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Tides Wharf & Restaurant

800 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
707 875 2751
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Ranked #17 of 24 Restaurants in Bodega Bay
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Casual, yet elegant, The Bay View Restaurant offers sweeping views of the harbor and beyond to the Pacific Ocean. Wood-beamed ceilings and crackling fireplaces create a cozy and romantic setting. Enjoy cocktails and wine on the patio or fireside at the Hearthside Lounge. Executive Chef, Luca D"Oria, has created a menu full of Italian favorites using only the finest and freshest ingredients. Let our professional and friendly staff cater to your every need. The Bay View Restaurant also features a year-round, monthly "Dinner with the Winemaker" series that is in its 26th successful year. This is also a perfect backdrop for wedding ceremonies, receptions, corporate events and banquets.
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Berkshire UK
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Having seen Hichcock's film "The Birds" many times my wife and I were curious to see some of the locations used in the film. The Tides Wharf and Restaurant was one but due to a fire some years ago, the eponymous restaurant/diner is no more and is replaced by a modern restaurant overlooking the bay to which are attached a... More

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california
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

When was the last time you saw a white pelican? What a treat to see so many floating close to the outdoor patio while we snacked on oh-so-fresh fish and chips. And watching the antics of huge sea lions as they barked for their own lunch from returning fishing boats was fun. Would like to return for dinner someday at... More

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Livermore, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great location on the water, the food could use a little extra pazzaz, We had breakfast as part of the Hotel package and it was good,

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Fremont, California
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1,534 reviews 1,534 reviews
409 restaurant reviews
922 helpful votes 922 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We enjoy dining at Tide Wharf and Restaurant as its a gorgeous setting by Bodega Bay. The views are outstanding. The bar area is great when one just wants to watch the football game on TV and also see the Bay. The views of the Bay are amazing and we have seen seals swimming around in the water. There are... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Very nice view with average food and just acceptable service. Steak was good but felt a little over priced. Chowder was OK.

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West Hollywood, California
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137 reviews 137 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Get a table "bay side" because the view is fabulous ! If you look across the bay, you can see the house where all havoc took place during THE BIRDS.

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Petaluma, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We always sit outside - never a wait. Every visit we have seen seals swimming by. The patio is clean and nice and we have always had great service. The fish and chips could be better, but the clam chowder is pretty good. Drinks are good. If you want a casual place to go with your significant other, go have... More

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Modesto, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Recently came here for both late afternoon drinks and snacks, and next day for dinner. Nice view of bay, not much bar atmosphere. Bartender not interested in giving quick service. Great fried clam strips. Best I can remember having. Came next evening for dinner. Pamela was our server and she was outstanding! Best server I have had in years. I... More

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Berkeley, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Meal was pedestrian, uninspired. The salad seemed prepackaged and the shrimp seemed recently thawed, not fresh. Overpriced. Great view of the bay though.

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Buena Vista, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

There were six of us in our party and everyone but me thought that their entree was one of the best they had ever eaten. My selection was their fresh-caught salmon which was over cooked and lacked the typically great salmon taste. The wait staff was just going through the minimum steps to qualify for her tip.

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Additional Information about Tides Wharf & Restaurant

Address: 800 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
Phone Number: 707 875 2751
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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