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Terrapin Creek Cafe

1580 Eastshore Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9758
+1 707-875-2700
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (53 reviews)
“sea bass” (29 reviews)
“sardines” (15 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1580 Eastshore Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9758
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner tonight was especially good - excellent duck, sea bass (Mediterranean) and an octopus salad that was as delicious as it was unusual. 2 entrees and a split salad for $85 and worth every penny of it. Reservations a must

Thank NovtomCalifornia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Terrapin Creek Cafe in 2016 and loved it. This year on our vacation in Bodega Bay we knew had to go back. The service, again, was excellent, including a friendly visit by the gracious owner. The food wonderful. I have to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small place with the best food and service any person could ask for!!! Owners cook serve whatever it takes to give perfect service. Never a disappointment s must when visiting Bodega Bay.Reservation are a must

Thank 103Lucena
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel as the best food in town for the price. We would have to agree. Although the prices are steep the food is really first class and as our hotel said, “You can pay almost as much somewhere else...More

Thank DibDabDwb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful old-school (in the very best sense) restaurant, everything we have tasted has been excellent - fresh, balanced, flavorful. Sad to say there isn't room for this level of quality at this price in the Bay Area now. Grateful they've migrated up here!

Thank WhirledTravlr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this restaurant on yelp and gave it a try. It did not disappoint. The food was outstanding and it was a quiet mon evening so the ambiance was nice and it wasn't noisy or crowded. We started off with a dozen fresh oysters...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be prepared for excellent food. the noise level could be an issue depending on where you are seated in the restaurant. Not being able to converse with my wife in a normal voice was annoying.

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Was in town for a pre-birthday celebration and my wife found Terrapin Creek Cafe. First when you walk in there is a sense of sophistication without being pretentious. Friendly staff (who we learned later were the owners), great ambiance and fantastic food. We started with...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We had heard about Terrapin Creek from friends and we were not disappointed. From the soup to the scallops, which made my husband so happy it was all wonderful. My sea bass was tender and my husband ate every last bite of his clams with...More

Thank mrschondel
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We had a wonderful early dinner after a great afternoon hike at she'll beach to Pomo canyon. The food was top notch and cooked to perfection.

Thank RMJ42
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Jean D
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Response from oclynn | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do-good sized one-great to eat at the bar-very friendly local crowd!
Nadra M
13 May 2017|
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Response from Gayle O | Reviewed this property |
I would think so. They had tables for 4, and if there are only 3 of you I'm sure that's no problem.
27 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1580 Eastshore Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9758
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 707-875-2700
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