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Terrapin Creek Cafe

1580 Eastshore Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9758
+1 707-875-2700
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (56 reviews)
“sea bass” (32 reviews)
“hamachi crudo” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1580 Eastshore Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9758
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the corn soup, grilled octopus salad and split the pasta with lamb sausage, everything was amazing!! That corn soup is hard to beat anywhere. Apparently the chef is a sausage officianado and works hard to make amazing sausage and it absolutely shows. Nicest...More

Thank Katie N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed a special dinner at the Terrapin Creek Cafe. The waiter was excellent in describing and recommending food. We had oysters and Japanese scallops as starters and duck and sea bass for our mains. The wine was delicious and the pour really generous....More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While staying in Bodega Bay we we're excited to discover a Michelin start restaurant. We normally would not take two little ones to a fancy restaurant but the reviews said it was family friendly. And it was! They had paper table covers and crayons which...More

Thank ohdonnaoh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two couples for dinner. We all raved about our meals. We made reservations well in advance and were NOT disappointed. In fact I may travel to this area just to eat here again!!!!!! Great wines at a reasonable cost. I have paid a lot more...More

Thank tw0eyb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just visited for the sixth time, and the cooking remains ethereal. Parking right out front. One half block down from Highway 1. Suggest reservations as this restaurant is popular. Very friendly service. Excellent wine list at very reasonable prices and knowledgeable advice from the wait...More

Thank MarshBruce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of 3 just enjoyed a fabulous and relaxing Saturday night dining experience. The Monterey Sardines and Salad of Charred Octopus and Roasted Cauliflower were absolutely perfect. My mates were very satisfied with their main dishes: Sea Bass and Rib Eye Steak. As for...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner here recently. Gluten free friendly, with a knowledgable staff. Professional and quick service, delicious food. Not to be missed!

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

I recently enjoyed a Liberty Farms Duck Breast dinner at Terrapin Creek Cafe in Bodega Bay. Every morsel was so good I couldn’t wait for the next bite. We started by sharing a tasty Caesar salad wth anchovies and each had a couple of raw...More

Thank danandlois3
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Michelin was correct in awarding Terrapin Creek Cafe with a star. The food was fantastic, the service delightful and the prices very reasonable. We completely enjoyed our meal on a busy spring Saturday evening - we felt lucky to eat there.

Thank phh26541
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

An impromptu night’s stay in Bodega Bay offered us an unexpected but delightful surprise: Terrapin Creek Cafe. Located near to the inn in which we stayed, the cafe is a simple stroll away. Chef-owners Andrew and Leah have created a dining experience that offers us...More

Thank Marguerite B
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Jean D
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Response from oclynn | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do-good sized one-great to eat at the bar-very friendly local crowd!
Nadra M
13 May 2017|
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Response from Gayle O | Reviewed this property |
I would think so. They had tables for 4, and if there are only 3 of you I'm sure that's no problem.
27 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1580 Eastshore Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9758
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 707-875-2700
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