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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner


$10 - $30
American, Seafood
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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Garlic Braised Dino Kale
Brick maiden dread, fried true grass farm egg
Monterey Squid Salad
Mint, calabrian chile, chickpeas
Roasted Local Swordfish
Fennel, crispy sunchokes, gribiche
Marin Sun Farms Top Sirlon
Roasted marble‏ potatoes, fave leaves, horseradish cream
Creamsicle Float
Homemade vanilla ice cream, sassafras seasonal clementine soda
Vegetarian/ vagan options available
Mixed cases are now available for the holidays
Cremant De Bourgogne Brut, Jaffelin
Cremant De Bourgogne Brut Rose, Jaffelin
Canard–Duchene NV Brut, Champagne
Louis Metaireau Muscadet, Sur Lie, 2010
Laporte Sancerre, Le Rochoy, 2010
Urban Reisling, Mosel, 2011
Elyse L’Ingenue, Sierra Foothills, 2009
Viandante Del Cielo Rose, Marin County, 2011
Marsannay Rose, Charles Audoin, 2010
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Upon entering we were met by a triad of flies. All was going well, oysters came out quickly, it took over a half hour for our 1 sandwich and single salad to come out. Meanwhile the white napkins covered me with white lint. Wait staff...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank RockAndRapture
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here because of reviews on Trip Advisor and definitely lived up to the expectations. Oysters and dinner were delicious. Service was attentive. loved that we were able to get a plate of oysters with different types to taste. The shucker came to the table...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank foodiep13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived timely for our reservations for dinner this week at Saltwater the hostess hurriedly showed us to a table by the door and when we asked if we have one of several other many empty tables away from the door she gave us...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank P3457URkeithb
Reviewed August 18, 2019

Ate at Saltwater and was totally surprised. Located in the tiny town of Inverness, this restaurant was absolutely fantastic! Greeted by a friendly hostess and seated right away. Luckily, because the restaurant was packed within fifteen minutes. Our waitress, Jennifer, was outstanding. We ordered the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Ken J
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Rave review for this rustic place in beautiful Inverness. The oysters were oh so fresh and delicious, the halibut just awesome. The wild salmon was as fantastic as I've ever had. And then came dessert. Oh boy! Everything was really delicious and delightful! Service was...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank michalbIsrael
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Service was good. Our servers were very nice and accommodating, however, the hostess with long curly hair parted in the middle was rather rude and unfriendly. When we checked in, she was not friendly at all. We ended up sitting by the bar, but once...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank ro1655
Reviewed July 5, 2019

We stopped by the restaurant at 5:00 to check out the menu for our later reservation. The menu looked great, especially the Petrlae Sole entree. When we arrived two of the four mains were missing from the menu including the sole! We were told the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank rjbopper
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

The staff could not have been better. They waited for an opening before coming over to ask if we needed anything, as in an upscale restaurant. However, our food was mostly good, but definitely over priced for what was presented. Overall, a good place to...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank tonearoundtown
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Oysters on the half shell, yes, fresh fish yes, excellently prepared dishes yes. What a great place to dine.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Marytravelsnow
Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

After reading mixed reviews I wasn’t sure about going to this place. We went on a weeknight and it was calm and not crowded. We had an excellent server who explained the wine and food in detail. We shared everything and that way we got...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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August 25, 2016|
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Response from masgchips | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there were two options (one seafood, one other) each for the appetizer, main, and dessert. Highly recommend it!
July 2, 2016|
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Response from luc c | Property representative |
Hello, Owner Luc responding to your inquiry. Pardon my tone if I came off as impatient. It was in no way intentional. We do encourage web reservations and we seldom run out of menu items. I'll adopt a more cheerful tone... More
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