Top Choice Californian in Bodega Bay

Fishertarian Fish Market

A fish market, deli and great place to eat with reggae on the soundtrack, an outdoor deck near the water, and an expansive menu that includes colorful and imaginative organic salads, fried tofu (or calamari) with ho…
Top Choice Californian in Clear Lake

Saw Shop Bistro

The best restaurant in Lake County serves a Californian-cuisine menu of wild salmon and rack of lamb, as well as a small plates menu of sushi, lobster tacos, Kobe-beef burgers and flatbread pizzas. Laid-back atmosph…
Top Choice Californian in Anderson Valley

Table 128

Food-savvy travelers love the constantly changing New American menu here, featuring simple dishes done well, like Alaskan turbot, grilled local lamb and cheesecake. The family-style service makes dinner a freewheeli…
Top Choice Pizza in Ukiah

Saucy Ukiah

Yes there are arty pizzas with toppings like organic fennel pollen and almond basil pesto but there are also amazing soups, salads, pastas and starters – Nana's meatballs are to die for and the 'kicking' minestrone …
Top Choice Cafe in Clear Lake

Angelina's Bakery & Espresso

The best baked goodies in Clear Lake, especially the giant decadent muffins and gooey cinnamon rolls. Also makes sandwiches to order and serves savory pastries. The coffee is the real McCoy, with a caffeine kick tha…
Top Choice Cafe in Ukiah

Schat’s Bakery & Cafe

Founded by Dutch bakers, Schat’s makes a dazzling array of chewy, dense breads, sandwiches, wraps, big salads, dee-lish hot mains, full breakfasts and homemade pastries.
Top Choice Californian in Mendocino

Café Beaujolais

Mendocino’s iconic, beloved country-Cal–French restaurant occupies an 1893 farmhouse restyled into a monochromatic urban-chic dining room, perfect for holding hands by candlelight. The refined, inspired cooking draw…
Californian in Eureka

Restaurant 301

Eureka’s top table, romantic, sophisticated 301 serves a contemporary Californian menu, using produce from its organic gardens (tours available). Mains are pricey, but the five-course tasting menu ($62, with wine pa…
Modern American in Arcata

Folie Douce

Just a slip of a place, but with an enormous reputation. The short but inventive menu features seasonally inspired bistro cooking, from Asian to Mediterranean, with an emphasis on local organics. Wood-fired pizzas a…
Cafe in Jenner

Café Aquatica

This is the kind of North Coast coffee shop you’ve been dreaming of: fresh pastries, fog-lifting organic coffee and chatty locals. The expansive view of the Russian River from the patio and gypsy sea-hut decor make …