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…
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…
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 roasted chicken, grilled local lamb and cheesecake. The family-style service makes dinner here a free…
Top Choice Californian in Clear Lake

Saw Shop Gallery 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 Cafe in Ukiah

Schat’s Courthouse 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 Fusion in Arcata

3 Foods Cafe

A perfect fit with the Arcata dining scene: whimsical, creative, worldly small plates (think Thai-style tacos or buttermilk fried chicken) at moderate prices (a prix fixe is sometimes available for $20). The lavende…
Top Choice Californian in Jenner

River’s End Restaurant

Unwind in style at this picture-perfect restaurant, perched on a cliff overlooking the river’s mouth and the grand sweep of the Pacific Ocean. It serves world-class meals at world-class prices, but the real reward i…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Ferndale

Lost Coast Cafe

Step into a homey kitchen, where the soups, sandwiches, salads and baked goods are easily the best vegetarian choices north of Fort Bragg. Organic coffee is on the house. Cash only.
Top Choice Californian in Eureka

Brick & Fire

Eureka's best restaurant is in an intimate, warm-hued, bohemian-tinged setting that is almost always busy. Choose from thin-crust pizzas, delicious salads (try the pear and blue cheese) and an ever-changing selectio…
Top Choice Pizza in Ukiah


Yes there are arty pizzas with toppings like Calabrian love sausage (really), fennel pollen and almond basil pesto but there are also amazing soups, salads, pastas and starters – Nana's meatballs are to die for and …