The Best Restaurants in Bodega Bay, CA

Deanna Morgado

Bodega Bay is an adorably charming Northern California beach town known for its oceanic views, art scene, and water sports. Another great part of Bodega Bay is its food and restaurants. Some of the most authentic and deliciously fresh food can be found at these top Bodega Bay restaurants.

1. Spud Point Crab Company

Restaurant, Seafood, American

Spud Point Crab Co.
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This eatery sticks to what’s important in a restaurant, the food. Spud Point Crab Company is a no frills kind of place that serves up some of the most scrumptious crustaceans around. Another favorite here is the clam chowder which keeps bringing back Bodega Bay locals and tourists alike.

2. The Birds Cafe

Cafe, Restaurant, American, Beer, Seafood

Lovingly named after the famed 1963 classic film The Birds that was shot in Bodega Bay, this restaurant slings some of the best fish tacos in the area. Also on the menu are oysters, fish and chips, and clam chowder, to name a few. Just outside there’s plenty of outdoor seating for the perfect picnic. The classic Alfred Hitchcock film may be old but the food at The Birds Cafe is always fresh!

3. La Bodeguita

Restaurant, Mexican, Vegetarian

La Bodeguita
Courtesy of La Bodeguita

Get ready to dive into some delicious Tex-Mex when you come to La Bodeguita. This spot is ultra laid back and a great stop after spending the day out on the bay. Make sure to get one of their great margaritas to sip on while waiting on some amazing classics like enchiladas, Peruvian beans, flan, and more.

5. Ginochio's Kitchen

Restaurant, BBQ, Coffee, American

For some authentic BBQ eats, head out to Ginochio’s Kitchen. Here you’ll find classics like brisket and pulled pork, freshly baked bread, and other delectable fall off the bone eats. The menu also dives into the creative side of things like with the guest-favorite caramel bacon monkey bread. Here there’s nothing but great food and a vibe that welcomes you every time you come through the door.

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