Skates on the Bay

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$30 and under
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Skates on the Bay is known for their fresh market ingredients, innovative menu, and spectacular views of the bay, Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Bridge, and San Francisco. This beautiful and historic waterfront gathering place for fresh seafood and unmatched views of the San Francisco Bay, recently completed (April, 2012) a major interior design renovation, including the addition of a new raw bar, glass-walled private dining room and innovative menus. Originally opened in 1983 in the Berkeley Marina, the reimagined Skates on the Bay is a stunning restaurant to enjoy cocktails at sunset, late night Happy Hour, weekday lunch, weekend lunch or brunch with the family or dinner with a date any time of year.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Seafood, Steak, Sushi
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday thru Friday 11am - 3pm Weekend Brunch & Lunch: Saturday & Sunday 10:30 - 2pm Dinner: Sunday thru Thursday 3pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday 3pm - 10pm Lounge: Sunday thru Thursday 11am - 10:00pm Friday & Saturday 11am - 11pm Happy Hour: Monday thru Friday 3pm-6pm NOTE: Happy Hour not available on holidays.
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Phone number
(510) 549-1900
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Ryan Karsten
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Our Private Dining Room offers groups up to 74 the opportunity to enjoy their special event in a glass-walled private area, without compromising the breathtaking views that Skates on the Bay is known for. please contact us for menus and availability. Email for details.
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Cross street
University Ave.
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Parking details
Free public parking located across the street. We ask that you please do not leave anything visible inside your car.
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Public transit
The AC Transit, #9
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Special events & promotions
Throwback Thursday Menu available every Thursday thru Nov 17th Featuring Old Favorites from the past
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine