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“Special spot.”

Nick's Cove Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 5 Restaurants in Marshall
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Tomales-Petaluma Road
Description: Nick's Cove, an historic restaurant located on the gorgeous shores of Tomales Bay, offers local, fresh and sustainable food that is tasteful and simply prepared. Our wine list also features treasures from local wine-makers as well as wines both organic and conventional from New Zealand, France and Spain. For complete menu details and wine selections consult our website at www.nickscove.com. Don't forget to take a peek at our 12 beautifully restored cottages! We accept OpenTable dollars in the hotel as well as the restaurant.
Reviewed June 18, 2014

Delicious Oysters, great views. A bit pricey but worth it if you sit outside. Service was fine. Shrimp enchiladas were so good we ordered another one and passed it around the table so all 6 people could try it.

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Reviewed June 1, 2014

When I visit my son in Sonoma, CA, it's not uncommon for us to drive to the coast so we can enjoy the ocean view and eat raw oysters. And so we did this time, but my son wanted to take a different back road which was fine with me. We landed in the village of Marshall on Tomales Bay. The only commercial business seemed to be Nick's Cove over looking the Bay. And what a treat it was. Very casual atmosphere with beautiful wooden furniture. We ordered the largest oyster plate on the menu and a salad (The menu also offered binoculars to look at the sea life.) Our server brought our oysters and explained the four different kinds of oysters we were served. The Prawn Louis salad on butter lettuce was a prefect addition. This meal was a treat to die for. We will definitely return.

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Reviewed May 26, 2014

So glad we stopped in Tomales Bay to dine at Nick's Cove. The place has lots of charm and reminds me of an old fishing village from back in the day. The clam chowder was excellent on our windy day. The little bits of smoked applewood bacon is very nice. The Dungeness crab cakes were beautifully prepared and were perfect with out bottle of white wine. The warmed cauliflower salad was so pretty! A nice vegetable dish that I will try to "copy" at home specifically for color and presentation. Our party of four shared the Royal Oyster Platter in order to try a "sampling" of the oysters. They were nicely shucked and very clean but on the extreme small side! (Not at all worth the $32.00 for the dozen....awe shucks!) Walking out to the little bar at the end of the pier was worth the heavy winds! Very quaint little place for a beer. There is a telephone out there and you can order your drinks and appetizers right there on the water. Nick's Cove will fill up fast during tourist season. The big bar in the entry will accommodate your wait!

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Thank multimom
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Reviewed May 21, 2014

Enjoyed a wonderful hamburger and salad on the patio. The franch fries were awesome. The bleu cheese on the burger was suburb.

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Thank Marie D
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Reviewed May 17, 2014

Oysters and crab mac n' cheese are great - but we regretted everything else we ordered. All of the dishes sounded delicious in concept but the majority of our meal was poorly executed. It's unfortunate because had the restaurant been great, it would have substantially raised our overall opinion of Nick's!

Thank Shau-Ru L
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