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Bars and nightlife in San Rafael

Top bars

American Restaurant
“Just 10-15 minutes away, owned by the Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh - live music almost every night, and great food! Can eat outside on warm nights near the water”
  • 80 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Delicious Italian restaurant that’s always hopping busy. Be sure to call ahead for reservations. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Our favorite brewery around. Their food is awesome. I love their pizza. Fun vibe and cute outdoor patio right on 4th st. in downtown San Rafael. There’s also another 2-3 more breweries in a two block radius downtown if you want to do a crawl.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Brewery
“One of the 1st & best brew pubs in the County. A large selection of house brewed beers and great food.”
  • 12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Wonderful little Italian place. Sit at the counter and watch the action in the kitchen.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Excellent European style restaurant and Bar in walking distance from OVL. It's our favorite restaurant.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pub
“Veteran English-style bar featuring many imported brews on tap, classic pub fare & televised games.”
  • 9 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Night Club
“"Trendy nightspot & bar for live music from regional & touring acts alongside typical bar eats."”
  • 5 locals recommend
Night Club
  • 1 local recommends

Music venues

American Restaurant
“Just 10-15 minutes away, owned by the Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh - live music almost every night, and great food! Can eat outside on warm nights near the water”
  • 80 locals recommend