San Francisco Bay Area Dock and Dine Locations | Modern Sailing

San Francisco Bay Area Dock and Dine Locations

Are you craving some variety to spice up your San Francisco Bay sailing excursions? For a change of pace and scenery, try a dock-and-dine expedition!

This handy menu of Bay Area dock-and-dine locations will help facilitate your planning. We highly recommend calling ahead to check availability and confirm pricing. 


Sausalito / Richardson Bay Dock and Dine

Clipper Yacht Harbor / Fish Café
(415) 332-3500
Tie up on south dock for lunch at Fish Café.

Schoonmaker Point Marina
(415) 331-5500
Tie up on north dock for Le Garage Café.


Central Bay Dock and Dine

Ayala Cove Docks and Moorings
(415) 435-1915
$15 fee for day use. Tie up for Angel Island Café or use one of the park barbeques (bring your own charcoal).

Learn more about Visiting Angel Island by Boat.

Note: Sam's Anchor Café in Tiburon is prohibited to MSC charter boats due to shallow depth and high risk of running aground.


San Francisco Dock and Dine

San Francisco Marina
(415) 831-6322
Day rate: $2/ft. Tie up, walk to Marina District.

South Beach Harbor
(415) 495-4911
Day rate: $55. Tie up, walk north on Embarcadero to explore a wide variety of dining options.

Note: The guest dock at Pier 39 Marina is currently closed for construction. Please check the Pier 39 Marina website for updates.


Alameda / Oakland Estuary Dock and Dine

Jack London Square, Oakland Estuary
First come, first served.
Free tie-up, walk to numerous restaurants.

Pasta Pelican, Oakland Estuary
(510) 864-7427
Free tie-up if you eat at the restaurant.

Quinn's Lighthouse, Oakland Estuary
(510) 536-2050
Free tie-up if you eat at the restaurant.

Grand Marina, Oakland Estuary
(510) 865-1200*
Rate: $1/ft. Bike/Uber to downtown Alameda.

See our Local Cruising Guide: Jack London Square for detailed information about navigation, guest docks, and great restaurants in the Oakland Estuary.


East Bay Dock and Dine

Marina Bay Yacht Harbor, Richmond
(510) 236-1013
Day rate: $18. Tie up and walk to Lara’s Café.

Berkeley Marina, Berkeley
(510) 981-6742*
Day rate: $18. Tie up, walk to Skates Restaurant.


North Bay Dock and Dine

See our Local Cruising Guide: 2-Day Tip - Sail to Benicia for a detailed list of guest docks and great restaurants accessible by boat in the North Bay Area.


Could your docking skills use some seasoning?

Our ASA 118, Docking Endorsement and Platinum Fleet Docking and Manuevering Clinic will help you get prepared to dock safely and confidently in a variety of conditions and situations.


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  • Rolf Zingg

    Since many, many years, I had the dream to sail underneath the Golden Gate bridge. On October 14th last year, my dream became true. Thanks to our dear friend Aaron Fritz who made it possible and organized this cruise for us. With this adventure I was able to achieve one more milestone on my sailing career.

    Finally on the water, it was great! Full moon made the flows even stronger and it was like sailing in a washing machine.

    I did my sailing education in the English Channel, where the situation with the wind and flows is comparable to the San Francisco Bay. So I felt pretty much "at home" being on the helm in the Bay.

    I hope our skipper Stan Lander enjoyed this day cruise too. We, definitely did! It was an unforgettable experience for all of us.

    A very big thank you to all of you who made it possible, that my dream became reality! Also thank you for the MSC flag I got at the end of the day. It found it's place in my study, where I can see it daily.

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    WE LOVED IT! The whole team was so honored and thankful. Thanks so much for all of your team's hard work and excellence in organizing our party. Of the 22 of us, only 4 had ever been sailing and not in the Bay. The guys had an incredible experience, the skippers were all really great, allowing each of us to be at the wheel. They were kind and empowering. Plus the weather and wind were perfect! It was definitely one of the top 3 experiences that we have shared as leaders in the past 5 + years. We couldn't have asked for a better day!

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