Restaurants

Top Choice Market in San Rafael

Sunday Marin Farmers Market

Nowhere else in Marin County do as many farmers, ranchers, fishers and gourmet-food makers gather than at this Sunday-morning farmers market, happening rain or shine at the Marin Civic Center off Hwy 101. Browse the…
Top Choice Seafood in Sausalito

Fish

Chow down on seafood sandwiches, BBQ oysters or a Dungeness-crab roll at redwood picnic tables facing Richardson Bay. A local leader in promoting fresh and sustainably caught fish, this place has wonderful wild salm…
Top Choice Seafood in Point Reyes Station

Hog Island Oyster Company

Ten miles north of Point Reyes Station you’ll find the salty turnout for Hog Island Oyster Company. There’s not much to see: just some picnic tables and BBQ grills, an outdoor cafe and a window selling the famously …
Modern American in Point Reyes Station

Marin Sun Farms

Locally raised, grass-fed meats are the specialty of this whole-animal butcher committed to sustainable agriculture and family farms and ranches. Spotlighted on the restaurant menu are steak frites with pan sauce, t…
American in Stinson Beach

Parkside

Famous for its hearty breakfasts and lunches, this cozy eatery next to the beach serves wood-fired pizzas and excellent coastal cuisine such as Tomales Bay oysters and king salmon at dinner, when reservations are re…
Deli in Point Reyes Station

Cowgirl Creamery at Tomales Bay Foods

An indoor deli and marketplace in an old barn sells farm-fresh picnic items, including gourmet cheeses and organic produce. Reserve in advance for an artisanal cheese-maker’s demonstration and tasting ($5); watch th…
Californian in Point Reyes Station

Nick’s Cove

At this vintage 1930s roadhouse perched over Tomales Bay, trophy heads are mounted on knotty-pine walls and there's a roaring fireplace. Book a window table at sunset while you sup on impeccable seafood, wood-fired …
Indian in Sausalito

Avatar’s

Boasting a cuisine of ‘ethnic confusions,’ the Indian-fusion dishes here incorporate Mexican, Italian and Caribbean ingredients and will bowl you over with flavor and creativity. Think Punjabi enchiladas with currie…
Gastropub in Mill Valley

Mill Valley Beerworks

With hard-to-find bottled brews and a few of its own (from Fort Point Beer Company in San Francisco) among the dozen or so on tap, here beer-lovers can pair their favorites with the kitchen's delicious farm-to-table…
Seafood in Inverness

Saltwater Oyster Depot

Make reservations for weekend brunch or try your luck stopping by for raw oysters and a glass of wine midafternoon. A chef-run roadside restaurant with a surprisingly sophisticated menu, Saltwater turns its menu wit…