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123 Bolinas

$$ - $$$
American, Wine Bar
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123 Bolinas Rd, Fairfax, CA 94930-1610
+1 415-488-5123
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a tip notch bar and restaurant. Food, wine, beer, warm and inviting and best of all the people. Delectable salads, entrees, pizza, scallops, steak, fish, dessert. I'll stop yet you go!

Thank Vic T
West Chicago, Illinois
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923 reviews
496 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We've normally gone for wine and snacks but this time we sent for an early supper since we were from a different time zone. I had a cheese board which was just perfect and my pal had a larger plate but now I don't recall which one. I know he liked it very much and the cheese board was just... More 

Thank sue o
Manhattan Beach, California
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

My wife and I found ourselves staying in the Fairfax area a few weeks back after a long time away. In walking the town, we came across 123 Bolinas and it looked like an inviting place for an early dinner and a glass (or two) of wine so we stopped in. It didn't disappoint. First, there is a nice mix... More 

Thank Chris C
Seattle, WA
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

They have improved the seating and changed the menu. Still have trouble finding wines that I like here but they have decent ones and great beer options if you like that. They serve great local tasty food. They are on the pricey side but appreciate the fine ingredients. It can get loud in here but lately with new seating, noise... More 

Thank Sunzhine
Ontario, Canada
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

The space is small but cute, with eclectic but lovely decor; the staff is friendly and service is helpful without being annoyingly in-your-face; and, most importantly, the food is delicious without being overpriced. This was the best restaurant-meal we'd had in a while, and we'd be happy to go back. The dining room can be slightly cramped -someone at the... More 

Thank CanadianInParis932
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Good atmosphere but a little loud. The combination of a number of small sharable plates worked out quite well

Thank lmulryan
Fairfax, California
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

123 Bolinas is a cozy little restaurant, nestled in the heart of Fairfax. Across the street from a stunning redwood park, in addition to inside you can also chose to sit casually outside on a warm day on the bench seats. Right in front of the two way 25 MPH zone street that runs through Fairfax, if you're local you'll... More 

Thank Esther84
San Francisco, California, United States
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

I'm a San Francisco resident and it's pretty hard to impress us when it comes to farm-to-table slow food goodness, and this one definitely did! We were there on a Friday night, so it was packed, but all the warmer a vibe. For an appetizer, we had the fried pickled carrots, which we had to try because, well, where are... More 

Thank GeopatraW
Sebastopol, California
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140 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

With an imaginative list of appetizers, a fair number of interesting entrees and a fine assortment of wines by the glass, 123 was a fine place to grab a quick and tasty pre-event dinner. The venue was jam-packed; even by 7 pm the noise level made conversation awfully difficult.

Thank Don L
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

One of my favorite spots in Marin. A cozy neighborhood spot with amazing local offerings from the wine list, to the food, to the staff! I'm a huge fan of the team there there but im bais because I live in the area and love to see friendly local faces but that aside, "123" Bolinas ( named for the address)... More 

Thank Dawn H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Wine Bar
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Bolinas Rd, Fairfax, CA 94930-1610
  • Public Transportation: Close to regional buses
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 415-488-5123
phone - 415-488-6123 - a great little organic wine bar serving great food as well

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?