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405 School, Point Arena, CA 95468
+1 707-882-4105
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Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

One meal feeds two adults, and it is good and nutritious food. Staff very friendly, Mexican food with healthy flavours -- fresh produce and prepared on sight.

Thank Albatross2013
Brentwood, California
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

After our horrible visit to the Chowder House, this place was wonderful. The service was friendly and the food was delicious. It didn't take long to get our food or drinks. And the waitress was new and very accommodating. My husband loves Mexican food and was very impressed with his meal. This place also serves American food.

Thank pamela w
Pacifica, CA
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We tried this restaurant amid lack luster reviews. We were pleasantly surprised. We selected different Mexican dishes and both were good. Was it the best Mexican food I've ever had? No, but it was good and filling. The waitress was a little in-experienced, but she was trying hard.

Thank LAK
San Rafael, California
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Mexican fare at a roadside café which is better passed up. After years of driving past this café we finally stopped in to see if the food was better than the establishment appeared. Next time we will trust our instincts...and drive on by.

Thank Carolyn M
Fountain Valley, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This casual dining Mexican restaurant is low on ambiance but the food is good.Limited menu. Beer and wine only.

Thank tbytrina
Carson City
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We almost walked away from this place when we got inside and found it was Mexican food. I glanced at the menu and saw chicken strips for the kids, yahoo! I had fish and chips, very good and the tarter sauce was unique and delish. The waitress was very accommodating for my picky kids, they wanted nachos but I had... More 

Thank Lori M
Albany, California
1 review
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

To put it simply, our experience at pirates cove was terrible. The salad my mom ordered was dirty, the lettuce had not been cleaned properly and you could see the specks of dirt and taste the grittiness. The grilled cheese my little sister order had the wrong type of cheese(she ordered it with mozzarella but they gave her one with... More 

Thank elizabethding
San Francisco, California, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We decided to try it. We went there years before when it just turned into a Mexican place and thought it was good then – well it still is and is still run by the same people. The service was great. We asked to sit out side because we didn't want to leave our dog in the car. Even though... More 

Thank Sonja N
Valley Center, California
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We went there not expecting to be impressed at all. Wrong. I had a carnitas burrito, filled with moist, tender, tasty pork. My wife had a cheese enchilada, rice and beans, which she enjoyed immensely. My sister, who has been here before, thoroughly enjoyed her vegie burrito. The chef is from Michoacán, so the food had that area's particular flavors.

Thank Paul F
Sechelt, Canada
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141 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We stopped in on our way up the Coast, expecting more of a seafood restaurant. It's mostly Mexican, which in general my husband doesn't like. That being said, the fish tacos were quite good and my husband liked his fish sandwich. The service was good.

1 Thank MaureenH_11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 School, Point Arena, CA 95468
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Point Arena
  • Phone Number: +1 707-882-4105

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