. With an emphasis on community and a passion for serving up old-time favorites, Rickey’s, once again, has become a local place to relax and enjoy warm old time ambiance and service.




Rickey’s serves flavorful American favorites such as Marinated & Grilled Flat Iron, seared Ahi & Scallops and seasonal cuisine. The affordable and comfortable cuisine focuses on only the freshest ingredients for exceptional flavors from the tremendous bounty of small local growers.

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What 899 people are saying

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3.2
3.2 based on recent ratings
  • 3.3Food
  • 3.1Service
  • 3.6Ambience
  • 3.2Value

NoiseModerate

43% of people would recommend it to a friend

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  1. KB

    KatieB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2018

    overall4food3service3ambience5

    How lucky are we to have Ricky's in Novato?! I love the fact that we can take a swim with our kids while dine on the outdoor patio. The ambiance is perfect for a warm summer evening. Thank you Ricky's for allowing this unique experience.

  2. S

    Sunset

    San Francisco

    12 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on July 15, 2018

    overall3food2service2ambience4

    Slow service, mediocre food. There are plenty of better options in the area.

  3. m

    murphy

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 15, 2018

    overall2food2service2ambience2

    Children jumping in pool after 7 got splashed while trying to eat dinner- should be no jumping or splashing after 7. too noisy to hear across the table- food was late coming out -

  4. m

    mmmm

    San Francisco

    63 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    63 reviews

    Dined on July 15, 2018

    overall4food5service4ambience5

    Looking forward to their reopening after doing the renovations!! Hopefully, we will get an email!! Good luck getting it done quickly!!!

  5. RB

    RonB

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 14, 2018

    overall3food3service5ambience3

    Always enjoy ricks , however, my duck was fatty and cold, noise level from too loud. My wife meal was excellent.

  6. t

    twojps

    San Francisco

    198 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    198 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had been traveling in the Central Valley and Sierra Foothills and looking forward to getting home and a wonderful dinner at Rickey’s - served by Nelson and the wonderful staff! It was even better than we wanted! Great job!

  7. x

    xmhlc

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 8, 2018

    overall1food1service1ambience3

    Service was very slow. The waiter took the wine glasses away without asking if we wanted wine and was slow to get back to us to take drink and food orders. The entrees came out quickly but then we had to wait to get dessert menus and then had to wait awhile to order dessert. The dessert took a long tie to come out and warm desserts were cold and the ice cream melted. After that, we had to ask for our check. The overall experience was very frustrating and disappointing.

  8. BS

    BobSRF

    San Francisco

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on July 1, 2018

    overall5food5service4ambience3

    Was pleasantly surprised by the quality of service and food, and especially for the price points. All the meals were well prepared and priced very reasonably. Excellent rack of lamb. Would definitely go back for more (especially because of the very extensive and well marked menu of items that can be prepared gluten-free).

  9. FS

    FansoftheShadow101

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 28, 2018

    overall3food2service3ambience4

    Always enjoy Rickey's but this time went for Jazz and too loud in dining room and cannot be heard on patio, Opted for patio because we wanted to be able to hear each other talk. Ordered the 3 course dinner and very disappointed in the food quality. Patio dining was pleasant.

  10. LO

    LindaO

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 27, 2018

    overall4food3service3ambience1

    We were meeting for a birthday For my girlfriend, there were 4 of us for drinks and dinner Unfortunately when we arrived We did get a nice booth but A live 2 man live band was playing which would have been great , the Amps were turned up so dinner conversation was out I asked our waiter that could they turn it down and had just looked at me ! They should have been playing outside by the pool , way too loud for inside the restaurant, and they were really good too.

  11. SG

    ShirleyG

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2018

    overall4food4service5ambience2

    The food and drink was very good. It was just TOO noisy, we were sitting in a booth and the people opposite of each other could not hear any of the conversation. It is such a wonderful restaurant but we will not be back because it was just too loud that it was uncomfortable.

  12. J

    John

    San Francisco

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2018

    overall4food5service5ambience4

    Had a nice dinner poolside with Mom. Lots of groups around us with kid in the pool having a blast. No other place like Rickey's in Marin. Nelson took great care of us. Drinks and dinner awesome as usual.

  13. c

    corey

    San Francisco

    12 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Ricky's is always consistent. Great food, great service.

