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The Tides Wharf Restaurant

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835 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
(707) 875-2751
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Pleasant Hill, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came here with a group of friends, and the view is great. The seals provided plenty of entertainment. Seafood is fresh, but the preparations were less than spectacular. Dry, overcooked fish and sandwiches served on smushy white bread. Service was friendly and attentive, but the food was just not worth the price.

Thank Julia F
Wyckoff, New Jersey
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was fun to eat here. All of the photos and memorabilia from the movie, The Birds, starring Tippy Hedren was great to see. The staff was very friendly. Food was good and fast.

Thank Xtinaki
Scottsdale, Arizona
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great view, relaxing and great food. Had a great seafood combo. Really messy, which is a good thing in my book.

Thank DIlligaf1967
Placerville, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

again, I cannot advise anyone to dine here...overpriced and very bland, cold meals....the bakery is fine but other than that...stay away !

Thank ansoo
Gorey, Ireland
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541 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you can get a window seat, do try. The seals were on display the morning we were there! The film 'The Birds' was filmed around here and nice photos of Tippi Hendren can be seen. The view of Bodega Bay is lovely. Quite a number of visitors, yet the staff were friendly, yet professional. Enjoy a leisurely meal. Lots... More 

Thank Christy_Luv2
Castro Valley, California
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Casual restaurant with large windows that overlook Bodega Bay. This was our first time eating here. When we entered, it seemed a bit like a touristy type restaurant but the view was fantastic so we thought we’d try the place. We each ordered a bowl of clam chowder which was very good. We had to ask for bread. Then we... More 

Thank Srprotect
Saint Louis, Missouri
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

CALAMARI VINAIGRETTE │Olives, Bell Pepper, Onion, Virgin Olive Oil was very good. NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER │with Oyster Crackers was average. SHRIMP COCKTAIL│Lemon, Cocktail Sauce, Saltine Crackers, this was bay shrimp smothered in cocktail sauce. below average. CRAB SANDWICH │with onion and Tomato. Disappointex

Thank Hippler1
Elgin, Illinois
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped here for breakfast one morning. We were seated at the window and were treated to see some seals in the water. If you are a fan of Hitchcock you will appreciate the pictures and references to the film The Birds filmed at this location. Breakfast was good and was served quickly. There is a gourment... More 

Thank lynn s
Roseville, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a package deal which did not include their full menu. However the food was excellent and we would definitely eat there again. The waiter we had the first night was a very young man and the best waiter in the restaurant. I found the other waiters were somewhat brusk, and acted like they weren't going to get... More 

Thank Anna J
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here simply because we are Hitchcock fans. It did not disappoint! The view is also awesome. The food is just ok, but the food is not the point in this case.

Thank kakiwynn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $24
American, Seafood, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 835 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: (707) 875-2751
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 Wine Large Groups Welcome

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