Skates on the Bay

Originally opened in 1984, Skates on the Bay is a beautiful and historic waterfront gathering place for fresh seafood and unmatched views of the San Francisco Bay.


Inventivedishes from northeast Japan pair with classic nigiri & sashimi in a simple Zen-like space. Japanese techniques and Californian ingredients blend harmoniously at this charming getaway, which flaunts a buzzing dining room and delightful
(heated) patio.

Chez Panisse

Chez Panisse is a Berkeley, California, restaurant, known as one of the originators of the style of cooking known as California cuisine, and the farm-to-table movement. The restaurant emphasizes ingredients rather than technique and has developed a supply network of direct relationships with local farmers, ranchers and dairies.