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The Boat House

1445 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9779
+1 707-875-3495
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish n chips” (12 reviews)
“calamari” (16 reviews)
“chowder” (21 reviews)
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1445 N Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9779
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place could be used as a backdrop for a movie from 80s - looks nothing changed since - and it a good thing. We ordered clam chowder - it was good.

Thank heckfy
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had fish and chips which was a perfect lunch. The fish are fresh and the fries are hand cut. This place is a little pricy but remember its fresh, not frozen.

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I have been coming to the BoatHouse for 15 years. I have met the owners. Wonderful people. The fish is just perfect. Crisp on outside & tender inside. The Tartar sauce is homemade& the absolute best. I have gone coast to coast & no place...More

Thank thecabec
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite. What a surprise! We had chili and clam chowder in bread bowls. Both were excellent. The locals here are super friendly. So glad we stopped.

Thank Shells3535
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Looks like a old house. drove by it for years .then a friend of mine told me you can get fish and chips in that little place.It was very good its a must if your in to fish and chips.

Thank 153jayner
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The Boat House is a simple eatery since 1990. We came on a weekday and the Boat House was busy, a good sign. The restaurant offers simple dishes eat-in or eat-out. The establishment radiates a no-nonsense atmosphere. We decided for fish & chips and calamari...More

Thank MrsPiket
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in at The Boat House for dinner and were very satisfied with the food and the service. We ordered at the counter and our food was delivered to our table within a few minutes. We chose to sit in the...More

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The Boat House has the BEST fish and chips in Bodega Bay, hands down. Don't fuss with the fancy places. These friendly folks know what they're doing and their prices are fair. Just go and get the fish and chips. You'll be writing your own...More

Thank 2justbreathe
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The clam chowder is alright and the fish and chips were great. The staff was friendly and it's an intimate and relaxed setting.

Thank Alexandra H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

For the price of a shrimp cocktail at either of the two high-end restaurants on U S 1 in Bodega Bay, we got very good fish and chips and fish tacos, a cup of clam chowder and a beer. Hardly fancy, but the good food...More

Thank Jim Y
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Questions & Answers
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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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