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Mendocino Cafe

10451 lansing street mendocino, Inside Mendocino Hotel, Mendocino, CA 95460
+1 707-937-6141
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“dim sum” (14 reviews)
“clam chowder” (49 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
10451 lansing street mendocino, Inside Mendocino Hotel, Mendocino, CA 95460
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Mendocino Cafe has an eclectic and very interesting menu, ranging from Mexican, to Brazilian, to Asian. That also have an excellent wine selection. Our group especially enjoyed the Thai burrito and the Brazilian sea food stew. Wait staff were attentive and friendly.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As shown in the original art featuring their Thai Burrito dish, the food is heavenly. (Unless the Dr Who Angel Statues have warped your perspective. LOL) We faithfully return for the Thai Burrito and Hot Pot dishes. Spicy, unique and filling. Though we've tried other...More

Thank MrsDrNuckols
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Lots already written about this excellent cafe, so let me highlight a couple of items. First, I was staying at the Mendocino Hotel and they closed their kitchen at 8:30 pm on a Monday! So we walked down the street to the Mendo Cafe -...More

Thank DocLipper
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Having gone both for lunch and dinner recently with my party of four adults we had a mix of reviews for the Mendocino Cafe from really bad to good, but definitely overpriced for what you are served. Too bad as the restaurant is so charming...More

1  Thank HealthyEating29
Reviewed 8 April 2018

My husband and I had a great lunch here and enjoyed sitting outside on their patio. The food and service were excellent. Our server was friendly and helpful. Menu includes local wines which were tasty. Food was freshly made and nicely plated. Overall a very...More

Thank gtsheeks
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Terrific California local sources lunch! Fabulous desserts and great casual dining. Can’t say enough about this place!

Thank Phoenix48_12
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ate here on our last visit to the area. Small and quaint restaurant in Mendocino. The food was very good. The menu caters to local suppliers and organic produce etc. as much as possible. My wife had the dim sum and...More

Thank Husting
Reviewed 26 February 2018

A small restaurant specialising in dishes with an Asian theme. I had a very respectable rockfish which came with a thin garlic and mushroom sauce and jasmine rice, and tasted rather like something I might have made at home - in a good way! My...More

Thank ldhf
Reviewed 11 February 2018 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 4 February 2018

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
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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, Child-friendly, Kids
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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