Pacific Catch by the Numbers
2003—the year when restaurateurs Keith Cox and Aaron Noveshen opened the first Pacific Catch
6 locations around the Bay Area
2nd place—what the Annual Poke Festival awarded Pacific Catch's poke dish
2.5 hours is how long Chef Chandon Clenard roasts tomatoes in the oven for the Sonoma-style grilled shrimp dish. This forces them to shrivel up and resemble raisins.
15 minutes is all it takes to marinate the shrimp in the above dish
½ cup of chardonnay added to Pacific Catch's butter sauce, which also consists of sauteed shallots, Worcestershire sauce, white-wine vinegar, and a pulverized bay leaf
Sand Dollar Restaurant: A User’s Guide
Surf & Turf | Scenic Outdoor Seating | Live Music | Weekend Brunch
Surf: crispy fish tacos with spicy pickled cabbage, salsa, avocado, jalapeño aioli, and corn tortillas
Turf: petit steak frites—grilled filet mignon atop steak fries, served with blue-cheese slaw and tarragon aioli
Brunch: pulled-pork hash with a poached egg, toast, and potatoes
Where to Sit: Soak in Vitamin D on the deck, which is equipped with heat lamps to keep you comfortable even on cooler evenings.
When to Go: On Sundays, diners are treated to the sounds of live bluegrass music, whereas weeknights bring laid-back live jazz.
Post up inside if you want to catch a game on TV with your fish & chips and beer.
Mimosas, bloody marys, bellinis, and other brunch cocktails are just $4 each weekend.
While You’re in the Neighborhood: Check out Stinson Beach Books (3455 California 1)
just across the street, which carries popular titles and works by local authors, plus cards, maps, and small gift items.
Fish: A User’s Guide
Sustainable, Local Seafood | Waterfront, Casual Dining | Organic Produce | Kid-Friendly
Soup: Portuguese red chowder with fresh linguica, clams, tomatoes, madeira, smoked paprika, and local watercress
Starter: clam dip served with house-made, organic potato chips
Sandwich: sweet Dungeness crab with organic butter and chives on a toasted torpedo roll
Oysters: grill-poached local oysters with a secret bbq sauce, lemon, and chives
Dessert: house-baked snickerdoodle cookie or affogato
Where to Sit: at one of the large or small picnic tables inside the bright, airy space or outside on the patio.
When to Go: 11:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m. for lunch, or anytime after 5:30 p.m. for dinner. There is also a limited menu available in between lunch and dinner.
Pro Tip: Fish also sells fresh fish to go, so customers can prepare it at-home. The staff will happily provide cooking tips and ideas.
Fish is cash only, so remember to stuff your pockets with cold, hard symbols of monetary value. There’s an ATM available inside if you forget.
Don’t sit down expecting tableside service like at most other restaurants. Instead, order at the counter before snagging a seat and enjoying the views of the water while you wait for your food.
Affogato: a sweet drink made by topping gelato or ice cream with a shot of hot espresso. The Italian name translates to “drowned,” referring to the slowly melting ice cream.
Mignonette: a sauce usually made of shallots, cracked pepper, and vinegar that’s often served over raw oysters.
Why You’re In the Neighborhood: Head about a mile down the road to No Name Bar (757 Bridgeway), a pleasant little watering hole that regularly features live jazz and houses a charming back patio replete with ivy and resident tavern cats.
Salito’s: A User’s Guide
Seafood and Prime Rib | Dungeness Crab | Waterfront Views
Small Plate: yellowtail carpaccio with olive-oil ponzu sauce
Sandwich: shrimpwich with bay shrimp and tomato vinaigrette slaw
Entrée: iron-skillet-roasted Dungeness crab in garlic sauce
Dessert: warm beignets with whipped cream
To pair with dessert: Café du Monde chicory coffee
Where to Sit: on the waterfront patio, which seats about 100 and provides an impressive view of the marina.
Buzz-Worthy Item: the carefully sourced Dungeness crab, which are all at least two pounds apiece. Salito’s only buys crabs from suppliers up and down the Pacific, a practice that allows them to serve the delicacy year-round.
When to Go: Depending on how highly you value convenient parking, it may be worth dining during off-peak hours to ensure you get a spot in the restaurant’s front lot. That being said, valet service is available during busy weekends.
If You Can’t Make It, Try This: The Stinking Rose or Calzone’s. the owners’ other well known Bay Area restaurants.
While You’re In the Neighborhood:
Before: Make sure you’ve got enough energy for all that crab crackin’ by caffeinating beforehand at Philz Coffee (317 Johnson Street), a renowned local cafe known for its meticulously brewed cups of joe and unique creations, such as the Mint Mojito Iced Coffee.
After: Cap the night off with some pool or shuffleboard at the delightfully unpretentious Smitty’s Bar (214 Caledonia Street).
Come for a tasty meal at Caprice Restaurant that the whole family will love.
Caprice Restaurant is creating healthy meals that are enticing to anyone's taste buds.
Enjoy a drink with your dinner — this restaurant has a full bar to serve up a glass of wine, beer, or more.
Having a lot of friends can be complicated, but Caprice Restaurant makes it easy to please everyone.
Wifi is on the house at Caprice Restaurant, so bring along your tablet or laptop.
Whether it's just you and a date or you're bringing the whole gang, it's best to call ahead and make a reservation.
Slip into something more comfortable before dining at Caprice Restaurant, where dress code calls for business casual.
This restaurant offers carryout for your convenience.
Catering from Caprice Restaurant will take your party to the next level.
Caprice Restaurant is located near various parking options, including garages, lots and street parking.
Caprice Restaurant provides ample space for bikers to store their bikes.
Checks are bigger than average at the restaurant, so prepare your wallet.
Dine in for dinner to see what the restaurant is all about, or feel free to swing by for breakfast or lunch.
For a meal truly worth eating, the place to go is definitely Caprice Restaurant who serves up the mouthwatering best food in town.
So take your next meal to the next level and indulge in some great American eats at the highly-rated Caprice Restaurant.
The mellow drinker will appreciate Sam's Anchor Cafe's low-key vibe.
Does yummy gluten-free food exist? Yes it does, and it is located at Sam's Anchor Cafe.
Watch the game with fellow fans to get the full sports experience.
Little ones are free to make a mess at this bar, where the whole family is invited to dine.
Sam's Anchor Cafe's private rooms are a great venue to host any occasion.
Get connected at lightning fast speeds with Sam's Anchor Cafe's complimentary wifi.
Summer meals will taste even better when you enjoy them on Sam's Anchor Cafe's gorgeous patio.
If your Friday or Saturday night plans include a trip to the bar, it's best to reserve a table before heading over.
Keep it casual at Sam's Anchor Cafe — the bar is laid-back and patrons dress accordingly.
Want to enjoy this bar without the wait? Get it to go.
Save some dough on lot parking with validation from Sam's Anchor Cafe.
If cycling is more your speed, you'll find plenty of space to stash your bike outside the bar.
Prices at Sam's Anchor Cafe are moderate — most diners plunk down about $30 per meal.
Sam's Anchor Cafe has menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner — just pick your favorite meal and head over.