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The Tides Wharf Restaurant

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835 Hwy One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
+1 707-875-2751
07:00 - 21:30
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Sun 07:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 21:30
Fri 07:30 - 22:00
Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Santa Clara, California
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391 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice views for Valentine's dinner. This restaurant is right on the water. Lots of window seating. We got seated on the side of the restaurant and the views were not as good there. We had a nice dinner nevertheless. No sunset today. I had the vegetarian pasta which was good. Not many vegetarian dishes on the menu.

Thank Squeekie
Fredericksburg, Texas
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stopped in for a snack in the bar on a Saturday. The dining room was packed, so went to the bar for a quick snack and a drink. Had nachos, which were okay, but should have had seafood! Will come back for dinner when we're back in Bodega Bay.

Thank Kathy F
Encinitas, California
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of choices on the menu with an upscale dining atmosphere. They also have a very nice breakfast menu and Sunday specials.

Thank Pris N
Willits, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't go here for a 5 star meal..that's why the 3 rating.. I've never had a bad meal in the 30 plus years of going to The Tides and it's comfort food in a relaxing atmosphere..the food won't blow you away but it's good.. worth a vist..

Thank charles d
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful views - the best around; better than anything else. Tourists like it. Locals, not so much.

Thank Suzie R
san diego
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bodega Bay is famous as the locale for Hitchcock's movie "The Birds" and Tides is at the waterfront. The evening we chose was wet and wild and so we had a quiet table. The steamers and calamari were good with fairly generous portions. It seemed a good value.

Thank rick1942
Falls City, Oregon
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being on the bay, they have exceptional seafood. Great view and wonderful hostesses/host. Servers were very attentive. Didn't feel rushed and great plac to be.

Thank paula t
San Antonio, Texas
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All 4 of us had seafood and it was wonderful. We spent a week along the coast and this was our favorite restaurant. The decor is nice and very clean. Shops, bakery and store are close by. We do not usually eat desserts but could not pass up these wonderful treats.

Thank Clintheard
Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This restaurant was just what we were looking for to enjoy a Northern California seafood lunch and it was not disappointing. The hostess sat us right next to a table with a window overlooking the harbor. We started with a shrimp cocktail and then enjoyed some seafood chowder followed by shrimp sandwich and smoked salmon sandwich. Our waitress was great... More 

Thank 007Bubba
Petaluma, California
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77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Only one out of the 4 of us came away happy. My fish tacos were so spicy, they brought tears to my eyes. And nowhere on the menu was this mentioned. The crab salad sandwich was bland. The calamari parmesan were fair. They did, however, bother to make a gluten free clam chowder. And the bill was $85!!! We did... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$24
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?