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Nick's Cove Restaurant

23240 Highway 1, Nick's Cove Restaurant, Oyster Bar, Cottages, Marshall, CA 94940-9713
+1 415-663-1033
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (33 reviews)
“clam chowder” (50 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23240 Highway 1, Nick's Cove Restaurant, Oyster Bar, Cottages, Marshall, CA 94940-9713
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband who is vomiting in the bathroom as I write this, had the oyster Plate and crab for Thanksgiving dinner. I did also. We are both seriously ill from this overpriced, crappy meal. BEWARE.

Thank sassijordan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mac and cheese was great the oysters were awesome. The pot de creme was my favorite of the whole trip.

Thank vickee m
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Drove out on a beautiful Sunday from Bodega Bay. Place was a great, flash back to the past with it's hunting lodge feel. Oysters were awesome! Waitress was as pleasant as I have ever had with a sweet smile. If I lived here I would...More

Thank scotthE3162UL
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Stopped here for dinner on a Saturday night in October. Immediately noticed the different menu. Has a new owner and new chef. Good food, oysters excellent as always, BUT, since the last time we were here (2015 I believe), it seems to have become "san...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a beautiful view, right on the bay and the oysters are grown in front. The oysters are wonderful, we had raw oysters and oven cooked oysters with different sauces. The fish is fresh and cooked to perfection in different ways, we had...More

Thank Olga B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The fish and chips are perfect. Splittable. Walk to the end of the pier to have a drink. They were great with our kids.

Thank DianeBill
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We had a reservation for Monday evening and were lucky to get one of the sea view tables with a wonderful sunset. Service was excellent. We had cooked Oysters, Tuna and Scallops all prepared perfectly. This place is highly recommended

Thank mai3096
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The setting is lovely; the restaurant overlooks Tomales Bay. There is indoor and outdoor seating, and a dock with a small deck at the end. The barbecued oysters were really good!

Thank Lynn E
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Found this gem while driving up the coast from San Francisco. Fresh oysters right out of the waters, crisp organic cider from up the road, great service- only wish we had more time to spend! You can even enjoy your food at the end of...More

Thank zacaja
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We always make a trip to Tamales Bay for our anniversary & Nick's Cove Restaurant is at the top of our list for lunch or dinner. We love the oysters, salads, chowder, & well everything we've tried.

1  Thank cpowning
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Questions & Answers
16 July 2016|
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Response from johnsrca | Reviewed this property |
Check out web site for list nicks cove
3 September 2015|
Response from Jchatila | Reviewed this property |
Being a sea food mainly dishes , I hardly believe gluten free is offered anywhere on the menu, You can always check with the restaurant for any updated item on their menu for a Gluten Free item.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23240 Highway 1, Nick's Cove Restaurant, Oyster Bar, Cottages, Marshall, CA 94940-9713
    (Tomales-Petaluma Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Marshall
  • Phone Number: +1 415-663-1033
  • E-mail
Nick's Cove, an historic restaurant located on the gorgeous shores of Tomales Bay, offers local, fresh and sustainable food that is tasteful and simply prepared. Our wine list also features treasures from local wine-makers as well as wines both organic and conventional from New Zealand, France and Spain. For complete menu details and wine selections consult our website at www.nickscove.com.

Don't forget to take a peek at our 12 beautifully restored cottages! We accept OpenTable dollars in the hotel as well as the restaurant.
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