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Parkside Cafe

43 Arenal Aveune, Stinson Beach, CA
+1 415-868-1272
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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43 Arenal Aveune, Stinson Beach, CA
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family loves to go to the beach here! And then stop by the Parkside for a soft serve ice cream. There is a full service restaurant here as well. The walk up to order is quite convenient for our large group!

Thank ginolmeranda
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not many places in this tiny town, so we picked this one right near our Inn. And a local person recommended it. The food for dinner was high quality and the service good. We had a big breakfast there one day, and that was very...More

Thank signchris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the service was mediocre. We arrived around 9:30 am for breakfast. Ordered a delicious scrambled eggs w/ shrimp, rice, black beans & corn tortillas. Also, one of had blue berry pancakes and another a burrito. Food was tasty. Ultimately, the taste of the food outweighs...More

Thank diverdownfbh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we ordered takeout pizza... it was super high quality. for breakfast we had coffee and muffins, and although pricey they were very tasty and I would go back again.

Thank Jenna C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You might not expect much of a beachside cafe, but this is top-class. The menu is interesting and varied, and the prices are reasonable. We drove down the coast road to meet a friend at Stinson Beach. My wife at gnocchi with brussels sprouts, and...More

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to eat. Good for morning coffee too. I recommend it for both. They don't have reservations, so plan accordingly.

Thank garyhP2224TA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a short break from the beach....and shared a short stack of blueberry pancakes!! It was good pancakes...service was a bit slow since was not crowded....but we were not in a hurry. Enjoyed.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an enjoyable, relaxing dinner at the Parkside Cafe on a Thursday August evening while staying in Stinson Beach for a weekend wedding. The cafe is a cozy, laid-back beach restaurant accessible by a nice walk up the beach or by road. It feels...More

Thank KenPaul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got to this place after a hike in Muir Woods. Cute place but everything that could go wrong went wrong. After 30h minutes, our waitress came to tell us she was really sorry but she had LOST OUR ORDER. She lost it. I honestly have...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful french toast with different toppings which should not be skipped, especially the fruit compote. But pancakes are like anchors in the stomach. Bacon overcooked. Then again orange juice and espresso drinks fine. You get the idea. Hit and miss.

Thank kev1438
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Patricia C C
29 April 2016|
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Response from Gary L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, Pat, I have no suggestions. I booked our dinner at the restaurant. Did you specify the date and details in your phone message? That should get a response. Gary
6 March 2015|
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Response from Richard T | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure the outside patio is dog friendly...seems everyone there had dogs!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Arenal Aveune, Stinson Beach, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Stinson Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 415-868-1272
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