Craving a Nice Cup of Joe? Check Out These Top Spots in the Mendocino area!

Let’s discuss coffee. But, first, coffee! Getting your cup of perfectly brewed coffee in the morning is essential! Here in Mendocino, we have the perfect spots to satisfy your craving and bring you out the door in the morning. After a few sips, take a look at our Vacation Guide. This guide has all the best places to visit on the Northern California coast. Whether you’re a foodie, art lover, wine aficionado, or outdoor explorer, there is something for everyone to experience. Now let’s get your day started! 

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Best Coffee in Mendocino 

Headlands Coffeehouse Fresh coffee

This shop is a must-see while in Mendocino! Headlands Coffeehouse  is a community gathering space in downtown Fort Bragg. This family-owned coffeehouse was established in 1995 and had been serving delicious brews and fare ever since! After enjoying your cup, If you’re feeling adventurous, take a walk on one of the many trails nearby or explore the Headlands State Park! 

GoodLife Cafe and Bakery 

This cafe takes pride in serving fresh eats made with delicious ingredients! Located in the heart of Mendocino, this cafe is the perfect place to start your day with a cup of joe and one of their mouth-watering menu items. GoodLife Cafe and Bakery also has a selection of lunch items if you need something more substantial. Lunch is also served here, so don’t worry if the coffee doesn’t hit you quickly! 

A-Frame Espresso 

If you’re looking for a huge selection of delicious coffee, A-Frame Esspresso is your place! This shop is known for its wide variety of drink choices and central location. This drive-thru coffee spot is perfect for starting the day and heading out to explore the beauty of the Mendocino area! 

The Waiting Room Friends enjoying coffee

This coffee shop is a great place to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee with a friend. The Waiting Room is located in Cafe Beaujolais and offers guests classic brews and tasty treats. This spot is perfect for gearing up for a day of exploration! Be sure to try the daily cake for a unique dish that changes frequently. 


This hidden gem is a great place to enjoy a cup of joe and grab a quick bite. Moonberry is located in the historic town of Fort Bragg and has a charming atmosphere. This coffee shop specializes in smoothies and blended beverages. The coffee here is served frappe style and will satisfy any sweet tooth! Stop by for a delicious blended coffee and explore Fort Bragg. 

Enjoy a Cup of Brew on your private Sea Rock Inn PorchPacific Ocean View

Imagine waking up in a cozy cottage and enjoying a warm, delicious breakfast, with coffee, of course, while relaxing on your private porch with an unmatched Pacific Ocean View. This is what guests enjoy at Sea Rock Inn. Browse our accommodations and amenities and find your perfect escape! We hope to see you on the Northern California coast soon! 

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