Out & About in Sausalito


Please visit the Visitor Center/Ice House at 780 Bridgeway or call the Sausalito Chamber of Commerce at 415-331-7262 ext. 10 for more information.

Visitor Map 2012 - 2013


Photo Opportunities


Sausalito in Two Hours or Two Days 


Activities, Tours & Activities

  • Ride the ferry–voted one of the most scenic sights in the world
  • Discover the hidden walkways and stairs in the hills of Sausalito
  • Experience the excitement of our new water taxi across the bay
  • Rent a bike and cycle over the Golden Gate Bridge along the coastline
  • Sign up for a cooking class at ITK Culinary, a ceramics class at Sausalito Pottery or Parks & Recreation
  • Take a tour of historic Heath Ceramics and their beautiful store > Check out the unique Floating Homes at the north end of town and houseboat tour in September
  • Enjoy a Sausalito nautical history tour with local historian artist, Victoria Colella's A Sausalito Wooden Boat Tour.
  • Hike the Golden Gate National Recreational Area or Rodeo Beach > Have high seas adventure with SF Bay Whale Watching
  • If you want to bring Rover…Dog friendly venues
  • Remington Dog Park – a fenced football-field size lot where the local pooches play (Ebbtide and Bridgeway in the north end of town)
  • Dog Spa Services at Shampooch
  • Restaurants where dogs can dine with you outdoors (see p.13)
  • Hotels and retail shops that are dog friendly: Casa Madrona, Cavallo Point, EyeItalia, Sausalito Pottery, Studio 333 and Waterstreet Hardware


Wine tasting, without the trek to Napa Valley


Entertaining Children

  • The playgrounds & basketball courts at Robin Sweeny Park on Caledonia Street, South View Park (North and Third Street), Dunphy Park, Gabrielson Park, Harrison Playground and Cloud View Park



If you have family or friends looking for accommodations (or you just want to run away from home, but not too far), Sausalito offers a range of overnight options. Whether it’s an intimate bed & breakfast, a main street hotel, waterfront inn, or world class resort, you’ll find all the big city amenities as well as Sausalito’s signature hospitality.



Our Artists & Galleries

Sausalito has long been famous for its many working artists and their studios, as well as the Open Studios held twice a year. The city is also home to a collection of fabulous galleries with investment quality fine art to whimsical creations. Every Labor Day Weekend Sausalito hosts the internationally-acclaimed Sausalito Art Festival. Check our calendar for dates.


Art Galleries include:


For a truly Sausalito experience, visit over 100 local artists in residence at the famous ICB Studios at 480 Gate Five Road, Schoonmaker Artists at 10 Liberty Ship Way, and the MLK Buildings at 100 Ebbtide and 610 Coloma at the north end of town.



Sausalito offers a wide selection of first-class restaurants with foods from around the world – from charming outdoor cafes and bistros to elegant dining on the waterfront with stunning views. Award-winning restaurants offer the freshest seafood and innovative California cuisine. There are over 30 restaurants, all within walking distance from the center of town.


Waterfront Views

  • Le Garage
  • Sausalito's Crab House
  • Sausalito Bakery & Cafe

Late Night Venues

  • Farley Bar at Cavallo Point
  • Osteria Divino
  • Sausalito Seahorse Supper Club
  • Sushi Ran
  • Smitty's
  • Wellington's Wine Bar


Outdoor Seating & People Watching

  • Bridgeway Café
  • Fish
  • Fish & Chips
  • Poggio (Rated one of Top 100 San Francisco Restaurants by SF Chronicle)
  • Sausalito Bakery & Café
  • Sushi Ran (Rated one of Top 100 San Francisco Restaurants by SF Chronicle)



  • Bridgeway Café
  • Café Tutti
  • Fred’s Coffee House
  • Sausalito Bakery & Café


Seafood Specialties


Regional Cuisine


Dog-friendly Restaurants –
outdoors only, of course…

  • Bridgeway Cafe
  • Poggio
  • Sausalito Bakery & Café
  • Taste of Rome