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Cove Restaurant - CLOSED

Shelter Cove, CA
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
14 Aug 2016
“Great Food/Best View of Ocean”
8 Aug 2016
“On the edge of the world”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
Shelter Cove, CA
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

I was camping and walked in for a fantastic dinner at this place. Good service a great menu with fabulous food. Clam chowder was great and all 4 of us had great meals. Large windows look right out on the ocean with every seat a...More

Thank xfil911
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Shelter Cove is quite a few miles off the beaten path and down a VERY windy road. It has some great cliff top motels with stunning sea views and you feel away from it all. This restaurant has apparently just reopened and for us on...More

Thank JimM447
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Awful food and WAY overpriced. My husband and I waited for an hour at our table only to receive cold, tasteless food. I ordered a salad to start which was a cheap iceberg mess. The mashed potato side tasted like instant potato and the rice...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The restaurant had just reopened. A bit slow and disorganized. The menu was on an erase board brought to each table. We had a steak. It was good sized and tender, but the flavor was a little lacking. Service was slow and prices a bit...More

Thank Diane N
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Consistently excellent food, I especially like the coconut chili lime prawns. The fish is usually local fish, and always fresh. The view is superb, and the staff is friendly and very accommodating. Don't be in a hurry, plan time to enjoy the experience.

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The Cove Restaurant is a very small family-run outfit with live music, a lively bar, and a pretty spectacular menu. They were completely booked up when we arrived, but we managed to snag a table about 40 minutes before they closed. Our only complaint (which...More

2  Thank JCGBright
Reviewed 7 June 2015

The crab puffs really are delicious, crispy outside with lots of white crab meat inside; served with a homemade zingy dipping sauce. The salad had homemade dressing and was really fresh. The garlic mashed potato was a must have and the other vegetables that accompany...More

Thank LCAS04
Reviewed 5 June 2015

We booked a window table for two for the 28th May and on our early arrival we sat at the bar and had a local beer which was great. Our table was ready at 7pm and we had a great view of the coast and...More

Thank johnstor
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We were visiting Shelter Cove and ate at The Cove Restaurant a few nights. It’s located in the Oceanfront Inn in and is right on the water with great ocean views of the waves crashing over the rocks. Every meal we had was fresh and...More

1  Thank mrmikeSantaCruz
Reviewed 31 March 2015

we had the window table so it allowed us views of the sun set..had the crab puffs and snapper. both dishes were fresh, but nothing extra-ordinary... i found the snapper a tad too bland for my own tastebuds. Avoid the peak hour as i mentioned...More

1  Thank richardlR3183RC
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  • Address: Shelter Cove, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Shelter Cove
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