GO! NORTHSHORE TRAIL GUIDE TO DINE, DRINK, STAY, PLAY & SHOP!

Land in NorthShore on the Bay! With Beautiful views of the shoreline along San Pablo Bay & the Carquinez Strait waterways 50+ Restaurants and Cafes and 90+ ways to play!

WHERE TO DINE & DRINK!

1Alley Café2265 Pear St, Pinole: 510.724.5312 
2Anh's Kitchen844 Willow Ave #A3, Hercules: Appetizers, Banh Mi Sandwiches, Salads, Pho and other noodle soups. Vermicelli bowls, and a great selection of entrées including Tiger Prawns and Five Spice Chicken. W-Su 11a-9p.  510.948.8189 
3Bear Claw Bakery & Café2340 San Pablo Ave, Pinole: Homemade pastries, cakes and bread baked on site; sandwiches on fresh baked bread; homemade pizza and panini. Espresso, wine & local craft beers on tap. Laid back family-friendly comfortable atmosphere. 2018 BFC Business of the Year. M 7a-2p; Tu 6a-2p; W-F 6a-2p & 5p-9p; Sa 7a-2p & 5a-9p. Su 8a-1p; 510.724.3105 
4Bull Valley Roadhouse14 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa: Farm Fresh American fare. Artisinal cocktails. Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken. Th 5p-9p; F 5p-10p; Sa 4p-10p; Su 10:30a- 2:30p (brunch) 4p-9p (dinner); W 5p-10p Dram Shop bar service only. 510.787.1135 
5Cabalen1572 Sycamore Ave #F, Hercules. 510.799.6783 
6China House1971 San Pablo Ave, Pinole. 510.741.8788 
7Claws & Craws848 Willow Ave #A, Hercules. 510.245.0888 
8The Dead Fish20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett: Dungeness crab, prime rib, pastas and skillets. Great outdoor seating! Bar and private room available. Try one of their specialty cocktails in the bar looking out at the water. Lighted outdoor patio. Daily 11a-10p. Top 5 Yelp for weekend/holiday brunch 11a-3p. 510.787.3323 
9D's Giant Burger358 Parker Ave, Rodeo: Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner in a friendly, laid-back family oriented 50's diner-themed restaurant for over 40 yrs. Featuring Super Omelettes and Western Cheeseburger. Beer, wine, Mimosas. Preserved as a historic building w/its Elvis & Crow painting on the exterior. Private event space for 35. M-F 7a-8:30p; Sa 7a-7p. 510.799.0800 
10East Bay Coffee2529 San Pablo Ave, Pinole. 510.964.7827 
11The Embers600 San Pablo Ave, Pinole. 510.724.4949 
12El Sol Restaurant & Catering224 Pacific Ave, Rodeo: Serving up a variety of Mexican comfort dishes including tamales, rellenos, enchiladas, fish and prawn plates, burritos, tacos & daily specials. Try their Mondo special, Diablo enchilada burrito sauce and tiger prawn salad! 10:30a-8p. 510.799.7070. Also at 101 Park Pl, Pt. Richmond. 
13Famiglia Italian Restaurant812 San Pablo Ave, Pinole. 510.283.5971 
14Flippys Café240 Parker Ave, Rodeo: Fans rave that it is the best breakfast in town! Enjoy a Country Breakfast, French Toast or their famous Grilled Sourdough. Family-friendly. Senior Discount. Tu-Su 6a-2p.  510.799.4400 
15Four Corners  Pizza & Pasta628 2nd Ave, Crockett. 510.787.7203 
16Four Fools Winery13 Pacific Ave, Rodeo: Wine tasting overlooking the beautiful San Pablo Bay. Stunning sunsets! Bring a picnic! Event venue with full kitchen and band stand. Sa-Su 1p-6p & 3rd Thursday Food Truck Event Apr-Oct. 5:30p-8:30p. 510.978-9705 
