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Fisherman's Cove

1850 Bay Flat Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9784
+1 707-377-4238
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“grilled oysters” (20 reviews)
“crab” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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1850 Bay Flat Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9784
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped in here on a Sunday afternoon around 2pm. It was a much shorter line than the place next door that advertises that they are the best clam chowder in Bodega Bay. I don't know if that claim is true but Fisherman's Cove's clam chowder...More

Thank Kmkell84
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're so glad that you stopped in! Thanks for giving our clam chowder, crab sandwich, and oysters a try. It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed them all -- those are definitely some of our popular items. Come back to try even more the next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us went to lunch at this restaurant, my first time visiting this place. You go up to the counter and order your food, find a table either inside or outside and they deliver it to the table. Didn't know what to expect but...More

Thank byebye2u
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is fantastic! Thanks for stopping by for a bite to eat -- we're thrilled that you had such a nice time with us. The prawns and chips and the clam chowder were excellent choices. We can't wait until the next time you're able to...More

Reviewed 22 November 2017

My boyfriend and I came here on a Sunday afternoon (around 2pm) for a late lunch. We got the crab sandwich and some BBQ oysters and it was all really delicious. We sat at the tables out front and, even though they are on the...More

Thank Stephanie G
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

We're so happy that you stopped by for lunch, Stephanie! Thanks for enjoying the crab sandwich and oysters -- we think they're delicious too. Also, we want to apologize for the wait. We always try our best to take orders and serve the food as...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Went on our annual Bodega Bay vacation, couldn’t wait to go to Fisherman’s Cove. Planned on multiple trips to the Cove. First trip ended in disappointment, out of the cod for fish and chips. Oh well came back a couple days later. Ordered the fishermans...More

Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you for vising us! We're proud to be a part of your annual tradition. However, we're sorry to hear that the food wasn't what you were looking for this time. We always work hard to make everything flavorful and delicious, so we'll take your...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017

We love clam chowder and came here specifically for that. We thought the chowder was excellent, with very tender claims. We also really enjoyed the crab sandwich, which had lots of crab. There is seating inside as well as outside. Parking is limited so you...More

Thank SkateSand
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

We're so happy our seafood left you satisfied. You can count on our clam chowder and crab sandwich to be hearty and delicious. Thanks for the high marks, and we hope you come back for another visit soon. All the best, Fisherman's Cove Team

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Perfect lunch the fish tacos were great. Bodega head ipa is great. Inside dining so you can stay warm.

Thank vickee m
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Vickee, we're thrilled those fish tacos hit the spot, and we hope that means we'll get to see you by again soon. Cheers, Fisherman's Cove Team

Reviewed 12 November 2017

Dropped by on the way south. It was on a Sunday for lunch and the place was very busy. Nevertheless the staff was very patient and helpful. We had raw oystes and several other oyster sandwiches. All very tasty and freshest. We will be there...More

Thank egpws
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you for stopping by for a meal -- it's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the oysters and sandwich. All of our oysters are fresh and from the bay 20 miles down the road, so it's great that you noticed! Hopefully you can stop...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the Portuguese fish stew & plates of raw and bbq oysters. Everything was delicious. If you have room for 1, I’d go for the bbq oysters. They had a unique and fabulous flavor. Obviously, they will be pretty hot when they get to...More

Thank Lenny S
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Lenny, we're thrilled to hear that you loved the stew and oysters! Those were both excellent choices. Hopefully you can come back to the area again soon, so you can give even more of our oyster options a try. Have a wonderful day, Fisherman's Cove...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Decent clam chowder and oysters. Glad to read the reviews here to find and try this place. Be prepared to queue though.More

Thank Faith F
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Faith, we're thrilled that you decided to stop in for some clam chowder and oysters! Thanks for taking the time to leave your thoughts as well -- we appreciate it. Hopefully you can come back again soon, so you can give even more of our...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Oysters both grilled & raw were well presented. Fish tacos also well done. Nice selection of local wine & beer on menu Very varied menu amenable to many different individual taste preferences.More

Thank CaliforniaWaveSlave
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thanks for giving our oysters and fish tacos a try! It's great to hear that you're a fan of our variety as well. We have something for everyone. As always, we're here for you the next time you're in the area! Have a great day,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 Bay Flat Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9784
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 707-377-4238
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
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