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The Boat House

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1445 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
707-875-3495
Today
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Informal seaside dining

Fast, friendly service along with fresh and well prepared seafood make this a must stop in Bodega Bay. The fact that it is very reasonably priced is an added bonus.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Volborg, Montana
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Guerneville, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Best fish and chips on the Sonoma Coast. Thin batter, fresh fish, and good portion for $12. A small, family owned business that also has its own sport fishing boat!

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Volborg, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Fast, friendly service along with fresh and well prepared seafood make this a must stop in Bodega Bay. The fact that it is very reasonably priced is an added bonus.

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Sebastopol, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It is a great place stop fro the normal fish and chips and also for the Clam chowder. For me it is one of the best clam chowder in this area, fresh and tasty

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We only had take-away fish and chips from here, but the fish was lovely. The only down-side was the wait because it was busy. It was a little expensive for fish and chips, but worth it.

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We stopped here the evening we got to Bodega Bay. We enjoyed the fish and chips and were impressed by the friendliness shown to us by the staff. It was getting towards closing time, but they didn't mention it. We just noticed it on the door as we were leaving.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

We had heard great things about the Boat House, and we left very disappointed. Most options were fried oysters, scallops, etc. The BBQ oysters were certainly a different flavor to how they are usually prepared on the east coast, so I was glad to give them a try, but I didn't like them at all. The crabcake sandwich was bland... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We visited The Boat House for lunch, and thought it was outstanding. Sitting outside on their deck enjoying the great view and sea lions was great. The food was wonderful. We had blackened Rock Fish, which I had never had, and it was delicious. Definitely worth the stop.

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Darien, Connecticut
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My family and I came upon the boathouse after a morning spent at Armstrong State Forest hiking through the woods. It was an easy and scenic drive. The Boathouse was the perfect place to eat. The fish tacos were gourmet level in their presentation as well as taste. The best I have ever had. Sitting on a bed of red... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, incredibly fresh fish. If you're travelling the PCH and pass through Bodega Bay, Stop Here- you won't regret it.

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Middletown, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My family was visiting from Michigan so I took them here for lunch. They enjoyed the breathtaking ride to Bodega and Bodega Bay. I showed them Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds sites as we took a leisurely drive to The Boat House for lunch. I ordered the prawns, my cousin had fish tacos, everyone else had fish n chips and I... More 

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Additional Information about The Boat House

Address: 1445 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
Phone Number: 707-875-3495
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1445 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: 707-875-3495
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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