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800 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
707 875 2751
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7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Casual, yet elegant, The Bay View Restaurant offers sweeping views of the...
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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  • 55
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  • 100
    Very good
  • 86
    Average
  • 41
    Poor
  • 39
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great dinner at Bodega Bay

Santa Rosa cousin took us here. Seafood alfredo, Seaman's platter and Scallops sauteed all fabulous. Great view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
JJ L
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Hickory, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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321 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hickory, North Carolina
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Santa Rosa cousin took us here. Seafood alfredo, Seaman's platter and Scallops sauteed all fabulous. Great view.

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Sebastopol, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We hadn't been to the Tides in a long time. We rode out for a nice lunch. The service was very friendly and the view was enjoyable. The menu offers a lot of choices and there was a nice selection of special wines by the glass.

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near Lake Tahoe, Nevada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had breakfast here two days, as it was included with our hotel. Breakfast options were basic, but all were executed well. Server was good; busboy was indifferent. No real complaints. We had dinner here one night. Our server was relaxed, but informed and overall, we enjoyed her. My husband's mussels were decent, but not great. (Not like the ones... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Can't complain about this place when you get a free breakfast from Inn at the Tides for staying there. The staff was nice and the place looked filled. The food was good but can't really mess up breakfast too much. Got us full to start the day off right!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

loved the various amenities,restroom facilitiy, lots of parking, great ocean views. can't think of anything I disliked... !

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Dayton, Nevada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Hubs & I stopped for lunch here today. I had a goat cheese and arugula salad with a citrus vinaigrette, Sauvignon Blanc. Hubs had tuna on sourdough with an Anchor beer. We both enjoyed our meals. Laura was pleasant, prompt and offered a few suggestions for some vineyards to try (spot on!). Oscar kept our bread basket full (crusty &... More 

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Clearlake, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Delicious. Nice staff. Great menu. We will eat here again! We had the "oyster Benedict", which was absolutely fantastic. Best hollandaise sauce ever!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Besides some awesome food there are gifts and sweat shirts of the cool beach evenings. Out side eating in the right weather. Easy in and out with lots of parking.

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Woodland, California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The view is outstanding and the reason why you want to go to this restaurant. Meals are good and fresh but nothing spectacular. Great portions and service was good even though its a very busy place typically.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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201 reviews 201 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Been here a couple of times now and have had the same reaction--it is a very nice spot in an area of limited choices. The view is fantastic, looking out over the bay and usually having a few seals swimming around for amusement. We have found the food average to good. To be clear, no major complaints. Other than the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 800 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: 707 875 2751

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?