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The Trident

558 Bridgeway (Bulkley Ave.) Send to Phone
Take in the view at this mainstay seaside restaurant.


Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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The Trident, Sausalito, CA

Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

The Trident Restaurant Review

: Sausalito manages to dodge local scorn despite the rhythmic U-turns of hop-on-hop-off buses on Golden Gate Bridge circuits. It’s like Hoboken to Manhattan, with the best city view bar none. Unlike Hoboken, it also boasts charming Italian Riviera hillsides and has the laid back air of a surf city. The Trident, helming prime seaside real estate, proudly serves visitors and locals, all of whom come for the knockout view. Let the valet drop the car three yards away and lead your date or cousin from Cleveland inside. Revamped varnished 1970s wood slats surround swollen porthole orbs overlooking the bay, and the archways almost morph into the wavy booth seatbacks undulating between tables. An on-stage jazz trio whets appetites for starters with flourish, for instance oysters with “hogwash,” a jumbo prawn cocktail, or the Dungeness crab kimchi "martini." Bet on salads, too, elevated with local ingredients, be it the Bibb & Blu, beet with burrata, or fried calamari with seaweed and daikon. Entrée prices, even for the fish ‘n’ chips, match the address, but who cares with these vistas? Unless there’s a monsoon, the back deck beckons. All seats face the water, and heat lamps and transparent windscreens ensure comfort. Familiar wines make toasting even easier.

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