Sausalito, California, just 4 miles (7 km) out of San Francisco forming the north end of the Golden Gate Bridge. Away from the big town yet still offering breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and Golden Gate Bridge. This nice and serene town contains various hidden gems when it comes to the culinary arts. Check out this selection of the best places to eat in Sausalito, California.
1. Le Garage
This bustling bistro in Schoonmaker Point Marina has a minimalist-industrial feel in a waterfront setting. Le Garage is uniquely designed to appeal to diners as a corrugated steel warehouse restaurant that serves straightforward French cuisine. The menu consists of comfortably priced, bistro-style appetizers, entrees, and desserts.
The harbor breeze from the outdoor dining patio that eases into its indoor dining room adds to the overall relaxed charm of the place. For a converted motor shop turned French bistro, Le Garage is on a steady speed when it comes to gathering the crowd through good food.
Address: 85 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 109, Sausalito, CA 94965
Website: Le Garage
Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 11:30am - 8pm; Fri: 11:30am - 8:30pm; Sat: 10am - 8:30pm; Sun: 10am - 2:30pm (closed on Mon)
2. Angelino Restaurant
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Opened with the aim of sharing its owner’s passion for Italian food with the Sausalito community, Angelino Restaurant has become a staple for Southern Italy flavor in the city.
This family-oriented and family-owned restaurant’s menu is creatively crafted to highlight the season’s freshest ingredients. From newly baked bread and original pasta to world-class wines and local seafood, delicious flavors are introduced to customers in a hospitable atmosphere. Its delightful selection of authentic Italian desserts offers great ways to wrap up a meal.
Address: 621 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965
Website: Angelino Restaurant
Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 5pm - 9pm (closed on Mon)
3. Scoma’s of Sausalito
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This is a seafood restaurant on the water. Everyone from locals to tourists love to eat here while enjoying the ocean view. Some people say they could sit here for hours. What is there to eat here? You will find steaming whole crabs, rich hearty chowders and grilled seasonal fish. The seafood here is caught daily and fresh. The staff is great and quite knowledgeable. This place is great to meet up with friends and family.
Scoma’s of Sausalito
Address: 588 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA
Website: Scoma’s of Sausalito
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4. Sushi Ran
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This is an award winning sushi restaurant that serves traditional Japanese and Pacific cuisine. It was honored as one of the 30 most important Bay Area restaurants of the last 30 years by the San Francisco Chronicle in September of 2016 and one of San Francisco’s Top Sushi Restaurants by Eater San Francisco, also in September of 2016. It was also voted one of the Top 100 Restaurants by the San Francisco Chronicle, one of the 17 best Japanese restaurants in America by Time Out and one of USA Today’s 10 best. Just ask anyone who has eaten here and they will tell you that it is the best sushi in town.
Address: 107 Caledonia St, Sausalito, CA
Website: Sushi Ran
5. Poggio Trattoria
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This is an Italian restaurant in Sausalito that people love to come to due to the delicious food, great service and the charm of a warm and welcoming community. The food is that of Northern Italy. Try the grilled calamari, calamari with pasta, meatballs, beef ragu and corn custard.
Address: 777 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA
Website: Poggio Trattoria
6. Fish Restaurant
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A simple name for a nice, casual and family friendly restaurant. The seafood is fresh and only organic produce is used. The food is grilled over a wood fire, which makes for its unique and flavorful taste. There are a variety of soups, salads and sandwiches here. Or, you can get a simple order of fish and chips. While here, do check out the daily fish board as well.
Address: 350 Harbor Drive, Sausalito, CA
Website: Fish Restaurant
7. Napa Valley Burger Company
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This is a gourmet burger restaurant in the heart of downtown Sausalito that also gives you a glimpse of the world famous Napa Valley wines. Sit outside and enjoy the view. What you will find here are some of the best and unique burgers around . For example, there is the Cranberry Turkey Burger, a Point Reyes Sweet Chili Burger and a Four-Cheese Spinach Lasagna Burger. Last but not least, this restaurant serves half pound beef burgers that are 100% Certified Angus Beef ®.
Napa Valley Burger Company
Address: 670 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA
Website: Napa Valley Burger Company
8. Barrel House Tavern
A new American restaurant with one of the best views of the ocean. Outdoor seating available, so enjoy the view while eating such things as Honey Glazed Ribs, Clam Chowder, Wood Fried Lamb Meatballs or Roasted Gold Beets. This is a really nice place to kick back and enjoy with friends and family.
Barrel House Tavern
Address: 660 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA
Website: Barrel House Tavern
9. Bar Bocce
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This is basically a pizza place in Sausalito that serves such things as sourdough crust wood oven pizzas, salads and desserts. There is seating outside by the bay with picturesque views.The best thing here is the bocce court, People love to meet here and have a good time and so will you.
Address: 1250 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA
Website: Bar Bocce
10. Lappert's Ice Cream
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! This is an ice cream parlor, restaurant and shop in Sausalito. Their ice cream is so yummy and it is a great place for a nice cool treat on a hot summer day or any day. The waffle cones are homemade and some of the ice cream flavors are seasonal. Stop by here while in Sausalito and get yourself a treat.
Lappert's Ice Cream
Address: 689 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA
Website: Lappert’s Ice Cream
This is the only Indian fusion restaurant on this list and it is one worth mentioning. A lot of people like the Caribbean Jerk Chicken, Punjabi Enchiladas and the Vegetable Samosa Plate. There is a variety of seafood dishes and Mexican dishes here. After all, it is fusion and a lot of people love that. Give it a try while you are in town.
Address: 2656 Bridgeway, Sausilito
12. Fred's Coffe Shop
This is a breakfast and brunch coffee shop in Sausalito. It is great to start off the morning or afternoon with spectacular views like the ones you will experience here while enjoying delicious food for breakfast or brunch.
Fred's Coffee Shop
Address: 1917 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA
Sausalito is a great place to eat while taking in breathtaking views of San Francisco. Relax and enjoy.
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