Top Choice Italian in Fort Bragg

Piaci Pub & Pizzeria

Fort Bragg’s must-visit pizzeria is known for its sophisticated wood-fired, brick-oven pies as much as for its long list of microbrews. Try the ‘Gustoso’ – with chevre, pesto and seasonal pears – all carefully orche…
American in Fort Bragg

Mendo Bistro

This dining option gets packed with a young crowd on the weekend, offering a choose-your-own-adventure menu, where you select a meat, a preparation and an accompanying sauce from a litany of options. The loud, bustl…
Cafe in Fort Bragg

Headlands Coffeehouse

The town’s best cafe is in the middle of the historic downtown, with high ceilings and lots of atmosphere. The menu gets raves for the Belgian waffles, homemade soups, veggie-friendly salads, panini and lasagna.
Vegan in Fort Bragg

Living Light Café

As an extension of the renowned Living Light Culinary Institute, one of the nation’s leading raw food schools, this bright cafe serves a tasty to-go menu that can rival cooked food at even some of the better restaur…
Breakfast in Fort Bragg


Enjoy the Wizard of Oz theme as you tuck into one of 50 varieties of omelet, crepe or burrito, some with local Dungeness crab.
Brewery in Fort Bragg

North Coast Brewing Company

Though thick, rare slabs of steak and a list of specials demonstrate that they take the food as seriously as the bevvies, it’s burgers and garlic fries that soak up the fantastic selection of handcrafted brews. A gr…
Market in Fort Bragg

Farmers Market

Market in Fort Bragg

Harvest Market

Ice Cream in Fort Bragg

Cowlick's Handmade Ice Cream

Just great ice cream in fun flavors from classics like mocha almond fudge to the very unusual like candy cap mushroom (tastes like maple syrup but better), ginger or blackberry chocolate chunk. The sorbets (try the …
Mexican in Fort Bragg

Los Gallitos

A packed hole-in-the-wall that serves the best Mexican on the coast. Chips are homemade, the guacamole is chunky and the dishes, from the fresh fish tacos to homemade pork tamales and generous sopas, are consistentl…