Bodega Bay Area Information
Bodega Bay is located just one hour North of San Francisco and in close proximity to the Wine Country, the Redwoods, Health Spas and the Russian River.
Things to do in Bodega Bay…and Beyond!
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Local Restaurants and Eateries
|Bayview Restaurant and Lounge
Located in the main lodge of Inn At The Tides featuring traditional and authentic Italian cuisine. Casual yet elegant atmosphere with great views and fireplaces for a cozy and relaxing dinner. Full bar featuring specialty cocktails and fine wines. Piano bar on Saturday nights.
800 Highway 1
Located at the Bodega Harbour Golf Links, a classy eatery offering fine American cuisine and live music on Thursday nights from 6-9. Beautiful ocean views offering comfort food, small plates, steaks, and local seafood. Open for lunch and dinner.
21301 Heron Drive
|Drakes Sonoma Coast
Cozy, upscale spot in the Bodega Bay Lodge offering seasonal and sustainable American fare with gorgeous sunset views. Savor wines from the most exciting vineyards in Sonoma County and enjoy signature cocktails. Open to the public for breakfast and dinner.
103 Coast Highway 1
Locally caught, fresh seafood specialties, pasta, steak and lobster are served daily. Enjoy an extensive wine list. Full Bar Service, Snack Bar, Oyster and Shrimp Cocktail Bar, Fresh Fish Market, Wine and Liquor Shop, Bait & Tackle, Gift Shop, House-Made Desserts to Go at the Bakery. Open Daily for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
800 Highway 1
Casual neighborhood eatery serving a menu of locally sourced innovative American and world cuisine.
1580 East Shore Drive
Open daily. Restaurant and bar, fish market & deli. Seafood takeout stand. Wholesale fish counter.
595 Highway 1
Local eatery serving fish and chips, clam chowder, BBQ oysters and other local seafood, beer and wine. Outdoor seating and dog friendly! Open Daily 12PM-7:00PM
1445 N Highway 1
|Spud Point Crab Company
Local cafe well known for Clam Chowder, seafood sandwiches, chili, hot dogs and more. Open 9:00AM-5:00PM
1910 Westshore Rd.
|The Dog House
Local eatery serving burgers, hot dogs, corn dogs, drinks, and all you can eat hand cut french fries. Next to Bodega Bay Post Office. Open Daily 11AM-6PM
|Gourmet au Bay
Seaside wine tasting bar and gift boutique.
1412 Bay Flat Road
Ice Cream, house made coffee, hot chocolate, espresso and pastries. Next to The Dog House and Bodega Bay Post Office. Open 7:30AM-6:00PM
537 Smith Brothers Road
Local Bodega Bay Markets
|Diekmann’s Bodega Bay Store
Local grocery store perfect for all your grocery needs as well as pizza, deli sandwiches, snacks, and fishing supplies. Open Daily 7:00AM-9:00PM
|Pelican Plaza Grocery & Deli Full service deli, large selection of grocery items, gourmet foods, large produce section, freshly baked goods, soups, and hot coffee. Open Daily 7:00AM-10:00PM|
Valley Ford Restaurants
Italian, Steak, Seafood, Prime Rib, Family Style, Dining Room , Cocktail Lounge. Open Mon Thur Fri Sat 4pm Sun 12 Noon, Closed Tuesday & Wednesday.
14485 Highway 1
Located in the old Valley Ford Hotel, Offers local oysters, wild salmon, Sonoma lamb and pulled pork, Local wines. Serving dinners Wednesday through Sunday 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Sunday Brunch 10:00am to 2:00pm
14415 Highway 1
|Negri’s Italian Dinners
Authentic Italian recipes passed down through four generations; Negri’s captures the classic, longtime tradition that is best known as family style dining.
3700 Bohemian Highway
Family style Italian dining and pizzeria. The Union Hotel’s original family recipes can be enjoyed at lunch and dinner seven days a week.
3731 Main Street
Located in the quaint town of Jenner By The Sea just 20 mins north of Bodega Bay. Set on a bluff overlooking the Russian River spill into the Pacific Ocean. Serving California cuisine using local ingredients and local seafood. Enjoy beautiful sunsets and a romantic setting. Serving lunch and dinner. Closed Wed and Thurs.
11048 Highway 1
Sonoma Coast Real Estate Services
|Sonoma Coast Living® Real Estate Services
Sonoma Coast Living® specializes in real estate on the Sonoma Coast in Bodega Bay, California. Thera Buttaro (Broker/Owner) was rated the #1 residential agent on the Sonoma Coast in a 2005 BAREIS report. In January 2007, BROKER AGENT Magazine chose her as Broker/Agent of the Month.
575 Highway 1
Bodega Bay Business Services
|Business Services Unlimited
Wide variety of services for both your business and personal needs such as shipping, photo copying, internet access, office supplies, notary services by appointment, FED EX, UPS, US MAIL and fax services. Open Mon-Fri 9AM-5:00PM. Closed Sat/Sun.
Bodega Bay Activities & Recreation
|Bodega Bay Pro Dive
Specializing in Freediving and Spearfishing
1275 Highway 1
|Bodega Bay Surf Shack
Surfboard, Kayak, Bicycle Rentals, Lessons.
