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Vladimir's Czechoslovakian Restaurant

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European, Czech
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12785 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Inverness, CA 94937-9706
+1 415-669-1021
12:00 - 22:00
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Tue 16:00 - 22:00
Wed 12:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Sacramento, California
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This restaurant has not changed, and is still wonderful Czech food. We were lucky to have Vladimir's daughter serve us and got to learn even more about him and his interesting life. She made a great Old Fashioned!

Thank PJHousacto
Sugar Land, Texas
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166 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We've eaten here three times in the month since we arrived, and it is very solid. All the Czech food is simple but cooked to perfection. The fish and chips are also perfect (and I'm British, so I know fish and chips !!) The oysters come from a dock about 50 yards from the kitchen and are simply perfect. Service... More 

Thank David R
Pleasanton, California
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805 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 688 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Well, the good news this place is quite unique. It seems to be virtually untouched for probably 50 years or so. So if you grew up there - it might have some sentimental value to you. But the decor does look like something you could find in some old Czech restaurants. The food ... First off, they do capitalize on... More 

Thank heckfy
San Francisco, California
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Visited Point Reyes over the long weekend. Saw Vladimir's when we passed Inverness and my boyfriend wanted wiener schnitzel so when we saw this place we decided to give it a try. Note they only accept cash. They should have put a note outside that it they only accepted cash coz it would be a pity to eat your meal... More 

1 Thank SasMonti
Bend, Oregon
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Maybe I'm just not into Czech food. The decor was interesting, but the people running the place seemed more interested in visiting with friends than serving us and we were practically the only people in the place. All dinner entree's are $27 and I'm OK with that if the food is impressive, but to my taste it was nothing special.... More 

1 Thank Pogonips13
Liberty Lake, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Another reviewer said "It's not about the food." That may be true. Authentic Eastern European family meals are not what you would expect to find in Point Reyes. Vladimir's is a historical experience. If you ask about the history of Vladimir's escape to the west on skis and how he wound up in Inverness, you may have an entertaining time.... More 

1 Thank travisprewitt
Portland OR
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

When I lived in San Francisco many years ago, my boyfriend often drove us up here for a nice getaway dinner. I fondly remember cozy, rainy evenings in front of a large fire eating wonderful Eastern European food. After reading the reviews, I was reluctant to spend the money eating there on a recent trip to the Point Reyes area,... More 

Thank MsMacPortlandOR
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Vladimir's is not a place you go for the food. This ruby-red naugahyde gem of a watering hole with a storied past is beloved by locals and tourists alike. it is an old fashioned place that does not accept credit cards, bless you for it Vlad! Since Vladimir has passed away the food has lost some of its luster but... More 

2 Thank SueArow
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195 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I'm sorry, the food was not up to par with what we like at all. Pretty much inedible. Even old country standards would shun this place. Sorry.

1 Thank BuddhaInHeels
Suisun City, California
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

this was an group of about 18 couples, which i am associated with myself and a date set this run up from vallejo,. ca to inverness,ca.(family and friends corvettes) i like the fresh air and out doors of the sea shore of the point reyes area. this day could have not been any better! no fog,wind and about 85 degrees... More 

Thank hyena221

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Czech
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12785 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Inverness, CA 94937-9706
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +1 415-669-1021

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