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“Disappointing” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Sandpiper Restaurant

Sandpiper Restaurant
1400 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923 (Formerly Sandpiper Restaurant & Cafe)
707-875-2278
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Ranked #20 of 24 Restaurants in Bodega Bay
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Overlooking beautiful Bodega Bay, Sandpiper offers a casual family atmosphere and dining experience with upscale, casual cuisine. Sandpiper is a place for everyone and we still have the best chowder in town!Chef Dominique Rooney is no longer at Sandpiper Restaurant as of October 13, 2013.
Russian River area
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Service horrible; food mediocre. When I go out for lunch/dinner, I don't want mediocre food. I'll never return to this restaurant.

Visited February 2013
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
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English first
San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great staff, great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We were in Bodega Bay for the Valentine's weekend. My girlfriend is allergic to gluten so she has a very restrictive diet. We went in and the staff was incredible. They helped us navigate the menu and pick which foods were gluten free. Moreover the chef came out several times to ensure we were take care of and the food was indeed well prepared for my girlfriend. In the end the chef even prepared us a special banana split for dessert. It was phenomenal. The food was great, the staff very attentive and helpful; we will come back again without a doubt.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Sit on the enclosed patio”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Very friendly waitstaff, who are happy to share recommendations with travelers. The food was so-so.

The enclosed patio gives you a great view into the nothingness that is Bodega Bay when socked in with fog. It's actually very pretty and strange to see.

Visited July 2012
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Monte Rio, Calif.
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

My husband and I stopped here for breakfast. Service was excellent. Breakfast was delicious! I had the eggs Benedict with crab & shrimp. Out of this world delicious! My hubby had the usual bacon & eggs & said he wished he had ordered mine after tasting it! Great little place.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 74 cities Reviews in 74 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“I think it's a hit or miss kind of place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

We had dinner here because it was so close to where we were staying. Dinner was nothing to write home about. The clam chowder was the best part of our meal. Then we split the grilled salmon but the sides were not edible. For convenience sake we ate breakfast there and it was awesome! I had the Divers Delight and it was incredible. If we had only had breakfast there it would have gotten 5 stars but dinner the night before was not a 5 star dinner

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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