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Goodlife Cafe and Bakery

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Established in 2012, the GoodLife Cafe & Bakery offers delicious, organic, whole food, fine French pastry and baked goods, as well as Mendocino's best coffee drinks! Everything we offer is made in house, from scratch. We strive to use local produce, products and organic ingredients whenever possible. We offer an extensive menu of Gluten Free items including Mac & Cheese, Enchiladas, Deli Salads, Soups and Baked Goods! Our deck is sunny and dog friendly and our dining room is cozy and cheery. Stop by for a taste of the GoodLife! Open daily, 8am - 4-ish.
PRICE RANGE
$2 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Healthy, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent organic, vegan and vegetarian foods. The baked goods are the best! Whether you love good coffee, good cheesecake, or great soups and shephard pie.....they have it all!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank swondrusch
Reviewed February 12, 2019

This is our 'go to' in Mendocino for breakfast, lunch, snack or take home for dinner, there is always something wonderful to eat at Goodlife. Consistent, high-quality food and there is something for everyone here. My go to salad is the Buena Vida - you...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Carol J
Reviewed January 30, 2019

Walk in order from the menu and find a seat. Had great Latte and Mocha along with the vegatrain breakfast pancake on day 1. Day two mixed it up with a 'Pain Au Chocolat'. even though very busy with locals, the lines and service was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RonP1960
Reviewed January 21, 2019

Was recommended to us as have gluten free choices. Walked in and found the place packed. Well worth the short wait. All foods we selected were fresh and delightfully good. Will definitely go back when in the area

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank bschrader45
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We came here almost every mid-morning for lattes and a pastry. Staff are very friendly and start to recognize you after the second time. Lots of local folk with local chat. Very enjoyable.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RuNanS
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Fresh healthy good flavor, vegan and regular style. We will return. Had beans rice on salad husband had burrito

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 15tb
Reviewed December 30, 2018

My husband and I ate here on two different occasions because we enjoyed it so much. They have a great selection of vegetarian items along with yummy baked goods. It can get busy, but it's worth it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tyler B
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Really great way to start your day or for lunch. Lines can be long at peak times, but move fast and well worth the wait.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank swg126
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This was a nice little cafe that was open early in Mendocino (most brunch places didn't seem to open until after 11am). We got tasty sandwiches and relaxed in the cozy environment with our coffee.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kappiekap
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

I go to this Cafe regularly. It is a bit pricey but they use all organic ingredients and offer a great variety of gluten free options. Everything I have tried has been delectably delicious and always make a perfect cappuccino.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank paulmaeding
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RichardWestford
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We have a lot of great options for vegans; A savory pumpkin curry stew with organic brown coconut rice A vegan enchilada plate Many deli salads and green salad options Always a soup or two that are vegan Our bialy is vegan... More
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