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Gourmet au Bay- MOVED

913 Coast Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
+1 707-875-9875
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cheese plate” (9 reviews)
“flatbread” (4 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
913 Coast Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
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11 - 20 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 30 March 2016

Although they are relocating in May, there is still time to enjoy the view from the deck with your glass or flights of wine. Wonderful, friendly owners. And once they move, they'll be closer to the water.

1  Thank Marcia G
Sissy B, Owner at Gourmet au Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2016

Thank you!

Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

What a lovely relaxing way to spend a foggy afternoon! Excellent flights of wine, lovely cheese plate, and pleasant ocean views. Watched a couple of sea lions floating by, as well as evening bird murmurations, while sampling local wines and cheeses. Pleasant hostess and lovely...More

1  Thank elaine j
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Great owners, great wine and great view. What more could you ask? Cheese plate is a brie and a huge chunk of cheese, great crackers and cranberries and almonds. Cute store. View of the bay. Saw seals, and lots of different birds. Owner was helpful...More

Thank Flatcoatfun
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Stopped by with a few friends on the way back from the bay. Spent a few hours talking over a few bottles of wine on the deck watching the sunset.

1  Thank kostiag
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We would go here everyday if we could! You can not beat the view, the wine, the cheese and the customer service. This was truly our favorite spot along hwy. 1. Order a flight, if you are there with someone order one flight of red...More

1  Thank earthgurl8
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Stopped in for a flight of wines. Enjoyed the view on the back deck the most. Owner was very nice and they had a great gift shop.

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We enjoyed our time here sipping wine on the deck and choosing bottles to take home! They also have fun gifts with a coastal theme. Owners were very friendly and made us feel welcome in this quaint place.

1  Thank coastal23
Reviewed 31 August 2015

A traditional, "must-stop" whenever we're in Bodega. Relaxing waterfront deck to savor wine tastes or a glass of your favorite. We always discover new wines during our visits and recently enjoyed a wonderful Grenache & a Rose -- there's always something for every taste. Cute...More

2  Thank hollisJ_dr
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We had just come from tastings at vinyards and decided to make this our last stop. While the view is incredible, the wine was not so exciting. Come here to relax at the end of the day; however, I wouldn't include it as part of...More

2  Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

There was nothing spectacular about this place or wines selected for the tastings. We ordered a cheese platter which came with almonds dried cranberries and a large chunk of Asiago. The tasting room was more like a gift shop selling odds and ends. There wasn't...More

1  Thank bhatnaa1
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$75
Good for
Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 913 Coast Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Bodega Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 707-875-9875
  • E-mail
Description
Gourmet au Bay is Sonoma Coasts' only waterside wine bar. Wine selections are local, small production and award-winning. Try Wine Surfing(R) on the deck and watch sea lions, seals and a variety of birds playing in the harbor. We serve cheese and cracker plates daily. From time to time we have a caterer set up an outdoor kitchen and serve light dinners. On the first Friday of each month, we serve $1 oysters on the half shell starting at 4pm till they are gone. Our wine selection changes regularly. The three criteria we use to select our wines are 1) under 1000 case production 2) 90 points or better and 3) gold award winning. All the wines are from California (with a couple of exceptions). Gourmet au Bay has been in the business of wine tasting and "Surfing" since 1995. We look forward to seeing you on the deck!
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