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135 Lopez Rd Ste A, Lopez Island, WA 98261-8290
+1 360-468-4740
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10:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 15:00
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Toronto, Canada
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207 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovingly Served ( I was there for a very early lunch. Apple treess frolicing kids close to the best local store and artisan shops. Freshest meal ever. These people care. I felt as if my special friend was making me a soecial meal just for me. Everytime i come to the islands i find time to come here. Checkbtheir hours... More 

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Thank Travel333333A
Woodinville, Washington
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Tasty, trendy, healthy and a bit "groovy" according to my lunch date .... The bean and corn bowl with the spinach wrap and salsa are to die for! A bit small for more than a few customers, but worth it.

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Thank aslanliveshere
Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Mostly vegetarian, but also with a local beef option...wraps, salads, soups and stews...and the best homemade cookies in the world. Tons of fresh juices and smoothies. Everything cooked or made to order.

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Thank emc1956
Carlsbad, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Vortex may be hidden, but it is such a treat. Everything is so delicious and if you need gluten free food, or you are a Vegan- you will not be disappointed. Everything is delicious.

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Thank kmichaudsilver
Toronto, Canada
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207 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

The clash of the fast pased tourist, the entirirled out of touch city dweller and the gentle local mixed in with loads of summer yellow jackets is unbearable.Lopez itself is not suitable for tourists like friday harbor or Orcas is. Thete are few attractions. If you dont know anyone on the island you are out of place.Even the hoards of... More 

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Thank Travel333333A
Lopez Island, Washington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Food and drinks are prepared to order and so are super-fresh :-) This is a great place to go eat solo in a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere where not being part of a group doesn't make you feel self-conscious. Fun art on the walls inside and pleasant outside seating. Lots of menu items for folks needing gluten free fare.

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Thank nomadthatsafact
seattle
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

this little cafe never fails to please. the food is healthy and creative. the women who put together our tortillas were sweet and friendly. eat outside or in.

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Thank imbris
Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

My partner and I were excited to have access to green juice, since it's a normal part of our breakfast routine but not worth hauling the juicer along. Vortex offers myriad juices, green and orange and red, but the real treat was the bowls. We really liked the peanut bowl (vegetables tossed with peanut sauce over brown rice) and the... More 

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Thank PeterWhimsy
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

My favorite is the hot Chai tea. All year long i crave this delicious drink and can't wait for my annual trip to the island to indulge. They have a lovely casual environment and wonderful food as well. All organic and the staff is super kind!

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Thank Kara D
Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

After a week on the three islands, it was a relief to find the healthiest and best-tasting food anywhere in the San Juans. After the meal, my wife and I asked the owner for the recipe for both meals so we could attempt to reproduce them when we returned home. If you're a fitness buff or a health nut, come... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Lopez Rd Ste A, Lopez Island, WA 98261-8290
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Lopez Island
  • Phone Number: +1 360-468-4740

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