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10451 lansing street mendocino, Inside Mendocino Hotel, Mendocino, CA 95460
+1 707-937-6141
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came across this little (what looked like little from the front) restaurant. Originally went to a hotel for lunch and all they served was brunch. We did NOT want brunch that day. We wandered around until we found this café with a little window sign. What a pleasant surprise. I wanted to go back the next day and eat again.... More 

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Thank Cindy S
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Mendocino Cafe isn't a top-of-the-line fine dining establishment, but we had an extremely nice and tasty meal here. I had sesame-crusted ahi and my wife an Asian salad, and both were terrific. The portions were very satisfying, the staff efficient, friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere quiet. It isn't an extremely "fancy" place, but it's just plain good food,... More 

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Thank Peter S
Healdsburg, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mendocino Cafe was okay, but nothing we ate was memorable. A cut above Denny's and many cuts below a top class restaurant we expected to find in Mendocino. The Clam Chowder was very good, but my Thai Burrito was a fish-mash of Asian/Mexican that did not work for me. Reasonable wine list.

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Thank kendalto
Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

I enjoyed the hot fresh "Brazilian Seafood Stew" in a delicious coconut broth. Warm inviting atmosphere and friendly service. Will definately go back again.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

We had the Rock Fish with garlic and basil and dumplings. Rock fish was excellent, fresh and very flavorful. Dumplings were very disappointing. Service was excellent.

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Thank lovetotravelgreeley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Tasty, unique offerings along with good service and far prices. Yummy desserts too! We visit this place every time we're in Mendocino.

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Thank Suzi H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Loved the pot roster it was the best I ever had. Get it you will not be sorry . Hubbie had the fish taco and he liked them

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Thank liannajo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

The quality and food choices were a delicious surprise in this this cafe with a great deck and beautiful gardens. The waiters were very professional and attentive. We're looking forward to going back and making this a regular stop on every Mendocino visit.

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Montara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Casual atmosphere with excellent sophisticated food. Everything is fresh and home made. Fresh tasty clam chowder. Hand made steamed Dim Sum. Creative specials.

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Fairfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic as always. Thai burrito and fish tacos are not to be missed. Very crowded when we visited but they squeezed us in.

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Thank Rustydog0

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10451 lansing street mendocino, Inside Mendocino Hotel, Mendocino, CA 95460
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Mendocino
  • Phone Number: +1 707-937-6141

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?