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Sailor Jack's

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$$ - $$$
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123 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510-3203
+1 707-746-8500
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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San Jose, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reason we picked this location was because of the view. Thinking we would have a wonderful new years day family dinner. Not to be the case. Upon arrival we were not greeted by a hostess, instead we waited by the from door with 2 small children with a cold breeze. When we were finally greeted by a waitress, we... More 

1 Thank morgantkm
Benicia, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been long time customers of Sailor Jack's (even before it was Sailor Jack's). It was our close friends' Anniversary and we invited them to dinner at Sailor Jacks. We found the service and meal to be excellent. The two ladies at the table had the same fish entrees and the other fellow had the rack of lamb and... More 

2 Thank James S
Oro Valley, Arizona
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful water view and terrific food. My daughter had the Fish and Chips which was excellent and the portion was more than ample. I had the Polenta marinara with vegetables which was soo good as well. The water view was just so lovely We were upstairs, which we recommend because you will get the view. We were there at lunchtime... More 

Thank PattyAnn550
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135 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday morning breakfast. Where to go? This was really cool. If for anything go for the view. From the top floor you can see freight ships...sailing vessels and paddlers. The restaurant likely has the best views in Benicia. The food is great but be hungry. This is not a toast and organic yogurt place. If you are a corn beef... More 

1 Thank PrincessWildhair
Las Vegas
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115 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 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

1 Thank Michael M
McLean, Virginia
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 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!

2 Thank Carlita62
Benicia, CA
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

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

2 Thank dsuetucker
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 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.

1 Thank Gary C
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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.

1 Thank cmock
Benicia, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank BStory17

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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
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?