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Lucas Wharf Restaurant

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595 S Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9783
+1 707-875-3522
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the safe option with the fish and chips. Was excellent. Not Greasy cooked well chips nice and crispy. Maybe advisable to book for weekends or public holidays, gets really busy. We never booked but only had to wait 20 minutes which was acceptable.

Thank Leon H
Portland, Oregon
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2nd trip to Bodega Bay and 2nd trip to this restaurant. Location is excellent. Huge windows to look out and see the Bay and the docked boats that could have actually caught the seafood you ordered. The service was great and the food was served hot and tasty. We ordered the Salmon Fish and chips and fish tacos. Both were... More 

Thank S B
Napa Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lucas was first rate from top to bottom. Boston Clam chowder was exceptional Attentive service and well balanced wine list. Extensive menu so there is something for even the most picky eater. We'll go back.

Thank Renee' M
Santa Rosa, California
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a drive with my spouse and stopped here for lunch. Ate at the bar and had the chowder (good) and the calamari (excellent). Bartender was great, got our good and drinks quickly, only criticism is it took a little longer than it should have to get the check. Would I return? Yes.

Thank shakey26
Denver, Colorado
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place, ate dinner there. Fish and chips was very tasty and accommodated dietary needs. They had a pretty extensive kids menu as well. Fun for all in the family. Right on the bay so great view of boats and marina.

Thank MA B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely view. Had a leisurely late afternoon lunch on a rainy day. Enjoyed the clam chowder. Waitress was friendly and helpful with some directions for our travel plans for after lunch. (You don't have to be at that corner table for the view. The restaurant is lined with windows:)

Thank readmewolf
Camarillo, California
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My husband and I are spending the night in Bodega Bay, and decided to give this restaurant a try. We are so happy we did. The service was excellent..... Efficient and friendly. Our food was excellent. We loved the clam chowder and crab cakes. The fish stew was incredible and enough for at least two people. Try to come at... More 

Thank Mar51
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

First off, the bread was some of the best I have ever had! It made a great first impression. The entrees were good, also, but a bit thin on the portions. The seafood combo had a lot of rice, and only 3 scallops. Disappointing, but maybe we should not have expected anything more from a tourist restaurant. Service was prompt.

Thank 497kenethb
Clemmons, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We sat at the bar and enjoyed the conversation with the other guests and the bar staff. Plus the view was great despite the cloudy weather. Go for the Clam Chowder!!

Thank Nick0722
Auburn, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Had some wine at the Bar then moved over by the fireplace and watched a little football and had some chowder. Great staff. Always stop when we travel to the coast.

Thank John I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 S Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9783
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 707-875-3522
Great food, friendly service and spectacular views await you at Lucas Wharf Restaurant in Bodega Bay. We are a waterfront seafood restaurant on the beautiful Sonoma Coast, about 1-1/2 hours north of San Francisco and just minutes away from the wine country. We have a cozy lounge with a fireplace and a patio for outside dining. From your dinner table you might see the local fishermen unloading their catch on our dock while sea lions play in the water below and pelicans sail by overhead. We offer a large selection of seafood choices, plus steaks, pastas and vegetarian options. We have several unique signature dishes (calamari!) And delicious, seasonal dinner specials. We have a full bar and proudly feature premium Sonoma County wines and local draft beers. So, for either a romantic sunset dinner, a quick bite on your way through town or after a lazy day at the beach with the kids, visit Lucas Wharf Restaurant, family owned and operated since 1984.

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