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All 6 Stinson Beach Restaurants

Parkside Cafe

43 Arenal Aveune, Stinson Beach, CA
415.868.1272
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
San Rafael, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Had the amazing private dinner in the bakery and Chef John Gilbert and his lovely wife Maxine served us an incredible dinner of local fare. The passion for living shines at the Parkside!

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stopped for an early morning breakfast en route to Muir Woods. So many wonderful breakfast choices on the menu - it was hard to pick just one option for each of us! The scrambled eggs with avocado, spinach and cheese were just right, moist but not runny. The home fries were perfectly spiced and crisp without being greasy. And... More

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Palo Alto, California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We used the take-out joint and coffee shop but not the restaurant. The sit-down indoor restaurant has an impressive-looking menu, but the charm here is the small coffee-stand in-between the restaurant and the take-out window. At the coffee stand you will find, fresh each morning, locally-made donuts. These basic "cake" donuts can be coated to provide 4 styles. We tried... More

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glenwood springs, CO
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Took a break from the beach and was recommended to have the fish tacos. They were very good. The outdoor seating was relaxed. Everything was great until we got the bill. We noticed they added $10 to the bill (we hope by accident). When we brought it to the cashier to fix the mistake she was unapologetic and made us... More

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Deinze
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

We had the Tomales oysters on the shell, what a delight! Super fresh and a very different taste of the "Zeeuwse oysters" we are used to in our native country Belgium. Here they have a " taste of the wild ocean", are not very salty, crunchy and not bitter at all and a little sweet. The Parkside setting is true... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Sightseeing out of SFO brought us through Stinson Beach. Stopping for lunch on our return trip we decided on the parkside cafe. As we were looking at the menu a patron told us that everything was great. Believe it or not that usually turns out to be the kiss of death for us. We were told it was a 20... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The morning after my daughter's wedding on the beach, many of the attendees agreed to meet at the Parkside for breakfast. My sister arrived early to give the staff a heads up. The hostess clearly wasn't happy. She told my sister they didn't take reservations and we would have to wait 30 minutes, which seemed reasonable. My sister asked if... More

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Delhi
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60 reviews 60 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We decided to halt at Stinson Beach on our way to Point Reyes and stop at a restaurant called Parkside. We got a table outside for us & were served pretty quickly. The food was Good We had Quinoa & Grill Asparagus Vegetarian do not have many options. Definitely worth - get there early or you may have to wait... More

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Cotati, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Parkside has been our choice for dinner at Stinson and usually excellent. Not always consistent quality in entrée special so we often go with standard menu. Good choice for breakfast too

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Stinson Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Walking at the beach has always been grounding, a meditation and healing for me. Stinson is one of my favorites. A perfect day starts out with a drive over the hill (Mt. Tam) and arrival at the treasure that is the town of Stinson Beach. There is a park with great parking and after an hour walking there is path... More

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Additional Information about Parkside Cafe

Address: 43 Arenal Aveune, Stinson Beach, CA
Phone Number: 415.868.1272
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Stinson Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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