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“Ok place to grab a bite, no line”
Review of Fisherman's Cove

Fisherman's Cove
Ranked #5 of 26 Restaurants in Bodega Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Description: Fisherman's Cove is a local, family-owned seafood shack and fishing-marine supply store specializing in fresh local oysters that are grown on Tamales Bay. We serve them on the half shell or barbecued with your choice of six different house specialty sauces such as garlic butter sauce, cocktail sauce, chorizo butter with a hint of lemon and more. Try our unique oysters with pesto sauce and applewood bacon, or opt for our oysters Kilpatrick or Sweet Heaters with pickled jalepeno, shallots and raw mignonette. All of our ingredients are incredibly fresh, from the local Dungeness crab and hormone-free meats to organic vegetables and homemade sauces. We are committed to serving creative and delicious fare made with the best ingredients available
Rocklin, California
Level 6 Contributor
119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Ok place to grab a bite, no line”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Friday, July 5th
This was a nice place to grab a bowl of chowder and some garlic bread.

My wife said there were too many clams in their clam chowder... seriously. The clam chowder was ok, but not great. I've had better. It was also $7 which was more than the Spud Point place right next door (which was better but had a long line).

The garlic bread was good, it had small slices of garlic on it and red onion. Overall it was ok, but that was about it.

One plus (at least as far as my wife was concerned) was that not only did they have interior seating they played country music.

  • Visited July 2013
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
We have to say, we don't often hear that our clam chowder has too many clams. Still, we'd never want any one ingredient to overpower a dish, so we'll be more careful next time. That said, it sounds like you enjoyed your visit, and we hope you'll come back for more of our fresh seafood. Until then, thanks for giving us a try!

Regards,
Fisherman's Cove Team
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Vacaville, California
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“Outstanding Oysters!”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

This was the first time here, but it will not be the last!
The oysters were awesome! Super casual and clean, and staff were really nice!
My husband and his buddy had the fish stew and were very pleased. The ladies well, we had the crab sandwich and it was the best crab sandwich I ever had! The crab was plentiful and the bread was fresh and very good!!!

  • Visited July 2013
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Glad your first visit left you wanting more! Sounds like you had a great taste of our favorite seafood dishes—of course, you just can't beat those oysters. Thanks for the stellar review. Come back and see us again soon!

Cheers,
Fisherman's Cove Team
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walnut grove, ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Best oysters in bodega bay”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

Nothing fancy,just great food! We talked to the owner and found out his family also owned the grocery store up the hill. We will return, inexpensive, good food.

  • Visited March 2013
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review, July 8, 2013
We've always believe that simple food is the best food! Glad to see that you agree, and that our menu left you with a smile on your face. Can't wait to have you back again!

Cheers,
Fisherman's Cove Team
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“Fantastic Find”
Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

This little place is so good!!
The chowder was the best I EVER HAD!
The oysters were PERFECT on the half shell.
The staff was sweet and quick.
(I wish I had employees like them.)
A perfect place for casual dining.
Can't wait to get back to Bodego Bay!!
First stop----HERE!!!!

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Klwh59h
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review, June 13, 2013
We're so happy to hear you had a great time with us, thanks for the fantastic review. We're also glad to hear you think we make the best chowder you've ever had. It's a huge compliment around here. We hope to see you again soon for another plate of sweet oysters on the half shell!

Thanks!
Fisherman's Cove Team
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“Unexpected best seafood in a tackle shop”
Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

Driving around with a family of five trying to find a casual seafood place that served oysters, we couldn't have found a better place. This is an order at the counter sort of place. So many creative steamed oyster options. We tried all of them. Especially loved the chorizo ones. Also enjoyed the crab sandwhich. They
Also served BBQ that we didn't try but I'm sure is good.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Wiz3540
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review, May 30, 2013
Thanks for giving us a try! We couldn't be more thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your lunch, and we'd love to have you back again soon!

Cheers,
Fisherman's Cove Team
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