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Parkside Cafe

43 Arenal Aveune, Stinson Beach, CA
+1 415-868-1272
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“cod tacos” (3 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
“french fries” (8 reviews)
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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43 Arenal Aveune, Stinson Beach, CA
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent the day touring around Muir Woods to Point Reyes. Needed to grab a quick lunch. Found a spot at the Stinson Beach parking lot and was able to walk to Parkside. They have multiple places to eat (marketplace, snack shack etc). I ate at...More

Thank LMcKinney27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just grabbed two chocolate / vanilla swirls in a cone for National Ice Cream Day, so can't really say much about the rest of the food here. In our short visit, the service was good! Love how close and convenient it is to the...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my regular spots to end a day of hiking or biking. It is filled with people all the time, so you may have to wait. The only regular complaint is the bathroom- there is only one inside- the staff is too...More

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped on the way north to grab breakfast. The menu is comprehensive and the dishes are really well made. Great ambience with mix of locals and people coming up from San Francisco plus a few proper tourists like us. Granola was delicious!

Thank yef70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our way to Mendocino we started looking for a restaurant and found Parkside Cafe. My husband had a ham and cheese omelette and said it was one of the best omlette's he has eaten. The restaurant had such a variety of food for breakfast...More

Thank nelsondg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here three times in our four day visit. Twice for coffee and pastries and once for dinner. The pastries are on par with Paris and baked fresh daily. The donuts and galettes are superb. Super friendly service. We had dinner and it was...More

Thank Lsterry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2nd visit... we ordered a pizza and coffees to take to the beach with us( first visit we only got coffee)stepped outside to wait. Checked out the gift shop and then asked one of the waiters where the restroom was, in a snooty voice she...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 19 June 2017

With your limited dining options in Stinson Beach, this is a go-to for breakfast. The breakfasts are good, but as it is a little beach town, they're going to be expensive. Two breakfasts and two mimosas ran us $55. (The mimosas were $9 each, so...More

Thank TheOpus
Reviewed 14 June 2017

It seems like there are not a lot of options on Stinson Beach. This place was close to the beach and at the end of the Dipsea Trail. Food was good, but very expensive. $19 hamburger in the restaurant. Hamburgers much cheaper outside and you...More

Thank SpikeIII
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Staying in San Francisco in our RV we decided to take the car out to Stinson Beach for breakfast and ended at Parkside Cafe. Nice Cafe and very good breakfast but must say the bread was tough. I had eggs with prosciutto. On the bottom...More

Thank altonjk
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Patricia C C
29 April 2016|
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Response from Gary L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, Pat, I have no suggestions. I booked our dinner at the restaurant. Did you specify the date and details in your phone message? That should get a response. Gary
6 March 2015|
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Response from Richard T | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure the outside patio is dog friendly...seems everyone there had dogs!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Arenal Aveune, Stinson Beach, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Stinson Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 415-868-1272
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