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Howard's Cafe Bakery & Juice Bar

3611 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA 95465
+1 707-874-2838
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3611 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA 95465
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Reviewed 3 days ago

While Occidental may not be on your itinerary, if you're on the PCH near Bodega Bay (or travelling Hwy12 to the coast, a morning stop in funky Occidental - and breakfast at Howard's (aka Howard's Station) is well work the time. Bring cash (they don't...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again, Howard's has proven itself to be the best breakfast cafe ever. I ordered a bean, pesto, kale, and poached egg that was absolutely wonderful. It was worth the drive from LA to Sonoma just for breakfast alone.

Thank John O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best place for lunch and breakfast in Occidental. Large portions. Very tasty. They only accept cash, however. Very friendly staff.

Thank paul303030
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Really nice selection of breakfast food. Had a chicken sausage with my eggs and it was great. Lots of veggies, excellent looking smoothies.

Thank KasiaTravel M
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Whenever, my husband wants a special breakfast out, we head to Howard's Cafe. He is very fond of the Corned Beef Hash for brunch or breakfast. Howard's Cafe never fails to please. I order Polenta when it is a special or go for the French...More

Thank zihgirl
Reviewed 21 June 2017

After a nice morning walk, my wife and I asked locals where a good breakfast restaurant was - they gave us some recommendations, this was one and we're glad we followed up on it. Occidental is off the beaten path, an artsy town nestled between...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The food here is excellent. Portions are generous. Many items are house made or locally sourced. The various sausages are particularly good. Nice, friendly atmosphere in an interesting little town.

Thank lionel77
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

It's not easy finding excellent hot chocolate at a restaurant, but they have it here! We enjoyed the whole meal immensely.

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch today since we're staying at the Inn nearby. The Turkey Jack sandwich and Clubhouse were excellent and on the large side. We did not try any of the dozens of smoothies or coffees listed, so I won't evaluate them. However,...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Liked this place a lot. The coffee was great. The food was hot and tasted great. The shots were really good too. Make it a must visit for sure.

Thank Moe92136
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15 February 2016|
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Response from swm4life | Reviewed this property |
Just a cafe style. Walk in and enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 02:30
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3611 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA 95465
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Occidental
  • Phone Number: +1 707-874-2838
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