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Mendo Bistro - CLOSED

301 N Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-3472
+1 707-964-4974
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (20 reviews)
“pasta” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
301 N Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-3472
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11 - 20 of 337 reviews

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Mendo Bistro was recommended by our Inn staff. It was hard to find as it is inside an old Company Store so we passed it a few times as we drove by. Look for the name painted on the side of the building right when...More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is the second time we ate at the Mendo Bistro. Both times are memorable for delicious food and great service. I had the crispy salmon and my husband had the shrimp. Both served with wonderful vegetable and side dishes. I also had the warm...More

Thank LisaCNH63
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Mendo Bistro is on the second floor of a building right downtown Fort Bragg. There are a number of other businesses sharing the same general area, one of which was a pretty noisy bar. The service was good, except our waitress admitted she knew nothing...More

Thank jpmcdonough
Reviewed 9 August 2016

On the second floor of what once was the lumber mill mercantile building is a restaurant. Many times in the past we had glanced up at the diners seated near the windows. We once made it up the staircase to view the menu but decided...More

Thank mineralite
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I am a vegetarian and I also must eat gluten free foods. Our waitress was knowledgeable and even checked on the pecans in my salad to make sure they were gluten free. My spinach salad was delicious and just the right amount of food. The...More

Thank MaryPasha
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were in town on business and stopped in: meal was a series of small courses each one superb -- hoisin lamb, sweet Asian spareribs. .. Not many kids' options but food was excellent.

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I have eaten here a number of times with folks who like it, and I still feel that the food is bad to average at best. They have a funky menu system where you choose the ways you want your meal done. I would prefer...More

1  Thank Craig H
MendoBistro, Manager at Mendo Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Craig- I'm sorry you don't enjoy the choice portion of our menu. I have to point out though, that it is only a portion of the menu, we also have 7-8 appetizers, 7-8 entrees, and 7-8 housemade pastas, all of which I, the chef, design...More

Reviewed 14 July 2016

Great ambiance, appropriately friendly staff, interesting menu. Bread was okay. The spring salad was very disappointing and overpriced. Great price on beers. Desserts were just okay, including the strawberry shortcake--biscuit was too sour for my taste. Speed of service was mediocre--it was annoying to have...More

2  Thank Ariel B
MendoBistro, Owner at Mendo Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2016

I'm so sorry you were disappointed. Could you tell me what was disappointing about the spring salad? We're always trying to improve.

Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Mendo Bistro's crab cakes are so good that they were banned from the Mendocino Crab Festival's competition after having won the top prize year after year -- so good, in fact, that the other restaurants that tout their own cakes refused to submit entries out...More

1  Thank James J
Reviewed 20 June 2016

First night in Fort Bragg and picked this great location for dinner. Was promptly seated and welcomed. Service was great and the food outstanding

Thank hurricanefan2
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 N Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-3472
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Fort Bragg
  • Phone Number: +1 707-964-4974
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