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Theresa & Johnny's Comfort Food

817 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3223
+1 415-259-0182
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“french toast” (11 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
817 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3223
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I want to come back as often as possible - bringing friends and family to experience this restaurant. It is authentic, waiters are fast and at the same time super engaged.

Thank Alstapelfeld
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This resturant is GREAT value and fun. Had a super breakfast with cappuccino with my wife and it cost less than $30. Service was outstanding and included travel advice from Theresa

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 17 September 2017

T&Js is a wonderful place for lunch, breakfast, brunch. It's a funky place inside with mis-matched tables, stuff on the walls etc. It's also a locals hangout (we're locals). Before you read any further though, know that it is CASH ONLY - be sure that...More

Thank YourCardShark
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This great spot has been here since 1947! Wow! What a gem...local folks coming in for good eats, served to order perfectly by very friendly staff. My hubby loved his veggie scramble and my florentine benedict was perfect. A piquant sauce that went so well...More

Thank Joan88
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We were driving through from San Francisco to Napa and were hungry, got off at a random exit and we're so pleasantly surprised to find this gem!! Saw a large crowd outside and figured must be good... GOOD IT WAS!!! Tuna melt was off the...More

Thank armandoyancyb
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We ate brunch outside on a most pleasant day. The eggs were perfectly presented and delicious. The sun was warm. There was a lot of activity on the street.

Thank MarcieLeach
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We came for Breakfast mid-week, mid-morning. This place has a steady stream of customers, and once you visit, you can see why. The wait staff is casual, but very efficient and attentive. They don't miss a beat. Above par for what you might expect in...More

Thank PrincessNthePea
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This place is great for breakfast and lunch. Goof vibes , small location but check it out. You will like it.

Thank 879alan
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

If you see a line, WAIT!!We were on a Road Trip, we decided to stop in San Rafael for brunch. While waiting to be seated, a woman told us "you must order the French Toast". I took her advice, (I normally would make a healthier...More

Thank Greta P
Reviewed 18 February 2017

And good lunch too. Love the coffee, grits, eggs, pancakes, you name it! The atmosphere is funky and fun, and the staff is great. There can be long waits on weekends but I would rather wait then eat anyplace else. Cash on,y, but they have...More

Thank Cphym
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Jennifer D
18 January 2017|
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Response from Explorior | Reviewed this property |
thank you for your question. I suggest you contact the place directly to be certain.
Wayne H
26 January 2016|
Response from BBGSinMarin | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I am sorry but I don't remember exactly and my friend picked up the tab. But the food is very reasonably priced (mid-range).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3223
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-259-0182
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