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The Boat House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol

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All reviews fish and chips calamari chowder potatoes fresh french fries other restaurants in town fried food line was out the door small place who cares friendly service love this place menu items bodega coast drive dough
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

Pros: Close to our motel Cons: Poor service (34 minutes to serve our food) Bland (there wasn't any flavor to the food) Clam Chowder ( stuffed with celery as a filler for clams) Bad taste as well. Fries: Limp and no flavor Fish; no flavor...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank JoeA336
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Very small with indoor and outdoor seating. Fish sandwich was simple and tasty. The fish was perfectly fried and crispy, the roll was freshly baked and the lettuce, tomato and onions were fresh as well. French fries were crisp too. The scallops were huge. Fried...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank JCMFarms
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Me that is, not the fish. This place was recommended to us and we weren't disappointed. The fish & chips were excellent, freshly cooked and very tasty, particularly loved the tartare sauce, beautiful! We'd recommend this restaurant to anyone who likes fish. We can't comment...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank msh260
Reviewed May 30, 2017

If you want elegant ambience, white tablecloths, and fancy waiters, this is definitely not your place. However, if you're looking for amazingly delicious fish 'n chips, head straight to "The Boathouse" where you will munch on fish so fresh it might still be wiggling! My...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Margarita878
Reviewed May 22, 2017

When we go to Bodega Bay we have lunch here because of the calamari and fish and chips. Its good! I hear the bbq oysters are good too. Its informal dining with indoor and outdoor tables. Eleven dollars for a basket of crunchy goods and...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank 82manybeans
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Things close at weird times in Bodega Bay a lot of restaurants close at 5.So we were using an app that gave this place good reviews,It was small and kind of different as you ordered at the counter and they brought it to your table.Food...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Tim W
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Just love their fried oysters and onion rings! The oysters are always plump and delicious; the onion rings are perfect. The portions are generous.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Marcia G
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Wanted fish and chips during my stay & the Boat House was recommended by someone who knows the area well. We were not disappointed. The batter was just right and not too thick; the fish was flaky, moist & fresh, and as reviewer Bethany S...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank jlm552017
Reviewed May 10, 2017

We had dinner here and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very casual - had the chowder, scallops, fish & chips, and a turkey sandwich. All of it was good basic food, slightly pricey for what you get but California, right? We had Ace Perry Hard Cider, a...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Panadda S
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

We went to this place because we wanted to sit and and look at the bay. The price is 2x than the place just besides and the menu is not outstanding for the prices that are charge. The dungeness crab was great I loved it....More

Date of visit: April 2017
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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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