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The Boat House

) #10 of 18 Restaurants in Bodega Bay ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood, Soups
1445 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9779
+1 707-875-3495
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“calamari” (15 reviews)
“chowder” (20 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
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1445 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9779
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Doesn't look like much from outside but the food is definitely worth the stop - especially the fish and chips. Bonus is the value - "what you pay for what you get". Dog friendly enclosed (sheltered from the wind) patio, too

Thank Spiffy4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Close to our motel Cons: Poor service (34 minutes to serve our food) Bland (there wasn't any flavor to the food) Clam Chowder ( stuffed with celery as a filler for clams) Bad taste as well. Fries: Limp and no flavor Fish; no flavor...More

Thank JoeA336
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very small with indoor and outdoor seating. Fish sandwich was simple and tasty. The fish was perfectly fried and crispy, the roll was freshly baked and the lettuce, tomato and onions were fresh as well. French fries were crisp too. The scallops were huge. Fried...More

Thank JCMFarms
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Me that is, not the fish. This place was recommended to us and we weren't disappointed. The fish & chips were excellent, freshly cooked and very tasty, particularly loved the tartare sauce, beautiful! We'd recommend this restaurant to anyone who likes fish. We can't comment...More

Thank msh260
Reviewed 30 May 2017

If you want elegant ambience, white tablecloths, and fancy waiters, this is definitely not your place. However, if you're looking for amazingly delicious fish 'n chips, head straight to "The Boathouse" where you will munch on fish so fresh it might still be wiggling! My...More

Thank Margarita878
Reviewed 23 May 2017

When we go to Bodega Bay we have lunch here because of the calamari and fish and chips. Its good! I hear the bbq oysters are good too. Its informal dining with indoor and outdoor tables. Eleven dollars for a basket of crunchy goods and...More

Thank 82manybeans
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Things close at weird times in Bodega Bay a lot of restaurants close at 5.So we were using an app that gave this place good reviews,It was small and kind of different as you ordered at the counter and they brought it to your table.Food...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Just love their fried oysters and onion rings! The oysters are always plump and delicious; the onion rings are perfect. The portions are generous.

Thank Marcia G
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Wanted fish and chips during my stay & the Boat House was recommended by someone who knows the area well. We were not disappointed. The batter was just right and not too thick; the fish was flaky, moist & fresh, and as reviewer Bethany S...More

Thank jlm552017
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We had dinner here and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very casual - had the chowder, scallops, fish & chips, and a turkey sandwich. All of it was good basic food, slightly pricey for what you get but California, right? We had Ace Perry Hard Cider, a...More

Thank Panadda S
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13 September 2016|
Response from burrata | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you call the restaurant. It is a small place and most likely they will take the holiday off.
16 January 2015|
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Response from sandycanna | Reviewed this property |
They are open 7 days a week. They have longer hours during the summer season
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1445 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9779
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 707-875-3495
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