Southern Pacific Smokehouse 224 Vintage Way, Novato, CA94945 The short-lived Southern Pacific Smokehouse was an American wood fired grill and live music lounge located in the…More Vintage Oaks Shopping Center. It closed in late December 2011, just seven months after opening to much fanfare. The menu featured Southern classics such as baby back ribs, shrimp and grits as well as contemporary American cuisine like fresh salads and wood-fired pizzas. The Smokehouse featured live music five nights a week.
Hopmonk Tavern Novato 224 Vintage Way, Novato, CA94945 After creating two successful taverns in Sebastopol and Sonoma, Dean Biersch of Gordon Biersch microbrew fame opened…More Hopmonk Tavern Novato in November 2012. The Vintage Oaks Shopping Center location previously served as home for a Shane Co. jewelers and the short-lived Southern Pacific Smokehouse. Hopmonk features a top-flight selection of craft beers and wine, excellent food that's a big step up from typical pub grub, a gorgeous biergarten with fountains, and live music in the separate Session Room.