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Love Dog Cafe

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1 Village Rd, Lopez Island, WA 98261
(360) 468-2150
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Monday
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Hours:
Fri - Sun 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great service food is Okay

Stopped in for breakfast. We were greeted immediately and the server went out of his way to get us a map when we asked about directions. The eggs benedict was great but overpriced. The restaurant was clean but the bathroom was scary...not for arachniphobics. I would probably come back.

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2014
Tawnee S
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Friday Harbor, Washington
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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69 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Friday Harbor, Washington
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Stopped in for breakfast. We were greeted immediately and the server went out of his way to get us a map when we asked about directions. The eggs benedict was great but overpriced. The restaurant was clean but the bathroom was scary...not for arachniphobics. I would probably come back.

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Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Only breakfast option in the village besides just the bakeries. Place is cute but cluttered and small. I went out of my comfort zone and ordered the special fresh crab Benedict and I must say it was delightful. Service was good.

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I recently read a review which started by saying that this place got one star because there was no way of giving it none. This place falls into that category. We arrived from the last ferry about 15 minutes after it docked and went straight there. we were told the kitchen had just closed at about 8.55pm and naturally left.... More 

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Fort Collins, CO
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food was pricey and just ok. The service was very slow that day and our meal took way too long. It is very small inside, not great for large groups.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I had given up on chicken, especially in restaurants, but tasted my friend's and had instant order envy - great textures, complex flavors with nothing outdoing anything else. fresh and outstanding, Nouveau Mexican, a first for me. And I am pretty fussy about Mexican! Actually, everything was really tasty, salads were very pretty and nice sized servings. I have had... More 

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Kennewick, Washington
Top Contributor
369 reviews 369 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Whenever in the Islands we have to stop at the Love Dog for breakfast. They no longer seem to be doing our favorite shrimp Benny, but they had a lovely, fresh eggs Benedict with fresh crab on special this time. Yum! We love their bread pudding with whiskey sauce too. The food here is just plain excellent. Casual setting. Laid... More 

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Aurora, CO
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had a phenomenal meal at the Love Dog Café! Our server, Lira, was friendly, down to earth, and very attentive. We started with the Warm Brie appetizer and it was delicious. Our main entrees were the Beef Tenderloin special with a Cabernet Portabello reduction, and Seafood with Romesco over Polenta - both were amazing. We finished off with a... More 

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Mazama, Washington
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

These two organic possibilities give Lopez Island our vote for the best vacation food on the Islands. We'd love to find others, but meanwhile we'll visit here.

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Colorful, healthy and flavorful. Outside seating on a warm sunny afternoon, or inside on an other than sunny day (which can happen; it's an island). Service by a new (younger) person got better as the meal went on (everybody has to start somewhere). We will be back and try another dish; thank you!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We had lunch at Love Dog as part of a Backroads bike trip on Lopez. The atmosphere was pleasant, service very attentive and friendly, but the food was, at best, ok. Lemonade with herb flavoring was creative, but not great. Salmon salad was good. Burger only fair. Overall, go for the experience. Modest expectations will be met or exceeded. High... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Village Rd, Lopez Island, WA 98261
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Lopez Island
  • Phone Number: (360) 468-2150

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 28
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Vegetarian, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Questions & Answers

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