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The Trinidad Bay Eatery is located in the heart of Trinidad, California, just above Trinidad Bay. We specialize in American Cuisine and are especially known for our fresh local seafood dishes, New England style Clam Chowder, Fresh on-premise-homemade Fudge and Blackberry Cobbler. We are open year-round for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and feature coffee drinks made with Vanelis Craft Roasted Coffee.
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $37
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Parking Available
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fit us in late on short notice!! Food was very nice, delicious!! So glad we found them.They had a nice gift shop, local made candy, jellies and we bought a very nice ceramic pie plate and sponge holder. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: November 2020
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cybercme, Agency / Consultant at Trinidad Bay Eatery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi DanBrownBike, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, we're so pleased to know that you enjoyed your meal and our gift shop and treats! We're pleased to know you'll join us again and we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great diner type restaurant. The service was amazing- the Apple Cider Mimosa was delicious as was the Eggs Benedict. But for sure get the mimosa!

Date of visit: November 2020
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cybercme, Agency / Consultant at Trinidad Bay Eatery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Milenka17! Thanks for taking a moment to share your feedback with us! We're so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed our apple cider mimosa and eggs benedict! We appreciate your kind words and look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed October 11, 2020

This is an old school seafood restaurant. Ate outside in the evening air. Staff is professional and genuinely nice. Prices are reasonable for full service sea food and quality is very good. House made fudge for sale in the gift store as well.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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cybercme, Agency / Consultant at Trinidad Bay Eatery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2020

Hey John, Thank you for taking a moment to share your feedback with us, we appreciate your kind words about our wonderful staff and quality food! We’re happy to hear you enjoyed our fudge and gift shop, we hope you’ll come back and dine with...More

Reviewed September 11, 2020 via mobile

Delicious food! I would have given 5 stars but We were here during Covid and fires and had to sit outside on a chilly sept. 11 morning (while some other gentleman were seated indoors). Otherwise great experience, food, and service.

Date of visit: September 2020
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cybercme, Agency / Consultant at Trinidad Bay Eatery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2020

Hi Alysa, Thank you for your feedback, we're thrilled to know that you enjoyed your meal with us and we appreciate your four star rating and review! We hope you'll join us again very soon!

Reviewed September 9, 2020 via mobile

Best clam chowder ever! They have a nice waiting area with locally made crafts and very helpful staff. Mostly they make the best clam chowder imaginable. Can't wait to go back for more.

Date of visit: September 2020
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cybercme, Agency / Consultant at Trinidad Bay Eatery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2020

Hey Tim! Thanks so much for taking a moment to share your feedback with us in the TripAdvisor community, we're happy to receive your five-star rating and appreciate your kind words, we hope you'll dine with us again soon!

Reviewed August 24, 2020 via mobile

Ordered the double double with a tuna melt and clam chowder. Both were very good. I’ll be sure to stop again next time I’m passing through town.

Date of visit: August 2020
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cybercme, Agency / Consultant at Trinidad Bay Eatery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2020

Hi Pieces24, Thanks you for the five-star vote of confidence! We're happy to hear that you enjoy dining with us so much! We are grateful to you for leaving us this review in the TripAdvisor Community, and we hope to see you in again soon!

Reviewed August 19, 2020 via mobile

Great service in outdoor seating. food was fantastic! chioppino was delish, as was the latte at the end. call ahead and be prepared for a long wait for a table - it’s popular here for a reason!! Trinidad is tiny but scenic. stop here for...a yummy meal and then walk to the view!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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cybercme, Agency / Consultant at Trinidad Bay Eatery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2020

Hi sassygirl2011, Thank you for your kind words, we're so thrilled to know how much you enjoyed your meal with us. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our cioppino and latte. We hope you'll join us again sometime soon!

Reviewed August 16, 2020

Well Trinidad is gorgeous but this greasy eatery is not what we expected. First they wash and wipe the tables down with the same dirty towel and water after each guest vacates their table. Now to the food. The fish and chips were terrible and...for $16.99 you get 3 pieces of horrible tasting cod and French fries that look like they came out of the dirtiest cooking oil ever. The shrimp and fries believe it or not were ever worse ....yes looks and tastes like frozen shrimp with the same dirty fries. The margaritas tasted like limeaide on ice with salt in the rim. Yuck. Thank God we found the winery across the street appealing and went back to our RV with wine and an upset stomach. Really a horrible experience. Do not recommend this grease pit.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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cybercme, Agency / Consultant at Trinidad Bay Eatery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2020

Hi Vivian, Thank you for your feedback, we're always interested in knowing how we're doing. We're sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with your meals, your feedback is quit the opposite of our typical guest feedback, as evidenced by our multitude of overwhelmingly positive...More

Reviewed August 11, 2020

Friendly staff and great food. I had a great bloody mary and clam chowder. It was soooooooooo good!! We will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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cybercme, Agency / Consultant at Trinidad Bay Eatery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2020

Hi Laurel! Thank you for taking a moment to share your feedback with us, we're so happy to know that you enjoyed our locally famous clam chowder and bloody Mary! We're so thrilled to hear that you'll join us again sometime, and we look forward...More

Reviewed August 6, 2020

Stopped by here to get some breakfast food to go. All they had was giant unappealing looking cinnamon rolls and muffins. Chose a muffin - also oversized and also overpriced almost $4.50 for a muffin. That would have been acceptable if it were delicious but...this was one of hte worst muffins I ever tasted, supposedly chocolate chip pecan it tasted stale, had a chemical flavor of artificial ingredients and I didn't encounter any pecans, though I only ate half and threw away the rest it was so bad. Glad I couldn't get through the evening before to put in a dinner order.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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cybercme, Agency / Consultant at Trinidad Bay Eatery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2020

Hi marcomomCa, Thank you for your feedback, we're always interested in knowing how we're doing. We're sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with our muffin, your feedback is quit the opposite of our typical guest feedback, as evidenced by our multitude of overwhelmingly positive...More

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batesjanie
April 29, 2017|
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Response from cybercme | Property representative |
Yes! Weather permitting. We have many guests to dine with their dogs on the outside.
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BELLASADIELILLY
March 12, 2017|
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Response from cybercme | Property representative |
Indeed, calling them would be the best bet. You left this question on the TripAdvisor for the Trinidad Bay Eatery. :-)
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BELLASADIELILLY
March 12, 2017|
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The best way is give them a quick call.
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