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Parkside Cafe

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43 Arenal Aveune, Stinson Beach, CA
+1 415-868-1272
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“bread” (27 reviews)
“burger” (42 reviews)
“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Arenal Aveune, Stinson Beach, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Heading up the coast and took a break here. Got the oysters which were fresh and tasty. Pricy, but worth it. The service was slow, but the wait staff were nice. Beautiful location and super laidback. Ate outdoors on the patio which had a great...More

Thank Chowin_n_Carousin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a local , I live in Mill Valley and come in Stinson really often. Today I just ordered a milkshake and a sandwich for 14$ , left a good tip . l I got my milkshake first so I waited on the bench...More

Thank Frederic P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got recommendation from travel guide - lovely small cafe/bakery - fab food. My daughter can't stop talking about the gnocchi - my crab cakes were delicious. Perfect after hike to Alamere Falls and back.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was hiking Muir Woods and ended up at Stinson Beach. Had heard of parkside cafe. Was there on a Sunday and the place was bustling. We had a nice table outside. Service was slow, and the server seemed more interested in turning a table than...More

Thank trailsendtravel
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Stopped in on the way from Point Reyes to Carmel. The wife and I both had the "Parkside": 2 eggs, home fries, house toast & jam for $11 - both the bread and jam are home made. We both thought it was excellent. Very good...More

Thank FitzDarby
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

3rd time I’ve been here last 12 months. Great location & food is delicious. Orders are oversized and one plate can feed two. We ended up ordering too much. Started with delisc mahi spring rolls then ordered fried seafood plate consisting of shrimp, oysters &...More

Thank diverdownfbh
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Had very good breakfast fast service hot food,nice coffee ,gets very busy during the day,lunch time burgers are very good as well,may have to wait a while when the sun is shining and Stinson is rammed with people.

Thank hantshawk
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We ate here after reading good reviews and the reviews are correct. We had great service with a smile and good food. Our party enjoyed several entrees. The beet salad was tasty, the burger was cooked medium as ordered, the fish and chips was hot...More

Thank nurabbit
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Love this cafe tucked near the public beach in Stinson Beach! We stopped for a bite to eat and enjoyed the clam chowder and French kale/onion soups then shared a burger and fries. We had the iced tea (sports tea) and the Arnold Palmer -...More

Thank Jerri L
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Besides the fact that you could sit outside and people watch. I didn't like this place. I tried the burger which was averge but considering the price I expected more ($16+ add ons) wait staff ignored us and wait time for for food was 45...More

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Patricia C C
April 28, 2016|
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Response from Gary L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, Pat, I have no suggestions. I booked our dinner at the restaurant. Did you specify the date and details in your phone message? That should get a response. Gary
March 5, 2015|
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Response from Richard T | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure the outside patio is dog friendly...seems everyone there had dogs!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Arenal Aveune, Stinson Beach, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Stinson Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 415-868-1272
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