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Best things to do in Tamalpais-Homestead Valley

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

National Park
“Not far from SF and great National Park with ancient redwood trees. Scavenger hunt list for kids and get a batch sworn in by the park rangers is a high light for kids visiting:)”
66 locals recommend
Concert Hall
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“Local music venue that gets great gigs and has food/drinks as well and cozy outside patio spot. ”
90 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Fabulous atmosphere and suburb menu. Highly recommend for a classic night in Marin.”
53 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Local business with a large variety of beers on tap, and good food. Good atmosphere. ”
46 locals recommend
Market
“Amazing 100% Organic Market and place for any meal of any type plus coffee and patio.”
38 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A good place for a coffee. Now you can also have un lunch there. It gives you an idea of Mill Valley spirit.”
35 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“In downtown Mill Valley. Absolutely delicious Puerto Rican food. Steaks, chicken, stews, salads and of course rice and beans. Not for a lingering meal, there's usually a line at meal times and seating is limited. Open all day. They also do takeout.”
32 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Walking distance, great California Style pizza and delicious apps and salads. Family friendly.”
27 locals recommend
Pub
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“If you want to feel like your in the U.K. This is the place. Great spot for a cold beer and some heavy grinds. Right at Muir Beach parking lot turn off. Nightly accommodations as well.”
39 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Perfect, surfer's coffee shop with some of the best coffee in the Bay Area. Be ready to wait in line. You could also go to the Equator in downtown Mill Valley, but I like this location best.”
28 locals recommend
Bookshop
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“Higher end Mexican food with great back patio fire pit setting. Great cocktails as well.”
32 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Farm to Table in historic Mill Valley. Enjoy a little happy hour, or meal, and stroll the charming old town. You could be on redwood lined trails before you know it.”
29 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“They have everything! Safeway is cheaper but this is the locals shop and they have a good deli.”
27 locals recommend
Bookshop
“Great veggie sandwiches and light breakfasts, croissants/ people trolling, heart of mill valley, lots of newspapers to read if you feel like it. good vibe”
34 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Local dive bar and if you are over a certain age you will recall this place from the album cover of Huey Lewis and the News”
18 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Tuesday Night Comedy is a must. Also great place for local theatre often performed by kids. ”
20 locals recommend