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Le Comptoir

1301 4th St, Corner of 4th Street and C, San Rafael, CA 94901-2809
+1 415-454-5454
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“onion soup” (4 reviews)
“bone marrow” (3 reviews)
“liver pate” (2 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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1301 4th St, Corner of 4th Street and C, San Rafael, CA 94901-2809
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

This is a very busy place so it must be good we thought. The service was excellent, the food was not, just normal. if you know French bistro food like I do and like I love don't go there. You can still have a nice...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank TMK901
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Pauvre France is all I could think of, while falling from the excitement of reading the menu and the promise of some real french bistro cuisine to what arrived in our plates and the excruciating pain of trying to find anything pleasant in them. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank david c
Reviewed 27 July 2018

My boyfriend and I tried to make a reservation but they didn't have anything before 7:30 so we sat at the communal high top tables. I honestly didn't think my bf would be impressed since he grew up in a French restaurant but we had...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank amandaruiz1201
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Very bright clean location-- friendly staff-- good service The salads and the onion tart were very good My scallops and shrimp were just so so. My wife's duck leg was not prepared properly-parts under cooked. Both lacked "flavor" The bread seemed dry and lacked flavor....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MillValleyFoodies
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

but no backs for bar stool-couldn't stay / also a happening place - noisy inside - some cute tables outside

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank k s
Reviewed 27 June 2018

San Rafael is the only true urban setting in Marin County. We live right next door in Kentfield on the south side of the hill and tend not to go to dinner in San Rafael very often. We have tried to get in at Le...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank robertsM7871GU
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Nice Informal French Restaurant in Downtown San Rafael. French influence on Rotissierie Chicken with dipping sauces, Steaks, Fish, Duck, and Onion Soup. Large wine list and small french foods store located next door.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank RonCo893
Reviewed 6 December 2017

It's a small restaurant with a bar - (only beer and wine) reserved seats and walk in high tops that you may have to share with other people. If you like bone marrow, you gotta get it!! I love it, along with the ahi appetizer...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I've been four times to this small French bistro in San Rafael and it has yet to disappoint. The service is friendly and prompt, the owners are warm and welcoming, and the food has been unfailingly satisfying. I've had the Little Gem salad; escargot; moules...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank NorCalCraig
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Our most recent visit to Le Comptoir was highlighted by their terrific roasted roasted bone marrow, sweetbreads, moules mariniere, and an excellent selection of wines.The staff is welcoming and knowledgeable. Don't miss the cheeses and other delectables in their adjacent shop.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank garryshaw2017
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Response from JonfromDallas | Reviewed this property |
Here's their phone number...(415) 454-5454
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 4th St, Corner of 4th Street and C, San Rafael, CA 94901-2809
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-454-5454
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