Trek Winery 1026 Machin Ave, Novato, CA94945 Trek Winery, which was operated out of a Novato home and various locations in Sonoma County in the past, opened a…More tasting room, banquet facility and working winery in downtown Novato in September 2012. Novato native Andy Podshadley makes several varieties of wine at the facility, which for decades served as home of Tresch Electric Co. Visitors can purchase wines by the glass, bottle or case and complement their on-site orders with hors d'ouevres or full meals ordered from nearby restaurants. The building has several rooms suited for gatherings and special events.
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.
The Golden Egg Omelet House is known for delivering old-time favorites with a new twist. The restaurant, opened since…More the 1970s, serves up home-style breakfast items, making it an ideal stopping point for out-of-towners looking for a taste of home. Old-fashioned hash browns aside, it also serves up freshly squeezed orange juice, locally roasted organic coffee and a full bar serving cold draft beer. Sundays and holidays tend to be busy, so expect a short wait in the late morning.
The restaurant was severely burned during a fire at an adjacent business in 2003, and the remodel took several years to complete. The restaurant changed ownership in 2008 and was opened at night as the Grant Avenue Bar & Grill while continuing as the Golden Egg during mornings and lunch hours. In early 2010 it became Old Town Bistro, but in October 2010 the ownership decided to switch back to the original name.
State of California Parks Department, Marin Sector office 8901 Redwood Hwy, Novato, CA94945 The state parks office at Olompali State Historic Park oversees four parks in Marin County: Samuel P. Taylor, China…More Camp, Mount Tamalpais, Tomales Bay as well as the state historic parks at Marconi Conference Center and Olompali. Marin County is renowned for its natural beauty and the parks staff works hard to preserve and promote the state lands set aside for camping and other recreation. The office on the Olompali grounds, just north of the Novato border, is home to sector superintendent Joanne Danielson, a film and special event coordinator and a part of the administrative staff. A ranger position and one maintenance position are open as of October 2010. Other state parks personnel nearby are based at Angel Island and the district office in Petaluma.
Rocky's Moving 1887 Marion Ave, Novato, CA94945 Rocky's Moving is a family-owned and operated moving operation, serving individuals as well as commercial businesses in…More all of Marin County and beyond. It is available for moves daily, and it strives to make your experience as stress-free as possible. Rocky's Moving has large trucks able to accommodate any size move, with plenty of room for large items like a pianos or organs. In addition to typical moving services, the staff can also provide professional packing and help with your house projects, whether you're just moving furniture around or staging your home for an open house. For more information about the services and pricing, please call or visit Rocky's Moving online.
Margaret Todd Senior Center 1560 Hill Rd, Novato, CA94947 Residents 50 and over will find a wealth of resources and fun at the city-run Margaret Todd Senior Center. The facility…More is home to a popular banquet hall, countless events and classes for seniors, the Novato Independent Elders Program and the Novato Senior Citizens Club. Nearly every event there -- from dances to health fairs to computer classes to bingo -- is held to encourage seniors to connect with each other. The ballroom, with attached commercial kitchen, is available for rent and is used regularly by service groups such as the Rotary club. The city, which has experienced financial instability in recent years, is struggling to keep the senior center a funding priority. Organizers hope strong attendance at regular gatherings will convince the decision makers to keep the center open.