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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 - 10:00 pm
Closed 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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Pacific Grove, California
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently had dinner here with another couple. The menu is extensive and reasonably priced. Once we were seated, it took a long time to get water and service for a round of drinks. The restaurant does not seem to have many people to help the wait staff. Once we did get service and have our meals served, the food... More 

Thank Bill F
Tucson, Arizona
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94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A great diner restaurant right on the water. They also have breakfast and lunch but we ate diner here. The food was excellent. I had the fettuccine with all kinds of seafood in it. My husband had the sole fish diner. It was also delicious. The clam chowder was really good too. I would recommend eating here.

Thank lbreves
Knoxville, Tennessee
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lunch with wife. The best calamari steak I have had...ever. Salted in light batter with lemon butter sauce. Wife had local king salmon . Service was attentive and well prepared to explain menu.

Thank wljenks
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch at the Tides Wharf today. The clam strips and fish and chips were on the dry side, the fries on the soggy side. The club sandwich and burger were okay. Good clam chowder though. Although TripAdvisor gives this restaurant two $ signs for the prices, we found it a bit pricey. The fish and chips were over... More 

Thank Ernest r
San Diego, California
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92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We celebrated our 35th anniversary by coming to dinner here. Good food with large picture windows overlooking beautiful Bodega Bay which was very romantic. We had a fish dinner (Halibut). When we arrived there were no tables by the window available but I mentioned it was our 35th anniversary and we would prefer a table by the window. The host... More 

Thank travelingCAgal
Stamford, Connecticut
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The restaurant prices were high, so we went to the snack bar for lunch on the way through town. I had fried calamari with french fries. My husband had a chili hotdog with fries. The breading on my calamari was saturated with oil. The chili hotdog was undercooked and a sloppy mess. The french fries were ok. Unless you travel... More 

Thank Julie B
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was friendly and the view lovely. Food was not so great. My eggs and bacon were cold. The toast was cold. The coffee was watery( I don't use cream and sugar either)

Thank Sharon D
Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband had eaten at this restaurant about 20 years prior to this trip and recalled it being good. He said much about it has changed but thought the food was still very good. My meal was mediocre, at best. It was hard and overcooked, certainly not worthy of the price. What is nice about this place is the view.... More 

Thank Sarah S
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay so it could be that it is California, but it seemed pretty pricey for the food that was delivered. It was as if the place went to the Birds!

Thank George H
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go somewhere else. Overpriced for quality of food. Calamari rubbery and chowder too salty. Special of day salad missing 2 of highlighted ingredients. Too much dressing lettuce was drowning.

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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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
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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