  14. WC

    WayneC

    San Francisco

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Took the family to Rickey’s for father’s day, and had another great experience. The salmon bisque to start was outstanding. For the adult entrees, scallops, duck, and mushroom ravioli, were all excellent; and the two kids’ dinners (chicken tenders and pasta) were also well approved. And the desserts, warm lava cake ala mode, fresh berries, and ice cream sundaes (all with Fiorelli vanilla bean ice cream) had smiles all around. It seemed that there was a missing server for our table, but another one saw this, jumped in, and took great care of us in addition to his own station.

  15. K

    Kariooka

    Central Coast

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent service and food

  16. EJ

    EpicureJB

    San Francisco

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2018

    overall3food3service3ambience5

    Even though we asked for Gluten Free, no croutons, our Caesar salad came with croutons so had to be redone. Came out quickly because kitchen simply removed the croutons. This is really not good for people who are allergic to gluten. The salad had to be redone from start and finally came out correctly.

  17. l

    lorrainem

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We were greeted by a lovely young lady with a welcoming smile. We were given our choice of seating since we were dining at 6. Our service was a little slow in delivering our drinks but our dinner was delivered in good time. I enjoyed a "small plate special" and the scallops were just delicious. My friend thought his lamb was a bit tough.

  18. EL

    ErinL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 15, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Thank you for a great experience celebrating my daughters birthday out of town with 10 friends!!Well done Ricky’s!

  19. SH

    SarahH

    Sacramento

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We love this place. I don't live in the area, but my parents do, and it is one of their local favorites. My dad loves a good steak, and Rickey's knows how to do steak. I took the family there this time for Father's Day, and we discovered their weeknight 3- course special, and now we are hooked. It was plenty of food, and we were able to enjoy a salad, entree, dessert, and wine, all for a great price. I have had the flat iron steak and the duck, and I was not disappointed! Mom had the salmon and brother had the chicken. All great. Can't wait to try something else.

  20. 3

    3jsss

    San Francisco

    77 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    77 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2018

    overall3food3service3ambience5

    I had the three course special which included soup or salad, entree, and a choice of three desserts. The salad was very good. I also had the steak, which I asked for medium rare and it was well done. The chocolate cake was very good.

  21. HD

    HenryD

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2018

    overall2food2service2ambience2

    Strangest corn bread I've ever tasted.... Most entree's were bland tasting... My grandson's grilled chicken breast was more like jerky.... $16 calarmari was over priced and the portion was way too small for the price... Service was very slow and our entree's took forever to come... Won't be going back there anytime soon....

  22. SA

    SAM18

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 13, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food here is very good, although the portions are kinda small. However the live music really makes the trip worth it. Wish they had the music on Friday and Saturday nights again. My GF lives in LA and now that the music is mid week, she doesn't not get to enjoy it.

  23. WW

    WWyn

    San Francisco

    9 reviews

    2.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on June 13, 2018

    overall2food2service1ambience5

    Terrible Service and moderately sufficient food.

  24. t

    twojps

    San Francisco

    198 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    198 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    After a long, eight-day trip into the western states, we finally felt at home having dinner at Rickey’s. The food is exceptional, but the service is superior. This place is predictably worthy of finding time to visit.

  25. k

    kiki

    San Francisco

    50 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2018

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Birthday celebration, Jorge took good care of us, as well as the other gentleman who took care of us. Food has always been consistent. Will be back actually tomorrow with friend. :)

  26. P

    Peter

    San Francisco

    39 reviews

    3.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2018

    overall3food4service1ambience3

    The service has declined a lot. The waiter was unfamiliar with daily selection and had difficulty getting our charge card right and finally had to call the manager to correct it. We specifically told him when we sat down at 6:00 pm that we had a theater reservation at 8:00 pm and needed to be out by 7:30 pm. He ran out the clock even though there were very few people in the restaurant.

  27. s

    skisquaw

    San Francisco

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on June 2, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience3

    Food was great as always. My favorite is the small portion entrees. The filet mignon is delicious. Waiter was great. Tried the pear cosmos and it was delicious.

  28. t

    twojps

    San Francisco

    198 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    198 reviews

    Dined on May 23, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We were in town and decided to have dinner here before ending our day. It was a great choice. We were warmly greeted and taken to our table. From our salads to our dessert, the meal was worthy and sumptuous. Best of all was the Service! Thank you Nelson!

