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Ship Ashore

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) #5 of 5 Restaurants in Smith River $$ - $$$ , Seafood,
12370 Highway 101 North, Smith River, CA
+1 707-487-3516
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible21%
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“fish chips” (2 reviews)
“clam chowder” (2 reviews)
“rv park” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
12370 Highway 101 North, Smith River, CA
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Reviewed September 22, 2016

So run down it's unbelievable. Only open weekends. Do NOT stay in the attached hotel/motel. It is a dump! There is a very nice B&B called Arkys nearby. The restaurant needed a facelift 20 years ago. Service abd food were only so-so.

Thank Janis D
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We stumbled on the Ship Ashore Restaurant. It is off the main Highway, down a long driveway through an older RV park. We were checking in to the adjacent Ship Ashore Motel, and then were going to work on finding something to eat. The front...More

Thank MGriswold
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food served in a casual atmosphere. We arrived on a Saturday, so the prime rib was available (it was perfectly prepared, tender and juicy). Two people in our party had the clam chowder (after another diner recommended it as she was leaving, when she...More

Thank SeaHavenMotel
Reviewed August 10, 2016

We aren't really sure what this place is about. It's a very catchy theme, albeit a bit dingy on the outside. It was supposed to be open on the evening we went, but it was closed without warning. We were relieved though. The kids were...More

Thank BP1279
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Nice, clean, comfortable, great catering service, restaurant over looking the river and the ocean with beautiful deco!

Thank K J
Reviewed July 29, 2016

The four of us were hungry and looking for some seafood in Smith River. We passed by Ship Ashore Resort/Restaurant not being impressed by what we saw from the road. After checking out several establishments that were either closed or lacking what our mouths were...More

Thank Ron E
Reviewed October 4, 2015

I ordered steak med rare. 1st waiter let me know cook had burnt it so cooked another one, it was more med well so back it went. Can we say 3's a charm..

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed June 26, 2015

The view of the river and ocean aside, the food was okay. The hole in the ceiling with exposed insulation and the appearance of black mold was much more off-putting! Since it appears that there are only a few diners per night, it is curious...More

Thank soccervanna
Reviewed May 30, 2015

I grew to love the ship a shore when the ship was still in the water, so i know it well..really well. I go because the peaceful serenity of the place. always quiet. The restaurant is the old school type, but the view of the...More

Thank Lane V
Reviewed April 23, 2015

We rented one of the motels lodgings for three nights and decided on takeout one night. We had three orders of the fish & chips, which were great. The fish was very tasty and well cooked, and the fries and coleslaw were homemade. The service...More

Thank Dave O
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Bar, Seafood, Pub
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12370 Highway 101 North, Smith River, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Smith River
  • Phone Number: +1 707-487-3516
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