Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.
California cuisine served in a contemporary, comfortable setting at Cavallo Point resort near the Golden Gate Bridge.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Breakfast & Dinner daily, Lunch Mon.-Sat., Brunch Sat.-Sun.

* Click here for rating key

Dining room at Murray Circle, Sausalito, CA

Murray Circle Restaurant Review

: The Cavallo Point resort and its gem of a restaurant were created in restored barracks on majestic old military grounds at the northern base of the Golden Gate Bridge. In each of the two intimate main dining rooms, tables are spaced for comfort under a restored, tin-plated ceiling. The kitchen delivers distinctive, locally-sourced California cuisine in small plates. Because so much of the menu is seasonal, dishes change all the time. They have included an inventive plate of fowl eggs (quail, pheasant and partridge), poached, hard-boiled and fried, respectively, and presented elegantly on a long, narrow plate, or flavorful roasted halibut served over fig leaves with sassafras and an orange-fennel brandade. Squab and lobster salad with savoy spinach and Zinfandel marmalade manages to be complex, light and savory. An extensive international wine list features many notable choices under $40, and the sommelier provides expert guidance. Watermelon carpaccio with salt-and-pepper ice cream and butterscotch soufflé demonstrate an inventive, visually delightful approach to dessert.

User Ratings & Reviews for Murray Circle
GAYOT has uncovered the best restaurants in (and around) San Francisco for you to enjoy right now
Top 25 Restaurants in San Francisco to Eat at Right Now

The weather is cooling down, but the Bay Area restaurant scene is heating up.

Read more


Check out the 2015 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the US and more.