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Sausalito Houseboats

Bohemia still thrives along the shoreline of Richardson Bay, where free spirits inhabit hundreds of quirky homes that bobble in the waves amongst the seabirds and seals. Structures range from psychedelic mural-splas…
Seafood in Sausalito


Chow down on seafood sandwiches, BBQ oysters and a Dungeness crab roll with organic local butter at redwood picnic tables facing Richardson Bay. A local leader in promoting fresh and sustainably caught fish, this pl…
Japanese in Sausalito

Sushi Ran

Many Bay Area residents claim this place is the best sushi spot around. If you didn't reserve ahead, the wine and sake bar next door eases the pain of the long wait for a table.
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Golden Gate Market

Grab deli sandwiches, cheese and wine for picnics at this grocery/deli/liquor store on the town’s south side.
Museum in Sausalito

Bay Model Visitors Center

One of the coolest things in town, fascinating to both kids and adults, is the Army Corps of Engineers’ solar-powered visitor center. Housed in one of the old (and cold!) Marinship warehouses, it’s a 1.5-acre hydrau…
Indian in Sausalito


Boasting a cuisine of ‘ethnic confusions,’ the Indian fusion dishes here incorporate Mexican, Italian and Caribbean ingredients and will bowl you over with their flavor and creativity. Think Punjabi enchilada with c…
Park in Sausalito

Plaza Viña Del Mar

Near the ferry terminal, the plaza has a fountain flanked by 14ft-tall elephant statues from the 1915 Panama–Pacific Exposition in San Francisco.