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Review of Sand Dollar Cafe

Sand Dollar Cafe
Ranked #37 of 713 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Sand Dollar Cafe and Bistro is a seafront restaurant serving breakfasts, lunches and dinners (Thur, Fri and Sat from 6pm to late).....offering daily specials in a friendly atmosphere, we have outside seating and always welcome children.
Reviewed February 13, 2013

Whether I have visited for coffee (and yummy brownie), lunch or dinner the quality is always of a very high standard. A little pricey but well worth it.

Thank Archibald70
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Fish-and-Steak, Owner at Sand Dollar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2013

Thanks for you great review, we are really pleased you like both the Cafe for Coffee or Lunch, and the Bistro for Dinner. We try and use fresh local produce, which can sometimes be a little expensive, but we believe the quality is worth the extra cost and we hope our customers appreciate this. We look forward to seeing you again soon....

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Reviewed February 13, 2013

This is a two in one review as I have now been there twice.

First time was for lunch at the beginning of the year with 2 friends from Australia one of whom is gluten intolerant.
The look on her face when she found out that she could basically have what she wanted was a joy to behold.
As for the rest of us, we enjoyed it as well.

Second time was a Sunday lunchtime.
The place was heaving but after a very short wait we were shown a table.

Yet again the food was better than average, and the service was great.

For me, a great place on the beach, and we will be in to try the evening bistro soon.

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Thank Jimwatson52
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Fish-and-Steak, Owner at Sand Dollar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2013

Thank-you for your great review, we try and please all our customers and gluten free food is one area we find many people now look for. The Cafe can get very busy at the weekend and we are pleased to hear your food and service was good. The Bistro is much more laid back and relaxing, so we look forward to welcoming you to your first visit to the Bistro in the near future.

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Reviewed February 12, 2013

On a pre-cinema visit we booked into the Sand Dollar knowing it to be of high repute. We were not disappointed. The food was first class and beautifully.presented. My own choice of fillet steak was one of the best ever experienced with a excellent balance of support items on the plate and a choice of additional sauces. Service was quick and efficient especially as the staff knew we were cinema bound afterwards. A fine selection of wines was available and with a reasonable price range. Overall the meal costs are on the higher side but with the quality of service there were no regrets. Staff were very friendly and responded quickly to any requests. Les MIserables was our choice of subsequent film, but there was nothing of misery in this visit. Well done, Sand Dollar, a gold medal performance!

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Thank donhawthorn
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Fish-and-Steak, Owner at Sand Dollar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2013

Many thanks for your review and kind comments, we get many people coming in before or after the Cinema, and if we know your plans we will always try and get your food served quickly before the Cinema and stay open a little later if you are coming after the Cinema. We are really pleased you liked the food and service, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed February 11, 2013

Have used this place 3 times now for external catering facilities and the high standard of food is second to none. If you want to impress, then this is the place to go.

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Thank Isobel S
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Fish-and-Steak, Owner at Sand Dollar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2013

Many thanks for your review and for continueing to use the Sand Dollar Cafe for outside catering, we are really pleased to hear you enjoy our food. We hope to provide food you again soon.

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Reviewed January 31, 2013

Always great service and not had a bad meal ever here. Specials on the board are the ones to go for...

Thank Jools737
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Fish-and-Steak, Owner at Sand Dollar Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2013

Many thanks, it is great to hear you enjoy coming to the Sand Dollar and appreciate the specials on the board....we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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