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“Enjoyed a drink outside at the fire pit”
Review of Farley Bar

Farley Bar
Ranked #26 of 80 Restaurants in Sausalito
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Description: Just like its namesake Farley, the popular San Francisco Chronicle comic-strip character created by the late Phil Frank, Farley Bar is a Bay Area favorite. Understated and relaxing, it offers a small-plate menu, creative cocktails, cozy fireplaces, leather club chairs, and a bar crafted from a fallen tree. Farley Bar's merry mix of lodge guests and locals provides the social heart of Cavallo Point.
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Description: Just like its namesake Farley, the popular San Francisco Chronicle comic-strip character created by the late Phil Frank, Farley Bar is a Bay Area favorite. Understated and relaxing, it offers a small-plate menu, creative cocktails, cozy fireplaces, leather club chairs, and a bar crafted from a fallen tree. Farley Bar's merry mix of lodge guests and locals provides the social heart of Cavallo Point.
Reviewed January 24, 2014

Visited SF for a long weekend from the easy coast. We were in Sausilito on a recent Saturday afternoon and stopped by the Farley Bar (based on recommendations here) as the sun began to go down. We spent a relaxing hour or so with drinks by the fire pits, met some nice people and collected a few good recommendations for things to do during the remainder of our vacation. My wife enjoyed being curled up in her chair under a warm blanket. There was no service outdoors this evening but it was no problem to run up the steps into the bar to get our own drinks and bring them back outside -- the place was hoppin' inside. Lively atmosphere. Looking back over the long weekend, this was one of our favorite experiences. Relaxing, friendly atmosphere with a terrific view of the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Reviewed January 1, 2014

We ordered drinks and had them outside at the fire pits with a view of the bridge. Lovely atmosphere and met some interesting folks.

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Reviewed December 13, 2013

I live less than a mile from Farley Bar, and feel like putting in a good word for it. Farley was a famous cartoonist from Sausalito who died in 2007. The room has a tin ceiling painted dark brown, Farley's cartoons and pictures from old California hanging on the walls, and muted, tasteful decor throughout. In the summer when the wind is whipping the cold fog through the Golden Gate and the fog horn is sounding mournful, the atmosphere is just right. Wines by the glass have been thoughtfully selected and the full wine list is extensive, with many expensive bottles. The bar menu is interesting and the food is very good, not 3-star Michelin, but as good as bar food gets. A mix of happy visitors and a few mellow locals fill the room. Sometimes it gets noisy and raucous. One TV showing sports is unobtrusively stuck into a corner. Service is attentive yet casual. I don't particularly like the main restaurant next door, the food is too deconstructed for me, but Farley gets my approval.

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1  Thank David W
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Reviewed December 9, 2013

We moved to Sausalito from SF about 2 months ago and thought I'd refrain from reviewing the restaurants here until I had a good lay of the land. Sad to say, this is the best my new home town has to offer. This is not to say the food here is bad- it is in fact quite acceptable. Unfortunately, it is the best here, to me. Murray Circle tries very hard and in many years as an overbridge visitor I never had a great meal at MC despite the cost; Sushi Ran has simply been boring; the new Barrel House is plain bizarre in terms of food; Le Garage is a close second.

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2  Thank stevesausalito
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

Great food and fabulous service overlooking the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge...what more could you ask for? Our waiter Ryan was awesome - knowledgeable and told great stories. The avocado chicken salad was delicious and the lemon cake was out of this world. Thank you to Trip Advisor for helping us find this place!

2  Thank Kelly C
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