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Albion River Inn

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3790 N Highway 1, Albion, CA 95410-9781
+1 707-937-1919
17:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Wilmington, Delaware
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were staying here, but have on other trips driven to this special place. The views of the sea and lush garden on the cliff top are worth the trip. The restaraunt has huge windows and most tables are positioned along the windows--so there is not a bad table. The food was uneven over several days--ranging from good, but somewhat... More 

Thank velly528
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We dined here on a stormy, rainy night, so we did not have a view, but I think it's a good one. We began with an excellent green salad with candied walnuts, fried leek strips, and blue cheese, in a perfect vinaigrette. I had the best grilled prawns, in a lime, ginger sauce, with mixed grilled vegetables, and rice. My... More 

Thank daisyranger
Redwood City, California
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248 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very nice views, a very pleasant staff, great food with a nice selection of local wines. The menu does not change much from day to day, but the chef takes advantage of local produce and seafood, so the specials are what to watch out for.

Thank paneb
Berkeley, California
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We ate at the Albion River Inn during a weekend getaway in Mendocino. Though the restaurant came highly recommended, we were disappointed by our main courses, both of which featured seafood. With a beautiful view of the ocean right outside the restaurant, it seemed strange to be served very average fish and shrimp, both swimming in heavy sauces. The appetizers... More 

Thank Worldbutterfly
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Our favorite dinner in Mendocino. The restaurant is at the Albion River Inn, where the river flows into the ocean. Pretty dining room with great views. My only complaint about the dining room is that in an effort to make as many window tables as possible, the tables are the size of checker boards. Food was delicious and friendly service.

Thank 101547
Penn Valley, California
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202 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have to say that we have been coming to Mendocino for decades and this is the first time we've eaten at the Albion River Inn. I called ahead to reserve a window seat as it was our 25th wedding anniversary. We got our requested table and it was a wonderful view. Window seats are 5:30 and 5:45 reservations this... More 

Thank minic00per
Greenbrae, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Beautiful views of the ocean (especially at sunset(, great food and wonderful service. Restaurant decor was lovely and entrees and dessert very good. Would definitely go back.

Thank B5685RTnancys
Beverly Hills, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Excellent food in extraordinary setting with wonderful service. Everything was done to perfection and we were welcomed like old friends.

1 Thank Elaine A
Millbrae, California
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Just had dinner there last night. A very romantic restaurant with a beautiful view of the ocean. The food and service is fantastic. It was a special occasion so we chose that particular restaurant.

Thank 338mariejon
Pittsburg, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The inn is really comfortable and romantic. All the rooms are decorated beautifully they all have fireplaces and a great view of the ocean. There is a breakfast in the dining room in the morning that is wonderful. this is included with your stay.

Thank catsx4kidsx2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 40
Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3790 N Highway 1, Albion, CA 95410-9781
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Albion
  • Phone Number: +1 707-937-1919

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