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Dining in Woodland

woodland-dining-guide_smDowntown Woodland is a dining mecca with everything from casually elegant fine dining to savory, comforting diner fare. Whatever you might want ~ a juicy steak, super-fresh sushi, tasty Thai cuisine, great pizza, something spicy from south of the border ~ you’ll find what you’re looking for in the Historic Woodland Downtown Restaurant Guide! Check out all 27 locations, most of them all within a safe, walkable five-block stretch of Main Street. To download the guide, click here.


Soups, salads, sandwiches, combos, pasta, kids menu, desserts.
(530) 668-8282
Web Site
1709 East Main Street
Monday-Thursday 11-midnight; Friday-Saturday 11am-1am; Sunday 11-midnight.

Biggies Pizza and Wings

The name says it all; lots of choices and sauces to choose.
638 Cottonwood Street
(530) 402-1628

Brown’s Corner Bar and Grill

Big breakfasts, robust burgers, specialty sandwiches (try the Cubano), salads, lots of sides and appetizers, full bar.
(530) 662-1100
392 West Main Street
Sunday-Thursday 10-10, Friday-Saturday 10-midnight.

Chicago Cafe

Chinese / American combo that works: from Egg Foo Young to Chicken Fried Steak.
(530) 662-2292
411 Main St
Daily 6-7 except closed Thursday.

Country Waffles

Hearty breakfast and lunch; country waffles served all day, plus crepes, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, soups, salads, and desserts.
(530) 668-4920
383 W Main Street # A
Woodland, CA 95695
Daily 6-2.

Court St. Cafe

Huge menu for breakfast and lunch, many items made from scratch, 26-item salad bar, lots of gluten-free options.
929 Court Street
(530) 668-1322
Daily 7am-2:30pm

Dickey’s Barbeque Pit

BBQ ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, lots of sides and more
(530) 406-0227
401 Pioneer Avenue, Suite B
Daily 11-9

DK’s Place

Really terrific pizza at a family arcade
(530) 406-0244
Web Site
1495 East St.
Sunday-Thursday 11:30-8; Friday-Saturday 11:30-9

Don’s Diner

Delicious comfort food: meatloaf, sweet potato pie, hefty pancakes and Belgian waffles, BLTs, and lots of locals who know the score.
(530) 669-7851
Web Site
646 Cottonwood Street
Tuesday-Saturday 6-8, Sunday 6-2.

El Charro

Extensive menu of all-time favorites, good bar selection, friendly service
415 Main Street
(530) 661-3166
Open daily 11-9.

El Mesquite Mexican Food

Traditional Mexican fare, great discount lunch specials.
(530) 668-0928
1837 E Gibson Rd., Ste A
Woodland, CA 95776
Daily 11-10.

El Patio

From Mexico: horchata, carne asada fries, chicken enchiladas, carnitas tacos; drive-thru available.
(530) 661-9000
Web Site
1016 Gibson Rd
Sunday-Thursday 7-9:30, Friday-Saturday 7-10.

Father Paddy’s Public House

Traditional Irish fare like Shepherds Pie and Bangers & Mash, sandwiches salads, soups, terrific full bar and The Whisky Vault for special tastings and events.
(530) 668-1044
435 Main Street
Mon-Thur 11-10; Fri-Sat 11-11; Sun 11-9

Golden Dragon Restaurant

Pleasant venue for Chinese food and friendly service; sesame chicken, egg foo young, prawns with lobster sauce.
(530) 666-2828
353 W Main Street Suite G
Weekdays 11-9, weekends noon-9.

Guinevere’s Cafe & Bistro

Breakfast bagels, scones and eggs, lunch sandwiches, Italian dinner specials, lots of coffee drinks, indoor and outdoor seating
(916) 524-8913
317 Second St.
Mon-Fri 6am-3pm; Wed-Thur 5-9pm; Friday 5pm-midnight; Saturday 8am-midnight.

Hecho en Mexico Taqueria

A must for traditional tacos, plus carne asada, lots of salsas, and hard-to-find Pulque.
374 California Street
(530) 666-1418

I Love Teriyaki No 7

Japanese and Asian fare, from grilled pork Thai-style chicken.
(530) 666-7474
469 Pioneer Ave
Daily 11-9.