17Genki House Sushi 1581 Sycamore Ave #8, Hercules. 510.245.1581 
18Happy Sashimi2718 Pinole Valley Rd, Pinole. 510.758.8881 
19Happy Wok677 Parker Ave, Rodeo: A local favorite. Mandarin cuisine. Laid back atmosphere, take out. M-F 11a-2:30p & 4:30p-8:30p; Sa 12-2:30 & 4:30-8. 510.799.1448 
20Honeyhouse Cafe2 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa: Spacious, bright and overlooking the hotel garden and the main street, the cafe offers a simple menu and a sunny, beautiful place to relax and chew the fat with your friends. Featuring Port Costa honey, strong coffee and baked goods. Sa & Su 8a-2p. 510.787.6795 
21Hunan Villa632 San Pablo Ave, Pinole. 510.724.1368 
22Judy's Place Café1207 Pomona St, Crockett: Latin Fusion flavors including Fish Tacos & Pupusa. Also serves cheeseburgers & steak fries along with other American treats. Friendly staff. Family & dog friendly. M-F 11a-7p. 510.787.7768 
23Jumping Spoon1375 Sycamore Ave, Hercules: Korean Cuisine. Dinner entrées & appetizers are large and served family style for sharing w/free compliment of 11 side dishes including fried fish, Kimchi, macaroni salad, roasted seaweed, and fish cakes w/unlimited refills. Box lunches. M & W-Th 11a-9p; F & Sa 11a-10p; Su 12p-9p. HH Daily 5-7:30p. 510.417.2603 
24Kinder's Meats, Deli, BBQ3600 San Pablo Ave #1, Hercules. 510.724.2332 
25King Valley Tea House795 Fernandez Ave, Pinole:  510.724.1668 
26Leila by the Bay1991 Railroad Ave, Hercules: Healthy, fresh (homemade from scratch) California cuisine, from Blackend Salmon to Shitake Mushroom Risotto, you’ll wish you could order everything! Full bar, draft beers, artisinal cocktails & wine menu. Bottomless Mimosa all day F-Su. Outdoor dining patio with romantic SF Bay view. M-F 11:30a-2:30p; HH 3:30p-5:30p; 4:30p-9p; Sa & Su 9-2:30; HH 4p-5:30p; 4p-9p. 510.741.5580 
27Mazatlan Taqueria & Grill844 Willow Ave #A11, Hercules. 510.799-3391 
28Menchie's Frozen Yogurt1358 Fitzgerald Dr, Pinole: Frozen yogurt, freshly-made waffle cones, toppings (including boba and mochi). Real ingredients & healthy options. Pro-biotics. rBST free. Dole Pineapple Floats, Froyo Cakes, beverages. Fun kids play area w/chalkboard, fireplace, outdoor seating (heat lamps), Menchie selfie & hashtag screen. "We make you smile." Winter hrs: M-Th 11a-9p; F-Sa 11a-10p; Su 12-9p; Summer hrs: Su 11a-10p; F-Sa 11a-11p. 510.223.7696 
29Na Gu Na2400 San Pablo Ave, Pinole: 510-283-5678 
30Naan Stop Kabob1511 Sycamore Ave #K, Hercules: Gyro and wraps, salads and Falafel, Tandoori, charcoal grilled Kabobs, combo plates, breads and Bakhlava. A father and son team serving up a legacy of homemade recipes in the Bay Area for 20 years. Using only the highest quality, zabiha Halal-certified meats. Vegan options. Daily 11a-9p. 510.948.8260 
31The New Deli624 San Pablo Ave, Pinole. 510.724.5335 
