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Raven's Restaurant
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Ranked #11 of 22 Restaurants in Mendocino
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Great ocean view. Enjoyed the vegetarian options. Excellent service. Outstanding salad, entre and sides. Can't wait to go back.

Visited July 2013
Thank Mark H
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Walnut Creek, California
Level Contributor
78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“pretentious but delicious”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Had Sunday morning brunch with extended family. Loved the separate room available for diners with dogs! The selection of local ingredients was excellent, though we were all disappointed The Ravens moved from vegetarian to strictly vegan. I do have to admit that while the vegetarians among us were quite pleased with our meals, the meat-eaters grumbled a bit (something about the lack of bacon...). Waiter was friendly and knew the menu inside and out. Next time I'm in the area I'll probably find a local diner for breakfast and try the dinner at The Ravens.

  • Visited June 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank chaosreins
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Newport Beach, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Not just for Vegans”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

This is a place that puts an amazing amount of care in its menu which is a selection of vegan dishes with a substantial variety of gluten free options. The wine list is extensive. The cocktails are also great. Everything is fresh and you can really tell.

Visited June 2013
Thank Ann M
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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent Food”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

I had the Chilaquiles one morning and the Stanford Inn Florentine with seasoned tofu the next, and both were delicious and very filling, but the hollandaise that came with the florentine was absolutely the best vegan hollandaise I have ever had. For dinner the first night, I had the amazing encrusted mushroom sandwich (like a fancy Po Boy with avocado), and the second night, the tacos biologicos, which were delicious but small, so I had the banana foster split, which was enormous and amazing! Tea and dessert, which is served daily in the afternoons and is complimentary for hotel guests, is a must, as the vegan cheesecake is the best I have ever had, and the bundt cake was also really good. I did notice some people who were not aware that the restaurant was vegan, and they could not comprehend why they could not order milk with their coffee (even though there were several milk alternatives to choose from), so if you are expecting them to have any non vegan food, this is not the place for you! Otherwise, it is absolutely amazing, and among my top 3 favorite vegan restaurants in California.

Visited June 2013
Thank AWvegan
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Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Cuisine That is Fantastically Good”
Reviewed June 14, 2013

Staying at Stanford Inn is probably the best way to enjoy the delicious dishes available at The Ravens Restaurant. That way breakfast, tea and dinner are part of the daily experience. My non-vegetarian husband enjoyed the food as much as I, a vegetarian did. I am also gluten-free and delicious dishes were
prepared to accommodate my needs. The restaurant is famous far and wide and locals recommend it and visitors staying elsewhere also enjoy the wonderful offering that change each day

Visited June 2013
Thank Barb K
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