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Loose Caboose Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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10 Wood St, Willits, CA 95490-3437
+1 707-459-1434
10:00 - 16:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over the years, Loose Caboose has consistently been serving delicious sandwiches, salads and soups. I love the Vegetarian Station sandwich, and the southwestern chicken salad, but everything on the menu is full of flavor and good quality ingredients. Always busy at lunchtime, so go early or later for less of a wait.

Thank Jabgoo
Half Moon Bay, California
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344 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is a small, family-owned place in a small town. It is open for lunch only. I have eaten there several times and have enjoyed both lunches. The soups are made from scratch and are amazing. The sandwiches are creative and served on very fresh, crunchy bread. The wait staff is happy and courteous. Highly recommended for lunch in Willitts.

Thank Marfak
Willits, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The best place in Willits for lunch. It's a very small restaurant with lots of character. Many locals go there for lunch and whenever I have visitors I always try to take them there. They are only open for lunch.

Thank Margie H
Sacramento, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were just passing through on our way to Mendocino, and wanted to try something different for a lunch stop. The Loose Caboose Cafe turned out to be a great place. I had the Club Car sandwich, and it was delicious. It was perfectly balanced with fresh ingredients on a toasted roll. My wife had the Extreme Veggie sandwich, and... More 

Thank Craig F
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Quirky hole in the wall sandwhich shop with amazing sandwhiches. Hubby had french dip...I had orient express I think....was awesomo

Thank hameda223
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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185 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to the Loose Caboose based on a recommendation from our daughters family and a check on Trip Adviser. A caution is that this restaurant is Cash only. It was a quiet Friday afternoon so it didn't seem busy. We were seated and our drink order was taken quickly. My wife ordered a special spinach salad... More 

Thank dandt65
Sacramento, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We travelling through Willits on our way to the coast and found this outstanding little place to stop for lunch. Their sandwiches are out-of-this-world! A must try!

Thank Ilona M
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I had the chicken pesto artichoke sandwich with ranch dip. Friends had the French dip and one of the salads. It was all great but we all liked my meal the best. Great service, great front porch. You should definitely give this place a try.

Thank cindyrdh
Willits, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you like amazing sandwiches and salads with a hometown touch Loose Caboose is your place. A train theme with indoor and outdoor seating delicious food served with attention to detail,friendly wait staff - LC has it all. No wonder it is a longtime local favorite!

Thank Sheilalouise
Olympia, Washington
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We decided to stop in here on our road trip after reading some good reviews. They were right! The french dip was so delicious! My son had the vegetarian sandwich and he said it was great too. Cute little place with friendly service. Glad we stopped here!

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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?