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The Lost Dog Cafe

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American, Eclectic
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222 Water St, Ste 101, Binghamton, NY 13901-2708
607-771-6063
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Lost Dog Cafe, now in its 18th year is locally owned and operated by Marie...
Lost Dog Cafe, now in its 18th year is locally owned and operated by Marie McKenna & Elizabeth Hughes. We feature fresh, innovated cuisine that is locally sourced when possible including grass-fed beef, and many gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options. Lost Dog Cafe is a 150 seat restaurant and has a full-bar and an extensive coffee, tea and dessert menu as well. We've recently opened Lost Dog Cocktail Lounge next door to Lost Dog Cafe so guests can stay later and enjoy live music! The Lounge is open until midnight on weekdays and 1 a.m. on Friday & Saturday evenings. We also do catering!
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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene

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Visitor rating
  • 185
    Excellent
  • 133
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quirky and good!

The Lost Dog in Binghamton is treasure. Great staff, prompt service, some original items on their menu and SERIOUSLY GREAT MARGARITAS!!1

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Sam K
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New Rochelle, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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351 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Just meh. We got there at 6pm on a Saturday and the place was so packed that there was a 45 minute wait. My husband and I went to the back lounge to have a drink. We sat at a corner table where there was a jar of condoms behind him that said 'take what you need but don't waste... More 

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New Rochelle, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Lost Dog in Binghamton is treasure. Great staff, prompt service, some original items on their menu and SERIOUSLY GREAT MARGARITAS!!1

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Binghamton
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Not easy to get good food, atmosphere and service at one place, but Lost Dog does it. Don't expect to get your every day burger and french fries. It's a food lovers experience you won't regret.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here multiple times and have been really pleased every time. There is a parking garage across the street for easy parking. They have a really cool drink special and the food is delicious!

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Binghamton, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I have been to the Lost dog many times over the years and while it has evolved quite nicely as a bar and a restaurant it there are better places for coffee, espresso, lattes,ect., namely La Vaggio Roasteria on main/court st. As far as its restaurant goes there menu is not very dynamic or contemporary, portions can be somewhat small,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The variety of choice is amazing, the food itself is incredible, and there are vegetarian/vegan/gluten free options! The ambiance is cool and the staff are super friendly. My favorite restaurant in Binghamton by far.

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Binghamton, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great food and atmosphere! Whether you are a local or in from out of town, you will enjoy this place.

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Binghamton, New York
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63 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I could sit in this place for hours - enjoying the food and people watching. The shrimp chowder, salads, sandwiches and entrees are all exceptional - unique. Never disappoints (and even better if you leave room for dessert!)

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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

The food is amazing. The portions are crazy big. Absolutley love this place. Don't visit as much as we'd like to but when we do it never disappoints !

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Honey Brook, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Great food, I am not a Vegan but lots of choices if you are! Excellent salads and the curry was delish!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 222 Water St, Ste 101, Binghamton, NY 13901-2708
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Binghamton
  • Phone Number: 607-771-6063

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene

Description

Lost Dog Cafe, now in its 18th year is locally owned and operated by Marie McKenna & Elizabeth Hughes. We feature fresh, innovated cuisine that is locally sourced when possible including grass-fed beef, and many gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options. Lost Dog Cafe is a 150 seat restaurant and has a full-bar and an extensive coffee, tea and dessert menu as well. We've recently opened Lost Dog Cocktail Lounge next door to Lost Dog Cafe so guests can stay later and enjoy live music! The Lounge is open until midnight on weekdays and 1 a.m. on Friday & Saturday evenings. We also do catering!
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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