Iguana’s Mexican Grill

Chipotle chicken salad, shrimp burrito, arrachera or adobada tacos are just a few of the unusual dishes besides the traditional offerings.
(530) 662-1952
1849 E Gibson Rd
Daily 10-9.

Jinju Sushi

Don’t let the strip-mall location stop you: this cozy family-run place serves top-quality, fresh fish, lobster tempura, excellent rolls.
(530) 666-7575
467 Pioneer Avenue
Monday-Thursday 11-9, Friday 11-10, Saturday noon-10.

Jody’s Restaurant

Come here for the thick, house-made thick flour tortillas, savory mole, albondigas, steamy chicken soup, hearty tacos.
(530) 668-9777
425 East St
Tuesday-Sunday 11-9.

Judy’s Grinder

Need a cheese steak? Country Ranch Cheeseburger? Fish-and-chips? A huge toasted sub? This edge-of-town diner will do you just fine.
(530) 662-8600
Web Site
286 W Main St
Daily 10-9

Kenny’s Bar & Grill

A “dive bar” but a proper one for BBQ brisket sandwiches, fried oysters, shooting pool or patio seating, live music and good times.
(530) 662-3634
Web Site
721 East Street
Daily 11-9.

Las Islitas

Unique Mexican seafood cuisine featuring numerous oyster, shrimp, and fish prepared many ways, plus steaks, fajitas, chicken specials in a lively dining room.
(530) 406-1501
Web Site
1527 East Street
Daily 11-8.

Las Milpas

Hole-in-the-wall on Main Street serving Mexican essentials.
(530) 406-0251
534 Main Street

Ludy’s Main Street BBQ and Catering

Landmark BBQ joint dishing up heaping helpings of ribs, chicken, savory sides, frequent music in a eye-popping country-style setting; patio space, too. A local institution.
(530) 666-4400
Web Site
667 Main St
Monday-Thursday Sunday 119:30, Friday-Saturday 11-10.

Maria’s Cantina

Fresh local ingredients form the foundation for seasonal Mexican favorites, from churrasco and tortas to street-style tacos and generous platters; try sopapillas or churros for dessert.
(530) 402-1540
Web Site
306 6th Street
Cocina & Bar Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11–10; Friday-Saturday 11–11; Extended Bar Hours Friday-Saturday: until midnight

Master Pizza

Pizzas from 8 to 26 inches, topped with linguica if you like, or veggies, or fresh parmesan or mozzarella–whatever you choose–plus calzones, buffalo fries, and potato skins.
(530) 668-8000
Web Site
2 West Court Street
Weekdays 11-10:30, weekends 11-12.

Micaela’s California Fresh

Outstanding freshly made tortillas and salsa, among other fare.
(530) 662-0512
2081 Freeway Drive

Mojo’s Kitchen 428 Restaurant


Located in the historic Jackson Building, Kitchen428 favors local farm-to-table fare, emphasizing seasonal freshness.
(530) 661-0428
Web Site
428 First Street
Dining: Monday-Thursday 11-9:30, Friday-Saturday 11-10, Sunday 11-9
Lounge Bar: Monday-Thursday 11-midnight, Friday-Saturday 11am-1am, Sunday 11-10.

Morgan’s on Main

Woodland’s newest offers fine dining, steaks, seafood, pasta, seasonal specials, beer and wine list.
(530) 402-1275
Web Site
614 Main Street
Mon-Wed 5-9; Thur-Sat 5-10; bar opens at 4pm.

Mr. Pickle’s Sandwich Shop

A chocolate chip cookie accompanies your sandwich order, whether it’s ham, roast beef, pastrami, or tuna salad.
(530) 406-1704
Web Site
1801 E Gibson Road # B
Weekdays 10-7, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 11-5.

Osaka Sushi Japanese Restaurant

Sushi of course, but also donburi, udon and ramen dishes, sukiyaki, tonkatsu, and other delights.
(530) 668-0288
608 Main Street
Monday-Thursday 11:30-2 and 5-9, Friday-Saturday 11:30-2 and 5-9:30.

Paco’s Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Set in a one-time bank dating to 1903, this airy and spacious restaurant offers the full array of Mexican favorites.
(530) 669-7946
Web Site
435 Main Street
Weekdays 10-9, Saturday 9-10, Sunday 9-3.

