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“Best food on Lopez”
Review of Love Dog Cafe - CLOSED

Love Dog Cafe
Price range: $8 - $28
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Outstanding food. Quirky but terrific menu. Mid-priced. You can eat relatively inexpensively (not cheap, but there's lots to eat in the $10-$15 range if you don't want to go high end). The rosemary sea salt bread with batuto (herb-infused olive oil) is a great starter. Try the flank steak salad, salmon burger, individual pizzas, or whatever salmon White Bear (the owner and chef) is cooking up.

Thank Guildenstern
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Reviewed October 7, 2012

Outstanding food, great service. The house salad dressing is amazing and is for sale to take home. Fresh, local ingredients, fairly priced.

Thank JSandGB
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Reviewed September 22, 2012

We recently visited Lopez Island while on a cycling trip. The Love Dog Cafe came highly rated and so we decided to eat there one evening. Sadly the entire meal was a disappointment. The prices for main course were high and the food quality was substandard. A crab salad cost over $25 and it was a bowl of greens with some crab meat and dressing. Not very tasty and not much to look at. The salmon special (at $30) was merely ok. The salmon was slightly dry and had a strong taste suggesting it might not have been fresh. Inexcusable at this price point. The only good meal was the pizza. Nice crust and very tasty. My advice: if you're going to eat at the Love Dog, avoid the pricier items and maybe stick with the pizza and burgers. I won't be back.

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1  Thank JCDCalgary
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Reviewed September 22, 2012

My sisters and I had dinner at Love Dog on our last night on Lopez Island and we not just disappointed but angry. What we got was per-prepared microwaved food at gourmet prices. Also wine recommended by waiter as crisp and dry, the most expensive white wine on the menu, was as sweet as desert wine. When we said we didn't like it they would not take it back and so we had to pay for wine we did not drink. Will not go back next year.

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2  Thank Frankies3rd
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Reviewed September 7, 2012

During a recent visit to Lopez we ate here twice; after a good lunch we decided to return for dinner and were not disappointed. Food was hot, tasty and well presented and the service was excellent both times. A question regarding an allergy was handled privately and graciously by the owner and not just dismissed as is sometimes the case. Thank you Love Dog.

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Thank CateP42
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