32Pear Street Bistro2395 San Pablo Ave, Pinole: California Cuisine restaurant and lounge. Lunch, breakfast and dinner. Brunch with endless mimosas! Featuring Lomo Saltado & Bistro Burger; Hand crafted cocktails from spirits personally hand selected from all over the world. Ask the mixologist for details! Check out Pear Street on KQED’s Check Please! Dancing - ask for their event calendar. M-W 11a-10p; Th 11a-11p; F/Sa 11a-12a; Lounge HH daily 3-7p (excludes holidays). 510.741.8875
33Pinole Creek Café2454 San Pablo Ave, Pinole. 510.724.1040 
34Powder Keg Pub2132 Railroad Ave, Hercules: Comfort pub food served by friendly staff in a small, relaxed environment. $1 oysters Monday and Thursday nights; Prime Rib Tuesdays; Daily Drink specials; and Sunday Brunch menu beginning at 9am. Kitchen hours M-Sa 11:30a-9p; Su 9-8p (Brunch 9a-3p); Bar open a little later! 510.724-7300 
35Quickly2434 San Pablo Ave, Pinole. 510.375.0979 
36The Red Onion2870 Pinole Valley Rd, Pinole: Kick back & enjoy a burger or breakfast in this Best of the Bay awarded restaurant. 10% discount when you mention the Trail Guide! (excludes specials) Family & dog friendly. M-F 9a-10p; Sa/Su 8:30a-10p. 510.758.9462 
37Ricky's Corner18 Parker Ave, Rodeo: Family owned & operated Italian & Traditional American. Try their customer favorite fried chicken; Adjoining full bar; casual and friendly. W-Sa 5p-9p;Su 4p-9p. 510.799.5222/bar 510.799.3311 
38Ristorante Due Rose1596 Fitzgerald Dr, Pinole. 510.223.5620 
39Sabor Latino 172511 San Pablo Ave, Pinole. 510.283.5647 
40Sharetea3700 San Pablo Ave #2, Hercules: Sharetea is a quality boba shop with fresh ingredients and teas imported from Taiwan. Featuring a full selection of bubble tea products, including Fruit Teas, Milk Teas, Fresh Milk Teas, Ice Blended and Signature Series Mojitos! Adjust sweetness, ice levels and toppings to your personal taste. Local hangout for all ages! Catering available. Su-Th 11a-9p; F-Sa 11a-11p. 510-939-1401 
41Sherry's Kitchen1473 Fitzgerald Dr, Pinole. 510.223.9467 
42Starbread Bakery3700 San Pablo Ave #4, Hercules: Home of the popular original Senorita Bread. Macarons. M-Th Daily Specials. M-Th 6a-9p; 6a-10p; Sa 7:30a-10p; Su 7:30a-9p. 510.741-0608 
43Tachikawa632 San Pablo Ave #E, Pinole. 510.964.0478 
44Tandoor2554 Appian Way, Pinole. 510.222.3663 
45Thai Spice2701 Pinole Valley Rd #B, Pinole. 510.669.9108 
46Tutti Fruiti Frozen Yogurt 3700 San Pablo Ave #4, Hercules: Offering an array of flavors to meet the demands of any taste buds, including Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Halal Certified and No Added Sugar, and soy-based froyo options. M-Th 6a-9p; 6a-10p; Sa 7:30a-10p; Su 7:30a-9pm. 510.741-0608 
47Uncle Chung's Szechuan  2550 Appian Way, Pinole. 510.222.8881 
48Warehouse Café & Bar 5 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa. 510.787.1827 
49Won Thai Cuisine844 Willow Ave #A1, Hercules. 510.799.6800 
50Zaiqa Indian & Pakistani Cuisine848 Willow Ave, Hercules: Offers delicious dining, banquet room, & takeout in a modern interpretation of classic dishes & only high quality fresh ingredients. Vegetarian options, Clay Oven Bread, Seafood, Tandoori & Curries. Su-Th 11a-9:30p, Lunch buffet 11a-4p; F/Sa 11a-10p; 510.313.0697 

 

WHERE TO STAY!

Burlington Hotel2 Canyon Lake Dr., Port Costa: Quiet Victorian era hotel with
Lone Tree Lodge13 Pacific Ave, Rodeo: Private deck & bath with a lovely, comfy

WHERE TO PLAY & SHOP!

11314 = 91314 Pomona St, Crockett: Storefront gallery studio space with photography & sculpure exhibits. Check out the award-winners! Sa-Su 12-5p. 510.787.9876
2AMF Bowling Alley 1580 Pinole Valley Rd, Pinole. 510.724.9130
3Alexander ParkRolph Ave & Pomona St, Crockett
4Baron’s Boardwalk5 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa. 510.331.7291
5Bay Front Park1 Tennent Ave, Pinole
6Bella Galleria Di Valona1225 Ceres St, Crockett: Find treasures at reasonable prices at this Art & Collectibles Gallery. Highlighting regional artists & craftspeople with an eclectic collection. Award winning paintings. Jewelry. Art Classes. Friendly, helpful teaching style. W-Sa 11a-4p. 510.787-9834
7Carquinez Model Railroad Society645 Loring Ave, Crockett. 510.787.6703
8Carquinez Toy Train Museum645B Loring Ave, Crockett. 925.228.7233
9Compulsive Peddler2 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa. 510.965.5941
10Crockett Fiber Optics Art Studio1322 Pomona St, Crockett: Classes in all things fiber arts, knitting, spinning, yarn, crochet, weaving, felting. 1-on-1 instruction by arrangement. Friendly & relaxed atmosphere. Th-Su 11a-5p. 510.455.9028
11Crockett Historical Museum900 Loring Ave, Crockett. 510.787.2178
12Duck Pond Park997 Sycamore Ave, Hercules
13Epperson Gallery1400 Pomona St, Crockett: Ceramic Arts Gallery showcasing exhibits of the works of well-known Bay Area and Northern California sculptors and potters. A big bright environment to enjoy the ceramic art of the region. Gallery also hosts workshops and events. Fun, friendly, educational. Founded in 1996. Located in historic downtown Crockett and home to 7 artist studios. F-Su 11a-5p. 510.787.2925
14Fernandez Park 595 Tennent Ave, Pinole
15Foxboro Park & Tennis Courts1025 Canterberry, Hercules
16Franklin Canyon Golf CourseHwy 4, Hercules: 18 Hole par 72 facility with a full size driving range & stocked pro shop. Canyon Grill and Tap House w/12 beers on tap. Event venue. 510.799.6191
17Frog Pad Park1000 Willit St, Hercules: Children’s playground; strolling path.
18Funky Frog702 2nd Ave, Crockett: Handmade Gifts including jewelry, baby gifts, crochet, t-shirts; carrying Crockett Souvenirs, Pepper Jelly, helium balloons. F-Sa 12p-6p; Su 12p-5p. 707.479.2427
19Garden of Gems668 Quinan St, Ste 100, Pinole: Diamond and gemstone, silver and gold jewelry in a friendly no-pressure environment. Jewelry repair, custom design. Family owned since 1998. Enjoy their curated gift store. W-Sa 10a-5p 510.741.5400
20Hercules Dog Park190 Turquoise Dr, Hercules
21Karmart Wellness 2174 Railroad Ave, Hercules: Providing holistic, herbal, naturopathic specialties. High-quality, non-toxic, organic & natural specialty foods & beverages and ancillary products. Herbal teas and a decompression room. Daily 11-8. 925.480.7042
22Le Fleur D Floral & Wedding Design1375 Sycamore Ave, Ste 150-A, Hercules: Same day fresh flower delivery, Wedding & Events Consultant. M-F 10a-6p; Sa 10a-3p. 510.275.9529
23Lefty Gomez Park470 Parker Ave, Rodeo
24Messy Nessies Studio628 Second Ave, Crockett: Open Studio Arts and Crafts; Children’s & Adult’s Party Space; Artisan Workshops. Laid back & creative family friendly space w/caring staff. Lots of classes & workshops. Great place for birthday parties! Varied hours. Sa 12p-4p; Tu 10a-12a. 510.455.9014
25Pinole Art Center Gallery1360 Fitzgeral Dr, Pinole: Pinole Artisans provides an exciting forum to promote the arts, bring the art community together and host exhibits, talks & classes related to the arts. A welcoming, peaceful space features dynamic new shows by emerging & established local artists every 2 months. Variety of fine art, jewelry & crafts attracts a worldwide audience. Tu-Sa 11a-5p. 510.724.2008
26Pinole Community Players601Tennent Ave, Pinole
27Pinole Dog Park1263 Adobe Rd, Pinole
28Port Costa Mercantile17 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa: Hats, antiques, soda fountain & treasures waiting to be found. F & Sa 11a-9p; Su 11a-5p. 510.691.8038
29Pinole Valley Park1270 Adobe Rd, Pinole: Wooded creekside park featuring sports fields, a skateboarding area, a dog park & a playground.
30Refugio Valley Park1515 Refugio Valley Rd, Hercules. Playground, tennis courts.
31Refugio Valley Tennis Courts1324 Refugio Valley Rd, Hercules
32Shoreline Park1000 Tug Boat Ln, Hercules: playground along the Bay Trail.
33Smiley Moon Yoga and Healing Arts13 Pacific Ave, Rodeo: Yoga class for all levels taught in the Viniyoga tradition with focus on connecting the breath and movement. Individual lessons also available. Individual healing Reiki and Esoteric Healing sessions. Friendly and appropriate environment for all levels. Inclusive, respectful, go at your own pace. Registered Yoga Alliance instructor w/500 hr certification. Sa 10a-11:15a; private sessions as scheduled. 951.236.4321
34Sugar City Pet Supply1308 Pomona St, Crockett: Friendly pet supply shop for dog, cat & bird supplies. Handmade collar, leash & harness made to-order while you wait! Tu-Sa 10:30a-7p. 510.722.3084
35Theatre of Dreams11 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa. Assortment of whimsical, handcrafted decor items, wares & gifts. F-Su 11a-5p. 510.787.2164
36The Trend Area2352 San Pablo Ave, Suite B, Pinole. T-shirts, vintage collection, print on demand custom printing, consignment shop. Tu-Sa 12p-5p. 510.275.9412
37Woodfield Park & Tennis Courts1991 Lupine Rd, Hercules. 510.799.8291
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