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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Fisherman's Cove is a local, family-owned seafood shack and fishing-marine supply store specializing in fresh local oysters that are grown on Tamales Bay. We serve them on the half shell or barbecued with your choice of six different house specialty sauces such as garlic butter sauce, cocktail sauce, chorizo butter with a hint of lemon and more. Try our unique oysters with pesto sauce and applewood bacon, or opt for our oysters Kilpatrick or Sweet Heaters with pickled jalepeno, shallots and raw mignonette. All of our ingredients are incredibly fresh, from the local Dungeness crab and hormone-free meats to organic vegetables and homemade sauces. We are committed to serving creative and delicious
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Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, since Bodega Head was closed to traffic, we doubled back and had lunch at Fisherman’s Cove. My wife had the Crab Sandwich - excellent, while I went with the Fish and Chips. The three pieces were really good, chunky cod with a nice tasty...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Fish and chips is always an excellent choice! Glad to hear you and your wife enjoyed your meals. While we understand your seating concern, our top priority is the safety of our community and following the CDC's social distancing guidelines. Hope to serve you again...More

Reviewed March 21, 2020

My wife and are snowbirds from Canada and we have been making this place a go to place for lunch. My wife is a great fan of the Portuguese fish stew and the fresh cold oysters are a treat The sandwiches are good too.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2020

Glad to hear you and your wife have made us your go-to. Hope to serve you again in the future. -Fisherman's Cove Team

Reviewed February 21, 2020

The rating giving is not in an absolute scale, it is our perception among shacks. It is by the road and a place that is exremely popular as is one of the few eateries this side of the Bay. One orders at a counter, get...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

The grilled oysters are an absolute must - every which way they serve them. DELICIOUS!!! The clam chowder is average. Self-order, eat inside or at outdoor picnic tables.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2020

Thanks for swinging by, Kathy! Hope we'll get to serve you some grilled oysters again when you're in the area! -Fisherman's Cove Team

Reviewed January 7, 2020

This is a little gem if you're out on the coast and not interested in overpriced , white table cloth restuarants , BBQ oysters, chowder and cold beer, you can't beat it!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2020

Thank you for rating our little gem! We appreciate your recommendation. Hope you'll be back again soon. -Fisherman's Cove Team

Reviewed December 17, 2019 via mobile

We have eaten here 5 or 6 times and it’s always great. Tried the clam chowder and it was yummy. Very garlicky but still yummy. The parking is a little crowded but well worth the effort.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2019

Joan, we're so happy to hear you've enjoyed your visit time and time again. Thanks for giving the clam chowder a try. Hope we can continue to impress with every meal! -Fisherman's Cove Team

Reviewed December 11, 2019

Friendly staff and tasty food, was just what we needed after walking the trails at Bodega Head. This is a small place on the way out of town towards the Head. We left refreshed and satisfied.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2019

Glad we could serve you after your walk on the trails, Robert. Thanks for taking the time to leave this review. Hope we'll impress you next time. -Fisherman's Cove Team

Reviewed December 3, 2019

Bodega Bay has so many promising restaurant choices. As we drove through town we saw several potential places to stop, but when we spotted the line out the door at Fisherman's Cove, we decided that was the place. We were not disappointed. Scallops were huge,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2019

We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed the huge scallops and Po'Boy with oysters! Hope we'll see you around again soon! -Fisherman's Cove Team

Reviewed October 23, 2019 via mobile

This is a little dive place on the water but not even really a restaurant. There are shared tables and countertops where people just sit and wait for their food. To give you an idea, they also sell bait, tackle, lifevests and other items needed...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2019

intrepidtraveler23, we're beyond happy to read that the BBQ oysters and clam chowder really blew you out of the water! We do things a little different here, and we're so thrilled you appreciated the veggies in the chowder as well as the simplicity of it...More

Reviewed October 9, 2019

It is a good place to have real crab sandwich. Ever time I take my friends to here. It always makes my friends and me happy. We are very satisfied to the crab sandwich with big chunk of fresh real crab meat. The crab meat...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2019

Our crab sandwich is what dreams are made of -- we're so glad you agree! Your comments on our crab just made our day, so thank you for leaving your kind words for us to enjoy. We'd love to have you and your friends back...More

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