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The Spinnaker

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100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965-2181 (Anchor Street)
+1 415-332-1500
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Memphis, Tennessee
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159 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Got a beautiful table in the corner of glass windows with a great view of the city lit at night. Light off the restaurant also attracted birds and seals which was quite entertaining. Meal was nice, a tad expensive but worth it for the views. Our server was genuinely friendly and interested in our travels. PROs: location, service, good sized... More 

Thank Cat_9079
North Ogden, Utah
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent food with fantastic views of the San Francisco bay and city! We stayed at the Inn above the tide which is a short walk from the restaurant. The service was very good I highly recommend

Thank katie_acker
New York
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After touring the streets of Sausalito, we decided to relax and enjoy a leisurely dinner here. This restaurant is built on stilts over the water and has huge windows opening up the dining room to a magnificent sea view. Our server, Steve, was friendly and professional in helping with our selection which was grilled Halibut. We finished off with delicious... More 

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hicago, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was directed to this restaurant by the Local Visitors center. The place is on the end of the pier and has a fabulous view looking out on the Bay with beautiful Sausalito on the hill and the Golden gate bridge in the background and the boats on the Bay. That was to be my only pleasure. I ordered the... More 

Thank williamn179
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here three times during our week in Sausalito. Wonderful ambience in the restaurant which is built on stilts over the water with wonderful night time views of the lights of the Bay and San Francisco. There is a lovely bar to have a pre- dinner drink. Service is by professional mature waiters and the food is superb. Expensive... More 

Thank bobattheeagles
Cincinnati, Ohio
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A restaurant where many locals go to enjoy and take time to eat. Our server was Marc G and he provide both suggestions and recommendations as to what was good that day. The view of the water helped the relaxed atmosphere while we dined waiting for the ferry. A very nice experience and apparently grandparents enjoy taking their grandchildren out... More 

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Austin, Texas
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125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall the experience was nice but not as special as we'd hoped it would be, considering the location and great view. The wait staff was friendly and efficient; the menu & meal was okay (we had grilled salmon salad...ok, over-grilled and very salty;) the view was the best part of the experience but we won't eat there again as the... More 

Thank CTaaB
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by the Spinnaker during our drive from S.F. To Napa. Only had an hour to spare and this fit in perfectly. The restaurant was crowded, so we sat in the bar. We had quick efficient service. Drinks were great. Food was tasty. Server was very friendly and attentive. The decor looks like 1950 or 1960's and could really use... More 

Brixham, England, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a cocktail here whilst waiting for the ferry. The cocktail was good and the service friendly and the view pretty, but the restaurant decor is tired and looks in need of updating and remodeling.

Thank Sophie H
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always great to stop by here for a cocktail or dinner. We like to arrive during daylight hours and watch the sunset. Always enjoy the water view as well as watching sailboats pass by. Nice bar and very large dining room. Highly recommend Spinnaker for view as well as seafood or pasta.

Thank Debbie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965-2181
    (Anchor Street)
  • Public Transportation: Golden Gate Transit Bus: 50, 20; Golden Gate Ferry: Red & White Fleet, Blue & Gold
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Sausalito
  • Phone Number: +1 415-332-1500
The Spinnaker is located on the Sausalito waterfront offering panoramic views of San Francisco, Angel Island, the East Bay and Belvedere. They serve an impressive menu with fresh seafood and a fine wine selection.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?