Dining Directory

Since Fort Bragg is a seaside town with an active harbor and small fishing fleet, there’s no doubt that crab cakes, clam chowder and fish and chips will come to mind when trying to figure out where to eat. Local menus offer plenty of fish choices, but there are many more options — something to satisfy every taste and budget.

Restaurants & Cafes

Casual Dining

  • AFC Sushi @ Safeway 978

    Fresh sushi prepared in the deli at Safeway.

  • Asian Buffet

    The owners create healthy and authentic Chinese food, fresh and homemade. Try some Vietnamese food as well.

  • Bernillo’s Pizzeria

    Try the most delicious calzone (Zappis) served on the coast! Popular since it opened in 1980; sit down for lunch or dinner or pick up a pizza to go; pizza-by-the-slice and delicious hot subs. Homemade sauce and the dough is made from scratch....

  • Cirino’s Sandwich Shop

    Cirino's Sandwich Shop serves fresh-made sandwiches, tasty salads and hot grilled panini. Located on Laurel Street in downtown Fort Bragg, it's the perfect place to grab a sandwich before heading to the beach. Phone orders are welcome.

  • D’Aurelios, , , ,

    The Coast's only full service Italian restarant. Serving fresh breads, pizza and sauces. A local favorite since 1985, dine in or carry-out; beer & wine service. Parties greater than six, please call ahead.

  • David’s Deli, ,

    Turkey enchiladas worth fighting for, fresh salads full of tasty treasures of chicken and vegetables, sandwiches made to order; the garlic fries are wonderfully chock full of garlic! Take a look at the specials board for something new; the staff...

  • Denny’s #6703, , ,

    Denny's reputation for good, consistent quality food makes it a natural for a quick and easy stop for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Count on them!

  • Headlands Coffeehouse, ,
    Headlands offers traditional espresso plus everything from drip coffee to iced, flavored and/or blended espresso drinks. Fresh salads, grilled pannini, soups, and desserts are available to dine in or take out. Live music seven days a week, a warm...
  • Home Style Cafe, ,

    Serving hearty quality traditional Americana breakfasts and lunches Tuesday through Sunday. Windows surround a warm and friendly atmosphere with views of the Pacific Ocean.

  • Jenny’s Giant Burger, ,

    An icon here on the coast; Jenny's is right out of the 1950's. The only thing better than a Jenny's burger is a Jenny's GIANT burger - don't forget to get grilled onions on your burger! Great fries, milkshakes almost too thick to sip. In a big...

  • Laurel Deli and Desserts, , , , ,

    A laid back, family-style restaurant. Owner Scott Orey is the heart of the Deli. With the kitchen and wait staff they've got great food, great service and desserts to make your head swim. All that and a real train in the Deli's dining room in the...

  • McDonald’s, , ,

    McDonald's is a quick service restaurant featuring salads, desserts, mc cafe espresso drinks, frappe blended ice drinks, and our world-famous french fries. Located on Main Street at the south end of town. Free Wifi.

  • Mendo Bistro, , , , , , , , , , , ,
    In downtown Fort Bragg an affordable alternative to pricier cafes on California's North Coast. Enjoy the seasonal menu by chef and owner Nicholas Petti that offers fantastic cuisine using the finest local seafood and produce; vegetarian dishes,...
  • New Best Buffet, , , , ,

    All you can eat? You bet - freshly made each day, the buffet features a great selection. Fresh sushi is a specialty.

  • Papa Murphy’s Pizza

    Don't worry about this take-out pizza getting cold on the way home, you cook Papa Murphy's take-and-bake pizza in your own home. Fresh out of your oven!

  • Pizza Factory
  • Relish

    Hot dog, wieners, franks, sausage - whatever you want to call them - this is the place for the happy hot dog! Veggie hot dogs, too. Bring the kids, chalkboards are available to stimulate their creative impulses - or yours.

  • Round Table Pizza Inc

    Count on Round Table Pizza to provide any size pizza you or the crowd needs. Traditional and vegetarian pizzas. There's party room that can be reserved for no extra fee so the noise and confusion inherent in a 5-year old's birthday party can be...