1400 Highway 1
|The Links at Bodega Harbour
Scottish style links course, combining spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, rolling fairways, undulating greens, and native coastal rough.
21301 Heron Drive
|Bodega Marine Laboratory
Managed by UC Davis. Public drop in tours are available Fridays, 2-4 p.m.
2099 Westside Road
Guided trail rides, lessons. Miles of trails that take you from lofty mountain tops, grassy meadows, coastal dunes and white sand beaches.
|Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center
Peanuts Museum, Snoopy’s Gallery & Gift Shop, and the Redwood Empire Ice Arena.
2301 Hardies Lane
|Doran Regional Park
Doran Park has a 2-mile stretch of sandy beach and is a popular place for visitors to picnic, build sand castles, fly kites, surf, fish and stroll. A rock jetty at the harbor mouth provides access for fishing, crabbing and exploring sea life. The boat launch can accommodate up to 20-foot boats. A parking lot is located adjacent to the launch and can handle 30 vehicles with trailers.
|Gold Coast Kayak Rentals
Explore the pristine lower Russian River. Paddle from Duncans Mills to where the River and Pacific Ocean converge.
|Safari West Wildlife Preserve and African Tent Camp
Trekking in an authentic safari vehicle, visitors are surrounded by giraffe, gazelle, scimitar-horned oryx, ostrich and other species of African antelope—all sharing the beauty and diversity of the Savannah environment.
3115 Porter Creek Road
|Sonoma Coast State Beach Ranger Station
|Bodega Bay Sailing
Take a 3-hour sailing tour of Bodega Bay on a beautifully maintained 33′ sailboat.
PO Box 961
Pet Friendly Activities
||Not Allowed at:
Bodega Bay Gasoline & Propane
115 berths. Hoist, docks, fuel and quick market.
900 Highway 1
Guard Shack: 707-975-3758
Bodega Bay Fishing
|The Boathouse – New Sea Angler & Jaws Sport Fishing
1445 Highway 1
|Bodega Bay Sports Fishing Center/Bodega Charters
|Porto Bodega Marina
1500 Bay Flat Road
Bodega Bay & Sonoma Coast Spas
|Bodega Days Personal Services
Enjoy a massage in the comforts of your vacation home. Facials, custom treatments, fitness hikes.
P.O. Box 272
|Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary
Osmosis is the only day spa in the U.S. that offers the Cedar Enzyme Bath, a rejuvenating heat treatment from Japan. Inspired by a vision of healing, beauty, and inner peace, Osmosis was founded in Sonoma County in 1985. Since that time, many hands have worked together with an abundance of heart to manifest one of the most unique and relaxing spas in the country.
209 Bohemian Highway
|The Spa At Bodega Bay Lodge
Overlooking the Pacific seascape and surrounded by the natural beauty of the Northern California coastline, the Bodega Bay Lodge & Spa offers a retreat like no other. Indulge in our soothing spa and discover true relaxation.
103 Coast Highway 1
Bodega Bay Weddings & Events
|Bodega Bay Yacht Club
The Bodega Harbour Yacht Club is located just one mile from The Links at Bodega Harbour Golf Course. Situated right alongside Bodega Bay, The Bodega Harbour Yacht Club is one of the oldest buildings in Bodega Bay. Recently rennovated in 2006, The Bodega Harbour Yacht Club can now provide an intimate and elegant Ocean view setting for up to 140 guests.
565 Smith Brothers Road
|The Secret Gardens
The Secret Gardens is an enchanting location for ceremonies of all sorts… weddings, renewals, memorial celebrations.
P.O. Box 1060
|St. Teresa of Avila
Located in the quaint town of Bodega, less than 5 miles from the beautiful blue waters of Bodega Bay and the Pacific Ocean, St. Teresa of Avila church epitomizes the beauty of a bygone era. Originally built in 1862 and now a California Historical Landmark, the church was also featured in Alfred Hitchcock’s well known movie “The Birds.” Our doors are open not only to Catholic weddings but also to those of all faiths. We cordially invite you to consider choosing St. Teresa of Avila as the church which will celebrate your wedding and capture memories that will last a lifetime.
17120 Bodega Hwy.
Bodega Bay Fine Art Galleries
|Bodega Bay Heritage Gallery
Located behind the Terrapin Creek Cafe, this gallery features Early California and American paintings 1850-1950 plus special selections from Disney artists of the past. Open Friday through Sunday 11am to 5pm and by appointment.
1580 Eastshore Road
|Local Color Artist Gallery
This long-established gallery features the work of local painters, sculptors and printmakers, plus art objects and jewelry crafted from a variety of exciting materials. Open daily except Wednesdays 10am to 5pm.
1580 Eastshore Road
|The Ren Brown Collection
The gallery was established in 1989 and specializes in contemporary art from both sides of the Pacific, offering rotating exhibits throughout the year. A major focus is modern Japanese prints. Open Wednesday through Sunday 10am to 5pm.
1781 Highway One
|Smith & Kirk Contemporary Art and Custom Framing
Next to Ren Brown Collection, this gallery features custom framing by Gary Smith, original paintings in oil, watercolor, and pastel by local artists, the etchings of Gail Packer, art glass, pottery, jewelry, paleographics, wood, photography, and sculpture. Open Wednesday through Sunday 10am to 5pm.
1785A Highway One