When you think of California, you may envision days filled with sunshine, beautiful beaches, and Redwood forests. It’s true! The Golden State does embrace all of these amazing qualities, but did you know that it’s also one of the best foodie getaways in the world? Mendocino, especially, is one of the best travel destinations for food-lovers! From world-class wines to diverse cuisine, here’s what makes this coastal community an epicurean dream!
If you’re looking for food tour ideas, a trip to Mendocino should be at the top of your bucket list! Make sure to download our complimentary Vacation Guide for a complete list of restaurants, wineries, and other area attractions. It’s full of recommendations about where to eat, what to see, and things to do during your stay at Sea Rock Inn!
Why Mendocino, CA, Is One of the Best Food Vacations of 2019
One thing that sets Mendocino apart from other culinary destinations is the abundance of locally-grown, farm-to-table food you can find here. The temperate climate and unique topography make this area a foodie paradise. There are several local, family-owned farms along the Mendocino Coast where organic produce is grown. And the quality of this food is reflected in the taste! Whether you visit a local farmer’s market, a restaurant, or grocery store, you’ll find delicious eats around every corner.
When deciding where to dine in Mendocino, the hardest choice you’ll have to make is where to go first! From casual eateries to fine dining, you’ll discover an endless array of award-winning restaurants here. Whether you are craving seafood straight from the ocean, farm-fresh eats, or ethnic cuisine, there is something to please every palate! Stop into Luna Trattoria for authentic Italian cuisine, savor a freshly-baked pastry from The Garden Bakery, or satisfy your sweet tooth with a chocolate creation at Mendocino Chocolate Co. The possibilities are endless!
Did we mention all of the world-class wines? The Anderson Valley is renowned for producing delicious apples, pears, and wine grapes. It’s no surprise then, that Mendocino is also a booming wine region! During your visit, make sure to sample a few Pinots and Cabernets for yourself at one of our local wineries or vineyards. Here are some of our top recommendations:
Year-Round Culinary Events
Whether you are visiting in winter, summer, spring, or fall, there are so many amazing events to enjoy here annually. Mark your calendar for all of these amazing food and wine festivals!
- Pinot Noir Festival
- Taste of Redwood Valley
- Anderson Valley Aromatic White Wine Festival
- Mendocino Crab, Wine, and Beer Festival
- Mendocino Mushroom, Wine, and Beer Festival
- Winesong Weekend
- Point Arena Seafood and Harbor Festival
- Anderson Valley Barrel Tasting Weekend
Experience the Best Mendocino Foodie Getaways With Sea Rock Inn!
When it comes to lodging options in Mendocino, no place can compare to Sea Rock Inn! Overlooking beautiful Agate Cove, our romantic bed and breakfast is just minutes from all of the area’s best restaurants, wineries, and breweries! Come join us for a delicious oceanfront breakfast during your stay! We offer a fresh, seasonal menu that changes daily. Offerings may include freshly-baked scones, chocolate or raspberry-filled croissants, veggie or meat quiche, fresh seasonal fruit, oatmeal, granola, a variety of cereals, coffee, fine teas, hot chocolate, juice, and more. Bon appetit!
There’s a very good reason that Sea Rock Inn is known as one of the best places to stay in Mendocino. Each of our ocean-view cottages and suites is fully equipped with luxurious amenities to ensure that your stay is a comfortable one. With a private deck and a four poster King-sized bed, Suite 7 offers the ideal accommodations for your getaway! Enjoy spectacular ocean views or take a leisurely soak in the two-person whirlpool tub. So, what are you waiting for? Check our availability and book your California getaway today! We look forward to seeing you soon.