Nestled in the heart of Marin, Greenbrae and Kentfield share schools, a zip code, and a commute along the eastern stretch of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard past Bon Air Shopping Center.
Where to Eat
Once you drive down the peninsula to the Tiburon tip, you will ask yourself why you don’t go there more often.
West Marin is a bit of a drive, but well worth it – for both the scenery and the food.
Novato lies on the northern edge of Marin, with the advantage of being two steps to Sonoma County.
Ross and San Anselmo may appear a bit way out of the way on the map, but for those in the know, they’re just the right size, offering plenty of options for dining out.
Sprawling, gritty, and gentrified, San Rafael's dining activity centers mostly in the downtown grid and waterfront enclaves, with outliers trickling towards Miracle Mile and north to suburban Terra Linda.
Easily dismissed as a tourist destination (and a worthy one at that), Sausalito is also home to an eclectic mix of families, artists, house boaters, and retirees.
Suffice it to say that the Bay area has no shortage of phenomenal dining options, from street food, diners, ethnic eateries, family-style, celebrity chef and Michelin starred restaurants.
Stretching from Baltimore Canyon to the San Francisco Bay, with mountains, flats, and Highway 101 in between, there are good eats to be had for every appetite.
Larkspur’s cozy downtown and Marin County Mart provide an impressive array of fine dining, trendy hot spots, wine bars, and al fresco dining.
Perched on the line between Central and West Marin, the small town of Fairfax comfortably straddles new and old Marin with a mix of bohemian hippies, young families, and trendy hot spots.
While the borders between Corte Madera and Larkspur can be fuzzy for some, in this grouping we are sticking with the Corte Madera zip code, which in terms of restaurants means, from South to North: Marin Joes to Tamalpie Pizza,…