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234 Magnolia Ave. (King St.) Send to Phone
Rustic and clubby, this remake of the Lark Creek Inn is one of Marin’s hottest destinations for American comfort food.

Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Tavern at Lark Creek, Larkspur, CA

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Tavern at Lark Creek Restaurant Review

: The Tavern at Lark Creek is a chicly downscaled remodel of the 20-year-old Lark Creek Inn. It’s still owned by the Lark Creek Restaurant Group but now there’s a different look and a menu so appealing in its range of lower-priced yet creative dishes, you’ll almost be glad the economy’s on the skids. There’s an American Colonial style to the spindled wooden chairs in two clubby rooms; the outdoor garden overlooking a tree-hung stream is one of Marin’s choicest hangouts. In the main dining room, a wood-fired oven blazes to produce entrées such as crisp-skinned chicken or smoky moussaka with spicy lamb sausage. Starters include deep-fried macaroni and cheese croquettes with cheese fondue. Seasonal salads such as diced ahi crudo with dried olives, orange, jícama and wild fennel fronds are reminiscent of spa food in a Mediterranean resort. New Orleans flavors shine in shrimp and Anson Mills organic white corn grits, served bubbling in an individual Lodge skillet. Many dishes change seasonally. Cocktails include a cucumber-based refresher; the approachable wine list includes biodynamically produced selections.
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