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The Spinnaker

100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965-2181
+1 415-332-1500
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (94 reviews)
“crab cakes” (53 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965-2181
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous view of San Francisco bay and downtown San Francisco from this restaurant. They have a fabulous menu and menu, lovely dishes, I think everything is good, please eat here.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined here on the way back from Muir Woods. The ambiance couldn’t be more perfect. Overlooking the San Fransisco bay this spot is a romantic location in Sausalito. The meal was excellent as was the waitstaff. Speedily delivered because we needed to catch a...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in Sausalito after seeing Muir Woods. The tour bus stopped in front of it. The view is amazing. The food and service was a barely solid “meh”. I had the seafood paella and my wife had chicken piccata. Nothing special. The building needs...More

1  Thank JStanovich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An icon restaurant on San Francisco Bay, The Spinnaker has great views of the sailboats, the bay and the city. Established in 1959, this structure would be difficult to build today with all the building codes. The Spinnaker literally juts out on a small peninsula...More

Thank Marty B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our last day in Sausalito we enjoyed Easter brunch at The Spinnaker complete with a visit from the Easter Bunny and an Easter Chick on paddle boards. The atmosphere is “old school California” which I like, but it could definitely use a facelift. The...More

Thank Gabby M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went with another couple and the views are very nice. The restaurant is a little dated and the food is pretty good but the location makes up for any short fallings.

Thank SenecaLake59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant extends out over the bay and we had a great view of SF while we ate. The service was excellent and the food, while good, didn’t quite live up to its price point.

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for a few relaxing drinks after catching the ferry. Amazing views over to San Francisco.

Thank indianqueen39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I loved this place! The views from the big windows in the restaurant were breathtaking. The staff were helpful. And the food was delicious. Definitely a must if staying in the San Francisco area

Thank hooeydopey86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant only for the view and our expectations were low once we saw bus groups going inside. That must be how they make their money as I doubt any locals visit as this is definitely a tourist restaurant. The view back to...More

2  Thank christinegT9387FB
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1 December 2017|
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Response from PhxShirley | Reviewed this property |
Don’t drink wine so do not know.
1 August 2016|
Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
1 August 2016|
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Response from Shirley E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, you would have to call the restaurant directly with that question since my husband, our friends and I were only diners.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965-2181
    (Anchor Street)
  • Public Transportation: Golden Gate Transit Bus: 50, 20; Golden Gate Ferry: Red & White Fleet, Blue & Gold
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Sausalito
  • Phone Number: +1 415-332-1500
The Spinnaker is located on the Sausalito waterfront offering panoramic views of San Francisco, Angel Island, the East Bay and Belvedere. They serve an impressive menu with fresh seafood and a fine wine selection.
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