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Gourmet Au Bay


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Open since 1995, Gourmet Au Bay is the quintessential Bodega Bay restaurant to experience coastal wood oven cuisine. Wander into our waterfront venue and be welcomed by our warm ambiance. Enjoy a Wine Surf® of our small-production, award winning wines and soak in our stunning bay views. Once you settle in, partake in mouth-watering house favorites including our Slow Coast Oysters, Crab Cakes, and Flatbreads. And if you are left longing for more, peruse our wine shop for a bottle of wine to take home with you.
USD 15 - USD 45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, Wine Bar, Seafood
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful prawns, salmon and fantastic crab cakes but the portions were small for the price. Very nice to waive the corkage fee! She was the only server but managed to keep us going. Would be difficult to return because of the concern of leaving hungry.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Safari802620
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 10 just finished a horse ride and decided to stop at Gourmet Au Bay for some appetizers and wine. We weren't disappointed. We were delighted with the appetizers, wine and service. The staff was helpful, efficient and very friendly. It has a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ringo317
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at Gourmet Au Bay for lunch having spent the morning exploring the area and local beaches. We were pleasantly surprised, the food especially the crab cakes were delicious and a great selection of local wines on offer. The location is great with lovely...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank shefmanc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very happy to find this place. First we enjoyed picking out a bottle of wine from the cooler, much better to be able to see the label rather than pick from a wine list. It was reasonably priced and no corkage. The food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank QCQ
Reviewed 13 January 2019

I was in Bodega Bay for a night and decided to try this place. I have to say, I was a bit disappointed. I had the caesar salad with added shrimp, for $20. Plus a $10 glass of wine. That's city prices! I wouldn't have...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dannyboytravels
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We went there late afternoon. View was wonderful. Had the “wine surf” which is a flight of wine on a surfboard. Also had the crab cakes which were great! Service was wonderful and friendly. We even bought a bottle of wine to take with us.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank msilverpc
Reviewed 29 November 2018

We stopped by this place for happy hour and were welcomed by the nice folks that work there. The $6/glass wine was a great offer and enjoyed with an appetizer of grilled artichokes. Their flat bread pizzas looked yummy!. A nice treat and will go...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SonomaRichard
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food. Friendly staff. Great experiences many times over. I love how spacious the bar/restaurant is now.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sally D
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Brian recently bought this gem of a restaurant, and while maintaining the quality and spirit established by Cissy and Bob, is already putting his own spin. The Caesar salad with wood roasted prawns is a wonderful new menu item, and really loved the "clamtastic" flatbread...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Ate dinner here mid Oct/18. Staff were very friendly. Food was VERY tasty. But, the serving portions are quite small. Even after dessert, we left a tad peckish. Still, loved the restaurant, and next time we would order a large appy, and maybe their flatbread...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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18 December 2016|
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Response from gourmetaubay | Property representative |
Always casual!
14 September 2016|
Response from gourmetaubay | Property representative |
Hello, we are closed on Thanksgiving Day. We are open the day before and the Friday, Saturday and Sunday after. Look forward to seeing you soon! Thank you, Sissy
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