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“Lovely location and views for Sausalito meal”
Review of The Spinnaker

The Spinnaker
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Ranked #27 of 84 Restaurants in Sausalito
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Business meetings, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Anchor Street
Transit: Golden Gate Transit Bus: 50, 20; Golden Gate Ferry: Red & White Fleet, Blue & Gold
Description: The Spinnaker is located on the Sausalito waterfront offering panoramic views of San Francisco, Angel Island, the East Bay and Belvedere. They serve an impressive menu with fresh seafood and a fine wine selection.
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had brunch here after leaving San Francisco. The location is wonderful and the views of the SF are fantastic. The food is very good, not great, but very solid. The crab bisque was excellent though. Service was very friendly and helpful. The restaurant itself seems a little tired, and could definitely stand an upgrade/facelift. But the day and location made up for it.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Sauselito as part of our hop on hop off tour after visiting the Golden Gate looked around for lunch and choose The Spinnaker a lovely position right on the waterfront with great views of the bay, we even had a Sea Lion bobbing up and down in front of us.

We chose the bar menu and cocktails (all regular readers will know our favourites) and had a great server called Ryan who was knowledgable, polite and friendly looking after us we followed his recommends and had a great if somewhat boozy lunch, I had two agave maugarita's plus a signature spiced Bloody Mary ( a house special), my wife had two martinis and my daughter a strawberry daiquiri and an elderflower champagne cocktail, all of which were great.

Food was great too we had a portobello sandwich and chicken sandwich followed by raspberry sorbet and New York cheese cake all again was great!

Not the cheapest place but every penny well spent and great people.

Well done Ryan thanks for making our lunch great!

1  Thank David S
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

After touring Sausalito, we went to The Spinnaker after reading some good reviews. As soon as we walked in, we were greeted by a pleasant hostess and a gorgeous view. We tried the Manhattan and New England chowders, both excellent. The crab cakes and mayo dipping sauce were great, the quesadilla was good. Our waitress, Sue, was excellent, she was very attentive and friendly, and made some great menu recommendations. Our only complaint was that the risotto in the paella was extremely undercooked. Our waitress made it right though, and was very apologetic. Other than that our experience was excellent!

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting, but very tired resturant, carpets and seating worn, some of the seating is threadbare. The food was average and so was the price. Ok for a casual meal, definitely not for special occasions. Very surprised by the average trip adviser rating?

1  Thank kalthabeth
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

It had been several years since I had been there and my daughter and I were spending the day in the area so Isuggested we go there. We were greeted promptly and seated at a table with a terrific view. Our waiter came to take our order. Neither of us was very hungry so we decided to split some orders of appetizers with our drinks. Twenty minutes later still no drinks. I was tempted to just leave when I finally caught his attention. His reply--no apology, just grunted "oh yeah". Five more minutes until he brought them and one was wrong. The bruschetta was good but the crab potstickers were very disappointing, tasteless and not cooked properly with a very strange sauce. Such a let-down because it could be so good. I would never return. There are other places with equally spectacular views and much better service.

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