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Fisherman's Cove

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1850 Bay Flat Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9784
+1 707-377-4238
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07:00 - 17:00
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Los Altos, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent clam chowder and fresh Tomales Bay oysters!! Friendly place with good service and a excellent menu.

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Thank Jake I
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review

Jake, thanks for coming in and eating with us! We're glad you had a great time eating some clam chowder and oysters, too -- excellent choices. We hope you come back many more times in the future! Best, Fisherman's Cove Team More 

New York City, New York
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124 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who knew grilled oysters could be so yummy! A great place for a solo, quick snack. Service is slow due to overwhelming crowds, so be prepared. Well worth it though.

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Thank R S
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review

Thanks for the love! We're glad you were pleased with the grilled oysters while you were here for your solo, quick snack. We hope you come back again another time soon! Best, Fisherman's Cove Team More 

Napa
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered a crab sandwich and bit into it cutting my gum from a dime size piece of shell. That's just careless preparation. When I showed them they should have refunded my lunch. I would have given this a terrible rating except my husband enjoyed his pulled pork sandwich.

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Thank NapaBarbara
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that you had this experience, Barbara, as this doesn't sound like us at all. We always aim to remain consistent with our preparation, and we apologize that we dropped the ball in this case. In addition, we certainly should have provided an accommodation that you were happy with. That said, we do hope you guys will... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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249 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Thanks Trip Advisors for this place! We were driving through town and wanted a good place for lunch. Very unassuming place that also serves as a tackle shop. So well hidden, our GPS almost gave up (cell service in this area was tricky). Anyway, we walked in to find a super friendly staff, several beverage options and a great menu... More 

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Thank JC-Meg
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review

Thanks for the love! We're so glad you had a good time in with us and enjoyed your food. We're happy to see you utilized Trip Advisor to find us. We hope you come back if you're ever in the area. Best, Fisherman's Cove Team More 

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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This is a tackle shop for commercial and recreational fishermen. They serve up pretty good food too. The oysters are always fresh, but may take a while. I always order the tri tip sandwich. Filling and a good price. I've also had the Grilled Shrimp sandwich which I also recommend. They don't let you bring any food in from other... More 

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Thank Oscar B
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review

Oscar, thanks for the love! We're glad you had an awesome time in with us and enjoyed your oysters and tri tip sandwich -- you clearly know what you're doing here. We hope you come back again soon! Best, Fisherman's Cove Team More 

Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Came here not expecting too much. Got 2 32oz chowders and their Beer Battered fish and chips. Wow! That's among the best seafood I've had ever (and I eat a lot of it) Came half an hour before the 5pm closing time and the staff were happy to serve us and were extremely friendly. Food came quickly and we were... More 

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Thank Matthew B
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review

Matthew, thanks for the love! We're so glad you enjoyed your meal -- awesome choice with the chowder and Beer Battered fish and chips. We hope you come back many more times in the future for more delicious meals! Best, Fisherman's Cove Team More 

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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

As we arrived in Bodega Bay, the line out the door of the local tackle shop let us know we were at the right place, but our hungry bellies were not convinced that the wait would be worth it...but it was. A passionate consumer of oysters, especially those from the Chesapeake Bay, my husband was completely enchanted by the grilled... More 

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Thank Brooke P
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review

Brooke, thanks for the love! We're so glad you had an awesome time eating with us. We're always thrilled to serve passionate oyster consumers. We hope we can serve you many more great meals in the future! Best, Fisherman's Cove Team More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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184 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch after a day of hiking along the Sonoma coast. The oysters and seafood stew were really great, this is a no frills place that just has great local seafood. It gets really busy, so come early or late to avoid lines. Well worth the effort.

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Thank james f
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review

James, thanks for the love! We're so glad you enjoyed your food so much, and found us to be the perfect relaxer after a long day of hiking. Awesome choices on the oysters and seafood stew -- it's tough to beat! We hope you come back again soon. Best, Fisherman's Cove Team More 

Sunnyvale, California
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363 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to trying Spud point but they were.closed for their yearly maintenance. Fisherman's cove was right next door so we thought we'd try our luck. It paid off! The Shrimp Po boy and Oyster Po boy were sumptuous and perfectly seasoned. The prawn and chips and fish and chips were nice. The oysters Kipling were nice, a... More 

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Thank ohdonnaoh
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review

Thanks for coming on in! We're so glad you had a great time, and loved the Shrimp Po Boy and Oyster Po Boy. It sound like you all had a great time with your husband here. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Fisherman's Cove Team More 

sparks nv
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218 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have had fantastic oysters and fish and chips here. This time we tried the Portugese fish soup. We went back the next day for more. It was just excellent. We also got tiny containers of a local ice cream that was incredible. Look for them near the entrance, single serving portion. Had a nice house wine to top it... More 

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Thank fiddlestogo
Gurpreet S, Owner at Fisherman's Cove, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in and eating with us! We're so glad you had a great time in with us, and loved the oysters and fish and chips here. It sounds like you had a really great time, and we hope to see you back here soon. -Fisherman's Cove Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 Bay Flat Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9784
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 707-377-4238
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

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