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Terrapin Crossroads

100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901
+1 415-524-2773
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (36 reviews)
“fried chicken” (6 reviews)
“cioppino” (3 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

One never knows who will show up and perform here sometimes...great and interesting crowd, decent menu, and the music is always outstanding...care to dance? Go ahead, there's a little space in front of the stage....

Thank Angelina C
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Terrapin for a friend,S birthday celebration and had a great time. Despite having a big group with people arriving at carpools time ,we got excellent service. The staff kept the food coming and anticipated our needs without being too intrusive. The weather...More

Thank Patty C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I've been a couple of times with friends, and we enjoyed the atmosphere, music, food and place. I also suggest the place for lunch as it has a very nice sort of garden that is great for families.

Thank anabW1262OD
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and great atmosphere. We sat outside in the patio and it was such a great way to enjoy the evening! Awesome live music, too. A true gem in San Rafael!

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Went to see Melvin Seals ( played in the JGB) . What a great show ! A lively place that fills up quickly - there is limited seating provided as this is a dancing crowd. Fun to be there, fun to watch , if you...More

Thank golizzy
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

The food is fresh and well made. It isn't sublime or mind blowing, but it's definitely better than average bar food. I was there recently with a friend during a rather large concert with phil, the tfb, and Bob weir. Our waitress was a tall...More

Thank jrzgrrrl
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Went to TC to celebrate a friend's birthday. Scott Law and Friends was the bar stage act. Dinner was great - I had the black bean burger and a sangria. Highly recommend the carmelized banana torte for dessert. The band was so good - even...More

Thank mizchelley
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The MUSIC is the draw at Terrapin, BUT the food is good, the drinks are too, the vibes are Fabulous, and the Free music shows, Daily from 4pm to 11ish are Fantastic. We have been going there for over 3 year. We love going for...More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We've been here several times. Food varies in quality between quite good and not so good. Great that they have GF options but be careful if this is a serious need for you. What you get will be somewhat dependent upon how busy the kitchen...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Any true Deadhead will tell you that "Terrapin Station" is actually a psychic space, a peak moment in the collective transpersonal experience that we all achieved together on a good night, the type of experience that confirmed that "The Grateful Dead aren't the BEST at...More

2  Thank Megan A
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Questions & Answers
Rick G
22 November 2016|
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Response from Dan-Tastic1126 | Reviewed this property |
No, for wine you bring in from the outside.
Beth G
16 September 2016|
Response from Ingram75 | Property representative |
7:30 pm, but try to get there early to grab a seat at the bar. That's the best spot for a show. Usually no line and no cover.
Beth G
16 September 2016|
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Response from Ingram75 | Property representative |
No, this is not a ticketed event.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Valet Parking, Television, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 09:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-524-2773
  • E-mail
Terrapin Crossroads is a healthy down-home all-American eatery, taproom & lounge. We provide a comfortable, family-friendly environment, that merges music with food. We pride ourselves on our fresh, unique beer selection and a delicious and approachable menu. Terrapin Crossroads is a restaurant that celebrates the arts; and our kitchen staff showcases their passion for the culinary arts each day. We believe that our menu exhibits their passion through its creative, fresh and exciting choices. We love what we do, and every day we relish watching the joy people find in the surroundings here. Terrapin Crossroads will also host ongoing shows where Phil will invite his musician friends – both young and old – to play along with him in his various bands - Phil Lesh & Friends, West Coast Rambles, the Fellowship and the Terrapin All Stars.
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