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jennykay 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. Sarah RE: jennykay Mar 8, 2007 10:43 AM

    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...

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      sweetestpea RE: jennykay Mar 8, 2007 10:43 AM

      I would recommend Fish, Paradise Bay, or Horizons, in that order.

      http://www.331fish.com/

      http://www.paradisebaysausalito.com/m...

      http://www.horizonssausalito.com/

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        Sharuf RE: sweetestpea Mar 9, 2007 01:30 AM

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

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          Mick Ruthven RE: Sharuf Mar 9, 2007 05:21 AM

          >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?

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            Earl Grey RE: Mick Ruthven Mar 9, 2007 08:24 AM

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

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        jennykay RE: jennykay Mar 8, 2007 12:51 PM

        Thank you so much!

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          LSteffel RE: jennykay Mar 9, 2007 08:29 AM

          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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            Sarah RE: LSteffel Mar 9, 2007 09:09 AM

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

          2. MSK RE: jennykay Mar 9, 2007 08:52 AM

            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 you....to 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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              Mick Ruthven RE: MSK Mar 9, 2007 12:09 PM

              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.

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                MSK RE: Mick Ruthven Mar 9, 2007 03:59 PM

                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" factor.....no 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).

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              Cerise 37 RE: jennykay Mar 10, 2007 03:11 PM

              Is the Alta Mira (sp?) still around? Do they still serve lunch or brunch? Would someone post about them.

              Thanks,

              Cerise

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                Mick Ruthven RE: Cerise 37 Mar 10, 2007 06:27 PM

                The Alta Mira is now a B&B only. No restaurant is operating there.

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