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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…
Film in Mill Valley

Mill Valley Film Festival

In October look for an innovative, internationally regarded program of independent films screened in Mill Valley and San Rafael.
American in Mill Valley

Buckeye Roadhouse

Originally opened as a roadside stop in the 1930s, the Buckeye is a Marin County classic, although its American cuisine is in some danger of being compared to overpriced truck-stop fare. Stop off for barbecued baby …
Park in Mill Valley

Old Mill Park

Several blocks west of downtown is Old Mill Park, perfect for a picnic. Here you’ll also find a replica of the town’s namesake sawmill. Just past the bridge at Old Mill Creek, the Dipsea Steps mark the start of the …
Cafe in Mill Valley

Depot Bookstore & Cafe

Smack in the town center, Depot serves coffee and espresso drinks, sandwiches, soups and baked goods. The bookstore sells lots of local publications, including trail guides.