Open daily, Seldovia ’s Tide Pool Café (907/234-7502, Mon.–Tues. 7 a.m.–3 p.m., Wed.–Sun. 7 a.m.–8 p.m. summer, daily 8 a.m.–3 p.m. winter, $10–16) is a great lunch spot, with sandwiches, wraps, salads, burgers, and fish-and-chips. Their deck faces the boat harbor, and the glass-top tables are inset with playful beach scenes.
For the best local meal, head to Mad Fish Restaurant (907/234-7676, www.seldovia.com/madfishrestaurant , daily noon–4 p.m. and 6–9 p.m. late May–early Sept., dinner $28–34), with a menu of local seafood (including halibut seviche), steaks, and Caesar salads for dinner, plus lunchtime burgers, fish-and-chips, and sandwiches.
Fenske’s High Tide Originals (907/234-7850, late May–early Sept.) sells new and used books—along with coffee—from a tiny building on pilings just up from the bridge. The covered deck is a good spot to watch the tide come in.
Get groceries and supplies from Main Street Market (907/234-7633).