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Terrapin Creek Cafe

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1580 Eastshore Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9758
+1 707-875-2700
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (56 reviews)
“sea bass” (32 reviews)
“sardines” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1580 Eastshore Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9758
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading all the reviews and knowing about Michelin Star I did have some expectations. I also had checked the prices, so I did know how much It would cost. I ended up having a rather overall negative experience. The corn soup was absolutely nothing...More

Thank travelerscal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pro: Service was cordial and not intrusive. Wines we had were quite good. The food was decent but not memorable. Some interesting art and photos by local artists. Con: Overpriced. The cafe is very noisy because all the surfaces are hard. There are some baffles...More

Thank IQ140
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic meal in casual setting. Miles was a great server. Every dish was exceptional: oysters, corn soup, shaved salad, sardines, duck, raspberry cheesecake. Only the bread disappointed.

Thank SamOnLanier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a great experience here - fantastic service and wonderful food. The great reviews are well-deserved!

Thank Gomez22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first experience at this terrific little restaurant. We were very casually dressed after a day of walking, and arrived just at opening time on a Thursday. The grilled sardine appetizer over avocados and cabbage with a chili lime olive oil drizzle was...More

Thank FuzzyCA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a beautiful dinner here. The corn soup was sublime as was the chopped vegetable salad. The duck was probably the best I've ever had. We finished with the chocolate cake with cream cheese icing. The cake was just slightly dry but with the...More

Thank Rose V
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We had the corn soup, grilled octopus salad and split the pasta with lamb sausage, everything was amazing!! That corn soup is hard to beat anywhere. Apparently the chef is a sausage officianado and works hard to make amazing sausage and it absolutely shows. Nicest...More

Thank Katie N
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed a special dinner at the Terrapin Creek Cafe. The waiter was excellent in describing and recommending food. We had oysters and Japanese scallops as starters and duck and sea bass for our mains. The wine was delicious and the pour really generous....More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

While staying in Bodega Bay we we're excited to discover a Michelin start restaurant. We normally would not take two little ones to a fancy restaurant but the reviews said it was family friendly. And it was! They had paper table covers and crayons which...More

Thank ohdonnaoh
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Two couples for dinner. We all raved about our meals. We made reservations well in advance and were NOT disappointed. In fact I may travel to this area just to eat here again!!!!!! Great wines at a reasonable cost. I have paid a lot more...More

Thank tw0eyb
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August 11, 2018|
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Response from Eric G | Reviewed this property |
Make a reservation at their web site. terrapincreekcafe.
Jean D
March 17, 2018|
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Response from oclynn | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do-good sized one-great to eat at the bar-very friendly local crowd!
Nadra M
May 13, 2017|
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Response from Gayle O | Reviewed this property |
I would think so. They had tables for 4, and if there are only 3 of you I'm sure that's no problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1580 Eastshore Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9758
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 707-875-2700
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