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“Delicious breakfasts and friendly service, with dog-friendly outdoor seating.”
Review of Lost Dog Cafe

Lost Dog Cafe
Ranked #1 of 37 Restaurants in Folly Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Reviewed April 27, 2013

Lost Dog Cafe was recommended to us by a couple of Folly Beach locals when we asked about dog-friendly places to eat, and we can see why it's a local favorite. My husband and I had breakfast there twice during our stay in Folly Beach, and we LOVED it.

I had a bacon, egg, and cheese bagel sandwich on a whole grain bagel both mornings. The bagel was excellent - fresh and locally made - and my sandwich was very satisfying. It was clearly made to order with fresh eggs and bacon. My husband ordered the "whistlin' dixie shrimp and grits" both mornings, and he also enjoyed his breakfast immensely. We sat in the outdoor seating area, so we were able to have our dog with us, which was very nice. Our only disappointment was that Lost Dog is only open for breakfast and lunch so we couldn't come back for dinner.

The atmosphere is casual, appropriate for a beach town. The walls inside the restaurant are decorated with framed photographs of dogs, and a dog statue sits near the door. Among the outdoor decorations is a dog-shaped topiary.

If you have an aversion to birds, you may not want to sit outside. The resident grackles are pretty bold in their attempts to snatch left-overs. We found it amusing, but some might not.

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Thank Labnut
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

The buzz we heard was correct: Lost Dog is THE place to go for breakfast in Folly Beach! My wife and 2 sons went for a hearty and delicious breakfast in a busy but fun atmosphere. I had a DELICIOUS Eggs Folly Benedict with crabcakes and hollandaise, my wife had an omelet that was so good she wouldn't share a bite, and the boys had huge delicious cinnamon buns dripping with gooey icing - they had to use forks and knives to eat.

There's not even a close second place: go to the LOST DOG!!!!

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Thank Eric L
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

We were looking forward to going to the Lost Dog Cafe based on the rave reviews, and were highly disappointed. We went on a chilly morning and still waited a VERY long time, while observing that there seemed to be many tables available. The waitress was not personable at all, or friendly....ignored requests for more napkins, hot water for tea etc. Took a long time for the food and it was was OK. The egg bagel sandwich could have been made at home, the amazing eggs benedict were not good. (fried green tomato on sandwich was hard as rock and super fried.) Will not make this a repeat. Would recommend the black magic cafe or the crepe stand that is in town.

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Thank Beth C
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

It hard to find a restaurant doing fresh food and not billing 20$ for 2 frozen shrimp ! This place is nice, food is simple but good and they don't write fresh orange juice on the menu to sale you Tropicana ! Honnest, smile, it is a place to go in a touristic place.

Thank MathiasFrance
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

We've been to the Lost Dog Café once or twice a year for at least 5 years now, and we never leave disappointed. Most of the time we have our last meal of a week long stay there, but this month we went for lunch when we were just there for the day. As usual it was delicious. The atmosphere is relaxing and all dog photos make for good conversation. The service is friendly and efficient. As I said, the food tasted great, and the serving sizes more than satisfied us. As long as they keep up the good work, we will keep heading back for more every time we visit Folly.

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Thank Carol H
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