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The Spinnaker

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
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COLD APPETIZERS
13.25
Oregon Bay Shrimp Cocktail
12.95
The Spinnaker Cocktail
Prawns, shrimp, scallops, calamari & surimi crab marinated in a light Italian dressing
17.95
Seafood Sampler
Prawn, oyster, shrimp, smoked salmon
19.5
Oysters on the Half Shell
Fresh Daily with Mignonette & Cocktail sauces
18.95
Dungeness Crab Cocktail
18.95
Prawn Cocktail
Large Pacific prawns
13.95
Smoked Salmon
Alaskan, with capers, Bermuda onion & toast
15.95
Local Marin County Artisan Cheese Plate
Bleu, Camembert, Triple Cream Brie & Breakfast cheeses served with Carr's Crackers, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious apple slices, fresh berries & Pecan Praline
SOUPS & HOT APPETIZERS
All soups prepared daily
Cup 7.25
Bowl 8.25
Soup of the Day or Clam Chowder
14.25
Calamari Fritte
12.95
Crab Pot Stickers
With ginger & cilantro Thai sauce
10.95
La Bruschetta
Hot focaccia bread with garlic, olive oil, fresh tomato, pesto & parmesan cheese
16.25
Crab Cakes
Dungeness & Rock Crab
13.95
Seared Sea Scallops & Mussels
With Roma tomatoes, chives, fried leeks, buerre blanc & a touch of oyster sauce
LIGHT LUNCH COMBINATIONS
19.25
Light Lunch Combination #1
Butter Lettuce tossed with Apples, sun-dried Cranberries, crumbled local Point Reyes Blue Cheese, Walnuts & Maple Vinaigrette with Cup of Clam Chowder or Soup du Jour
21.25
Light Lunch Combination #2
Half Avocado with Bay Shrimp, choice of dressing with Cup of Clam Chowder or Soup du Jour
21.25
Light Lunch Combination #3
Quesadilla with Crab, Shrimp, Fresh Basil & Tomato Salsa with Cup of Clam Chowder or Soup du Jour
21.95
Light Lunch Combination #4
Crab Cakes, French Fries, with Cup of Clam Chowder or Soup du Jour
20.95
Light Lunch Combination #5
Baby Arugula & Bay Shrimp Salad with Cup of Clam Chowder or Soup du Jour. Tossed with Cilantro–Lime dressing, pomegranate seeds, sliced oranges, strawberries, candied walnuts & Laura Chenel goat cheese
SALADS
Dressings Available - Italian Vinaigrette, Maple Vinaigrette, Thousand Island, Blue Cheese & Ranch
9.5
House Green Salad
Romaine & fresh spring greens tossed with sunflower seeds, Asiago cheese & balsamic vinaigrette
9.5
With Marinated Seafood 13.25
With Shrimp 13.75
With Crab 20.25
Mixed Green
13.95
Caesar Salad
21.95
Seafood Caesar Salad
Bay scallops & shrimp
19.95
Grilled Chicken Caesar
21.95
Small 18.95
The Spinnaker
Prawns, shrimp, scallops, calamari & Surimi crab marinated in a light Italian mayonnaise dressing
24.5
Grilled Salmon Filet on Mixed Greens
With maple vinaigrette, goat cheese, walnuts & Roma tomato
24.95
Organic Kale & Red Quinoa
With grilled Baja prawns, candied walnuts, carrots, oranges tossed in a cilantro–lime dressing
22.5
Small 18.95
Shrimp Louis
18.95
Fresh Fruit
With coconut dressing & sorbet
LUNCHEON SANDWICHES
17.95
Quesadilla with Crab, Shrimp & Fresh Basil
Served with tomato-cilantro salsa & French fries
15.25
With Jack, Pepper Jack, Swiss or Cheddar Cheese, Add 0.95
With Hickory Smoked Bacon, Add 0.95
Spinnaker Hamburger
Freshly ground chuck & French fries
17.25
Shrimp Salad
Bay shrimp, butter lettuce & ranch style dressing, served on Ciabatta roll or Marbled Rye bread
16.95
Fresh Salmon Salad on Marbled Rye
Fresh salmon salad seasoned with tarragon, dill & capers
17.25
Roast Turkey Club House
With bacon, avocado, served with French fries
21.25
Crab, Shrimp & Avocado Clubhouse
Served with French fries
17.25
Grilled Chicken
With grilled peppers, onions & Monterey jack cheese
16.95
Turkey, Avocado, Havarti & Tomato
Served with cranberry-pineapple chutney on a Ciabatta roll
17.25
Corned Beef Brisket
Swiss cheese, Sauerkraut, spiced mustard aioli on a marbled rye
16.95
Portobello Mushroom
Grilled Portobello mushroom & roast peppers, sautéed onions, Havarti cheese with Remoulade sauce on a Ciabatta Roll
BRUNCH
Sunday From 11:00 A.M. To 3:00 P.M.
20.5
Eggs Spinnaker
Crab cakes, poached eggs & Hollandaise Sauce
18.95
Eggs Benedict
Poached eggs atop Canadian bacon & English muffins with Hollandaise
19.75
Eggs Juneau
Smoked salmon on English muffins, poached eggs, topped with Hollandaise
20.5
Shrimp Omelette
With Havarti & fresh Tropical Fruit salsa
20.95
Rock Crab & Cheddar Cheese Omelette
With avocado
18.5
Triple Cream Cambozola Brie & Ham Omelette
16.25
Fresh Corned Beef Hash & Eggs
Eggs fried, scrambled or poached
19.95
Bay Shrimp Scramble
Scrambled eggs with bay shrimp, chives, red peppers, mushrooms & Monterey jack cheese
15.95
French Toast with Honey-Maple Syrup
Choice of bacon or Canadian bacon
17.95
Brunch Quesadilla
Scrambled eggs, fresh spinach, linguica & Monterey jack cheese served with shoestring fries
PASTA
19.95
Penne with Grilled Chicken Breast
Marinated chicken breast, grilled, julienne & tossed with garlic, olive oil, sun-dried cranberries & basil
23.95
Spaghettini with Prawns
In a fresh roasted Roma tomato sauce, topped with pecorino cheese & fried basil
23.95
Spanish Seafood Fideua
Prawns, Swordfish, Scallops, Clams & Mussels tossed with Whole Wheat Pasta, fresh tomatoes, fennel, garlic & chili's, oven-roasted Catalan Style
18.95
Large Four-Cheese Ravioli
In spinach dough with walnut alfredo or pesto sauce
23.95
Angel Hair with Rock Shrimp, Bay Scallops & Manila Clams
Garlic, scallions, sundried tomato, buerre blanc
24.5
Penne Rustica
Sauté scallops, swordfish, prawns with roast garlic, mushrooms, onions, oregano, white wine & penne pasta
19.95
Calamari Ring Toss
Sauté Calamari tossed with whole wheat pasta, fresh garlic, white wine & spiced tomato sauce
A LA CARTE LUNCHEON
FISH & SHELLFISH
22.95
Crab Cakes
Dungeness & Snow crab with with fresh seasonal fruit chutney
24.95
Petrale Filet
Coated with crushed croutons & macadamia nuts
23.5
Petrale Dore
23.5
Bouillabaisse
Prawns, scallops, clams, mussels & fresh fish in a rich broth. Garlic Bread
23.95
Spinnaker Paella
With scallop, prawn, mussel, clams, swordfish, Andouille sausage & saffron risotto
22.95
Steamed Manila Clams
20.95
Baja Prawns & Chips
With remoulade & ranch sauces
18.25
Fish & Chips
Fresh filet strips, pale ale batter with rémoulade & pesto sauces
24.95
Salmon
Served grilled or poached
26.95
Mixed Seafood Grill
Prawn, scallop, halibut & salmon
MEAT & POULTRY
22.95
Piquant Chicken Breasts Sauté
With champagne, lemon & capers
23.95
Chicken Breasts Sauté with Mushrooms
Portobello, Shiitake, Crimini & Porcini mushrooms in a Veloute cream sauce
21.95
Grilled Boneless Chicken Breasts
With garlic, olive oil, & rosemary baste
21.95
New York Steak Sandwich
Seasoned sliced New York Strip with spiced mustard aioli, Pepper jack cheese, wild arugula & pickled onions on a sweet roll, served with sweet potato fries
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Every time we stay in Sausalito, we dine at the Spinnaker. It has without, a doubt, the best view of San Francisco, especially at dusk as the city lights come on. During our visit, the coastal overcast was present, obscuring the wonderful view. Spinnaker has...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank chaslin19
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant sits on the water next to the marina in Sausalito and has glass walls all around that afford excellent views of San Francisco, Tiburon and the Bay Bridge and Oakland in the distance. We watched a seal and sea gulls and other wildlife...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an iconic restaurant in a great location with spectacular views of San Francisco Bay. Its a very well run restaurant too in a sort of 20Century style. Good menu with good fresh seafood. Excellent service from knowledgeable service personnel. It was just the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Barry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went into this restaurant and sat in the bar for drinks ,there is an enormous amount of room in the bar and the views are splendid ,however it is in a deep need of an update. Speaking with the bartender I did hear that...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Vengel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is just a laid back landmark which has a great view, very good food and excellent service at a good price. It touches all the bases, but if you want a window table for lunch or dinner you better get there early ( at...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank scottboyd911
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fine, don't get me wrong, but the views from thus restaurant are spectacular. San Francisco is in the distance, plus Alcatraz, with closer views of boats, birds and an occasional seal. Go, you won't be disappointed. Try the cheese plate appetizer, and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank sdog41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You don’t need to commit yourself to a full menu: you can eat at the bar end (on the right hand side) and select from a solid selection of ‘bar food’ for considerably less money. My husband had an excellent burger and I had the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank DonnaGomasio
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We appreciated being seated with the waterfront view without even having to request it. Of course everyone prefers the view, so I appreciate restaurants where they don’t parcel out the good seats as if you need to negotiate. The service was attentive by the wait...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Lee K
Reviewed May 20, 2019

Great view of Bay Area and San Francisco. Service excellent and food first class. Accommodated small children without complaint. Reserve this place for anniversaries special dates and holiday celebrations

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Michael W
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

Visiting this place was absolutely unplanned, we ended up here on a rainy Thursday evening after the place we wanted to eat at was already closed. Boy, what a lucky coincidence this was. This place is an absolute gem, a must visit if you are...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Laura B
December 1, 2017|
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Response from PhxShirley | Reviewed this property |
Don’t drink wine so do not know.
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wandc3
July 31, 2016|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
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July 31, 2016|
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Response from Gumshang | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, you would have to call the restaurant directly with that question since my husband, our friends and I were only diners.
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