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All 24 Bodega Bay Restaurants

The Boat House

1445 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
707-875-3495
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Ranked #8 of 24 Restaurants in Bodega Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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106 reviews 106 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

If you are driving the coast and need to stop for lunch, the Boathouse is a great place to stop. Have the clam chowder. It is great. The service was friendly and efficent.

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Yuba City, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Really, we enjoyed our food and the service was good. The price per plate was a little high for basic fish & chips and calamari & chips, but the flavor of each item was pretty good; it was not too greasy, not too salty. It was a decent meal, but it didn't "WOW" us. We might go back one day,... More

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Auburn, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not the best I have ever had but after living in Hawaii for 9 years and having fish and chips with Ono, the rock fish is just not as good. The Boat House does an excellent job with the fish they use and the service was excellent.

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California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We were staying in the area and tried the local chowders. We felt like this one was the best that we tried. We would go back.

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This place doesn't look like much from the outside but the fish and chips are the amongst the best I have had anywhere in the world! The breading is perfect and the fish was so moist and flaky. Would drive way out of my way to have it again!

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Every time I'm in Bodega Bay I stop buy the Boat House and grab some Fish and Chips they are excellent.

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Newark, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Parking could be better but the food is delicious! I had the fish and chips again and it didn't disappoint this time around! My fiancée had the chowder and some calamari and loved it. Great place. Limited seating and usually a line out the door during peak hours. Not a quick stop by any means but well worth the food.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This could be due to the fact that I had to eat at Subway for every other meal for almost 5 days, but The Boat House was delicious! The food was greasy, as another reviewer mentioned, but it really depended on what you ordered. If you got a bacon cheese burger that beast would be dripping. If you ordered fish,... 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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Ny daughter and I had the fish fry: fresh light and crispy with home made tartar sauce. The sauce could use a tad more flavor, but a minor thing. Hubby had the clam chowder which was excellent. Since daughter and I wanted to split an order of the fish he cheerfully put it in 2 separate baskets for us.

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Napa, California, United States
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275 reviews 275 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Since we live not that far away my wife and I have been here several times. But today, for some reason it was not up to par. My wife had the Clam Chowder which she like and I had the Calamari with Chips which was not that good. They were grease and the breading was falling off. The Chips (French... More

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