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The Boat House

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1445 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9779
+1 707-875-3495
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (76 reviews)
“calamari” (18 reviews)
“chowder” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1445 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9779
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our go to place for fish and chips in Bodega Bay. The price is right, it's always fresh and you can either take it down to the beach or stay and eat inside or on the patio. I don't know about any of...More

Thank Sheila P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Geesch, been stopping here for their wonderful Fish and Chips for well over 20 years! O.k., not much ambience, but when the food is this good, who cares?!

Thank Patricia E
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Really tasty fish and chips and chowder. The batter was really nicely done, not too doughy and didn't overpower the clean tasty fish. The chowder was wonderful with tons of chunks of clam, veggies and potato. We got there about 11:30 and we easily found...More

Thank Katie N
Reviewed June 14, 2018

My wife and i frequent the bodega area in our motorhome. The boat house is always on our list for lunch. I cant resist their calamari which comes on a bed of fresh french fries. They serve clam chowder in a bread bowl which is...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Seem kind of pricey for what you got. Fries under cooked, cheeseburger ok and crabcake sandwich ok too. Nothing exciting but nothing terrible either.

Thank ragbone2016
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Driving thru Bodega Bay looking for a quick meal and stopped into The Boat House. Wasn’t crowded but saw locals eating there. We had fish and chips, really good. Had a good menu and an nostalgic atmosphere. Easy choice for lunch.

Thank jameswA918OS
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

My family and I had fish and chips. The breading was to heavy. On top of that the fry oil was rancid. A place that does nothing but fried food should keep their oil fresh. We also asked if they could turn on heaters on...More

Thank Bradley H
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Whenever I drive to the coast, I go to "The Boat House" for the freshest fish 'n chips imaginable. Granted, the ambience of the place is nothing to brag about and if you need white table cloths and fancy service, don't go here. However, if...More

Thank Margarita878
Reviewed January 28, 2018

I was the nearly the only person there on a mid week afternoon and waited forever for my reasonably good fish n' chips. Problem was I had lots of time to take stock of the old, worn, stained carpet! in the main eating area, the...More

Thank a t
Reviewed December 4, 2017

This place could be used as a backdrop for a movie from 80s - looks nothing changed since - and it a good thing. We ordered clam chowder - it was good.

Thank heckfy
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vickivansteyn
September 13, 2016|
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Response from burrata | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you call the restaurant. It is a small place and most likely they will take the holiday off.
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BARBARA C
January 15, 2015|
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Response from sandycanna | Reviewed this property |
They are open 7 days a week. They have longer hours during the summer season
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1445 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9779
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 707-875-3495
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