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Mendocino Cafe

10451 lansing street mendocino, Inside Mendocino Hotel, Mendocino, CA 95460
+1 707-937-6141
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“dim sum” (13 reviews)
“hot pot” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
10451 lansing street mendocino, Inside Mendocino Hotel, Mendocino, CA 95460
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This eatery has been around for quite a while and the quality of the food depends on the chef is working there during that period of time. It can be a little hippie but overall the food can be quite good.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s hard to find a better place to eat in Mendocino. I recommend the Thai burrito...it’s wonderful for vegetarians! The price is right, ambiance perfect.

Thank Leah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This says that it is inside the Mendocino Hotel, but I am not sure about that. We did take out meals twice and loved them both. We had the clam chowder soup and Roasted Chicken dinner that was delicious. They were so nice and helpful...More

Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Adorable little cafe in the heart of Mendocino Great clam chowder!!!! A little on the pricier side but still worth a visit!

Thank Melia73
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

While spending a night in Mendocino we decided to have dinner at the ‘cafe’. The name is a bit deceiving as this quaint restaurant serves nicely prepared dinner entrees. Our choices of trout and rock fish were served with rice and roasted cloves vegetables, all...More

Thank DDutch01
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I am a disabled local that has gotten sick from the water at Circus 62 so please come here the people work here are sweet. But the Head maintenance man at circus 62 can tell you if you will have your job a long time...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I haven't eaten here in several years and after a drive up from SF on a Friday evening we stopped here again and we're not disappointed excellent service delicious food ranging from delicious soup of day to Thai curry, burgers and salads.

Thank rassors
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We were so lucky to be able to make a same day reservation here for 6 people. The service was excellent despite the very busy Dec 30th night!! The menu was amazing and all our dishes including the mussels in creamy sauce, vietnamese salad and...More

Thank ShomiS69
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Recent repeat visit to Mendocino Cafe, with anticipated excitement of knowing the food will be good. It did not disappoint... we choose their nightly dinner specials with glass of syrah to compliment. Ended with a blackberry cobbler which was warm... perfect ending. Service is excellent...More

Thank Jclouie2014
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Frequently jostled by staff passing the table, service is somewhat slow, serving quite average food. The Tequila prawns were quite bland and the accompaniments under-cooked. Having to pay behind a busy bar is an obvious drag and overall there is no relaxed dining atmosphere to...More

Thank 1philipevans
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, 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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