Northern California Nature January 25, 2018
The Seafood Trail On Northern California’s Coast That Is Just Like Heaven
Northern California is a pretty amazing place to be if you love seafood. Our region is home to hundreds of seafood restaurants serving up the freshest tasting dishes in the country. If you’re a die hard seafood enthusiast, you’re going to want to plan a weekend for this epic seafood trail. This road trip takes seven hours and brings you to the top rated and most renowned seafood spots on the Northern California coast. Read about the restaurants below and then check out the Google Map
here to start planning!
1. Spud Point Crab Company (Bodega Bay)
There's no better way of starting off a seafood trail than by indulging in a bowl of the best clam chowder in the state (heck, maybe even the country). There's a reason this quaint cafe always has a line out the door. Any local will tell you that you absolutely have to eat at Spud Point Crab Company. You're sure to fall in love with their popular menu item— a creamy and garlicky bowl that's loaded with a generous serving of clams. Don't forget to try their crab cakes. They
are named the Crab Company, after all. You'll find them at 1910 Westshore Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923.
2. The Pier Chowder House & Tap Room (Point Arena)
Point Arena is the next stop on the list with a restaurant that boasts a jaw dropping view of the ocean. With its stunning location, The Pier Chowder House has all of the classic seafood dishes including beer battered fish, seafood pastas, and surf & turf. Nothing beats enjoying fresh seafood while watching the sunset over the ocean. You'll find it at 790 Port Rd, Point Arena, CA 95468.
3. Silver's at the Wharf (Fort Bragg)
Silver's at the Wharf is an award winning restaurant in Fort Bragg in Noyo Harbor. The restaurant is one of the oldest in the area. Its breathtaking views have been attracting visitors to the restaurant and the connected lodge for decades. You'll definitely want to grab a table by a window, where you can view all kinds of boats passing you by as you delve into the tastiest seafood in Fort Bragg. You'll find them at 32260 N Harbor Dr, Fort Bragg, CA 95437.
4. Wild Fish (Little River)
Stop by Wild Fish in Little River for a classy meal comprised of the finest organic ingredients. Watch as the waves splash up against Little River Cove while enjoying some of the most creative seafood fare in Northern California. Their seasonal dishes are spot on since the restaurant takes sourcing from local purveyors very seriously. You'll always remember the meal you had at Wild Fish. You'll find them at 7750 CA-1, Little River, CA 95456.
5. Cafe Marina (Eureka)
Located in Eureka, Cafe Marina is a casual eatery that is most well-known for their fresh local crab. Sit on their patio which overlooks the stunning Humboldt Bay. Pictured above is their Bouillabaisse, a hearty fish stew, and it's absolutely to die for. You could spend hours watching the boats go by as the sun sets in the distance. Cafe Marina is
the place in Eureka to grab some seafood. You'll find it at 601 Startare Dr. Eureka, CA.
6. Seascape Restaurant (Trinidad)
You'll finish off the seafood trail in one of the coast's most beloved towns. Trinidad. The restaurant has been a favorite for locals and travelers for over half a century. You'll instantly feel at home in this cozy eatery. There's truly no better place to end this epic seafood road trip! Come for breakfast (served until 4pm), lunch, or dinner. No matter what you choose to order, you'll fall in love with the homemade goodness. You'll find it simply at At the Pier, 1 Bay St. Trinidad CA, 95570.
What do you think? What would you add to this seafood trail? While you’re at it, check out this
Northern California Coastal Road Trip that takes you to the most gorgeous spots on the coast.