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Loose Caboose Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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10 Wood St, Willits, CA 95490-3437
+1 707-459-1434
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Stockton, California, United States
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We saw reviews for this place and wanted to try it. So glad we stopped! The staff was very welcoming and accommodating and the food was fantastic!

Thank Jan H
Hot Springs,Ar
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73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We would never have found this cute little place if it hadn't been for other reviews. We were not disappointed. The French Dip sandwich was one of the best I've had. And a delicious salad made lunch perfect! Very friendly atmosphere, helpful waitresses. Crowded, which speaks well for its reputation. There was outdoor service as well as cozy booths inside.... More 

Thank Fergmom
Flagstaff, Arizona
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

We were hungry. The food was excellent. The service was excellent. Friendly staff and attentive for refills etc. We enjoyed the place. Its a nice interior. I like separate bathrooms. I fell that just because you can get away with it legally doesn't mean you should. This place was a nice stop on our journey.

Thank dubbs900
Willits, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Good food, great people. We felt welcomed and it was a like a family get together. I felt like if I sat their for a few days I would know everyone in town.

Thank peterjsmith
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is where the locals eat, driving through town you would never know its there. Good hot sandwiches, and a decent veggie sandwich.

Thank Don G
Tucson, Arizona
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153 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

Good stop for lunch on route 101. Seems to be popular with the locals. Nice little patio with funky railroad decor. Good food at a good price. We ate the French dip and a salad. Pleasant staff.

Thank AZ1912
San Rafael, California
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate here for lunch on a road trip up north. I had a delicious meatball sandwich and her chicken pesto sandwich was also very good. It was lucky we got there a little before noon (Wednesday) because there weren't many seats available by 12:15. Great little busy lunch spot.

Thank docdcz
Willits, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Good menu and nice people. Good, friendly service. There are specials but menu does not change a lot. The Loose Caboose is popular with locals.

Thank James K
West Sacramento, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Best Sandwiches in the WORLD!!!! You may want to get it to go because the restaurant is pretty small, although the outside patio is very cozy.

Thank HappiCampingFamily
Sacramento, California
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Had a quick business meeting in Willits and needed a quick bite of lunch before moving on and this place was recommended by a long time local. Just off the beaten path and slightly hidden but well worth eating here! I had the tri-tip and it was awesome. If you are in town and hungry this place will not disappoint.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Wood St, Willits, CA 95490-3437
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Willits
  • Phone Number: +1 707-459-1434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?