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Sand Dollar Restaurant

3458 Highway 1, Shoreline Hwy., Stinson Beach, CA 94970
+1 415-868-0434
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (21 reviews)
“crab cakes” (9 reviews)
“garlic fries” (7 reviews)
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All hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3458 Highway 1, Shoreline Hwy., Stinson Beach, CA 94970
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11 - 20 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 14 November 2016

The Sand Dollar Restaurant is very good for seafood, drinks and place to rest after a long hike just off the Dipsea trail. My seafood stew was good but not a large portion. Same complaint for the glass of wine - very small. Although I...More

Thank Namepicker
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Finally, a real gem where food was absolutely exquisite and almost as deliciously price at under $25 for a completely delectable main course. Fun, unintrusive live music and quirky ship's salon decor. Highly recommend!

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had an enjoyable evening with live Jazz music. A varied menu good atmosphere and service. The down side was that the food was quite overpriced.

Thank Lincoln A
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It was a nice meal off of the daily specials menu. They were nice local, seasonal, and fresh ingredients.

Thank Tauni M
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We are on vacation in Marine Area and would visit also the Sand Dollar after 26 years. Good location close to the beach, get directly a table without reservation. Really sunny weather and only a few people on deck, but that's changed after 15 minutes...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have been here several times after a hike, day at the beach or just a stop on a highway 1 drive. So after a DipSea trail hike, we decided to stop here for lunch. We ordered Bloody Mary's (which have never been a disappointment)...More

Thank AfoleyFiesta
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

A very nice hotel and quite expensive. I had a burger and it was good and tasty. Service in general was ok, but one waitress was not willing to help me directly and asked me to go to another colleague of her. I expect that...More

Thank med_ulm
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Okay, was here on a Saturday and my friend had the fish & chips, which was very greasy. I ordered fish tacos which were very good, however nothing in addition with them and everything was way overpriced. Yes beach town, but if you make a...More

Thank willys6
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very disappointing about this place. - raw oysters $3 per piece! ($18 per half dozen), mignonette sauce is just vinegar without taste. - $28 cioppino has 3 small shrimps, 2 mussels, and some fish and a lot of onion with tomato sause over and under....More

Thank Npisica
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The is the go to place in SB, great food, great people, in and outdoor seating, funky bar and occasional live music. What could be better in this gem of a town.

Thank James S
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Do you have take-out?
5 September 2016|
Response from kristy77a | Reviewed this property |
Do I [... have take-out]? My association with the Sand Dollar is as a customer, a month ago. I recommend you telephone the restaurant directly with your query. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3458 Highway 1, Shoreline Hwy., Stinson Beach, CA 94970
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Stinson Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 415-868-0434
  • E-mail
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