Mendocino is known for its breathtaking scenery and laid-back coastal vibe. A visit to our boutique Mendocino hotels puts you right in the heart of this charming town, a perfect spot for exploring Mendocino. From fine dining to casual eateries, there's several bars and restaurants in town dedicated to showcasing California's cuisine and hospitality. When you're looking to relax with a drink in hand, these are our favorite bars in Mendocino. From upscale to dive bar, you're sure to find a place that fits your vacation mood.
Enjoy a pint of Guinness at this Irish bar in Mendocino. With 28 beers on tap and a great selection of Irish whiskey, Patterson's is always hopping. Patterson's prides itself on being open 365 days a year from 10am until midnight, so you can tell the staff and owners are dedicated to providing the hospitality that Irish bars are known for. Insiders tip: Patterson's is cash only.
Stop into this legendary Mendocino dive bar for one of the nicest views in town. Right on the ocean, Dick's has a good selection of beer, a jukebox, and bar games like darts and pinball. You'll see why Dick's has become a longtime locals' favorite and garners repeat visits from visitors too. Dick's is cash only, so come prepared for a fun night of carousing in one of Mendocino's best bars.
Flow serves farm-to-table California cuisine overlooking the water. With specialty cocktails and a great local wine list, Flow is perfect for a happy hour on the deck or a nightcap. The lounge is one of our favorite places to soak up the views and enjoy a nice drink. The second-floor deck and dining room provide a great panoramic view of scenic Mendocino Headlands and are especially gorgeous at sunset.