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“Excellent food, good service. Reservation suggested - they are busy.”

Terrapin Creek Cafe
Ranked #1 of 26 Restaurants in Bodega Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Be prepared for excellent food. the noise level could be an issue depending on where you are seated in the restaurant. Not being able to converse with my wife in a normal voice was annoying.

Thank Eric G
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Was in town for a pre-birthday celebration and my wife found Terrapin Creek Cafe. First when you walk in there is a sense of sophistication without being pretentious. Friendly staff (who we learned later were the owners), great ambiance and fantastic food. We started with 8 local Miyagi Oysters that were prepared so beautifully, with just the right amount of shallot & fennel mignonette, and a glass of Brut Rose bubbly. Then we had all starters; Hamachi Crudo, Pan Roasted Hokkaido Scallops and Charred Octopus and Cauliflower Salad. The only slight suggestion I would have is the Hamachi was a tad overpowered by the parsley and radish salsa. Finished with the chocolate mousse for me and bread pudding for my wife. The mousse wasn't super sweet, which was great because some I've had at other restaurants are just WAY too much. I had a nice late harvest Syrah with it which was fabulous. Our server was super friendly and on point.The pacing of the food was perfect. When in Bodega Bay, this place is a MUST!!

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1  Thank Alana F
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We had heard about Terrapin Creek from friends and we were not disappointed. From the soup to the scallops, which made my husband so happy it was all wonderful. My sea bass was tender and my husband ate every last bite of his clams with chorizo. The service was so friendly and helpful - we did not want for anything. As we left, my husband started planning what he would be ordering when we returned. Terrific date night!!!

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Thank mrschondel
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We had a wonderful early dinner after a great afternoon hike at she'll beach to Pomo canyon. The food was top notch and cooked to perfection.

Thank RMJ42
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely evening here. The food was amazing! The scallops and duck came highly recommended and didn't disappoint.

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Thank Lizzette H
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