Though my dermatologist would not be pleased I still go regularly to Stinson Beach.
I’m pretty much over beach picnics – the sand, the dogs, the shlep.
You can reliably find me at the Sand Dollar “downtown” on the Shoreline Highway.
It is not a place for fussy foodies. Their menu has barely changed over the decades, I heartily recommend their hearty Clam Chowder ($6), Fish Tacos ($11) and aclassic burger ($9).
I kick off the summer here every year sitting on the deck with a wedge of Iceberg Lettuce with Blue Cheese ($6), Fish & Chips ($14) very, very slowly sipping a lethal Long Island Iced Tea. There is a more ambitious menu at dinner and your basic weekend brunch. Live music alternates between jazz and blue grass.
It’s an instant vacation.
Sand Dollar Restaurant
3458 Shoreline Highway