About Headlands Coffeehouse


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++++Juan & Lenore Naal+++++++++DDave, Mary, & Peter Gealey

When Headlands Coffeehouse opened in April of 1995, it was the aim of then-owners David, Mary & Peter Gealey to provide an upbeat, comfortable headquarters for delicious light fare and high-grade jazz.  Juan and Lenore Naal (owners since September, 2006) have stayed true to the Gealeys’ vision while adding a few touches of their own.

Juan was the Gealeys’ first employee back in 1995, and he worked his way from being the dishwasher to becoming the manager in 2001.  Lenore (a Fort Bragg native) began working at Headlands during the summer of 1997 while she was attending college and earning a teaching credential.  It was at Headlands Coffeehouse that Juan and Lenore first met, so the coffeehouse has special meaning for them.  When the Gealeys decided to retire in 2006, Juan and Lenore were happy to become the new owners. 

Juan and Lenore truly enjoy meeting the many wonderful people – locals and tourists alike – who visit Headlands every day. 


The Headlands Crew

The awesome crew at Headlands makes it all possible. Here are a few photos of our "Headlands family" -- past and present...

Abigail, Heather, & Darlene ++~~~+++++Heather at work on Latte Art!

Arturo & Carlos ++~~~. . . . . . . . . . .+++++Sebastian & Diego

Juan & Martha ++~~~.

Questions or comments for the Headlands crew?
Email us at: info@headlandscoffeehouse.com

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Some local links....


Explore Fort Bragg on the city's own web site. Search for lodging, dining, things to do, events, and more!

Check the local weather forecast and surf report.

Theaters & Music Events:

Mendocino Stories! Some of the area's best musicians, actors, and comedians team up for Mendocino Stories Productions.

Visit Gloriana Opera! Gloriana has brought quality theater to Fort Bragg since 1976!

Mendocino Theater Co. MTC has brought many amazing productions to the coast also.

Visit our State Parks:

MacKerricher State Park is 3 miles north of Fort Bragg.

Jughandle State Natural Reserve is about 5 miles south of Fort Bragg.

The Point Cabrillo Light Station is south of Jughandle, on Point Cabrillo Drive.

Russian Gulch State Park is 2 miles north of Mendocino on Hwy 1.

Van Damme State Park is 3 miles south of Mendocino on Hwy 1.

Other things to do or places to visit:

Ride the Skunk Train!

Visit Liquid Fusion Kayak Company for a variety of kayak lessons and tours!

Visit the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens! You can walk to the ocean bluffs, visit the many garden areas, bring home a plant from the gift shop, and more. A favorite destinationi for locals and visitors since 1961.

Visit the local dive shop, Sub-surface Progression, for the latest ocean diving, kayaking, and surfing gear.


Chateau Cleone ...a family friendly vacation rental in the redwoods...

Shoreline Cottages ...where local history meets modern comfort...

Sea Rock Inn ...elegance on the Mendocino Coast...

Weller House ...a Victorian Bed & Breakfast Inn...

Blackberry Inn ...ocean views near Mendocino...