  • Steak & Burger House,

    Their name says it all - steaks and burgers! And plenty of other delicious foods to tempt you.

  • Subway, ,
    See why this locally owned Subway has been serving the Coast for close to 20 years and ranks as one of the best locations in Northern California. Come check out our subs, flatbreads, salads and soups. Match any of those items with our fresh baked...
  • Taqueria Ricarda,

    Let Ricarda make you fresh daily, authentic Mexican food in this family owned restaurant. Bring the whole family. If you're a fan of Chile Verde, this is the place to go. Ask for it extra spicy. It has a unique ability to warm your whole body and...

  • The Q Barbecue,

    Fort Bragg's newest restaurant serves barbecue on the bluffs overlooking Noyo Harbor. The Q is your North Coast BBQ joint!

Coffee & Desserts

  • A Frame Espresso,

    Coming into town for shopping? Going fishing in the early morning? Off to work? Need that delicious cup of coffee or tea and a tasty snack - it's all here, quick and easy.

  • Cowlick’s Ice Cream Company, ,

    Cowlick's is a fun spot where you can watch the owner make his premium ice cream while you enjoy a yummy cone, shake, sundae, banana split, hot dog, or pick up an ice cream cake or pie. They're open late, every night, so you can come after dinner...

  • Denny’s #6703, , ,

    Denny's reputation for good, consistent quality food makes it a natural for a quick and easy stop for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Count on them!

  • Headlands Coffeehouse, ,
    Headlands offers traditional espresso plus everything from drip coffee to iced, flavored and/or blended espresso drinks. Fresh salads, grilled pannini, soups, and desserts are available to dine in or take out. Live music seven days a week, a warm...
  • Laurel Deli and Desserts, , , , ,

    A laid back, family-style restaurant. Owner Scott Orey is the heart of the Deli. With the kitchen and wait staff they've got great food, great service and desserts to make your head swim. All that and a real train in the Deli's dining room in the...

  • Mendocino Chocolate Company
    Captivated by the Mendocino mood, artists from everywhere have come here to live and work. Is candymaking an art? We think so, and take special pride in creating artful hand-made confections as beautiful to see as they are to taste. All of our...
  • Mendocino Cookie Company,

    Award winning cookies, pastry, muffins, and scones, are paired with extraordinary espresso drinks, frozen Mochas, Frappes, and Smoothies at the Mendocino Cookie Company. Open daily, free WiFi and cafe seating, what's not to like? Take cookies...

  • Starbucks Coffee #9262

    Today, with more than 15,000 stores in 50 countries, Starbucks is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world. And with every cup, we strive to bring both our heritage and an exceptional experience to life.

Bars and Late-Night Food

  • Company Bar

    Charming bar in the downstairs area of the Company Store building at Redwood and Main.

    We specialize in seasonally inspired cocktails and low-cost drink specials.

    We also have live flamenco guitar music every Thursday evening.

  • Denny’s #6703, , ,

    Denny's reputation for good, consistent quality food makes it a natural for a quick and easy stop for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Count on them!

  • Golden West Saloon

    Deeply rooted in history and serving as a comfortable hub for good times shared by locals and travelers alike, Golden West Saloon also has two shuffle boards and two pool tables.

  • Mendo Bistro, , , , , , , , , , , ,
    In downtown Fort Bragg an affordable alternative to pricier cafes on California's North Coast. Enjoy the seasonal menu by chef and owner Nicholas Petti that offers fantastic cuisine using the finest local seafood and produce; vegetarian dishes,...
  • Milano Bar

    The historic Milano serves mostly as a neighborhood bar but travelers are never turned away.

  • North Coast Brewing Co., , , , ,

    Renowned nationally and internationally for its award-winning craft beer, our brewery and restaurant and pub attract visitors from around the world. The new stone hearth oven at the Brewery Taproom restaurant casts a warm and welcoming glow over...

