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The Tides Wharf Restaurant

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The beautiful setting and views at the Tides Wharf Restaurant will be the highlight of your visit to the Sonoma Coast. You'll enjoy our bright and airy dining room, large menu and attentive table service. The Tides is a favorite of first-time visitors and locals alike. Our Clam Chowder is house-made from scratch every day. Great for families or a romantic night out! Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 365 days a year Espresso Bar open daily at 7 a.m. Fresh Seafood Specials, Clam Chowder, Fish & Chips, Local Crab and Salmon (in season), Burgers, Pasta, Steaks, Vegetarian Children's Menu Food-to-Go House-Made Desserts and Pastry Shop Gift and Souvenir Shop Fresh Fish Market, Gourmet Grocery and
PRICE RANGE
$18 - $24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our service was very good attentive and quick. I had the scallop dish, 8/10 quarter size, listed as saluted in garlic. Came with some type of rice pilaf and green beans. The scallops had no flavor. It's not a dish I would order again. They...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Carole K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last night for a special occasion, we went to the Tides for dinner. Beautiful evening, great time for a coast dinner. Over the years, the quality of the food has declined as most things have done in our lifetime, This was our LAST TIME wasting...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Dave A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the water, where you can watch seals playing around the wharf. Had the crab sandwich, but not worth the price. Very attentive service.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank rt113
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family began visiting the Tides Restaurant over 65 years ago when you could take your growing family for lunch or dinner and it was affordable and enjoyable watching the fishing boats unloading their catch. A tremendous change has happen since the reconstruction from the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ron V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view of the bay and the food was good. My grand daughters loved looking out the window to see the birds and harbor seals.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank dawraw
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

We had a wonderful seafood dinner. Fresh local oysters on the half shell, Dungeness crab cocktail, and seafood fettuccini with warm sourdough bread. So we returned for breakfast and were sadly disappointed. The eggs were overcooked and rubbery. The hasbrowns tasted off. And the pastries...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank G222PUbrendaa
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

How can a “seafood restaurant” right on the ocean make such terrible fish and chips and clam chowder. Twenty six dollars for fish and chips. Even in California that’s excessive. I’d give it zero stars except that the service was good and the view is...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Treborb
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

We came here as it’s part of the The Tides Inn and the Tides breakfast was simply delicious! We didn’t get a chance to stay for lunch but they had a great selection and the service was great. It was also nice to see the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank katillac74
Reviewed March 27, 2019

So the snack bar is located in the same building as the restaurant and we decided to just grab fish and chips and a cup of the chowder. The chowder lacked flavour and the fish and chips were in the same category. Lunch cost $49...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KelownaRussells
Reviewed March 23, 2019

We arrived in Bodega Bay, on our way to Gualala, mid afternoon -- and hungry! We were there in a lull, so got a table right at the window. The afternoon sun was warm, so we took advantage of the roll-down screen. I had a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LarryM708
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