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“The best fish and chips ever!”
Review of Fisherman's Cove

Fisherman's Cove
Ranked #3 of 26 Restaurants in Bodega Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Fisherman's Cove is a local, family-owned seafood shack and fishing-marine supply store specializing in fresh local oysters that are grown on Tamales Bay. We serve them on the half shell or barbecued with your choice of six different house specialty sauces such as garlic butter sauce, cocktail sauce, chorizo butter with a hint of lemon and more. Try our unique oysters with pesto sauce and applewood bacon, or opt for our oysters Kilpatrick or Sweet Heaters with pickled jalepeno, shallots and raw mignonette. All of our ingredients are incredibly fresh, from the local Dungeness crab and hormone-free meats to organic vegetables and homemade sauces. We are committed to serving creative and delicious fare made with the best ingredients available
Purley, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“The best fish and chips ever!”
Reviewed 19 June 2014

We enjoyed a great walk at Bodega Head and wanted something filling but casual for lunch. This place served up the most delicious salmon and chips ever, on picnic tables opposite the harbour. Try the chowder whilst you wait for your meal!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank brindle
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review, 23 June 2014
That means a lot to us! So glad you were happy with our fish and chips, and that you got to soak up the view, too. We'll see you next time you're in Bodega Bay, but until then, thanks for reviewing us!

Warm regards,
Fisherman's Cove Team
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Kalispell
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Delicious clam chowder/excellent service”
Reviewed 19 June 2014

I was driving north from San Francisco and looking for a crab sandwich, forgetting it was Easter Sunday and most everything was closed. Fisherman's Cove was open and overflowing with people. They were polite and efficient and delivering food quickly. As I waited for my food and watched, I didn't see any unhappy customers.
The chowder was not the usual thick, sometimes gloppy stuff. It was thinner and had more clams in it than I have ever found in a chowder. It was also well-seasoned, had more flavor and was delicious. The crab sandwich had a good amount of crab, but was neither great nor bad. I love BBQ'd oysters and will try some they next time I go through there, but there were too many people waiting and I had miles to drive.
Best crab sandwich in years? Sea Harvest Fish Market & Restaurant in Crossroads Center in Carmel, CA - grilled rolled with some seasoning and lots of fresh crab.

  • Visited April 2014
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review, 20 June 2014
Though we're glad you liked the chowder, it sounds like you weren't as impressed with our crab sandwich. We wish we could have wowed you, so let us know if you have any specific feedback, Nancy. Til then, we hope to have you back soon -- you're going to love those oysters!

Best,
Fisherman's Cove Team
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Yuba City, California
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“Casually DELICIOUS!”
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

Bodega Bay has become our favorite place to RV, and Fisherman's Cove has now become our favorite place for grilled oysters! Ordered the garlic butter oysters, brought them back to camp and devoured them in minutes! Will definitely eat in the little restaurant next time to try out their beer and wine selections too! (They serve the wine in adorable 1/2 pint canning jars).

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Nikki G
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review, 17 June 2014
Looks like we have two things in common, Nikki: We both love Bodega Bay, and we can't get enough oysters! Thanks for stopping by, and keep us in mind next time you're in town!

All the best,
Fisherman's Cove Team
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Thimphu, Bhutan
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“Great fresh lunch”
Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

We stopped for an early lunch and loved it. Casual place, mostly fish and chips, tacos, and sandwiches. We had the fresh salmon tacos and crab sandwich. Were very impressed with both. A great stop during the day!

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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review, 11 June 2014
Great choices! Hope you'll keep us in mind next time you're in the neighborhood, but until then, thanks for the fantastic review!

Cheers,
Fisherman's Cove Team
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Santa Rosa, California
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“Great FRESH seafood at a very reasonable price.”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Fresh fish, prawns or just off the boat Salmon and chips cannot be beat in either quality or value for the buck. Atmosphere funky but fun. Service fast, friendly and fabulous. We had lunch there both days we were in the area. Great "off the beaten path" discovery.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank dkmjbasore
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Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review, 9 June 2014
Wow! Sounds like you loved everything you tried! That's so nice to hear. Thanks for the stellar review, and keep us in mind next time you're in the neighborhood!

All the best,
Fisherman's Cove Team
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