Best Restaurants in Marin County

Make reservations at these excellent Marin County establishments.

Are you ready for a night out? Are you looking for a place where you can enjoy delicious food paired perfectly with fine wines or handmade cocktails? We compiled a list of the top restaurants near Mill Valley, California, real estate where you can enjoy fabulous meals and excellent bar choices.

Scoma’s of Sausalito

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Located near the bay in Sausalito, Scoma’s serves delicious seafood for lunch and dinner every day except Tuesday. The beautiful exterior of the restaurant sets the tone for your visit. Guests rave about the clam chowder, oysters, and halibut. Their expansive wine list will allow you to make choices that complement your appetizer and entree selections. They serve fresh seafood using only ingredients that are in season. Visit their website to schedule your reservation.


is a Mill Valley staple. The views are excellent, and the Italian dishes are second to none. The open kitchen allows each guest to get a glimpse into the process of their meal being made from scratch. The evening begins with focaccia or burrata, but the highlight of the night will be roasted chicken puttanesca or the balsamic glazed short rib. If you prefer, select a stone-fired pizza from their list of fine choices, or you can create your own. Their beverage list includes many cocktails and amaros plus plenty of wines and draft beers. The restaurant is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Visit their website to make your reservation.

Bungalow 44

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Bungalow 44 is an upscale and urban restaurant in Mill Valley that is considered by many to be one of the best restaurants in the entire Bay. The bar scene is always buzzing, and the menu puts a modern twist on many classic dishes. They provide an environment where each person can simply come as they are and use only ingredients locally sourced from the surrounding area. A good deal of their produce comes directly from the Mill Valley Farmers Market, and their seafood is harvested fresh by area fishing boats. For this reason, their menu is seasonal and often rotates throughout the year.

Top menu choices include the steak tartare and the hamachi poppers along with the eight-ounce filet mignon and the kickin’ fried chicken. The restaurant is open daily for dinner starting at 5 p.m. They close at 8 p.m. on Sunday through Tuesday, but they remain open until 9 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. The last seating takes place 15 minutes before closing and guests can dine inside or outdoors on the patio. Get there before 6 p.m. to take advantage of their various Happy Hour specials, including one-dollar oysters.

Once you experience the dining scene in Marin county, you may want to start shopping for a property nearby. Beth Brody is an expert in Mill Valley, California, real estate. She loves helping clients shop for their dream Tiburon houses, and she’d love to serve you.

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