Here are some of our favorite local restaurants. We hope you enjoy them too!

Restaurant hours in the local area can be inconsistent, especially mid-week. We suggest that you contact the restaurant before traveling to them to confirm that they are open.



Drakes Fireside Lounge

103 Coast Highway One, Bodega Bay

(707) 875-3525

The Executive Chef excels in pairing local, sustainably sourced produce, meats, and seafood with the finest ingredients to prepare a classic menu worthy of the panoramic views of Bodega Bay and the Pacific Ocean. A large stone fireplace adds a warm glow to the dining room, while soft leather chairs and local artwork create an elegant yet casual setting. Sit and savor expertly selected local wines and beers, or to enjoy a lovingly crafted cocktail.


Terrapin Creek

1580 Eastshore Rd, Bodega Bay

(707) 875-2700

Terrapin Creek showcases both local and global cuisines using seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. Guests can select from a menu of raw treatments, such as oysters on a half shell and carpaccio from the raw bar, to a range of appetizers and entree plates as well as an assortment of artisan cheese and desserts.


Spud Point Crab Company

1910 Westshore Rd, Bodega Bay

(707) 875-9472

Often voted #1 for their world-famous clam chowder, they have both New England white and Manhattan-style red clam chowders.  “Fresh crab straight from our boats to your mouth”.  Crab cakes and whole cooked crabs; crab, shrimp, albacore tuna, and seafood on soft rolls; crab, shrimp, prawn, and seafood cocktails; chili and chili dogs.


Gourmet Au Bay

1412 Bay Flat Road, Bodega Bay

(707) 875-9875

Beautiful Restaurant in Bodega Bay with lovely bay views and delicious plates! Outdoor Waterfront & Indoor Seating. Gourmet bites and picnic meals to go. Wonderful wood-fired flatbread pizzas.


Bluewater Bistro

21301 Heron Drive, Bodega Bay

(707) 875-3513

Bar and restaurant conveniently located within the Bodega Harbour community that can deliver to the house! The food is relatively standard bar food, but with fabulous views. Live music on Thursdays (non-pandemic times).


Fishetarian Fish Market

599 California 1, Bodega Bay

(707) 875-9092

Well-known deli and to-go food, right on the wharf. Great fish n’ chips, fish tacos, and fish stew. Perfect for a seafood picnic. flip- flop friendly, doggie-friendly, come with the sand on your feet! Sustainable Seafood, caught locally, is sold in the seafood case and the traditional favorites, made in the healthiest way possible.


The Birds Cafe

1407 CA-1, Bodega Bay

(707) 875-2900

A quaint little restaurant with outside seating and a view of the bay. This is a great lunch spot with tasty fish & chips, shrimp tacos, clam chowder, chicken strips, and fresh salads.


Ginochio’s Kitchen

1410 Bay Flat Rd, Bodega Bay

(707) 377-4359

An indoor-outdoor place with views of Bodega Bay offering BBQ specialties, Italian dishes & breakfast with award-winning BBQ & Smoked Meats!  For breakfast you can enjoy a loaded burrito or Hash of Beef with their 14-hour cherry wood smoked Brisket.




Dinucci’s Italian Dinners

14485 Valley Ford Rd, Valley Ford

(707) 876-3260

Don’t let the weathered exterior deter you from a wonderful authentic Italian meal at Dinucci’s. Unpretentious restaurant with a full bar and craft cocktails offering red-sauce standards in a converted 1900s hotel. Favorite dishes are their Minestrone Soup and Prime Rib. Check their online calendar for live music!


Rocker Oysterfeller’s

14415 CA-1, Valley Ford

(707) 876-1983

Funky eatery & saloon with wood accents serving drinks & an eclectic menu of Southern roadhouse comfort eats and fresh local seafood. In the historic Valley Ford Hotel with indoor and outdoor seating.


Valley Ford Creamery

14390 Valley Ford Rd, Valley Ford

(707) 293-5636

A rustic-chic, family-run place for farmstead samples & full cheese boards, plus coffee & cafe basics. They make a variety of cheeses in-house. They serve fresh coffee and danish to start the day and a lunch menu that makes the flavors of their cheeses come to life. Their store offers local beer and wine, coffee and espresso, soft-serve ice cream, crafts and goodies, and many more fun and exciting locally produced items.


Estero Cafe

14450 CA-1, Valley Ford

(707) 876-3333

Estero Cafe offers fresh, farm-to-table classic American-style comfort food for breakfast and lunch lovingly prepared with locally-sourced proteins and vegetables. We believe in supporting area farms, ranches, and other producers.




El Mariachi Cafe

3595 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental

(707) 874-2752

(No website, you can view their menu on Yelp)

This charming restaurant offers authentic Mexican food at prices that won’t break the bank. You can enjoy a super burrito, taco salad or ceviche on the patio outside, or take your food to go.


Howard Station Cafe

3611 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental

(707) 874-2838

Longtime, locomotive-themed American spot offering breakfast, lunch, a juice bar & a bakery. All their eggs are organic, and we offer organic options throughout the menu.


Negri’s Original

3700 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental

(707) 874-0301

Family-owned and operated since 1943, Negri’s serves authentic Italian recipes passed down through four generations. The majority of their menu items are made in-house and from scratch. Joe’s Bar is connected to Negri’s, offering classic and modern hand-crafted cocktails, local Sonoma county wine, and beer + cider.


Hazel Restaurant

3782 Bohemian Hwy

(707) 874-6003

The restaurant space features two wood-fired ovens as the focus in creating the ever-changing menu. Rustic, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and all kinds of sweets including fresh fruit shortcakes, creamy pot de cream, amazing sundaes and a large variety of cookies and cakes.