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Sep 1, 2012 10:18 AM

Big informal brunch TOMORROW between San Rafael and Petaluma

I have been asked to arrange a brunch venue for tomorrow morning for a large party (20-40 people), potentially up to 40 people. Ideal would be a venue that was big enough to accommodate a party potentially that large without booking something in advance, because we have no idea how many people are actually going to show up. We are looking somewhere along the 101 corridor as far south as San Rafael or as far north as Petaluma. I realize this is sort of a tall order but if anyone has an idea for something that might work I'd really appreciate it. Basically we are looking for a gigantic restaurant that serves brunch. Alternatively, something super informal where we people can drop in. Thanks hounds!

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  1. Maybe Dempsey's in Petaluma.

    1. You can check out Hilltop and Wildfox, both in Novato.

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      1. re: Sarah

        Hilltop is a very nice place, on top of a hill with views, and the food has been good the few times I've been there in the past year. It's also a large place and they probably would welcome your group, at least with some notice. They're open at 10:00 am on Sunday.

        1. You may want to steer clear of downtown Petaluma at lunch time tomorrow (Sunday) -- big parade and celebration for the Little League team -- or join them! Yay Nationals!

          1. How about Moylan's Brewpub in Novato? They are spacious, and likely not that crowded in the morning...