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Loose Caboose Cafe

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10 Wood St, Willits, CA 95490-3437
(707) 459-1434
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Olympia, Washington
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We decided to stop in here on our road trip after reading some good reviews. They were right! The french dip was so delicious! My son had the vegetarian sandwich and he said it was great too. Cute little place with friendly service. Glad we stopped here!

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Alameda, California
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We feel so lucky that we got routed around the Fourth of July parade and ended up driving by the Loose Caboose Cafe! The sandwiches were incredible. I had the BLT, my wife had the extreme veggie. The daughter of the owner happened to be working that day and both her and her mother were very sweet and charming. We're... More 

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Stockton, California, United States
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We saw reviews for this place and wanted to try it. So glad we stopped! The staff was very welcoming and accommodating and the food was fantastic!

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Thank Jan H
Hot Springs,Ar
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We would never have found this cute little place if it hadn't been for other reviews. We were not disappointed. The French Dip sandwich was one of the best I've had. And a delicious salad made lunch perfect! Very friendly atmosphere, helpful waitresses. Crowded, which speaks well for its reputation. There was outdoor service as well as cozy booths inside.... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We were hungry. The food was excellent. The service was excellent. Friendly staff and attentive for refills etc. We enjoyed the place. Its a nice interior. I like separate bathrooms. I fell that just because you can get away with it legally doesn't mean you should. This place was a nice stop on our journey.

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Thank dubbs900
Willits, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Good food, great people. We felt welcomed and it was a like a family get together. I felt like if I sat their for a few days I would know everyone in town.

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Thank peterjsmith
Willits
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is where the locals eat, driving through town you would never know its there. Good hot sandwiches, and a decent veggie sandwich.

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Thank Don G
Tucson, Arizona
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122 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Good stop for lunch on route 101. Seems to be popular with the locals. Nice little patio with funky railroad decor. Good food at a good price. We ate the French dip and a salad. Pleasant staff.

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Thank AZ1912
San Rafael, California
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate here for lunch on a road trip up north. I had a delicious meatball sandwich and her chicken pesto sandwich was also very good. It was lucky we got there a little before noon (Wednesday) because there weren't many seats available by 12:15. Great little busy lunch spot.

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Thank docdcz
Willits, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Good menu and nice people. Good, friendly service. There are specials but menu does not change a lot. The Loose Caboose is popular with locals.

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Thank James K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Wood St, Willits, CA 95490-3437
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Willits
  • Phone Number: (707) 459-1434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?