Why Patterson’s Pub is The Place to Be

Patterson's PubEvery town has a great place to hang out. In some towns, it can be several places. Here in Mendocino, there are so many wonderful places to go that it may be hard to choose just one. We at Sea Rock Inn love supporting all of our local businesses. However, there is one place in town that the locals and visitors all love, Patterson’s Pub. There is something about the atmosphere there that is warm and inviting. It makes you want to stay, make new friends, and enjoy beers from around the world. Read on to learn more about this wonderful pub!

About Patterson’s Pub

The area for Patterson’s Pub is historic. They say it dates back to 1866. At that time it was the rectory for Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church. Since then the town of Mendocino has grown around the area.

Today, Patterson’s Pub is on Lansing Street. It is a convenient trip from us at Sea Rock Inn. For those of you who love to walk, it’s only .6 of a mile which comes out to a 13-minute walk. If not, it’s a quick 2-minute drive.

Patterson’s Pub’s decor is dark and homey. A beautiful wood bar greets you where you will meet the friendliest bartenders in town. Be sure to check out our Vacation Guide to learn more about Patterson’s Pub as well as other great restaurants!

Patterson’s Pub Food

The food at Patterson’s Pub is fantastic. The menu is vast and there is something on it for anyone. They have appetizers that are a great start to any meal. Examples are spring rolls, jalapeño poppers, wings, calamari, and more. Also to start you can choose a salad or a soup. Their soups are homemade and a wonderful way to warm up on a cool day.

For entrees, there are many to choose from. For those of you who want something light, they have entree salads. Some have protein and others are just veggies and fruit. If you are looking for something fresh from the sea, be sure to try their fish and chips.

Next on the menu is their sandwiches. These are quite popular and very delicious. Some of the choices you have are French Dip, Reuben, Patty Melt, Philly Cheese Steak, and more. Of course, you can’t go wrong with one of their hamburgers. Choose your protein or veggie, and build it from there.

Patterson’s Pub Drinks

The other side of Patterson’s Pub is their drinks. What makes a pub so amazing is the selection. At Patterson’s, you will have a vast array of choices. They have 28 different beers on tap as well as bottled beers. If you prefer something else, you can choose a glass of wine or a mixed drink.


The beers at Patterson’s Pub come from all over the world. The styles vary as well. Some of the areas where the beer comes from are, England, Ireland, Mexico, Belgium, and here in the US. They also have included many local and regional beers in their line up too.


The best thing about the wines at Patterson’s Pub is that they are local. This region of northern California is the perfect place to make some of the best wines. They feature wines from here in Mendocino as well as our neighboring counties like Sonoma.

As you can see, Patterson’s Pub is a wonderful, neighborhood gathering place. We invite you to try them out any time you are here. Thinking of planning a fun trip to Mendocino? Come stay with us at Sea Rock Inn! Our stunning B&B is on the Pacific Coast here in Mendocino. We have many accommodation types for you to choose from. They start from our cozy Jr. Suites to our more spacious cottages. Our rooms are decorated in a simple California style. Each of our rooms comes with cozy touches and homey amenities. Every morning you are with us, join everyone for a lovely breakfast before you start your day. Contact us today and start planning your next fun trip to California!

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