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The Spinnaker

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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, 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
great location average food nice service

absolutely breathtakong views from the restaurant in the harbor of san francisco and the bay and sausalito village on the other side. the food is very average, would not go expecting high standard or quality albeit far from disappointing. straight average food with reasonable price quality but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

absolutely breathtakong views from the restaurant in the harbor of san francisco and the bay and sausalito village on the other side. the food is very average, would not go expecting high standard or quality albeit far from disappointing. straight average food with reasonable price quality but staggering views. we had good service from friendly staff although kitchen was a... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The Spinnaker is about half an hour drive from downtown San Francisco. It has a great location on the waterfront by the harbour. The seating offers great views of the bay. The seafood is some of the best in the bay area.

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County Cork, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The view was stunning from the dining room if San Fran at night. The food delightful. The waitress was slow, disorganised, rude, not child friendly at all. It was such a pity as everything else was fabulous.

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Houston, Texas
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21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

The view is great but the steak sucks! Do not order the steak. $55 for steak and lobster was worth it, our waiter said what do you except from a seafood place. Seafood maybe good but if they are gonna charge you that much for a steak, they should at least know how to cook it.

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

Mike, I'm sorry to hear that your steak wasn't cooked to your liking. Still, it's not like us to prep a steak in the wrong way, and I hope that you can give us a second chance to show you that. The next time you come in, I'd love to hear more about what happened and how you usually like... More 

Plainview, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We had dinner at the Spinnaker. The menu is extensive, the food and service are great and the views are to die for. One of the best meals we had during our week long visit to Sausalito.

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

One of the best meals in Sausalito? Wow, that's quite an honor! The next time you're in town, we hope to make it even better. Hope that you enjoyed our beautiful city! Can't wait to see you back, Jeff - General Manager More 

Santa Cruz, California
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154 reviews 154 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We celebrated a birthday here with a group of six. The staff was courteous. The food was ok. The pesto ravioli had so much sauce the ravioli was hard to find. Looked more like a bowl of soup. Another ordered clams and every third shell was just that. The sea bass was good. But, THE VIEW is what makes you... More 

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

Jeri, first of all, thanks for celebrating such a special day with us! I hope that you all created some great memories, especially while looking out at that view. I hope that we get to see you again, and that we can knock it out of the park for you with the food as well. Let us know if you... More 

Vacaville, California
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216 reviews 216 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
298 helpful votes 298 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We visited Spinnaker this past Thursday. This is a fantastic restaurant. The Bay views are spectacular. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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

The recommendation means the world to me, Dennis! More importantly though, I'm excited that you loved the view. Whenever you want to look out onto the bay, we're here! Best, Jeff - General Manager More 

Lincoln, California, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The over-the- water setting makes it feel like you are sailing on San Francisco bay. The waiter was friendly and helpful. The meals tasted wonderful. The parking valet took our picture. Will go back.

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

I can't wait to see you back, Ray! I'm excited that you had your picture taken -- I'll have to give my valet a high five for helping you out. Can't wait for all of the memories to come! Best, Jeff - General Manager More 

New York City, New York, USA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

View was amazing; but unfortunately also the only reason they are still in business. Food was awful. Rice was stale and was served half a spoonful of it. Appetizer was tiny and over priced. Very unsatisfactory meal.

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

Marc, it sounds like the food that you received was less than our best, and I'm sorry that happened. Still, we would've been happy to fix the situation in the moment. I hope that you can give us another chance to show you this we can do better. Best, Jeff - General Manager More 

Tokyo, Japan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I and my significant other dined at this restaurant last week. This was our third time in the last 10 years, as we live in Tokyo, Japan. I have noticed small changes here and there. We saw big group of family with small children, but the spectacular view hasn't changed, and that's the value of this restaurant. Food and service... More 

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

Welcome back! I hope that the view brought back some great memories for you, although it was disappointing to hear that you didn't feel like the food and service matched it. If you come back again, I know that we can really show you a better side of ourselves for you. Best, Jeff - General Manager More 

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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
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, 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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