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Mar 8, 2007 10:20 AM


I am going to Sausalito this weekend for the first time. What are your reccomendations for lunch? We want seafood with a great view!

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  1. If it's a nice day, Fish. at the end of Harbor Dr (past Mollie Stone) off Bridgeway... picnic table seating in and out. Best view is from the Spinnaker but not sure of the food. Then there's Scomas...

      1. re: sweetestpea

        Paradise Bay - what used to be in that space? Zacks?

        1. re: Sharuf

          >Paradise Bay - what used to be in that space? Zacks?<

          Yep, for a long time. Then a succession of places of which Paradise Bay is the latest. I've never been there under that name. Can anyone describe their experience at Paradise Bay? Food, service, etc?

          1. re: Mick Ruthven

            I'd call it well-intentioned but nothing special. The time I went I had the ghosts of Zack's still haunting me.

        1. You have to go to Sushi Ran! It is among the best sushi I've ever had (I'd say the very best, but I hate making blanket statements like that). Better than Nobu for sure. The miso-glazed butterfish kicks miso-glazed sea bass's booty, and as boring and standard as tuna tartare is, the version at Sushi Ran has this gorgeous smoky flavor.

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          1. re: LSteffel

            I don't think they're open for lunch on weekends -- better check first.

          2. I had a large function (160 guests) in Oct. at Horizons/Ondine. We chose it because if the fabulous views and location. I have to tell my surprise, the food, both at the lunches and dinners we had there planning the event and the evenings menu, were outstanding!!!

            IMO, much better than Paradise Bay which we also tried during our research.

            It was fun to hear our native SFO guests reminiscing about the former Trident restaurant and movies they knew where filmed there when the 70's decor was trendy and not retro.

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            1. re: MSK

              Are Horizon's and Ondine one and the same? Or separate restraurants under the same ownership and management? Or? Your message sounds like it's really one restaurant.

              1. re: Mick Ruthven

                They are indeed, 2 restaurants downstairs/upstairs of the same building. They are both owned and managed by Tavistock Restaurants(who also own Alcatraz Brewing Company, Blackhawk Grille, Cafe del Rey, California Cafe,Napa Valley Grille & Sal & Carvao).

                Ondines is only available for private parties and special events. We rented both restaurants for our event. They did an excellent job and the food was great.

                We had a perfect evening so we got our $$ worth in the "Wow" fog, a full moon and there were even fireworks on the bay (we tried to take credit for them but our friends found us out).