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The Spinnaker

100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965-2181
+1 415-332-1500
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (105 reviews)
“crab cakes” (56 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (13 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965-2181
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely restaurant to visit in Sausalito and can be easily accessed from San Fran by taking the ferry which docs right next door. The views are beautiful from every vantage point in the restaurant. The food is also very good. The calamari...More

Thank NAD2707
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our waiter was outstanding, wish I’d gotten his name ! He never wrote any of our order down -and didn’t miss a beat ! He was very attentive and funny ! Oh yeah - the food was good - I had the Chilean sea bass...More

Thank ddrobinson5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Because of the spectacular view, we had wanted to have lunch here, but ended up stopping in mid-afternoon just for a drink. The minute we opened the front door, we were slapped in the face with the strong smell of a nursing home. We sat...More

1  Thank upt0wnN0la
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of my parents' favorite restaurant so I've been there for many family gatherings over many years. My husband and I met friends for dinner there this month and were happy to introduce new people to a long-time favorite! You can't get a...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The grilled salmon was delicious! And the kid menu was great for my 4 year old. She loved the salmon too. And they had a good gin martini.

Thank KLC30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has an outstanding position looking across San Francisco bay. It’s reasonably priced and the food was excellent . Ask for a table by the window as the location is amazing . You need to book . I had the seafood grill which is...More

Thank Petermichaelw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide told us if a restaurant has a great view the food will be mediocre. Proved to be true here. Service not good. Clam chowder tasted like it was from a can. Crab cake and seafood quesadilla were weak. Only bad meal we...More

1  Thank Charles H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just an update to my last review of Spinnaker. My husband and I took the ferry from S.F. to Sausalito. He had never been to Spinnaker (one of my favorites) before. We had an amazing lunch, with the most wonderful server Randy Gordon! I again...More

Thank ghb3337
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

On our most recent visit for lunch the food, especially, was truly mediocre. The shrimp seemed to have been over cooked; they were a bit chewy. The service was ok, although we were given rather dirty paper menus; they had been obviously used numerous times...More

3  Thank Juan G V
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Just about all the boxes were checked: * Great selection of fish (I had a grilled assortment) * Attentive service but not overwhelming and uncomfortable * Terrific Views * Many appealing desserts (I liked 6 of 8 or most of them; the apple tart must...More

3  Thank DesignerG2016
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December 1, 2017|
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Response from PhxShirley | Reviewed this property |
Don’t drink wine so do not know.
July 31, 2016|
Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
July 31, 2016|
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Response from Shirley E | 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
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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