We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Spinnaker

100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965-2181
+1 415-332-1500
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (95 reviews)
“crab cakes” (53 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965-2181
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (1,088)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

281 - 290 of 922 reviews

Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

My love and I came here for dinner on a Friday night during a trip to Sausalito. Based on other reviews, I was expecting a delicious meal. It wasn't. My love ordered a bowl of clam chowder. It was watery, but tasted ok. For our...More

Thank Mercurial1
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Crowded, outdated menus and generally shabby and tired. Other places locally much much better. Sad as lovely location

1  Thank B6724CBjenniferl
Reviewed 19 February 2016

San Franciscans have been going to the Spinnaker foe decades - for good reason. Valet Parking, Views beyond compare and good food. think Time Travel...it might feel like the 60s or 70's.

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Had fish for dinner. Food was only ok. Nothing amazing so we were quite disappointed after being so highly recommended. View at night was nice, probably even nicer during the day. Service was good. I like to ask the waiter what he recommends, and didn't...More

Thank Eran M
Reviewed 3 February 2016

With their views, they could afford not to bother about good food... they do: it is well served, quickly and tasty

Thank michel t
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Took Dad for dinner and he had a wonderful time! The clientele seems older and somewhat touristy. The seafood is delicious and an amiable staff.

Thank uama1
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to the Spinnaker for about 20 years, typically for special events-birthdays, anniversaries, out of town visitors. We've enjoyed it which Is why this is a difficult review to write. Tonight four of us, including my 90-year-old mother, had a 730 reservation...More

Thank SharonB7
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Go there for the view of San Francisco. They have a nice wine selection and good food. I had the scallops with garlic and shiitake mushrooms. Fresh and tasty. A bit pricey and the place could use some decoration - it's very 90 style. Actually...More

Thank NannaZ
Reviewed 24 January 2016

As others have raved about, the view is worth the cost of admission. I last went to The Spinnaker about 25 years ago, and it is much like I remember it, but a little more "tired". I'm not sure if much has been updated in...More

Thank DeanfromSeattle
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The dining room has floor to ceiling windows on three sides so views are everywhere. We asked for a table facing SF and really enjoyed looking at the skyline and watching the harbor seals and pelicans. Our friends were staying in the city and they...More

Thank Bev8789
Nearby Restaurants
Scoma's Of Sausalito
1,318 reviews
.54 km away
Napa Valley Burger Company
1,039 reviews
.40 km away
Lappert's Ice Cream
405 reviews
.36 km away
808 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Golden Gate Sausalito Ferry
188 reviews
.24 km away
Sausalito Visitors Center
275 reviews
.32 km away
Bacchus & Venus
36 reviews
.29 km away
Madrigal Family Winery
14 reviews
.34 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
31 July 2016|
Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
31 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Shirley E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, you would have to call the restaurant directly with that question since my husband, our friends and I were only diners.
14 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from OHBuckeye | Reviewed this property |
Yes- just walk in!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Spinnaker Dr, Sausalito, CA 94965-2181
    (Anchor Street)
  • Public Transportation: Golden Gate Transit Bus: 50, 20; Golden Gate Ferry: Red & White Fleet, Blue & Gold
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Sausalito
  • Phone Number: +1 415-332-1500
The Spinnaker is located on the Sausalito waterfront offering panoramic views of San Francisco, Angel Island, the East Bay and Belvedere. They serve an impressive menu with fresh seafood and a fine wine selection.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing