Step into the Turf Club and step into the history and excitement of Thoroughbred Horse Racing. You are greeted with rich leather furnishings and Tiffany style lights. The walls are adorned with art that showcases the majesty of the Thoroughbred and chronicles the California Derby winners of the past. Also on display in gallery style are Hermés and Gucci equine scarves. The Turf Club is home to the "Lost In The Fog" tribute and memory wall. View rare and candid photos of this true champion alongside Lost in the Fog's bridle, halter and silks.
The Turf Club is designed theater style with a wall of glass facing the race course and lake turf course. The Turf Club is situated at the highest point at Golden Gate Fields, affording a completely unobstructed, panoramic view of the action as well as the Berkeley hills. Along with private viewing screens at every table, the Turf Club boasts over 80 flat screen, jumbo screen, and regular monitors broadcasting simulcast racing from around the world, as well as a close up view of the live action as it happens. We also offer live tellers and automatic wagering machines throughout the Turf Club for your convenience.
The Turf Club offers patrons fine American style cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Bryan Taylor with prices ranging from $6.00 to $21.00. Starters include Bay Shrimp Cocktails, Fried Calamari, Fisherman's Wharf Crab Cakes, Grilled Artichokes, and much more. Feature plates include Grilled 12oz T-bone Steak served with Herb Mashed Potatoes and Grilled Halibut with Three Lemon Risotto. Salad options include a Cobb, Classic Wedge and a California Caesar. The Turf Club also serves up delicious sandwiches, including an old fashioned French Dip, Fresh Garden Vegetable, Turkey Club, and a ½ lb Black Angus Cheeseburger. Dessert lovers can enjoy a classic New York Cheesecake or Warm Peach Cobbler. Fine wines, traditional cocktails, and refreshing beers are always available. The Turf Club is open live racing days from 11:00 am until the last live race of the day. In addition to a la carte dining; the Turf Club also offers a “Carved Prime Rib” buffet open on live racing days from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm (subject to cancellation without notice). On special event days times may vary. Reservations are strongly recommended on all live racing days. For reservations call 510.559.7390 during regular business hours.
Dress Code (PDF)
All guests including children are requested to dress in smart casual style. Stylish denim or festive hats are welcome as is stylish casual footwear including tennis shoes.
We strongly discourage: sweat pants/suits, T-shirts, baseball hats and thong style shoes. Guests who arrive in shorts of any style, tank tops (sleeveless shirts), or clothing with offensive logos will be denied access into the Turf Club
Turf Club Buffet Menu (Menu in PDF Format)
Prix Fixe Menu (Menu in PDF Format)