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The Tides Wharf Restaurant

835 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
+1 707-875-2751
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (82 reviews)
“hot crab” (8 reviews)
“clam chowder” (61 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:30All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
835 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
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1 - 10 of 754 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is by the sea with a very nice view on the bay , the staff is nice and welcoming but the quality of the food needs to be improved! The presentation is quite old fashioned like the shrimp cocktail which "a-must" in the...More

Thank Maesy2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

Like many before us, we knew about the Tides from its movie fame and decided to sample the fare. Although crowded, we were seated promptly and a waitress took our order, which also arrived promptly. The food was above average: the clam chowder good with...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant that offers a variety of dishes but I feel their seafood is the best choice. Clam chowder is good but not the best in the area. Halibut and red snapper are fresh and local and were very tender. I ordered scallops which were...More

Thank pglaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a generator! Electricity out in the Bodega Bay area a week or so ago on a Saturday night and we needed dinner. Lucas Wharf over flowing - Tides pretty full but seated in 15 minutes. Not bad sea food soup but weird shrimp...More

Thank Gerry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service was good here but pricey. I'd say the view isn't anything to write home about. Nice little shop for souvenirs next door, so overall a good stop if you're in the area travelling with family.

1  Thank Carpe_Diem_Semper_00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at this iconic restaurant on our way up the coast. Loved the little store and the memorabilia of the Hitchcock Birds movie. Always a beautiful view, but was lacking in service. The strange sign at the cash register about the $1 up charge to...More

Thank DRGE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just can't give a higher rating as much as I want to... Hubby and I used to enjoy a lunch or dinner here in years past. We had the opportunity to return for an early dinner. I don't know what management is thinking but...More

1  Thank Budlink
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here last week and everything, except the view, was completely disappointing. The service was nonexistent, the wine was terrible. I had the surf n' turf and my "medium" steak was well done and tough, the lobster was also tough and had no flavor....More

1  Thank arober
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here at the Tides Warf before. I mainly Visit the Gift Shop and stand out on the Pier and Watch the Boats and Sea Lions, but the Restaurant is great. I ate at it only once. I mainly visit the snack bar....More

1  Thank George D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casual with great bayfront view. Well kept, clean Service quite good for a tourist area. MUCH better than sister property Bay View Will return

Thank stewart j
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8 August 2016|
Response from janeneg_13 | Reviewed this property |
I would think around 11:00am
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 835 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 707-875-2751
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The beautiful setting and views at the Tides Wharf Restaurant will be the highlight of your visit to the Sonoma Coast. You'll enjoy our bright and airy dining room, large menu and attentive table service. The Tides is a favorite of first-time visitors and locals alike. Our Clam Chowder is house-made from scratch every day. Great for families or a romantic night out! Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 365 days a year Espresso Bar open daily at 7 a.m. Fresh Seafood Specials, Clam Chowder, Fish & Chips, Local Crab and Salmon (in season), Burgers, Pasta, Steaks, Vegetarian Children's Menu Food-to-Go House-Made Desserts and Pastry Shop Gift and Souvenir Shop Fresh Fish Market, Gourmet Grocery and Wine Large Groups Welcome
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