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The Trident

1460 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
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The Trident Restaurant is located "on the water" in historic Sausalito, CA
Our heated outdoor decks provide a sensational dining experience with spectacular San Francisco bay views. Our outdoor deck is also dog friendly.

Inside is an incredible recipe of art and architecture, complemented with a resemblance of an old yacht. The ceiling mural was original to the Trident and painted by Dave Richards, creator of Janis Joplin’s infamous 1965 Porsche Cabriolet. On the outside deck, discover one of the most stunning restaurant waterfront views on the west coast, which boasts the skyline of San Francisco, Angel Island and Alcatraz. Join us for brunch, lunch or dinner
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Seafood, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Fri 11:30 am–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(415) 331-3232
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Kevin Ries
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Public transit
Walking distance from the Ferry and Bus stop.
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Live Music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Events Ondine offers an unsurpassed, panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay, city skyline, and historic Alcatraz and Angel islands but in a private setting. Ondine can accommodate up to 150 guests for a seated meal, 200 for a standing reception.

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What 1460 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Birthday. Everything excellent except the calamari in the Ciopino was tough/rubbery and lacked flavor

Jonathan (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Our waiter knew his stuff about the food and was very pleasant. The whole staff was friendly and upbeat.

I can’t say how delicious the Cioppino is. All I can say is that I’ve had a numerous seafood dishes in my time and that was the best I’ve had. It was chock full of mussels, clams, salmon and a half a crab and the broth and vegetables were outstanding. The vegetables were just right which can be tough with a disk like this. The crab was much better than I had at a close by crab house the night before. I can’t say enough, that dish is OUTSTANDING.

The seafood tacos were also very good. Can’t beat the view either.

vipSummerliving (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Just a nice experience. Sat by window as requested. Food was served not too fast or slow. Our server was so pleasant. The view was extraordinary.

4.0  Dined 7 days ago

Date night with my GF. Food was great but for the price, I expected a little bit more from it. I ordered the special for that night which is their halibut. Perfectly cooked but lacking on the sauce and portion. GF ordered the salmon and lacks a little bit of sauce. View from the balcony is perfect for date night and pretty warm as well considering how cold it was that night.
Great service as well.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

The food was good; better than I expected. The waiter hovered a little too much around my son's girlfriend, probably due to somewhat low cut blouse. Too obvious to me. On the sorta negative side, the coffee was tepid and the bread seemed like it was a day old. The cocktails were ok, as was the wine. I had only the cocktail and water, others had wine, with no complaints

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great place to celebrate a special occassion

vipOpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

V day dinner with my girls. A little surprised at the food quality vs price. Good service but need a better chef.

Danno (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great location on the water. Great food. This place is really cool inside or out. Totally recommend for all occasions.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Our waiter ran outside to catch us to tell us we “overtipped” him! We hadn’t seen the automatic 20% tip since there were 6 of us. Super honest, love that he did that.

D123 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

I was told by trident by mail they have happy hours 4-7 OM but when I was there at 5 30 I was denied any happy hours
That’s weird

vipOpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Expensive for what you get. Ingredients not fresh. Reminds me of food you would get at a restaurant at a U.S. national park. Drinks expensive $15/cocktail - hefty in size, but not innovative or tasty. Went on a Saturday when they had an entertainer sitting at a keyboard singing. It was very loud, so difficult to have a conversation. The Trident heavily relys on their location and history for business. They appear not interested in providing better food or drinks then when it was called Horizons. I wouldn't have known that it was under a new name/ownership?

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Great food outstanding service. A must go for anyone who loves a good meal.

MaryK (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

The hostess and waiter really went out of the way to assure a special evening for our mother’s 88th birthday dinner. She had a view of the City, great jazz music, and delicious sea scallop dinner. We were all so happy with everything!
Mary Knecht

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

I think this was the 7th visit to the restaurant so we do like it. For a little disappointing this time. All those who had French Fries they were all cold. Still we had a great afternoon. Loved the Espresso Martini's !

Deboo (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Food was good. Views are unbelievable! The staff was very accommodating.