  • Piaci’s Pizza & Pub,

    In the heart of downtown is a small pizza/pub with a lot of microbrews on tap (try "Death & Taxes") and a long list of gourmet pizzas. You'll find toppings like sun dried tomatoes, pine nuts, gorgonzola cheese and kalamata olives. Add a half...

  • Tip Top Lounge
  • Welcome Inn

    How could it be better, this place has several pool tables, a shuffle board table, one TV, and a bartender who speaks loudly as if there's music playing even when there isn't. Good times!

Takeout & Delivery

  • AFC Sushi @ Safeway 978

    Fresh sushi prepared in the deli at Safeway.

  • Bernillo’s Pizzeria

    Try the most delicious calzone (Zappis) served on the coast! Popular since it opened in 1980; sit down for lunch or dinner or pick up a pizza to go; pizza-by-the-slice and delicious hot subs. Homemade sauce and the dough is made from scratch....

  • Cirino’s Sandwich Shop

    Cirino's Sandwich Shop serves fresh-made sandwiches, tasty salads and hot grilled panini. Located on Laurel Street in downtown Fort Bragg, it's the perfect place to grab a sandwich before heading to the beach. Phone orders are welcome.

  • Cucina Verona Italian Restaurant, , ,

    One of the town's most inviting places, this downtown Italian restaurant serves fresh pastas, seafood, burgers, steak and other specialties. Sit at the bar and enjoy a late night glass of wine from a global wine list, or try a sumptuous dessert....

  • D’Aurelios, , , ,

    The Coast's only full service Italian restarant. Serving fresh breads, pizza and sauces. A local favorite since 1985, dine in or carry-out; beer & wine service. Parties greater than six, please call ahead.

  • Harvest Market,

    Harvest Market is the Mendocino Coast’s first choice for local, organic and traditional products and services. With over 25 years of experience, now with two stores to best serve our community, we excel with:

    • our...

  • Jenny’s Giant Burger, ,

    An icon here on the coast; Jenny's is right out of the 1950's. The only thing better than a Jenny's burger is a Jenny's GIANT burger - don't forget to get grilled onions on your burger! Great fries, milkshakes almost too thick to sip. In a big...

  • Lee’s Chinese

    A family owned restaurant, Lee's Chinese Restaurant has been serving locals and visitors for over 20 years. Check out our tasty, reasonable lunch specials. Quality food and great service. Food to go.

  • McDonald’s, , ,

    McDonald's is a quick service restaurant featuring salads, desserts, mc cafe espresso drinks, frappe blended ice drinks, and our world-famous french fries. Located on Main Street at the south end of town. Free Wifi.

  • New Best Buffet, , , , ,

    All you can eat? You bet - freshly made each day, the buffet features a great selection. Fresh sushi is a specialty.

  • Papa Murphy’s Pizza

    Don't worry about this take-out pizza getting cold on the way home, you cook Papa Murphy's take-and-bake pizza in your own home. Fresh out of your oven!

  • Piaci’s Pizza & Pub,

    In the heart of downtown is a small pizza/pub with a lot of microbrews on tap (try "Death & Taxes") and a long list of gourmet pizzas. You'll find toppings like sun dried tomatoes, pine nuts, gorgonzola cheese and kalamata olives. Add a half...

  • Pizza Factory
  • Relish

    Hot dog, wieners, franks, sausage - whatever you want to call them - this is the place for the happy hot dog! Veggie hot dogs, too. Bring the kids, chalkboards are available to stimulate their creative impulses - or yours.

  • Round Table Pizza Inc

    Count on Round Table Pizza to provide any size pizza you or the crowd needs. Traditional and vegetarian pizzas. There's party room that can be reserved for no extra fee so the noise and confusion inherent in a 5-year old's birthday party can be...

  • Subway, ,
    See why this locally owned Subway has been serving the Coast for close to 20 years and ranks as one of the best locations in Northern California. Come check out our subs, flatbreads, salads and soups. Match any of those items with our fresh baked...
  • The Q Barbecue,

    Fort Bragg's newest restaurant serves barbecue on the bluffs overlooking Noyo Harbor. The Q is your North Coast BBQ joint!

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