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Sand Dollar Restaurant

3458 Highway 1, Shoreline Hwy., Stinson Beach, CA 94970
+1 415-868-0434
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (21 reviews)
“garlic fries” (7 reviews)
“crab cakes” (8 reviews)
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All hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3458 Highway 1, Shoreline Hwy., Stinson Beach, CA 94970
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11 - 20 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It was a nice meal off of the daily specials menu. They were nice local, seasonal, and fresh ingredients.

Thank Tauni M
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We are on vacation in Marine Area and would visit also the Sand Dollar after 26 years. Good location close to the beach, get directly a table without reservation. Really sunny weather and only a few people on deck, but that's changed after 15 minutes...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have been here several times after a hike, day at the beach or just a stop on a highway 1 drive. So after a DipSea trail hike, we decided to stop here for lunch. We ordered Bloody Mary's (which have never been a disappointment)...More

Thank AfoleyFiesta
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

A very nice hotel and quite expensive. I had a burger and it was good and tasty. Service in general was ok, but one waitress was not willing to help me directly and asked me to go to another colleague of her. I expect that...More

Thank med_ulm
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Okay, was here on a Saturday and my friend had the fish & chips, which was very greasy. I ordered fish tacos which were very good, however nothing in addition with them and everything was way overpriced. Yes beach town, but if you make a...More

Thank willys6
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very disappointing about this place. - raw oysters $3 per piece! ($18 per half dozen), mignonette sauce is just vinegar without taste. - $28 cioppino has 3 small shrimps, 2 mussels, and some fish and a lot of onion with tomato sause over and under....More

Thank Npisica
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The is the go to place in SB, great food, great people, in and outdoor seating, funky bar and occasional live music. What could be better in this gem of a town.

Thank James S
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We three were lunching during first day of extended motorcycle trip. Darn! Cannot recall name of our bartender/game show host/lion tame/Master of Ceremonies behind the bar! He was great. Made me a fan of Hornitos for my margaritas from here on. Great atmosphere and attitude....More

Thank kristy77a
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The food here is good. Service was excellent. The fish tacos were very good. Not a bad wine list. Nice terrace, across the street from the beach. Can be busy.

Thank suzannegMontreal
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I was raised in a number of boarding schools so I will not generally complain about food. But I had the worst pork chop ever a few nights ago in this place. It was tough. Looked like it had not been defrosted properly. The mashed...More

1  Thank leong1234
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Do you have take-out?
5 September 2016|
Response from kristy77a | Reviewed this property |
Do I [... have take-out]? My association with the Sand Dollar is as a customer, a month ago. I recommend you telephone the restaurant directly with your query. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3458 Highway 1, Shoreline Hwy., Stinson Beach, CA 94970
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Stinson Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 415-868-0434
  • E-mail