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Gourmet au Bay- MOVED

913 Coast Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
+1 707-875-9875
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
31 Mar 2018
“ Very nice but expensive tasting”
21 Feb 2017
“Great New Location”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Wine Bar
913 Coast Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here and the wine was good but thought $16 for a 3 glass tasting was too high. The people working there were nice and it seemed like a lot of locals stopped in. We bought a reasonably priced bottle to go...More

Thank BethRossi
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We come to Bodega Bay every year and used to love stopping by Gourmet Au Bay for a wine tasting or buy some local wine. The view was gorgeous but seating and parking limited. The new location had an amazing food menu, ample parking, plenty...More

Thank Kerry Q
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This turned out to be the treat of our trip. Great place with good unpretentious food. Incredible wine list. Fair prices. Very friendly staff that made us feel very comfortable. Try the flatbreads because they are different but are great. The cheese plates go well...More

Thank Hicks3456
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great place for a meal after sailing with Rich. The lamb flatbread was excellent. The small plate Arugula salad was big enough for two to share.

1  Thank harald h
Reviewed 27 June 2016

If your main idea is for wine tasting, this 'wine surf' bar may be perfect for you. Do not mistake it for a place for a meal, even if the employees present that they do offer food an encourage you wholeheartedly to stay. The food...More

Thank Marinlocal
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Only one week into a new site and two words describe our experience, yum yum! Wonderful treats like baked Brie with croutons. The wine was smooth as silk and the service was as good as any 5 star restaurant. Lovely way to spend an afternoon.

1  Thank Gramzca
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

As a local we love Gourmet Au Bay , the owners, Sissy & Bob are great people. A place you must go to when in Bodega Bay. The new location has a wood burning pizza oven. The flat bread, prawns, & soup are all wonderful....More

Thank Kris F
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The service is friendly and helpful. We enjoyed good wine and very tasty appetizers. We would definitely come again.

1  Thank Tuliptiptoes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Loved this place. Friendly. Fun. Great cheese platter.relaxing to look at bay over great service, great wine!

1  Thank SunsetGrace
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Good selection and knowledgable staff. A nice upscale spot to learn a bit about wine and purchase what you need do your stay in Bodega.

1  Thank MikeBar2013
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$75
Wine Bar
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 913 Coast Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 707-875-9875
  • E-mail
Gourmet au Bay is Sonoma Coasts' only waterside wine bar. Wine selections are local, small production and award-winning. Try Wine Surfing(R) on the deck and watch sea lions, seals and a variety of birds playing in the harbor. We serve cheese and cracker plates daily. From time to time we have a caterer set up an outdoor kitchen and serve light dinners. On the first Friday of each month, we serve $1 oysters on the half shell starting at 4pm till they are gone. Our wine selection changes regularly. The three criteria we use to select our wines are 1) under 1000 case production 2) 90 points or better and 3) gold award winning. All the wines are from California (with a couple of exceptions). Gourmet au Bay has been in the business of wine tasting and "Surfing" since 1995. We look forward to seeing you on the deck!
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