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The Tides Wharf Restaurant

835 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
+1 707-875-2751
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (95 reviews)
“hot crab” (10 reviews)
“clam chowder” (64 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
835 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
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1 - 10 of 871 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

the place is next to the crab company, which looked like only outside seating. this place has inside casual seating as well as outside picnic tables. amazing fresh fish and chips.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Westea
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was so impressed by the claims bake and steam crabs . It was definitely excellent and perfectly cooked. The service was great. This was the 1st time here from Florida and been glad to have eaten here.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Travelone_internatio
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was so impressed by the coating on the calamari and by how tender the calamari was. It reminded me of when we used to have abalone. It was definitely excellent and perfectly cooked. The service was great. The view of the bay was, too....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place for someone who needs a parking lot with designated spaces and a plastic-coated menu with 85 choices, that are mostly frozen. There is a rather pricey seafood market attached, too. There are so many other creative and fresh places just down...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank needbeach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tides is in a great location near the center of Bodega Bay. You overlook the water and there is lots of parking. The bartender was not the friendliest guy but our waiter was polite and efficient. I had the pasta with seafood and it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank yosemitepictures
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant seems to have passed it's peak. You have to walk through a shopping area to get to the restaurant entrance. It's claim to fame is that it is the restaurant from the movie The Birds (which was filmed in Bodega Bay). The original...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Inn at The Tides had us going to the Tides Wharf restaurant for breakfast each of the two mornings we were there. The location was excellent and the food was very good. While the greeting manager was aloof and demonstrated poor customer contact skills,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davejanenewquist
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Food was great. Service was good. Location was wonderful. Loved watching the pelicans fish with the feeling of being right on the water.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Resort800068
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

For obvious reasons to visit we had a delightful time here for lunch. Our hostess Liz is very nice, courteous and quite knowledgeable. Bodega Bay Chowder I like as well a taste from all our meals ordered. The sugar-free cheese cake is outstanding! To my...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed an excellent seafood lunch with bay views and the service was great. The Tides has a nice gift shop, bar, restaurant and food mart with fresh fish from their own fishing boat.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Robert R
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August 7, 2016|
Response from janeneg_13 | Reviewed this property |
I would think around 11:00am
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $24
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
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: +1 707-875-2751
  • E-mail
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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