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Cafe Nooner

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Featured on Food Network's top rated show Diners, Drive-Ins and Drives with celebrity Chef, Guy Fieri March, 7, 2014, it's nestled in historic Opera Alley in Old Town Eureka. Our menu currently supports 17 Humboldt County vendors and 6 more in neighboring regional Counties. This location offers outdoor seating, weather permitting, and is FIDO friendly (outdoors only and leashes please!). Voted the BEST LUNCH place in Humboldt County 2012 by the North Coast Journal Readers Poll, guests are treated to as one fan put it "Gourmet food at blue-collar prices." Open SUN-WED 11am to 4pm; THURS-SAT 11am-8pm and til' 9pm during Arts Alive! Extended SUMMER HOURS! Also serving local beers and wines!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe, Mediterranean, Cajun & Creole
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

This is a very good restaurant it’s small but the food is excellent and the staff are friendly. Try the hibiscus tea it’s incredible.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Shannon D
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

If you’re a fan of grilled meats and/or a Greek edge to lunch I would highly recommend getting a ‘Kebob’. We got talking to a local whilst walking around who directed us here and we had a lovely, well priced lunch and the staff were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Christopher D
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This is a small boutique cafe in the heart of Eureka's, Downtown area. They work with locally sourced products, and take great pride in what they do. You can taste the level of commitment to the establishment, the environment, and community. The food is extremely...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Aida C
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I went after I'd heard there were good vegan options. We all ended up getting the same tempeh burger because it sounded really good and the menu was not wrong when it said "the best burger you'll ever have." The food was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Marina G
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Two of us stopped here for lunch while on a road trip. We found the restaurant and parking without too much effort. It is very small, informal and is located off an ally. There is limited outdoor seating. There may be on-street parking nearby, but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Hazel S
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed such a good meal here. We had their special which featured lamb and beef meatballs on flatbread. It was soooo good. The flavor was wonderful. Their pomegranate mimosa was also very good. It has a quite calm atmosphere, friendly staff,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sherri h
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Yeah they have vegan stuff but nothing that blows my socks off. It is not It was crowded and loud at lunchtime. Flafel appetizer was fine. I really liked the sauce it came with. Companion ate the club sandwich. The chicken was too charred all...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank J M
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Tiny cafe tucked away off Opera Alley, Eureka. Had my very first Po Boy here, a Blue Nooner, with garlic fries. Prolly not to healthy, but delicious. Whole Po Boy section on menu, along with salads and soups.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ianl222
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Can be a little hard to find as it is literally located down an alley, but good food. Tends to be popular, so can be hard to get a table. Most tables are indoors with just a few outside in the alley. Service was good....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank PatDSalemOR
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

First visit here, and what great food! Super small but plenty of seating. Very clean restaurant and friendly servers. This is a huge step above most lunch spots in regards to the upscale food. And most definitely you will not leave here disappointed. Cute little...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Clarjoe
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August 26, 2016|
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Response from Joseph F | Property representative |
Sorry about that. We are located in Opera Alley in the block bound by 2nd, 3rd, E and F Streets. Opera Alley is marked on E Street between 2nd and 3rd. The City will be placing other Opera Alley signs along its distance... More
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