Tucked away 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 near Bon Air Shopping Center. Catering to a quintessential bedroom community, dining options revolve around the shopping center and nearby College of Marin, where an eclectic mix of bakeries and daytime cafés, fast casual and family-friendly restaurants are the norm.
Be sure to check each restaurant’s website or social pages to confirm its most current hours of operation and services.
The Bay Area chain’s only Marin outpost features the signature California-inspired dishes Gott’s is known for (burgers–regular, ahi and Impossible–shakes, salads and fries) as well as a 30-foot-long pine table for community-style eating and an expansive patio out front.
302 Bon Air Center, Greenbrae, 415.785.4233
Jared Rogers, the former executive chef of Picco, heads up the kitchen, partnering with mixologist Dustin Sullivan on this 110-seat space. Look for well-executed California cuisine such as mini lobster rolls or kurobuta pork chops with crispy potatoes or savor a Slingshot at the bustling bar.
850 College Ave, Kentfield, 415.419.5101
Tucked away in a setting of intertwining ivy and large open windows, this cafe is the quintessential breakfast nook and is also open for brunch and lunch, including coffee drinks, pastries and much more. Enjoy a casual daytime meal inside or out on the patio.
848 College Ave, Kentfield, 415.459.0291
No matter if your order is one of the signature plant-forward warm bowls like curry cauliflower, a super green goddess salad or chicken pesto parm (if meat is a must), all are packaged in a sustainable ready-to-go packaging that makes it easy to enjoy a fast and fresh meal inside, on the umbrella-shaded patio, or to-go.
284 Bon Air Center, Greenbrae; 415.874.0012