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The 9 Best Lunch Spots In Mill Valley

Updated: May 2, 2022

These cafes, food trucks, and restaurants make lunchtime our favorite time in Mill Valley! To bring you only the best Lunch in Mill Valley we analyzed top review, articles, and ranking sites. Beat the midday munchies at these fantastic lunch venues!

Find the perfect spot

Shelter Bay Cafe

American, $12 avg. main dish, Bayfront/Enchanted Knolls/Shelter RidgeAmerican, $12 avg. main dishMill Valley, Bayfront/Enchanted Knolls/Shelter Ridge
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

The Cantina

Mexican, $$, Scott ValleyMexican, $$Mill Valley, Scott Valley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Marin Magazine

    Where To Eat: Mill Valley

    Marin Magazine

Playa

Mexican, $$, Downtown/Lytton SquareMexican, $$Mill Valley, Downtown/Lytton Square
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater

    San Francisco's 2019 Michelin Bib Gourmands, Mapped

    Eater
  • Marin Magazine

    Where To Eat: Mill Valley

    Marin Magazine

Antone's East Coast Sub Shop

$, Bayfront/Enchanted Knolls/Shelter Ridge$Mill Valley, Bayfront/Enchanted Knolls/Shelter Ridge
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Watershed Restaurant

New American, Downtown/Lytton SquareNew AmericanMill Valley, Downtown/Lytton Square
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Pizza Antica

Pizza, $$, StrawberryPizza, $$Mill Valley, Strawberry
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Marin Magazine

    Where To Eat: Mill Valley

    Marin Magazine
  • Eater

    15 Places For Gluten-Free Pizza in the Bay Area

    Eater

Boo Koo

Asian, $$, Downtown/Lytton SquareAsian, $$Mill Valley, Downtown/Lytton Square
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0
  • Marin Magazine

    Where To Eat: Mill Valley

    Marin Magazine

Bamboo Hut

Chinese, $$, AlmonteChinese, $$Mill Valley, Almonte
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Shang Hai Kitchen

Asian, $$, Tamalpais Valley JunctionAsian, $$Mill Valley, Tamalpais Valley Junction
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across Mill Valley, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of Eater and Marin Magazine – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for Eater - 15 Places For Gluten-Free Pizza in the Bay Area, Marin Magazine - Where To Eat: Mill Valley and Eater - San Francisco's 2019 Michelin Bib Gourmands, Mappedwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

Piazza D'Angelo, Cafe del Soul, and Prabh Indian Kitchen are the highest-rated vegan-friendly lunch spots in Mill Valley.

Buckeye Roadhouse, Piazza D'Angelo, and Playa are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick-up meal in Mill Valley.

The highest-rated places in Mill Valley for lunch and cocktails are Piazza D'Angelo, Playa, and The Cantina.

The highest-rated restaurants in Mill Valley for boozy lunches are Piazza D'Angelo, Playa, and Hook Fish at Proof Lab Beer Garden.

Buckeye Roadhouse, Piazza D'Angelo, and Playa are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for take-out in Mill Valley.

Parking info

Getting a good parking spot in Mill Valley can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. SpotHero is a digital parking reservation service that lets you pre-book a great parking spot.

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