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Spud Point Crab Company

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1860 Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
+1 707-875-9472
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

The clam chowder is good, but it's not the best I've ever tasted. The crab sandwich on the other hand is beyond delicious! I wish they didn't close so early (what is it with restaurants that close at 5 PM here?), but a great place for lunch!

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Thank Deborah R
Bakersfield, California
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Many locals told us that Spud Point has the best clam chowder. I am not going to argue with the locals- they're right! My friend enjoyed a delicious crab sandwich too. Great outdoor patio overlooking the docks and the bay. Great setting and a great place to stop on your way to Bodega Head.

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alamo, ca
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

This place has their service down to a science. You line up to order, and when given a number you don't have to wait long at all to go to another line to pick it up. The chowder is served in a Styrofoam cup, but it is a large cup and steaming hot. They have bags of wonderful sourdough bread... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

The clam chowder is what brings the crowd and rightly so. It's just plain good. Nothing fancy, not garlicy, just very good traditional clam chowder. We've been coming to this place for a few years now and come to Bodega Bay a few times a year and this is a must stop. Tip - don't just stick with the clam... More 

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1 Thank Marcel M
Coarsegold, California
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

If you want a great sandwich, I recommend the crab sandwich. It was delicious. The Portuguese fish stew was also delicious. The weather was great so we sat outside and throughly enjoyed ourselves.

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1 Thank Coarsegold93614
Sacramento
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387 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

We had the crab sandwich and the chowder. Both were excellent and well worth it. We ordered crab which was fresh and very good. Since it was a weekday we didn't get to try the crab cakes. We'll have to go back!!

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Tracy, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Stopped because it was on the way to the beach, said it had famous chowder. Well it might be famous for something but it is nowhere near a great chowder..

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Over the years we have had two dishes in this food stop. The Crab Sandwhich and the TrimTip Sanwhch. Both have been five star every tingle time and the crab sandwiches make this place a destination stop.

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Thank Martin M
Greensboro, North Carolina
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360 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

We stopped for lunch and had a good one here. It is a unique place as you are really sitting outside eating really freshly prepared food with a great view. It was cool there and we each had a crab sandwich and a cup of chowder. I must say that the chowder was some of the best I ever had.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

We drove by at noon and saw a long line not knowing what people were waiting for. On the way back from our walk at bodega head we stopped for chowder and a crab sandwich - both delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1860 Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 707-875-9472

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?