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Sailor Jack's

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123 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510-3203
+1 707-746-8500
09:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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Las Vegas
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97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice view for Benicia. Good Brussel Sprout appetizer along with the vegetarian main course. The waiter was helpful and attentive. We will be back again

Thank Michael M
McLean, Virginia
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having heard that the ambiance of Sailor Jack's, situated in an old sea captain's house, was something to experience, I stopped by for dessert. The yummy Apple Cranberry Tart topped by vanilla ice cream with caramel sauce totally lived up to my expectations! I highly recommend it!

1 Thank Carlita62
Benicia, CA
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice quiet restaurant for a romantic dinner with views of the water. The food is fresh and very good.

1 Thank dsuetucker
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When it opened for the first couple of years it was one of my favorites. It has been on the decline since, Service especially.

Thank Gary C
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Building is very old, neat looking, and on the water. View from upstairs bar was beautiful. We ordered drinks and calamari for an appetizer. Calamari was very good! Fish and chips for dinner. Typical fish and chips. Nothing special, but was good. Would recommend.

Thank cmock
Benicia, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Sailor Jack's has an excellent spot right on the Benicia waterfront. The cocktail menu is both extensive and tasty. The food and service leaves something to be desired. It may just be the layout of the upstairs dining area but it seems like the waiters/waitresses are not very attentive. Especially considering the prices that are charged. Still a great spot... More 

Thank BStory17
Vallejo, California, United States
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174 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

After going to dinner the previous evening, to a restaurant across the bay, I was craving some fish n chips. We were seated in the far corner, with a window view of the bay. Very nice. Nice start with a very cold IPA on draft. My wife ordered the bbq chicken sandwich, which was pretty good...came with all the fixins... More 

Thank John F
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing sunset scenery completes Any meal and wine friendly service New Specials vary every weekend.

Thank Rajolen
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

My son who is home ,from college chose to have a family dinner at Sailor Jacks on 9/24. I have to admit, I was apprehensive,however, I made a reservation. My low expectations were met, they claimed they did not have our reservation and were busy and really didn't seem to care. It is an interesting bust or boom mindset I... More 

Thank reanry
Yakima, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My first review on TA. Hadn't been to SJ since 2015, so invited my family to meet there. We sat outside, I asked for water, then ordered some oysters Rockefeller She brought small forks, but no napkins plates or silverware. We then asked for bread, they brought 3 pieces for the five of us. Got oysters, then the meal was... More 

Thank Victoria S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510-3203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Benicia
  • Phone Number: +1 707-746-8500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?