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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


American, Bar, Seafood
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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meals, features


New England Clam Chowder
small USD 12
large USD 16
Grilled Asparagus
Patatas Brava
Spanish style fried potatoes, Tobacco onions, house-made harissa aioli
USD 10
Chicken Wings
House-made hot sauce, house-made Point Reyes blue cheese dressing
USD 11
Southern Style Monterey Calamari
Smokey remoulade
USD 14
Chicken Strip & Fries
USD 12
Roasted Local Vegetables
Crab Cakes
Creole tartar sauce, house-made slaw
USD 20
Garlic & Herbs USD 7
Truffle & Parmesan
Hearts of romaine lettuce, Cheese tuiles, garlic dressing
USD 10
Grilled chicken USD 8
prawns USD 14
Add Avocado USD 3
Greek Salad
Mixed greens, olives, tomatoes, cucumber, shaved red onion, feta cheese & herb vinaigrette
USD 10
Grilled chicken USD 8
prawns USD 14
Add Avocado USD 3
Sand Dollar Wedge
Iceberg wedge, red onion, bacon, Point Reyes blue cheese dressing
Grilled Chicken USD 8
Prawns USD 14
Add Avocado USD 3
Citrus apple, beet salad
Shaved apple, pickled beet, orange, mixed greens & citrus vinaigrette
USD 16
Grilled Chicken USD 8
Prawns USD 14
Add Avocado USD 3
Fish Special
Fish & Chips
Beer battered local cod, French fries, apple cider slaw
USD 18
Steak Special
St. Louis Style Pork Ribs
fries, collard greens, apple brandy BBQ
USD 20
Organic Beef Burger
American cheddar, lettuce, tomato, onion, house-made pickles & fries
USD 14
bacon USD 3
Avocado USD 3
Half Roasted Chicken
mashed potatoes, market vegetables pan gravy
USD 18
Mixed Market Vegetable Risotto
seasonal vegetables, arborio rice, aged manchego
USD 22
Linguine with Clam Sauce
white wine, herbs, shaved parmesan
USD 18
Linguine Bolognese
Tomato,slow-braised meat sauce, shaved parmesan
USD 18
Seafood Gumbo
Cod, prawns, calamari, andouille sausage &short grain rice
USD 20
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

My family visited on a seemingly busy Saturday afternoon in a fun beach town. We were greeted and seated timely. We placed our drink order, followed by our lunch requests; THEN WE WAITED...two tables of four, two “two tops” outside and a table of four...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed September 19, 2019 via mobile

I can’t think of a reason not to give the Sand Dollar a 5. We had an early dinner there and it was peaceful, good & informative service and the most fabulous food we’ve had since arriving. We couldn’t fault it.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 12, 2019

This is one of very few restaurants in Stinson Beach. When we dined here it was pretty much full - but we had probably our worst dining experience in several years. The waiter we had was brisk and rude (there was a lovely server though,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed August 7, 2019

Grea road trip North from San Francisco, the Sand Dollar is a must for a break in the great road trip. Best fresh fish and chipos I have ever eaten. Great place, lovely and attentive staff!

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed July 18, 2019

As a Brit, I love fish and chips, and the ones I tasted here were hard to beat! I also love fish soup and my husband generously let me taste his divine bourride - difficult to get right and this just hit the spot: delicious....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

Met a friend for a quick bite after a beach/dog day. Everything we ate was so delicious and fresh. Recommend the crab hush puppies, salad lyonnaise and the seafood stew. Great rose from a very kind and obliging bartender. Great place with a very warm...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 7, 2019

SO disappointing!! The menu is not at all the same, and much less quality. No more Pear Salad....no more Fish Tacos!!!.....no more of that excellent bread and butter they gave you before dinner; now they charge you for Plain old French bread. I hope with...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

We stopped here for some refreshments after doing the Steep Ravine - Matt Davis loop. Decent selections of draft beers, and a couple of benches out front to watch people walk by. We did not sample any of the food this time, but will if...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

We’ve been coming to the Sand Dollar ~ annually for the last five years. We recently popped in for an early dinner to start our vacation. Though the service was the same good quality and friendly, we were disappointed with our main dishes. I had...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We really only had 2 choices at Stinson Beach and we made the right choice! Nice sunny out door deck. Advertised huge mussels which got us in the door. I wouldn’t have called them huge but the broth was very good for soaking up the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Sandra R
September 4, 2016|
Response from kristy77a | Reviewed this property |
Do I [... have take-out]? My association with the Sand Dollar is as a customer, a month ago. I recommend you telephone the restaurant directly with your query. Good luck!
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