Calling all food connoisseurs! Nothing brings you closer to the unique culture of a vacation destination quite like indulging in the local cuisine. When you vacation in Northern California, you’ll discover an assortment of Mendocino restaurants to enjoy. From charming cafes to casual pub fare to upscale dining establishments, you’ll be surrounded by palate-pleasing plates from so many exceptional eateries. Whether you’ve delighted in our fantastic food scene before or it’s your first time visiting, we highly recommend you reserve a table at one of the best places to eat in Mendocino, CA. 

When you visit our picks for the best places to eat in Mendocino, you’ll discover how laidback the vibe of our area is. Each of these dining establishments does not enforce a strict dress code. You’ll find lots of farm-to-table fresh ingredients, many opportunities for ocean view dining, and an array of inviting atmospheres. Whether you’re on a romantic getaway, a girls’ weekend, or are celebrating any other occasion, you’ll be surrounded by the best Northern California restaurants when you stay with us at Sea Rock Inn.

Don’t forget to download our complimentary Vacation Guide! In addition to listing the best restaurants in Mendocino, you’ll find all our local recommendations for the best things to see and do in the area. 

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The Best Places To Eat in Mendocino, CA

Mendocino Dining

tacosTrillium Cafe

Phone: 707-937-3200
Open from 12 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (closed Wednesday & Thursday)
Indoor & Outdoor Seating Available
Takeout available 
Reservations suggested

Patterson’s Pub

Phone: 707-937-4782
Open daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Indoor & Outdoor Seating Available
Takeout available

Mendocino Market and Deli

Phone: 707-937-3474
Open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Takeout Only

Luna

Phone: 707-962-3093
Indoor & Outdoor Seating Available
Takeout Available 
Open for dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. (open until 10 p.m. on Friday & Saturday, closed Monday and if raining) 
Reservations suggested

pastaMacCullum House

Phone: 707-937-0289
Open from 4:30 p.m to 8 p.m. (closed Tuesday and Wednesday)
Outdoor Seating Only (except tasting menu at 6 p.m. $135/95.00)

Mendocino Cafe

Phone: 707-937-6141
Open daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Outdoor Seating Only

Fog Eater Cafe

Phone: 707-397-1806
Open for dinner from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (closed Monday and Tuesday, open only for brunch on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Indoor and Outdoor Seating Available
Takeout Available

Little River Inn

Phone: 707-937-5942
Open for dinner from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Outdoor Seating Only
Takeout Available
Reservations Suggested

Cafe Beaujolais

Phone: 707-937-5614
Open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (closed Monday and Tuesday, closes at 6 p.m. on Sunday)

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Frankie’s Pizza

Phone: 707-937-2436
Open from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (closed Monday)
Takeout Only

Goodlife Cafe

Phone: 707-937-0836
Open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Takeout Only

Albion Dining

Albion River Inn Restaurant & Bar

Phone: 707-937-5784
Open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (closed Tuesday through Thursday)
Outdoor Dining Only
Reservations Suggested

The Ledford House

Phone: 707-937-0282
Open for dinner from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (closed Monday and Tuesday)
Indoor & Outdoor Dining Available
Takeout Available
Reservations Required

Fort Bragg Dining

oystersSilver’s at the Wharf

Phone: 707-964-4283
Open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Indoor & Outdoor Dining Available
Takeout Available
Reservations Suggested

Noyo Harbor Inn

Phone: 707-961-8000
Open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (closed Tuesday)
Indoor & Outdoor Dining Available
Reservations Suggested

Mayan Fusion

Phone: 707-961-0211
Open from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Indoor & Outdoor Seating Available

omeletteCucina Verona

Phone: 707-964-6844
Open for dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. (closed Sunday and Monday)
Indoor & Outdoor Seating Available
Reservations Suggested

Noyo River Grill

Phone: 707-964-6844
Open from 11:30 a.m. to 8 :30 p.m.
Outdoor Dining Only

Los Gallitos

Phone: 707-964-4519
Open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (closed Thursday)
Takeout Only

fried fishSea Pal Cove

Phone: 707-964-1300
Open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Takeout Only

Piaci Pub & Pizza

Phone: 707-961-1133
Open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Takeout Only
Cash Payments Only

 

Go Wine Tasting in Mendocino

Do you want to explore our beautiful wine country? Book our Mendocino Wine Tour package for a marvelous day touring the Mendocino wineries along the North Coast!

Food Festivals in Mendocino

Throughout the year, Mendocino is the scenic backdrop for an array of top-notch food & wine events. Each of these culinary-centric festivals showcases local delicacies, wonderful wines, and an assortment of gourmet delights. Some of our favorite celebrations include:

 

Book Your Stay at Sea Rock Inn for an Unforgettable Culinary Getaway!