artwork at Playa Mill Valley

Playa art

Two panels in and two more to go of the magnificent iguana themed Playa art installation, painted by uber-talented local artist Velia De Iuliis. Find more of her work at

new team members at Playa Mill Valley

Our Newest Members

Meet the newest members of Team Playa, Angelica and Rita. They’ve been tossing masa around the kitchen like nobody’s business. Get ready for your handmade tortillas and tamales Mill Valley. We’re coming. ‪#‎playamillvalley‬‪#‎freshisbest‬

Octopus from the wood grill

Octopus from the wood grill

Octopus from the wood grill with black eyed peas, fresh garbanzo, hearts of palm and mole Amarillo… Level 10 deliciousness awaits you @playamillvalley ‪#‎octopus‬ ‪#‎delicious‬ ‪#‎mexicanfood‬ ‪#‎yum‬ ‪#‎sfeats‬ ‪#‎millvalley‬ ‪#‎eatersf‬‪#‎sffoodies‬

steak and salsa

Slow braised carnitas

Slow braised carnitas with tomatillo salsa, picco de gallo and hand made corn tortillas. ‪#‎carnitas‬ ‪#‎salsa‬ ‪#‎playamillvalley‬ ‪‬ ‪#‎sfeats‬ ‪#‎millvalley‬‪#‎mexicanfood‬ ‪#‎yum‬ ‪#‎marincounty‬ ‪#‎fresh‬ ‪#‎bayarea‬

Playa MV outdoor seating

Outdoor seating

Our patio! Prepare to celebrate every summer sunset, margarita in one hand, taco in the other, surrounded by friends and family.

tasting time at Playa MV

Summer Salads

This quinoa, charred avocado and watercress salad is sure to please! ‪#‎playamillvalley‬ ‪#‎millvalley‬ ‪‪#‎mexicanfood‬ ‪#‎yum‬ ‪#‎sfeats‬‪#‎summertaste‬

Stocking the bar at Playa MV

Over 100 tequilas and mezcals

All in a day’s work. Over 100 tequilas and mezcals to choose from. Gluten free jicama tacos with grilled shrimp and chipotle mayo. Watermelon and beet salad with ancho-arbol dressing. Playa salad with watercress, quinoa, apricot, charred avocado and a cumin-cilantro vinaigrette. ‪#‎Playamillvalley‬‪#‎Millvalley‬ ‪#‎comingsoon‬ ‪#‎lovemyjob‬

Playa menus

Sure to be a favorite!

These beef cheek enchiladas with mole rojo, spiced pepitas, charred avocado and crema Mexicana are out of this world good. Menu finalizing in progress… ‪#‎comingsoon‬ ‪#‎playamillvalley‬

Playa Restaurant in the News

Playa Restaurant Sold to Local Restaurateurs Bill and Vanessa Higgins and Peter Schumacher are enthusiastic to follow owner’s vision and develop Playa into a special Mill Valley gathering place MILL VALLEY, CA – June xx, 2016 – After two years of building out the space at 41 Throckmorton Avenue in Mill Valley, Karen Goldberg received an offer she couldn’t refuse. …