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“Enjoyed the Seafood”

Lucas Wharf Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 26 Restaurants in Bodega Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Great food, friendly service and spectacular views await you at Lucas Wharf Restaurant in Bodega Bay. We are a waterfront seafood restaurant on the beautiful Sonoma Coast, about 1-1/2 hours north of San Francisco and just minutes away from the wine country. We have a cozy lounge with a fireplace and a patio for outside dining. From your dinner table you might see the local fishermen unloading their catch on our dock while sea lions play in the water below and pelicans sail by overhead. We offer a large selection of seafood choices, plus steaks, pastas and vegetarian options. We have several unique signature dishes (calamari!) And delicious, seasonal dinner specials. We have a full bar and proudly feature premium Sonoma County wines and local draft beers. So, for either a romantic sunset dinner, a quick bite on your way through town or after a lazy day at the beach with the kids, visit Lucas Wharf Restaurant, family owned and operated since 1984.
Greenwood, Indiana
Level 6 Contributor
131 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Enjoyed the Seafood”
Reviewed October 22, 2013

We were here during an overnight stay. We had the fish and chips and the snapper meals and they were both plentiful and flavorful.

Visited October 2013
Thank ParisFanaticKRS
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Hayward, CA
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2013

I had dinner here on a Saturday night with my husband, daughter, and granddaughter. It was a great find!! We had to wait about 25 min. for a table but were able to sit at a table in the bar area and have pre-dinner drinks (lemonade for the 5 yr old)! The atmosphere was very busy, but not chaotic. When a table was available they seated us by the window where we had a view of the lights on the bay. They brought out some great sourdough bread and butter, fresh, soft, and delicious!! My husband got a Caesar salad and he thought it was one of the best he had ever had, chilled just right with thin slices of anchovy on top. He ordered calamari steak dinner and was very happy with the preparation and flavor. He is an extremely picky eater and this was a very rare occasion for him to actually praise the food!! My daughter and I had the Petrale Sole Dore and it was beautifully prepared. We both had mashed potatoes with it along with their perfectly cooked fresh vegetables!! They had a pretty extensive children's menu and my granddaughter had the chicken tenders. We were all very pleased. So much so that we returned on our way out of town on Monday for a late lunch with the same group but now including our son-in-law and grandson.
This meal proved to be just as good and well prepared as the previous one. My daughter started with a cup of clam chowder that she shared - creamy, but not heavy. We both ordered the Albacore tuna melt which was the best we had ever had. My husband had the blackened snapper sandwich and was, once again, very happy with his meal. My son-in-law had the Prawn Saute. The grandkids had the cheeseburgers with fries (kids menu). My grandson said it was one of the best cheeseburgers he had ever had and his mom took a bite and agreed.
We would definitely return to this restaurant for their wonderful good and excellent service! (They also had a pretty good wine list).

  • Visited October 2013
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San Francisco, California
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great food & wonderful staff!”
Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Our family's second time to fine here. Good ambience by the water. We ordered the raw "Miyagi" Oysters from Pacific NW, sweet & fresh. The creamy calamari was a good appetizer. Our girl's old time favorite is the Clam chowder. We'll definitely fine here again for the third time.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Ramielle
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Dallas, Texas, United States
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“Great view/subpar food”
Reviewed October 13, 2013

This location had a great view and friendly staff. The food was really nothing to write home about - overall it was average and a bit pricey

Visited October 2013
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Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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“Great Appetizers!”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

We have eaten here a few times and it is always pretty good -- the blackened fish sandwiches are excellent and the Caesar salad is decent, also. On our last trip, we decided to each order and appetizer so we had fried calamari and steamed clams -- both were excellent. We've also had very good service each time we went. As someone else mentioned in a review, the Bloody Marys are quite tasty--not as 'fancy' as some I've had with all the garni but delicious just the same.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Serenity777
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