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Nick's Cove Restaurant

23240 Highway 1, Nick's Cove Restaurant, Oyster Bar, Cottages, Marshall, CA 94940
415-663-1033
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Ranked #4 of 6 restaurants in Marshall
Price range: $31 - $50
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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Helena, Alabama
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79 reviews 79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Driving Ca. Hwy 1 is a challenge in the area from Pt. Reyes Station to Marshall. We thought it would take 20-30 minutes. The man taking our reservation said allot 45. He was right on the button. They had live music, a duo playing nondescript music, but it didn't override dinner conservation. The decor is nautical. We had a nice... More

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Redwood City, California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

WE have been to NICKS COVE many times. It was great when KEULETOS ran it, Let me tell you this is the first time we have been back since the new owners have taken over, ,Very disappointing, the service was slow, disjointed, had to wait for a menu to be printed, had to wait for the bread to be baked,... More

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SW USA
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145 reviews 145 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Great lunch, shared an oyster appetizer (came with 6 big ones), tuna melt and fish and chips. Paid 4 dollars extra per person to have the garlic fries which were also good. With 2 glasses of water it came out to 65 dollars. A bit steep but food was good, bread they brought with butter was also very good. Waiter... More

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Munich
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We went there on a Sat afternoon with a group of 8 people for lunch - quite a mixed crowd, but everyone loved it. The location is very nice and scenic - just the drive there is beautiful itself. Nick's Cove is situated along the water and features a "Boat House" - a little wooden house at the end of... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We were tired and hungry and wound up at Nick's our first night on the Bay. Our meal was wonderful: the Prawn Louis salad--yum. The crabcakes and salad, Yum. Dessert was some kind of passionfruit mousse--YUm! A bit expensive, but at least this place takes credit cards, most places in the bay don't.

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Burlingame, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Stopped in for dinner with 8 colleagues. Striking menu and wine selections. Great NorCal bay waterfront ambiance. Excellent service. Great food. Curry mussels!!!! Oysters on half shelf ( fresh, local and yummy). Fish and beef mains well portioned and excellent quality. Really, really good.

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Vancouver, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Nick's Cove has graced the East shore of West Marin County's Tomales Bay for generations. With each owner, the ambiance and food improves. A group of us recently went there having made reservations and letting the staff know we would be a party of 7 with 3 well-behaved 9-year olds. We were thoughtfully placed in an alcove where we wouldn't... More

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Sonoma, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Were in Tomales Bay for a birthday, stopped at Nick's for lunch. BBQ oysters were, of course, simply fabulous, followed by splendid fish and chips. But the kicker was all wines half price on Wednesday!! Very pleasant waitress steered us to a Scribe Sylvaner, which was perfect with the seafood and, at 11% alcohol, a perfect lunch wine.

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Vacaville, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

What a surprise gem to be hidden along the coast. Fine dining in an area that is beachy and scarcely populated. The exterior of the restaurant is typical for the coastal area. When you step inside the decor is pretty typical for the area. The food is fabulous!! I ordered the wagyu which was a cross between Black Angus beef... More

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Fairhope, Alabama
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Delicious Oysters, great views. A bit pricey but worth it if you sit outside. Service was fine. Shrimp enchiladas were so good we ordered another one and passed it around the table so all 6 people could try it.

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