There are plenty of local coffee shops to catch a thick cuppa joe and early breakfasts or even late lunches, but Fort Bragg also boasts a couple of top-rated restaurants that will allow you to fill your fine dining need.
Get in touch with your organic self at Café 1 and enjoy fresh food prepared with a conscience. Café 1’s menu is dedicated to using organic, chemical-free and non-genetically modified products. They also recycle and compost their waste. All that would be unimportant if the food was bland, boring or bad – but it is not!
Great breakfasts and lunches seven days a week, menu selections include “regular” items like Eggs Benedict during Sunday brunch, or the Hippie Scramble (mushrooms, squash, broccoli, asparagus, purple cabbage, tomato, snap peas, red onions, and greens with braised tofu or organic eggs, served with grilled potatoes, cheddar, jack or goat cheese and toast) available every day.
The pot of tea was of a French-press type and served four-plus steaming mugs. Tea choices ranged from Gui Hui Oolong to Yerba Mate.
Other popular coffee houses, include the Headlands Coffee house and Homestyle Café. Headlands has a comfortable 60’s style and a casual menu with evening music. The “place to be in Fort Bragg” they offer Belgian waffles, unique gifts including masks from around the world, espresso drinks, games & conversation.
It’s not just the name, Homestyle Café is committed to providing good, old-fashioned comfort food. Menu items include: Hot and homemade soups and chili, 8 oz. top sirloin steak, lots of omelettes-including vegetarian and vegan, biscuits and gravy, waffles, pancakes, linguica, angus ground chuck burgers or vegetarian gardenburgers, grilled chicken breast sandwiches, pork chops, chicken fried steak, real mashed potatoes and gravy, roasted beef & turkey. Daily breakfast and lunch specials include award-winning clam chowder on Fridays. This has been a locals’ favorite since 1985.
For a traditional seafaring meal, stop by Silver’s at the Wharf in Noyo Harbor. The views of the harbor make the window and patio seats ever popular and worth the (usually) small wait. It had originally started its life as a coffee shop where the fishermen would wait out morning weather before heading to sea. Now, it is a popular place for the all important Friday or Saturday night date (locals and tourists alike).
Silver Canul, co-owner and Executive Chef, has an extensive background in French Cuisine, the food of his Mayan heritage, and Southeast Asian cooking through the Culinary Institute of Art at Greystone (in St. Helena, CA). This is reflected in the many lunch and dinner selections that range from seafood platters to chrispy boneless Cornish game hen. Prices for entrée usually range from $18 to $25.
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