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“New owner, still terrific”
Review of Gourmet Au Bay

Gourmet Au Bay
Ranked #9 of 26 Restaurants in Bodega Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 15 - USD 45
Description: Gourmet au Bay is the only waterfront wine bar on the Sonoma Coast. We also serve coastal wood oven cuisine. The menu is designed around sharing plates and includes a selection of flatbreads. Chef Sam Badolato creates daily features and keeps the menu ever changing. The atmosphere is casual and relaxed. Our patio is wind protected.
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Description: Gourmet au Bay is the only waterfront wine bar on the Sonoma Coast. We also serve coastal wood oven cuisine. The menu is designed around sharing plates and includes a selection of flatbreads. Chef Sam Badolato creates daily features and keeps the menu ever changing. The atmosphere is casual and relaxed. Our patio is wind protected.
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 with chopped clams and bacon. Wine flights are also still being offered, and the red selection this week was lovely. Looking forward to many more lunches there!

1  Thank Marcia G
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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 pizza, and double desserts. (kidding about the 2 desserts)
Overall still great.

Thank RND22
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Got here for happy hour and enjoyed the sunset sitting outside on the patio. We had food: fish stew, crab cakes, crab sandwich and all were delicious. The wine is high end and the views amazing, we loved our visit.

Thank Cathy S
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Finally: some sophisticated food prepared and presented with imagination, in a relaxed environment with views over the bay. On our travels from London we’ve been frustrated by the lack of decent food despite all the amazing produce available in California! You guys have got it just right so well done and thank you. Love the wine tasting options too.

Thank bodega201800
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Went here with my 22 yr old son and girlfriend for dinner. We had a coupon with our house rental and decided to try it out. We got two surfboards of wine (6) small glasses which were nice. We ordered a pizza and since we saw they had minimal cheese on them, asked for double cheese. We got the pepperoni and it was tasty! Also an arugula salad which was nice with it. Nice ambiance and views from inside. We had a lovely time.

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Thank nickbranch2016
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