Bay View Restaurant - Inn at the Tides
Lovely time. Thanks for taking care of us
You must go if you are in the area (or, of course, staying at Inn at the Tides where they give you 10% off your food bill!) We had an amazing meal. From the moment we checked in with the hostess Mary who took such good care of us throughout the evening. She not only opened the wine, but made my husband one of the best margaridas he's ever had. Nancy our server was just as impressive. We never wanted for anything. Everyone was professional, attentive, cheerful, fun and engaging. And the food - OMG! Who knew pasta (Paglia e Fieno) with procuitto, peas, spinach and a half a chicken could be so over the top good!! The chef sent out an appetizer crostini of whipped goat cheese that was to die for, as was the baked almond crusted brie. By the time desert came, we were busting, but could not forego the warm lava cake. All in all, an A+ all the way around. Thanks gang for a memorable meal.
Enjoyable meal but service was slow from restaurant week probably😫
We visited during restaurant week and it was quite busy. Our waitress was sweet but the service was slow! Apparently the kitchen was backed up due to the volume. That said, everything we ordered was delicious!
Bay View Restaurant is not the same as Tides Restaurant. The menu options are limited. The service was warm, kind, and the wait staff were outstanding. The food however was unexceptional- bad, except for a few of the appetizers. We will never visit again.
Great place to spend a weekend and enjoy the short walk to the restaurant or beach. Will be back soon! Love the scene, and quaintness of the town.
Went for Valentine’s Day with my gf. All the staff were extremely attentive and kind. The hostess was making rounds handing out free roses and checking on everyone. Our waitress and busboy were both very nice and also continually checking on us. The ambiance was very romantic and the food was amazing as well. Highly recommend this place for Valentine’s Day as they make you feel like you’re the most important people in the room. Truly the best Valentine’s Day dinner I’ve had.
We haven't eaten here in quite a while, but it remains an excellent, romantic spot. The room is quiet (despite a group at the bar, and a couple of large parties), and our table faced the ocean view (not a window table). After an amuse bouche of salmon mousse on light rye, with dill and a caper, we enjoyed the crab and avocado tower (my wife refused to share, alas) and the sweet fennel soup du jour. As my main, I had the salmon special, which was grilled perfectly, and accompanied by creme fraiche with truffle oil and a pea-based sauce that made for wonderful tastes. My spouse had the Dungeness crab and papardelle from the regular menu and was quite happy. A bottle of Trecini 2015 RRV Merlot was an excellent value at $46 (winery sells it for $40). Pleasantly full (portions are neither too small nor too large), we declined dessert. But a really delicious meal in a lovely setting.
Excellent in every aspect. Crab avocado tower enough for two as a starter. Autumn salad was huge With roasted squash appple chèvre and delicate arugula. Halibut with tapenade very nice. Good wine list. Rey enjoyable dinner. We will return for the Wine Maker dinners. BTW the hotel was excellent too..spotless room..newspaper in the morning..fireplace with logs wine gift.. great job overall
Incredible dinner all around - one of the best food experiences we have ever had - definitely make a rez!!
I love this place. The food is four-star and the service is warm and welcoming. I also love to stay at the hotel and have a couple of cocktails and be able to fall back into my room with the fireplace going and the view of the ocean. All in all the restaurant is part of an amazing experience
We enjoyed a delicious meal here tonight, but among the highlights was the staff at Bay View. They went above & beyond to ensure ours was an amazing meal!
We are locals and we live coming here. Always great ambience.
Our server, Fletcher is amazing!!!
The lobster bisque was divine!!
Caesar salad had local fresh crab on top.... YUM!!!
See you guys again soon!!!
We were there for Christmas afternoon meal. Service was slow despite not being busy. Food was bland. Air-conditioning was on and vent blowing directly on us. They turned it off for a short while when we asked, but was back on again by the end of our meal. Music was too loud and played same classical track over and over. I would not recommend a holiday meal here.
Delicious meals. Upscale dining. A few window tables. Pleasant service. Primarily Italian with some housemade pastas, but also some steaks, seafood, etc, intriguing salads, and a very ample and enticing dessert menu!! We totally enjoyed our experience there.
anniversary dinner while in Bodega Bay!!
This was a very special night! The server was very attentive and made great wine pairing suggestions. Our orders were cooked perfectly and exceeded our expectations. The view was relaxing. We will be back.
Excellent food, great service and a great view to boot.
We have eaten here twice and both times the food and service was very good. It’s a nice, relaxing restaurant with a beautiful view of the bay. The hostess, Stacy, goes out of her way to make sure you’re comfortable; the servers are friendly and efficient as well.
Wife and I visited on Thursday evening based on reviews and ordered appetizer, salad and main courses, Petaluma Chicken and grilled King Salmon. Service personnel were professional and attentive. Food prep and presentation very good but flavors/seasoning were just okay, disappointing especially considering the cost.
Worst experience Ive had in a long time...The waiter made a multitude of mistakes including not putting in beverage orders and not picking them up when they were ready. Worse than that it took 45 minutes to get a appetizer ( and they werent full ) over an hour to get a salad .. and then after 75 minutes the main course arrived and one of the entrees was not the entree ordered . When I relayed that info to him ge grabbed the wrong entree and disapeared . I then spoke to the manager and instead of her trying to get me my meal she brought me the bill .. I mean are you kidding me .. Will not ever go back and will certainly warn people how bad they are , Terrible
It was a great experience - especially our server (she was outstanding).
The food was amazing, as was the service. Definitely a special occasion spot!
Excellent food and service
Loved the atmosphere
The food and service has always been great. We have tried most of the menu items. All very good.
The signature Grilled Filet Hitchcock did not disappoint. Halibut was also very good. Our server was knowledgeable, friendly and provided good menu recommendations. We will return!
Amazing food and service.
great food and service!!
The food, service, views, and atmosphere rivals many 5 star restaurants in San Francisco!
Quiet elegant place, nice view of the bay, friendly host, attentive efficient waitress. This is a place where you want to linger on after a delicious dinner enjoying the view and the quiet ambience
We have eaten at Bay View a few times and have never been disappointed.
All around good; service, food and location. Everything we tried was very good (appetizer, salad, and entrees). Deserts looked great, but we passed.
First time at this restaurant! Great view! The food was fantastic and the staff very friendly!
One of the best meals in quite a while. And that's saying something in Sonoma County.
Very good service and food was prepared to perfection.
The Bay View is a hidden gem at the bay. We have eaten there a few times and each time a memorable experience.
The Mother’s day menu was very good!
I highly recommend for Mother’s Day!!
Service was extremely slow.
Fletcher, our server, made up for it with creative cocktails.
Excellent service! Really good food and atmosphere. The piano in the background was superb! Will visit again soon.
Our service and meals couldn't have been better. We had a nice quiet table by the window. Our wait person was welcoming and all the staff was very attentive. I didn't hesitate to order the special knowing that the ingredients would be the best. It was chicken with a lovely sauce on; it was easy to eat with your fingers (by the wing) with perfectly cooked breast. The salad I had was spinach with goat cheese and it was perfect; I am a salad person and it was fresh with just the right amount of dressing. All were warm and friendly making a perfect evening to celebrated our son's birthday.
Bay View Restaurant - Inn at the Tides is rated 4.3 stars by 221 OpenTable diners.
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