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Nick's Cove Restaurant

23240 Highway 1, Nick's Cove Restaurant, Oyster Bar, Cottages, Marshall, CA 94940
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Ranked #4 of 5 Restaurants in Marshall
Price range: $31 - $50
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Tomales-Petaluma Road
Description: Nick's Cove, an historic restaurant located on the gorgeous shores of Tomales Bay, offers local, fresh and sustainable food that is tasteful and simply prepared. Our wine list also features treasures from local wine-makers as well as wines both organic and conventional from New Zealand, France and Spain. For complete menu details and wine selections consult our website at www.nickscove.com. Don't forget to take a peek at our 12 beautifully restored cottages! We accept OpenTable dollars in the hotel as well as the restaurant.
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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619 reviews 619 reviews
439 restaurant reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Be sure to make a reservation, as Nick's Cove might be quite busy even on a weekday. Handsome bar. Fine view of Tomales Bay. May be noisy in the bar area, so select the dining room for your meal. Frequent live music. Menu appears to have become more limited in entrees. Kitchen speed variable. (And one of our oyster orders... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

It was almost a 30 minute drive from Point Reyes station, but the drive is scenic and the bay view is lovely. The service was very friendly.

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Cotati, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great place to enjoy the beauty of Nor. Cal right on the water. Great food and drinks - but bring your wallet - it's not cheap. Sit at the end of the pier in the boat house and enjoy a beverage of your choice along with the beautiful views of Tomales Bay. Great stop if your on a drive up... More

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Tomales, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We live a few miles from Nick's, and have visited periodically since Pat Kuleto opened up this outpost of his food-and-wine empire (about ten years ago?). Here's a summary of our experience upon a weekday evening re-visit a few days ago: (1) We were first seated by the window in the more southerly dining room, but a strong, cold draft... More

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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Nick's Cover is a gem! From Jeff Lister, Manager to Danny the bartender ,who mixed an awesome drink I'd requested to the sumptuous chicken & yellow tail, not to mention oysters.

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Brielle, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A decent selection of local craft beers. We elected to try a number of different dishes. We enjoyed their world-famous BBQ'D oysters in our cottage. They were moist, juicy, tasteful and very tender. At the restaurant we shared the grilled hearts of romaine and the warm cauliflower salad as starters. Both were amazing, and something different than we are used... More

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Watsonville, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We had to travel down the road a bit to find it,, but so glad we did! Best Moscow Mule ever! They make own ginger beer :) Bloody Mary also good. Had a nice window table for lunch on a beautiful sunny day. Oyster platter was 12 - 3 different kinds - Drake's Bay, Miyagi & Kumomoto all fresh &... More

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Skokie, IL
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72 reviews 72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I recently went to Nick's Cove with my wife and daughter while visiting the area. The drive to Tomales Bay was beautiful, and the restaurant has some great views. It is a place with great food, but a very relaxed and informal atmosphere. The menus are printed up every day to reflect the fresh fish that they got that day.... More

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My wife wanted some oysters and seafood for dinner and Ricky, the bartender at the Doubletree in Rohnert Park, where we were staying recommended Nick's Cove. Thank you Ricky for a great recommendation. The drive was about 30-40 minutes but gorgeous and only a little challenging along route 1. The only potential drawback would be the lack of a lot... More

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Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My wife and I were traveling from San Jose Airport through Muir Woods, through Point Reyes to Santa Rosa. We had heard of great oysters in Marshall but that place was limited with options on the day we got there. When we left, about a mile further north, I saw a sign to look out for pedestrians crossing the highway.... More

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