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“Hidden gem down in the south end of the county”
Review of Yellow Dog Cafe

Yellow Dog Cafe
Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Malabar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$70
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Confort food with a flair. On the river in Malabar, Florida. On the Water with a long dock for a walk after diner. Outside dining, business meetings, weddings and private parties, event space.
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We live almost an hour away from this place so we can't get here as much as we would like. Anytime we have a reason to stop and the time of day is right (dinner), we do it. The atmosphere is very unique and you don't find it at most restauarants. It's very quant and maybe eclectic is another way to put it. That is meant in a good way. The menu is small but the food is top quality, fresh and cooked to perfection. The only negative I can share is that we ordered the lamb chops last time and they gave us three tiny little chops that were less than an inch thick. Pretty small portion for the price. Other than that, highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

When you are looking for a special dinner, this is the place to go. The food is excellent and service, too.

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Mediocre food. Wildly overpriced! I've eaten here several times and have never had anything I felt that I could recommend. Once I ordered coconut cream pie that had such a tough crust it was inedible. A jackhammer wouldn't have helped. Today's experience was the choice of a friend celebrating a birthday otherwise I would have declined or suggested somewhere else. Three salads, two cups of coffee, two iced teas and a hot tea and the bill with tip was $90.00!!!! Two of the salads had undercooked chicken and had to be sent back. Definitely not going back.

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Richard T, Director of Sales at Yellow Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Yes we remember your visit but you failed to mention the chef owner visited you at your table to assure you the chicken was cooked to a temp of 165-170 degree as his cooking gauge read. He happily cooked you another one and made a new salad to please you. Sorry you felt it was overpriced as your bill with tax and gratuity averaged $30 per person which I know I spend at most restaurants of quality in this area.

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

We love this place! It's a 45 minute drive from Vero but it is worth it. It's our favorite place! The service, food, and atmosphere is always stellar! It doesn't matter what you get...it's going to be great!

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Richard T, Director of Sales at Yellow Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to recognize Yellow Dog Cafe! Happy Anniversary !!!!

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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Our son has always loved to cook. Ever since he was able to walk he has been wanting to help in the kitchen. We have let him cook with us making simple breakfast dishes. But he had the most unique experience at Yellow Dog. He was able to cook in a real restaurant with chefs who specialized in pastries as well as main dishes. The staff was incredibly patient taking the time to show him the details and letting him do many of the steps himself. He was especially excited about getting to dress like the other chefs wearing his own apron and chef hat. Our son was exposed to every aspect of the restaurant from place setting, cooking pastries, fixing main courses, desserts, and even washing dishes. He had the most fun and it has only increased his interest in cooking. It was also a joy to see our son excited about cooking. Being able to observe him was a new and great experience for us as parents. Fantastic day and we couldn't be any happier with our experience at Yellow Dog.

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