Pad Thai

From Thailand: papaya salad, pad see ew, pork in red curry, chicken rama, much more.
(530) 668-9364
808 Main Street
Weekdays 11-2:30 and 5-9, Saturday 5-9.

Perry’s Cozy Diner

From oatmeal, waffles, and steak-and-eggs to chicken, ribs, chili with corn bread, mac & cheese, the menu is as diverse as can be, good prices to match.
(530) 662-6628
590 N East Street
Daily 6am-10pm.

Pete’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

Pizza, pasta, burgers, over-baked sandwiches, hand-crafted brews, wine.
(800) 473-6501
164 Main Street

Picasso’s Pizza

Pizza aplenty, pizza galore, from set menu or as you like it.
(530) 668-9168
117 W Court Street
Daily 10-10.

Plainfield Station

Small and funky “biker bar,” but incredible burgers with all manner of toppings and sides; good selection of beers, too.
(530) 668-0207
Web Site
23944 County Road 98
Daily 11-9; bar stays open until midnight.

Pupuseria La Chicana

Mexican/Salvadorian cuisine; pork and cheese pupusas with curtido, chicharones, Cubano torta, tamales, horchata, low prices.
(530) 668-0270
25 Purity Plaza
Daily 8-10.

Red Robin

Gourmet burgers, salads, wraps, sandwiches, soups, appetizers, big entree plates, lots of pizzazz.
(530) 661-7470
Web Site
2031 Bronze Star Drive
Sunday – Thursday 11-11; Friday – Saturday 11-midnight.

Rico’s Pizza

Specializing in pizza and pasta.
(530) 666-7809
Web Site
171 W Main St
Daily 11-9.

Savory Cafe

Breakfast (omelets, pancakes, house specialties), lunch (soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers), and now dinner (lamb shank, house-made pasta, grilled chicken), with food sourced from local farms and ranches.
(530) 668-4009
Web Site
722A Main Street
Monday-Wednesday 7:30-2; Thursday-Friday 7:30-2, 5-9; Saturday 8-2, 5-9; Sunday 8-1:30.

Spring Garden

Chinese fare, hot and sour soup, beef chow fun, General Tso’s chicken, nice combo dinners, big portions.
(530) 662-6123
610 Cottonwood Street
Monday – Thursday 11-9; Friday 11-9:30; Saturday 12-9:30; Sunday 1-9.

Stack’d & Brew’d

Delicious sandwiches from menu or made to order, plus bottled and tap beer, salads, indoor and outdoor seating
(530) 402-1616
Web Site
540 Main Street
Monday-Thursday 11-9; Friday-Saturday 11-10; Sunday 11-8.

Steve’s Pizza

Generously topped pizzas, choices from artichokes to salami, hot wings, salads, sandwiches, pasta. Gluten-free pizza and desserts.
(530) 666-2100
714 Main Street
Sunday-Thursday 11-9; Friday-Saturday 11-10.

Super Burrito & Taqueria

Family-owned Mexican; shrimp burrito, carne asada torta, big cheese tamales.
(530) 666-5499
90 W Court Street
Daily 10-9:30.

Tacos El Paisano Restaurant & Taco Truck

Patrons swear by this one, fresh ingredients served piping hot.
1460 E Main St (Truck location)
1392 E Main St. Ste. B (Restaurant)
Web Site
Woodland, CA 95776

Taqueria Guadalajara

Terrific variety of Mexican favorites, including their loaded Super Burrito, tangy enchilada sauce, diverse salsa bar, nacho platter.
(530) 668-0628
Web Site
6 W Court Street
Monday-Thursday 8-9:30; Friday-Sunday 8-10.

The Burger Saloon

Choose your meat (like certified Angus beef), bun and fixings, add starters, sides, salads, desserts, and a full bar, and enjoy.
(530) 668-2747
Web Site
601 Main Street
Monday-Thursday 11-10, Friday-Saturday 11-11 for food, bar open until 2am.

The Elephant Shack

Hearty breakfasts and sandwiches like BBQ Tri-tip, Reuben, French dip, or build your own, plus dogs, chili, nachos.
(530) 666-2266
39492 Kentucky Avenue
Weekdays 6:30-3:30; Saturday 8-3.

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