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2237 Polk St. (Vallejo St.) Send to Phone
Neighborhood seafood spot offering a raw bar alongside stand-out Dungeness crab cakes, seafood platters, Australian freshwater prawns and more.

Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.

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: The warm, neighborhood feel remains at this seafood spot helmed by chef Megan Smith. The raw bar is one of the city’s best, with oysters and clams on the half-shell as well as chilled crustaceans, sashimi and the famous combo seafood platters. For starters, the Dungeness crab cakes are a must. Entrées aren’t adventurous but the simple flavors work---Pacific halibut, served with tomatoes and English peas in a light, lemony seafood nage, is flaky and moist with a nicely caramelized top; wild salmon arrives medium-rare with crispy artichoke-potato cake, asparagus and tarragon butter sauce. Yabbies also serves yabbies---Australian freshwater prawns with the shells still on, served in garlic-butter broth with crunchy crostini for sopping up every juicy drop. Don’t forget to check out the nightly specials which include fish ‘n’ chips, roasted crab, pozole with cod cheeks and coriander cream, and a pretty authentic New England clambake. Happy hour is a great way to check out some of the menu's offerings, such as mussels in green curry, on the cheap.
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