If you are not looking to travel all the way to San Francisco for the nightlife, consider Corte Madera and its fine selection of bars. While it is a small town of only 9,000 residents, there are a variety of places to go at night and be entertained. Whether you’re looking for a fun place to spend happy hour or are looking to stay out a little later, there are several options for you to choose from.
Rick’s Wine Cellar
207 Corte Madera Ave., Corte Madera, CA 94925
Open until 10 p.m. on weekends, this wine cellar in Corte Madera is one of the most popular in town. With a great selection of wines and beer served in the correct glassware and at the right temperature, this bar is perfect for those who love wine and those who are just starting out. With friendly, un-pretentious staff and complimentary cheeses and paninis, you can stop by the bar to watch sports on the TVs or drink with friends.
502 Tamalpais Dr., Corte Madera, CA 94925
Open until 9 p.m. every night, Café Verde is the ideal destination for dining, from early breakfasts to late night drinks. With a unique selection of beers, wines and champagne cocktails, this casual and fun space is the perfect place to relax after a hard day of work of a fun day with friends.
Silver Peso Bar
450 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur, CA 94939
This little dive bar in Larkspur is open every evening until 2 a.m. and is a favorite among locals. Decorated with sports memorabilia and wood, the Silver Peso with its wrap-around bar is simple, containing pool tables, shuffleboard and plenty of TVs for catching a football or hockey game. You can even put on some tunes from the old jukebox. Whether you’re looking for a casual drink or to catch up with some friends, Silver Peso Bar is a must.
316 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur, CA 94939
Open until 9 p.m. during the week and 10 p.m. on the weekends, Pizzeria Picco is an ideal place to have a late dinner. With pizza made from the finest local ingredients and wines from Italy, France, California and Spain, this pizzeria is a great meeting spot for friends, family and even dates. From the organic salads and daily soups to the Straus Dairy soft serve ice cream, you’ll enjoy your meal here. The restaurant even offers beer and frozen pizzas for take out.
Book Passage Café and Wine Bar
51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA 94925
Open until 8:30 p.m. the Book Passage Café and Wine Bar is where you want to be if you enjoy quiet nights with your books. Browse this bookstore, a popular Marin County attraction, and attend an author event before heading into the café and wine bar for a fine wine and good company. Is there any better way to spend your night?