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Salty Dog Seafood Cafe

Pacific Highway, Coolongolook, New South Wales 2423, Australia
+61 2 4997 7107
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“bbq seafood” (3 reviews)
“pies” (12 reviews)
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Fast food, Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pacific Highway, Coolongolook, New South Wales 2423, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been stopping here for years for a coffee or a full lunch. The atmosphere is relaxed, the food is always excellent. It is great value. Customer service is very good. Now with the pies & wholesome food cafe the choices are perfect. I...More

Thank Bronwyn O
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Forget the fuel and drop into the Salty Dog instead. I love this place. Rustic but delicious and friendly. Such a convenient place to stop when travelling either direction on the highway.

Thank 274kelly
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This little eatery is part of the Salty Dog Cafe and the food is fresh and tasty. I've eaten here every time I travel through Coolongolook and have sampled most things on the menu since it opened around 18 months ago. There are a lot...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a favourite place to stop, when travelling alone or with friends. Good choice of food from three different outlets in the one spot. This time we had burgers (huge!) and chips. Very tasty. The coffee is good and the bathrooms are clean. A...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a regular stop for is on our way to our holiday house at Blue Haven. The dog can get out, have a stretch and we can have some of the best, freshest fish and chips on the coast. Go...you won't regret it!!

Thank lunawarner
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The quirky name (at the same time as hunger pangs) inspired us to stop at this fascinating cafe, decorated with sea sailing paraphernalia including a wonderful piranha, made from recycled metal and wood. The outside sheltered area had a log fire going, and after eating...More

Thank Jean762014
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We travel from Coffs to Sydney a lot and I stop here. Its always great and they have good facilities. Its nice to order excellent restaurant quality meals and while waiting have a walk about. The fire was on last week and it was very...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Perfectly positioned when heading north of Newcastle. Plentiful and easy parking, room for the dogs to stretch and food is fantastic.

Thank Brock V
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Love Salty Dog and so lucky we live at Bulahdelah and only a short drive. We particularly like the potato skins and we share a big dog between us. Great even in Winter with outdoor fire and great prices! I have seen the seafood platter...More

Thank ruraltravellingmum
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Each time we drive north we drop into Salty Dog for breakfast Over time we have seen it grow from one building to now two buildings and a railway carriage Two things you can always depend on is the welcome smiles of staff and the...More

Thank Rotiman1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pacific Highway, Coolongolook, New South Wales 2423, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Coolongolook
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4997 7107
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Locally owned and operated, offering fantastic fresh local seafood and cooked meals, homemade cakes, and organic coffee......Restaurant meals at take away prices. Best stop on the highway, wheelechair, kid and dog ( of course ) friendly, parking and entrance around the back. Take away available. Fully Licensed, NO BYO, group bookings available with set menus on request, sure to suit everyones tastebuds!!! Enquire now about our " Live Music Days " during the warmer months..... Hope to see you there...... Now with 2 more eateries to choose from, Unearthed- Good Mood Food, offering many gluten free meals, fresh juices, smoothies and healthy take away options, plus Platform Pies and Patisserie with homemade Pies and sweets including gluten free pies! Come and check out the new additions to the Salty Dog Village, NOW OPEN
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