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Cove Coffee and Tackle
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Reviewed February 20, 2012

Great time spent there. Characters abound. Superb service and people wanting to help.

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Reviewed September 1, 2011

The harbor at Point Arena is 1 mile west of downtown along a narrow two-lane highway (watch for signs south of downtown on CA-1 to reach the harbor). The harbor itself is a small contained fisherman's working area with a short pier. Next to the pier is a large building row with a restaurant and ice cream shop.

The real gem at the harbor is Cove Coffee and Tackle. Half the store is a fisherman's hardware store with everything you'd expect to help enable your fishing success. The other half of the store is a low-key coffee shop punctuated by the happy spirit of Nate - the owner.

Ordering a non-fate Latte and a BLT w/o mayo, Nate would respond with "Excellent!" and "Very good" to anything ordered. He is likely the most upbeat barista I've ever come across. Very happy guy. The local fishermen come into his store and Nate knows their orders without being told. Instead, they end up trading stories about fishing and the local scene. Nate has his own boat and goes out to fish whenever he can as well.

The coffee and BLT were very good.

Want good coffee and food filled with a unique mixed atmosphere along the northern California coast? Stop in and check out this coffee shop. Be surprised.

Best feature: Ambiance with great coffee; positive owner/barista

Needs improvement: Lack of WiFi; when busy it's only Nate himself and service can be slow - be patient.

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Thank JGSpencer
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