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10451 lansing street mendocino, Inside Mendocino Hotel, Mendocino, CA 95460
+1 707-937-6141
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Healdsburg, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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.

Thank kendalto
Santa Rosa, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

Thank ChefGus
Fort Collins, Colorado
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141 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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.

Thank lovetotravelgreeley
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

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

Thank Suzi H
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 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

Thank liannajo
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 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.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Montara, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

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

Thank ravnmontara
Fairfield, California
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 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.

Thank Rustydog0
Sparks, Nevada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The food was great and the outdoor deck is especially nice even in December on a sunny day. Since it is so popular there is often a wait to be seated and it does take awhile for the food to be served. The staff is great

Thank Alan D
San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Last night in Fort Bragg/Mendocino area: wanted a nice meal and came across the Mendocino Cafe. Hsb and i viewed their varied & reasonably priced menu, noted the dining room filled with diners , decided we want to try this restaurant. One of servers greeted us, immediately, asking if we had reservations but said there is no problem as there... More 

Thank Jclouie2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?