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The William Tell House

26955 Hwy 1, Tomales, CA
+1 707-878-2403
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (3 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
15:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
26955 Hwy 1, Tomales, CA
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday afternoon stopped in for the "best pizza in town" and it could not have been a better experience!!! The service and friendliness of the place was simply over the top and our pizzas were delicious - the plain cheese one is something everyone should...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Historic building is very interesting. Service was very attentive. Their take on chicken marsala was unusual. Was basically a chicken breast, not a cutlet pounded thin. Sauce was flavorful but overly sweet. Came with a generous portion of veggies and a baked potato. BBQ pulled...More

Thank Rob7510
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We initially tried Nicks up the road but without reservations, it was going to be a 45-1 hour wait. We decided to try another..came upon this little place. No crowd and few people in it which made us worry. We were hungry so decided to...More

Thank blk213
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here recently. Food was fine. Good oysters, entree just ok. Service was ok to fine. Noticed that the locals received much better service. If i'd known how close we were to our destination, I'd have driven by.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We were so excited when we came upon this awesome little piece of history while traveling up the coast. It was early afternoon when we stopped so we didn't eat, but it smelled delicious and a great stop for the history lesson.

Thank TheSandyCrab
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very friendly and personable people run this place. Highly recommend! Home made cocktail sauce and bleu cheese dressing. Quirky atmosphere. Very enjoyable.

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We had lunch here for the second time today, and the food is too good here to not write about. We live nearby in Marin County, and used to drive by historic William Tell House without knowing what a gem of eatery it is but...More

1  Thank Epiphany1953
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped by here during a coastal drive. Didn't expect much but was pleasantly surprised. Bar was crowded. Mostly locals. Staff very friendly. Food, especially the oysters, was great.

Thank SometimesFlyer
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Easy street parking on local parallel street to Highway One. On a weekday be sure to check if restaurant is open, as days vary according to seasons. Great grilled oysters: I tried the "William Tell" ones, with garlic and parmesan cheese. I was thrilled with...More

Thank MarshBruce
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We were here on Valentine's night and to be fair we did not have a reservation. It was very crowded so we were directed to the bar. The server was very busy. We ordered a Greek pizza to split. It was a half hour before...More

Thank Honoria H
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Tina T
Hello, Can i make reservations for 5 people at 6:00 Dec. 27th ? My name is Tina Tuttle and it is my husband's 60th birthday. thank you, tina 707-322-2722
27 December 2016|
Response from TheSandyCrab | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what their holiday hours are, I would call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26955 Hwy 1, Tomales, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Tomales
  • Phone Number: +1 707-878-2403
  • E-mail
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