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Howard's Cafe Bakery & Juice Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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$15 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This breakfast place is located in a small and beautiful town surrounded by forest. Everyone was happy with their food from corn beef hash to pancakes to breakfast burritos. The service was very friendly and helpful for customizing each meal. Definitely try the fresh juice...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Kyle C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was exploring Occidental around lunch time -- needing a place to relax, have some lunch and read my book. Howard's Cafe looked inviting -- a porch to sit, just enough energy to say "good food here." I was not disappointed. I had a salad...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank nonnajudi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Sunday breakfast at Howard’s Station after an overnight stay in Occidental. I guess we were both being traditionalists, opting for the classic Eggs Benedict which was executed perfectly. Fresh apple juice was superb. It was a great morning so we opted to eat...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Diner_Shore510
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove up from Sebastopol - take the forested Bohemian Hwy uphill (lovely treed drive) and return via the Occidential Rd (great views over vineyards) Cafe sited in the historic Railway Station building - lots of railroad memorabilia on the interior walls. Staff welcoming and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Dreamer63300363863
Reviewed June 2, 2019

First time here. Read in advance that it's cash only. There is an ATM on site for those who need cash. A little conflicted: downsides: cash only, so be prepared or use the ATM (see above) lunch starts at 12:30 on weekends. We were there...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank geobird24
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

I have been to Howard's for breakfast a number of times. I love their Belgian Waffles. Food is great, service is good. Love being out in the redwoods. Worth the drive.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank GuyGray
Reviewed April 27, 2019

Recommended to us by hotel staff and it was a good place to have breakfast. Not sure if there was another choice in the town save for B & Bs. Service was excellent. Place was clean and what we had to eat was tasty. It...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank E9779KXjohnm
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Our family loves getting together at Howard’s, have been doing so for 20 years. They serve delicious food, ample portions, and never fail to impress. The setting in Occidental is spectacular and often leads to a drive over Coleman Valley Rd. to Bodega Bay.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank travelmama04
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Howard’s is a must see and eat restaurant. The atomsphere is cozy. Howard’s have an awesome variety of food and very good. The juices are fresh. The coffee is excellent. I have been to Howard’s in Occidental Ca 3 or 4 times. It is a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank David G
Reviewed January 13, 2019

If you have never been there before, you will not believe the quality of the food. The busy places proves it. And they serve a delicious breakfast promptly but with high quality. Interesting breakfast combos---excellent bacon, biscuits, and breakfast potatoes. My part of 7 ordered...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Response from swm4life | Reviewed this property |
Just a cafe style. Walk in and enjoy.
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