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The Tides Wharf Restaurant

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835 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
(707) 875-2751
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Open now
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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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San Ramon, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It had been a while since my family and I have been to the Tides Wharf restaurant. We decided to stop by on a Saturday afternoon for lunch. While the restaurant was pretty busy, we had a great lunch and a wonderful view of the bay. I had a shrimp and avocado salad. Another person had crab cakes and clam... More 

1 Thank Jess M
Calistoga, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best Fish Cioppino I've had in a very long time! We were able to relax after a great horseback ride on the Beach earlier in the morning with Chanslor Ranch. We were sore and tired and the waitress took very good care of us. Would highly recommend.

Thank Kathryn B
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been coming here for over 20 years and this was probably our last visit. The food was just okay and the service was good, but the place has evolved over the years from being a nice place to dine to a tourist trap seeing how many times they can turn their tables each night. It's disappointing because we've typically... More 

Thank Cwnicholsjr
Aalten, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

With one exception, the way over-priced mixed fried seafood platter could have been served at a Holiday Inn in Kansas - and probably with better service. The saving grace - the fabulous, juicy fried oysters! But they are not really worth the price and very poor service. Forget it

Thank Joanna H
Walnut Creek, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently had brunch at The Tides. I will start by saying the food was good. I had crab cake eggs Benedict which were full of crab and prepared very well. Others in my party were less happy with the crab omelet (too dry), but the clam chowder bread bowl got rave reviews. My hesitation about The Tides is the... More 

Thank Kate G
Vestal, New York
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh oyster very good. Crab sandwich average. Squid steak with past and vegetables poor. Friendly waitress. Bay view but all windows looked like the hadn't been cleaned in weeks. Skip this place unless you have a gift certificate.

Thank dwmapes
Isleton, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an expensive glass of wine in the bar and tried their calamari. It was overcooked and rubbery. Everything was overpriced. We probably will not go back.

Thank 361dbm
Reading, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You probably know Hitchcock filmed The Birds here. If you didn't - you will when you visit. Lots of memorabilia. Food was great - I had fish tacos and loved them. Good staff and a great spot. As it was foggy the view changed every two minutes. We liked a lot.

Thank trecynon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was okay. Our waitress only checked on us once, so I had to ask for refills of my drink. The chowder tasted like it came from a can. The fish was mushy. The prices were high. I wouldn't go again. The only nice thing was the view.

Thank Rdstoops
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall disappointed. I am not from California so maybe five dollars for a small cup of latte is not considered high price to me extremely high. I am not even sure if they had more than one size of cup nothing else was offered to me. Latte OK. Way over priced. If you are A coffee drinker I would highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, 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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