  29. t

    twojps

    San Francisco

    198 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    198 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It is always rewarding to settle into out table along the wall and have some familiar faces helping us enjoy our dinner. I had their special veal chop and loved it! While we missed Nelson, Glenn did his best to make sure our meal was everything we expected.

  30. MH

    MurielH

    San Francisco

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2018

    overall4food4service3ambience5

    The three course dinner menu special was a great value, we liked the choices and the food was well prepared and tasted delicious!

  31. WF

    WilliamF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 16, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great hidden gem. My wife and I have celebrated 10 of our 13 anniversaries here.

  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2018

    overall1food4service1ambience4

    So too bad - the food was excellent - it was Mother’s Day - we all liked what we ordered, we liked the decor, but the service was terrible!!! We were seated right away, at a nice booth, got water and cornbread right away, then sat... and sat... and it was not that busy. There was a 3 course menu option that we weren’t told until the waiter FINALLY showed up and told us wasn’t available to order that night - we had to order drinks and food at the same time - then someone else delivered the food, and the waiter just disappeared - never checked to see if we had gotten anything and how it was - he forgot my son’s side order - we didn’t order dessert or coffee because we figured it would take forever. Too bad. The hostess, the people who poured water and cleared were great, but neither the waiter or even the mgr who was running around ever checked on us. We won’t go back. Too bad; the food was really good.

  33. SC

    SoCalGirl

    Los Angeles

    19 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2018

    overall2food2service2ambience2

    We have eating at this restaurant multiple times while we are traveling through the area. The food and service has always been excellent so mothers day was a real disappointment. The filet mignon was ordered medium rare and it came out well done. We requested potatoes instead of mashed potatoes since we can't have the milk or cream and the re-fire came out with mashed potatoes. really disappointing considering how good it was on previous occasions.

  34. CK

    ColleenK

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2018

    overall4food4service2ambience5

    We love Rickeys but it was confusing on Mother's Day. We sit down and they give use menus with the 3 course Sunday Dinner Menu. However, right when we are about to order the waiter says we can no longer order the 3 course meal and he will get in trouble if we do. Why didn't they remove them from the menu? Why did the waiter confirm when we first sat that the menu was available? The waiter rarely came to check on us. Cocktails were amazing. Food was fantastic. Kids loved the pool. Wait staff and communication left alot to be desired. Just make sure to check your bill before you pay they always add extra things. Also check your credit card charge amount before you sign, they seem to always charge wrong amount.

  35. NE

    NicoleE

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2018

    overall2food3service2ambience2

    The price was ridiculously high for the quality of food and ambiance. Also I got sick immediately after eating there. I spoke with a friend who went to the same event and she also felt that the price was too high and food was so-so. Had to wait a long time for the check and no one ever checked on us. Really disappointed and kind of ruined my mother's day.

  36. MR

    MRNovato20

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2018

    overall3food4service2ambience3

    Good restaurant. Waiter was writing in his own tips which is not acceptable and against dining etiquette in general and placed patrons in an awkward position. Buffet was good. Service ok. Overpriced for a buffet. Will not recommend.

  37. S

    Statewide1

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2018

    overall2food4service4ambience1

    The last few times we went to Ricky's they have a gnat problem. So its very disconcerting slapping at gnats and hoping they don't land on your food. When they solve that problem the place is great. MAKE RICKY'S GREAT AGAIN.

  38. CA

    CarolA

    San Francisco

    108 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    108 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2018

    overall3food4service4ambience4

    We had another great meal and fun time together; however, the live music was too loud and we couldn't hear each other talk. We told our waiter and it quieted down a bit, but not enough.. We will definitely come back but maybe not on a live music night...

  39. t

    twojps

    San Francisco

    198 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    198 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had our minds set on our dinners - until we heard to specials. The meals were spectacular! The staff was superior and the restaurant was very welcoming.

  40. PA

    PATRICKB

    Portland

    6 reviews

    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 6, 2018

    overall3food3service5ambience5

    Overall it was not a terrible experience, the menu indicated that the baby back ribs slow roasted. It turns out there boiled and had very little flavor. The macaroni and cheese wasn’t what I expected the sauce was a bit chalky. The cornbread was quite good as was the service.

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