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Sand Dollar Restaurant

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3458 Highway 1, Shoreline Hwy., Stinson Beach, CA 94970
415.868.0434
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Closed
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Sat - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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113 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not ever having stopped in, I expected a menu of burgers, fish & chips and basic cafe food. The menu was great though, with foods from mussels, clams, steaks, grilled fish, down to burgers and fish & chips. We ordered cocktails first and watch plates be served around us that were gorgeous, all foods looking well. My friend ordered shrimp... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hike often in Mt Tamapias and sometimes I will stop here and have there garlic fries and calamari.. Only because I can't get that kind of food in my area. They are reasonable on prices, food is good and when whether is good outside seating is the best.

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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to the Sand Dollar many times over the last ten years. We usually go when a sunny day is forecast, although a cool foggy one can be fun too. While the food is generally pretty good, it's not what keep us coming back. There is a certain feeling about the place that says kick back and relax.... More 

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California
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202 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We picked a bad night. No oysters. We went there for oysters. What they did have were incessant flies buzzing all around our table. Food okay, nothing special. A bit pricey. Service was good. The music was a bit too loud. Unfortunately there are not many other choices in Stinson a Beach.

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Thank deepchi
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Casual dining with a patio. Friendly staff. Good location in town. Unfortunately they were out of oysters but we found some up in Pt Reyes, another cute town that's nearby.

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Chico, CA
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141 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This was our second visit to the Sand Dollar. It was just as good as the first time. We sat on the patio , with our service dog, and really enjoyed the foot traffic and sights of the town...perfect little location. There was a band that day (oddly enough the same band that was there two years ago). Nice to... More 

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Albany, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Arriving hungry in Stinson Beach, with no reviews to guide us, we chose Sand Dollar for lunch because it looked welcoming on a sunny day. We were very happy with our grilled salmon and grilled steak salads, grilled side vegetables, and tomato soup. The salads were filled with fresh ingredients It was lovely to sit outside. If you ask for... More 

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Napa, California
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Love the environment. Pianist was amazing and service good. The only problem was the food. Must have been an off night?

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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I had a burger , my wife had the seafood stew. People friendly, service quick& the place had a relaxed atmosphere . Nothing more to say, I'd go back.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

At first sight, the Sand Dollar is an uncertain roadside bar, but inside it is a welcoming roadside bar and grill, with friendly bartender service, a surprising menu, including delicious prawn tacos. The stories from the locals are the best. A poster of the Lost Planet Airmen led to the story of the bar's piano, which formerly belonged to Commander... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3458 Highway 1, Shoreline Hwy., Stinson Beach, CA 94970
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Stinson Beach
  • Phone Number: 415.868.0434

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