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Whipper Snapper is a fun, vibrant San Rafael restaurant located on 4th Street between "F" and “G” in the West End Village. We serve delicious organic cuisine that blends Latin American flavors with local farm fresh ingredients.

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Come. Eat. Relax.

Owner/chef Bill Higgins prepares made-to-order tapas and delicious comfort food with a friendly hello to all. Come relax and meet friends for sangria, enjoy the warm ambiance and shared food, or dine alfresco with a party on our deck - it's a tropical oasis! 

Sangria available to-go!

Half Pitchers & Glasses Available Tuesday-Saturday 5-8pm

"Amazingly beautiful ambience! Wonderful food while being serenaded by a solo guitarist. What more could you ask for after an afternoon hike? Jerk chicken and plaintains are the way to go, along with the sangria of course!"

Kimberly P.

" I love, love, love this place! Great food, and awesome people, has me recommending this to EVERYONE, all the time!"

R. G. 

The Latest

News & Media

KQED's Check, Please! Bay Area

Whipper Snapper receives rave reviews on this popular food show

Five Best: Happy Hours Across Marin Help You Unwind

Whipper Snapper feature in Marin Independent Journal

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Contact Us

Contact Us

1613 4th Street between "F" & "G"

San Rafael, California

Need to book a table?


We take reservations!

 Give us a ring!

We're open for

Indoor & Outdoor Dining, Take Out and Available on Uber Eats!

 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

(closed Sundays & Mondays)


We'D Love to hear from you!

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