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All 73 Sausalito Restaurants

The Spinnaker

100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965
415-332-1500
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Ranked #22 of 73 Restaurants in Sausalito
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Anchor Street
Transit: Golden Gate Transit Bus: 50, 20; Golden Gate Ferry: Red & White Fleet, Blue & Gold
Description: The Spinnaker is located on the Sausalito waterfront offering panoramic views of San Francisco, Angel Island, the East Bay and Belvedere. They serve an impressive menu with fresh seafood and a fine wine selection.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Spinnaker should be on everyone's list of restaurants to visit when in the Bay Area. Superb service and a delicious menu all with a breathtaking view of the Bay

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Jeff S, Manager at The Spinnaker, responded to this review

I love this review, Stephanie, and I appreciate that you said that we should be on everyone's list when visiting the area. The view is always here and ready for you whenever you come back! Hope to see you again soon, Jeff - General Manager More 

new jersey
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

we stopped in simply because we were looking for a restaurant to sit and see the view of the bay. The restaurant is a bit dated and could definitely use some sprucing up but the food is perfectly fine the way it is! The service was great and the food was presented very well. Our waiter explained different dishes and... More 

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Jeff S, Manager at The Spinnaker, responded to this review

From the chowder to the chicken piquant, it sounded like you had an awesome time here! I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy the ambience -- while we enjoy having an ambience as classic as our view, I'll talk to the staff about what we can do to make some improvements. The next time you're in town, I'd love to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Every Chance We Get. (We live in Sacramento.) Can't say too much in praise of The Spinnaker: The chef obviously takes great pride in his/her kitchen; pricing that represents exceptional value; exquisite, friendly service; a view of the San Francisco skyline that is absolutely breath-taking and same family ownership for 50, count-em, years. I hope the previous sentence piques your... More 

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Jeff S, Manager at The Spinnaker, responded to this review

That's some serious dedication, Paul! It's awesome to know that we can make it worth the travel for you. I can't wait to see you around the next time you and your bride stop in -- I'd love to say hi and thank you for being with us for so long! Hope to see you soon, Jeff - General Manager More 

Sydney
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We went for lunch on a weekday. Place was busy but didn't have to wait long for a table which we got by the window looking out over San Francisco bay to the downtown skyline......beautiful view. The service was a little slow but the place was also very full. The waiter was very helpful, the food was tremendous,and a very... More 

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Jeff S, Manager at The Spinnaker, responded to this review

That view really is something else, isn't it Wayne? It sounds like you enjoyed the food, but I'm sorry the service was a bit slow for you this time around. Next time you come back, I hope that we can show you just how great it can be. All the best, Jeff - General Manager More 

Rohnert Park, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Such a gorgeous place to be, but....for the 3rd time, service and food was lacking. Business must be booming because after speaking to the manager, he didn't see, too concerned if my party of 10 came back or not. The bathrooms were in total disarray, makes you wonder what the kitchen is like.

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Jeff S, Manager at The Spinnaker, responded to this review

Our biggest concern is to make sure that everyone has the best possible experience here, so I'm sorry that you left with the impression that we didn't care about your party, Vera. That being said, if you come here again, have a negative experience, or see our bathrooms in disarray like that, please be sure to ask for me in... More 

Bangor
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

In Sausalito near ferry. Sits out on the bay. Looks an expensive location but surprise surprise prices were very reasonable. Nice place to lunch if visiting Sausalito for an afternoon.

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Jeff S, Manager at The Spinnaker, responded to this review

The Bay Overlook is beautiful, isn't it? I love hearing that we were located in a convenient place for you and that you felt comfortable with the prices. The next time you're craving lunch in the area, we'd love to see you again. All the best, Jeff - General Manager More 

Estes Park, Colorado
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183 reviews 183 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The restaurant sits right on the water overlooking the San Francisco skyline. When we made our reservation, we requested a table by the window. We arrived after a day of wine tasting in Napa. Our server was very friendly and helpful. He helped us pick our meals. The fish was fresh and well prepared.

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Jeff S, Manager at The Spinnaker, responded to this review

Between wine tasting in Napa and dining over the SF skyline, it sounds like you had a great time in California! You definitely picked the perfect spot to sit, and we're thrilled to hear that the service and fish complemented the view. If you're ever in town again, we'd love to have you back here. Thanks for coming in, Jeff... More 

Rockville, MD, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

First of all, this restaurant is well situated with a beautiful view, just ask to be seated at the window. We went with a large group of extended family who have been going there for long long year, but it was the first time for me. The waitress was extra nice and helpful with advice, too. She had personal approach... More 

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Jeff S, Manager at The Spinnaker, responded to this review

Karine, your review was also a 'Triple-G' -- great to read that you thought the fried calamari and swordfish were to die for, great to know that your extended family had a fantastic time, and great to hear that you were impressed with your server. We definitely would love to see you the next time you're in the Bay Area.... More 

Melbourne
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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This restaurant deserves a higher score than I have awarded it. The food is lovely. The restaurant is right on the waterfront overlooking San Francisco in the distance. Just gorgeous. You can ask to wait for a window table to be available. We ordered six dishes between the two of us, and all dishes were excellent. But we felt so... More 

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Jeff S, Manager at The Spinnaker, responded to this review

I know exactly how you feel -- it's disappointing to not be able to savor a meal that you're enjoying. If you decide to visit the Bay Area again and stop in, please take your time. I'll be sure to talk to my staff about this so we can make sure it's not happening to others. It's so exciting that... More 

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This restaurant sits in a fantastic location, right on the bay overlooking sausilito and with fantastic views of San Francisco. I had the Mahi, which was new to me, and was delicious! I finished off with a chocolate mouse cake, which was amazing!! The restaurant had a great atmosphere and the service was excellent. The price was reasonable considering the... More 

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Jeff S, Manager at The Spinnaker, responded to this review

I'm excited that you found all of the food from the Mahi to the Chocolate Mousse Cake to be delicious and that you enjoyed the view. If you're ever in Sausalito again, we'd love to see you back here! Cheers, Jeff - General Manager More 

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Additional Information about The Spinnaker

Address: 100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965
Phone Number: 415-332-1500
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Sausalito
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Seafood

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