There are only a few restaurants in the central bay area that have their own docking facilities. We’ve listed here those few, and a few more that are convenient to public guest docks or have great views of the bay. There are countless others within walking distance of marinas where you may be able to get a guest slip.

Aminis' By The Bay

Phone: 510 620 0550

Coffee, deli sandwiches, beer and wine, groceries. Outdoor seating area overlooking the marina….

Cove Cafe

East Ocean Hong Kong

Phone: 510 655 3388

Frati Gelato Cafe

Phone: 707-265-0265

Cafe overlooking the public dock in Napa. Gelato, panini, and espresso….

Green's Restaurant

Phone: 415.771.6222

Green's was one of the first gourmet vegetarian restaurants and has become a San Francisco institution. There is no guest dock, but if you buy gas at the adjacent fuel dock they'll usually l…

Horizons Restaurant

Phone: (415) 331-3232

Horizons has one of the few restaurant guest docks that is available for diners. Call ahead to make sure there is space. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Private dining space available ups…

Kincaid’s Bayhouse

Phone: (510) 835-8600

Miss Pearl's Jam House

Phone: 510-444-7171

Moore's Landing

Phone: 707-253-2439

Funky restaurant with a nice waterfront location. At the time of this writing (January 2007), their phone is disconnected. One local said "sometimes they're open, sometimes they're not….

Pasta Pelican

Phone: (510) 864-7427

Pier 15

Phone: 415 256 9121

British-style restaurant and pub on the San Rafael canal. There's no guest dock but there is a small concrete ramp on which you could land an inflatable. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner; in-house ba…

Quinn’s Lighthouse

Phone: 510.536.2050

Salute Ristorante

Phone: 510 215 0803

Italian restaurant in a 100-year-old Cape Cod victorian building on the waterfront….

Sam's Anchor Cafe

Phone: 415 435 4527

Perhaps the most popular boat-in restaurant on San Francisco bay. Guest dock available….

Scott's Seafood

Phone: (510) 444-3456

Guest dock available….

Seafood Peddler

Phone: 415.460.6669

On the San Rafael canal, with indoor and outdoor seating. Ample guest docking….

Skates on the Bay

Phone: (510) 549-1900

Spinnaker Restaurant

Phone: (415)332-1500

Arguably the best view of any restaurant on the bay. No guest docks, but close to Sausalito Yacht Harbor if you can find a guest slip there, or the Sausalito Yacht Club if you are a member of any club…

The Ramp Restaurant

Phone: 415 621 2378

A bit of the old San Francisco waterfront, this restaurant is adjacent to the SF Boatworks boatyard in China Basin. Guest dock available, first come first served….

Trader Vic's

Phone: 510 653 3400

Yoshi’s Restaurant and Jazz House

Phone: (510) 238-9200