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All 5 Marshall Restaurants

Tomales Bay Oyster Co.

15479 Highway One, Marshall, CA 94940
415.663.1243
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Ranked #3 of 5 Restaurants in Marshall
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Union City, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The place charges $100 to reserve a table + $ 50 to reserve oysters. If you come in early when they open at 9 am, you only pay $5/person with free table. If you come late, you take the chance of not getting a table and a reservation may be worth the price.Each table has a barbeque grill. Although their... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This was a favourite place of ours for many years but sadly in the last few years it has been "discovered" and the crowds you encounter during the weekends have made the place a Coney Island. Used to be quiet and unassuming. Now piped in music, too many people, too many tables and I heard (can't say it is true)... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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107 reviews 107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

I would definitely reserve a table, best in the front row by the beach on the right of the oyster bar. Bring everything you need to supplement as many oysters as you can shuck and swallow. We had a party of about twelve and ate for four hours: raw and lightly barbecued (there is one at each table). An experience... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Visited before 12 am, no guests, but quite a lot after 1 pm, mostly family gatherings, robust gears, excellent oysters, you have to open them yourself if you like them raw, if grilled they open themselves;) Staff is basic, but friendly - no fancy proposals - just tell us what you want - cash only - price is not the... More 

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Mountain View, CA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Unfortunately this place has turned into a tourist trap. The price for a dozen oysters has gone up to $20, from $10 several years ago. I can get freah oysters at tge local farmers market for less. Also you have to pay $5 a person to eat the oyster at the picnic area. This rwally adds up if you have... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I was just here for a wedding rehearsal lunch and didn't know what to expect. I learned that it was established in 1909. Rustic picnic benches and tables. Some with umbrellas. There are BBQ's for you if you don't care for the raw oysters, or for more taste varieties. All sizes of oysters. Just tell them how you like them... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Cool place, great experience for us as first time shuckers. My girls, 9 and 7, ate more oysters than me. Lime, tapatio and you are in heaven. Would be even more fun with a large group. Would return in a moment.

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RRV
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

They have fab oysters, We stop here each year to get a week's worth. Much better than (former) Drake's Bay. Many picnic tables and large groups. Nothing but the freshest shuck-yourself raw oysters, but have great view, many picnic tables, grills and sauces. Be sure to bring a cooler. They provide free cubed ice.

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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My son and daughter showed the three kids how to BBQ oysters one foggy afternoon. It was the first time the three kids learned how to BBQ oysters. My son, daughter, and wife enjoyed the BBQ oysters. Myself and the three kids didn't partake in the BBQ oysters. Maybe, next time?

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Los Angeles, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The best oyster place around. The site is really nice and clean, tables available.So you can eat there or take them out. You can buy just a few oysters or dozens. We bought 2 dozen and took them home to enjoy. The staff is really great. The selection is also wonderful from X-Small to Large oysters. The tanks are in... More 

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Additional Information about Tomales Bay Oyster Co.

Address: 15479 Highway One, Marshall, CA 94940
Phone Number: 415.663.1243
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marshall
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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