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100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965 (Anchor Street)
Golden Gate Transit Bus: 50, 20; Golden Gate Ferry: Red & White Fleet, Blue & Gold
415-332-1500
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Spinnaker is located on the Sausalito waterfront offering panoramic...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breathtaking views

Spinnaker sits on a pier in the bay with boats going by only a few feet away. The views of San Francisco to Tiburon are amazing. The food and service are quite good and offers a varied menu. I recommend you stop in if you are in the area and enjoy the friendly service and great views.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
tallguy92056
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Vallejo, California
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  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
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Vallejo, California
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Spinnaker sits on a pier in the bay with boats going by only a few feet away. The views of San Francisco to Tiburon are amazing. The food and service are quite good and offers a varied menu. I recommend you stop in if you are in the area and enjoy the friendly service and great views.

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Montebello, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Nice seafood lunch with a nice view. No reason for it to be as much of a zoo as it was. A lot of effort was being spent just to get by, first time in years I felt compelled to leave just an "ordinary" tip.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Another great place for seafood...right in the middle of the Marina as well. Wonderful View and Service was great as well...

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Sutton Coldfield, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 419 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Ate here on our honeymoon. Caught the ferry from San Fran across. Sausalito itself is a stunning little place. Had prebooked this place wanting a mixture of great views and food. We were not disappointed. Seated at a fantastic table as requested. Our waiter was great. Very knowledgable and friendly. Great seafood menu. Crab potstickers starter absolutely gorgeous, my wife... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Loved, loved the crab louis salad. Plus, the view of the SF bay is amazing. Sausalito is a great place to visit. The restaurant itself, and its decor, is somewhat dated. Good service.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Well known dining facility in Sausalito CA. Located on the Bay with wonderful views of San Francisco and Sausalito Bay. Watch the boats come and go. Free valet parking ( just give them a tip) Easy access. Prompt seating with a reservation. Focus is on seafood with a large selection. Nice service. Good place for families and to gather with... More 

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

It sounds like you always have quite a peaceful time seeing the boats come and go while you're in here, Carlin! I'm happy that you have a great time here, and I can't wait to see you back. Yours, Jeff - General Manager More 

Chelsea, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This was recommended by friends who visit the area every year. We were coming back from wine country via the Golden Gate bridge and you just take the Sausalito exit right before the Bridge and it is very easy to find. They have valet parking. The restaurant is on the water with a beautiful view. When I saw the view... More 

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

Toni! I'm really glad to hear that our view and food lived up to your friend's recommendation. I hope that you and your daughter loved both the chicken pasta as well as the seafood plate. The next time you're coming back our way from wine country, I hope that we get to see you all again! Best, Jeff - General... More 

Issaquah, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The view here is worth the wait. The service was average. The server seemed rushed and wasn't very helpful when we were ordering. When our food arrived, she never checked back on us until I waved her down to pay our bill. My friend's salad she said was okay. I had the ravioli which was average, nothing spectacular.

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

Michelle, I'm really disappointed to hear that although you loved the view, the food missed the mark for you. I hope that we can find another dish that you'd enjoy more for your next visit! Hope to see you again, Jeff - General Manager More 

Englewood, Florida
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

On our recent visit to Sausalito, we made our way to The Spinnaker to have a drink, and light dinner. We chose to sit in the Bar area which had a great view of the Bay, and offers both a bar menu, and the restaurant menu to choose from. We had a couple of drinks which were very good, and... More 

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

Thanks for making your way down here and trying some of our drinks! I'm really happy that you thought they were all excellent, and I hope that the bean and ham soup filled you up! I hope to see you again for more next time you visit this beautiful city! Yours, Jeff - General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had a reservation and had to wait a bit for our requested window table. Not a big deal - we had a Bloody Mary in the bar. Our first waiter basically was having a bad day, obviously in a pissy mood, and took it out on us. While he took our drink orders, he made one suggestion on the... More 

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

We all have bad days, but no one should ever take it out on you! I'm really glad that you found a manager here -- it'd be a shame if you missed out on that swordfish and good service because of that first waiter. I hope that you come see us again. I'm looking forward to making it a seamless... 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965
    (Anchor Street)
  • Public Transportation: Golden Gate Transit Bus: 50, 20; Golden Gate Ferry: Red & White Fleet, Blue & Gold
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Sausalito
  • Phone Number: 415-332-1500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Scenic view, Romantic

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.
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

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