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Yellow Dog Cafe

905 S US Highway 1, Malabar, FL 32950-6093
+1 321-956-3334
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab bisque” (31 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
905 S US Highway 1, Malabar, FL 32950-6093
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was looking for a special place on the water for a much-needed couple tonight ..called ahead made reservation for a Tuesday night.@6 The valet came out with his umbrella and since it's the rainy season this was a perk! (Nice touch )he was very personable.....More

Thank bagdiva
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the best florida restaurants I have seen, and i am a 50 year resident! The Service was outstanding! Tiffany was the best, guiding us through the crab chowder, salmon , mahi, caprisi salad, chips and hot blue cheese, bread pudding and brownies! Are...More

Thank klafrance2017
Richard T, Director of Sales at Yellow Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the great review! Yellow Dog Cafe is delighted you found us!! Tiffany is also one of our favorite servers!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped with a group while on business travel. The night we were there it was storming and we sat in the lower level with the doors open; it was beautiful...the view was amazing. The service was truly exceptional. I had the onion crusted chicken;...More

Thank kmbrown021393
Richard T, Director of Sales at Yellow Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We are delighted you have now discovered Yellow Dog Cafe and we hope to see you back again soon! You are correct, when we have stormy weather on the lagoon, the views from our covered porches are exciting!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location. Outstanding service. Excellent food. All make for a wonderful lunch on this day. The view of the water is spectacular. A great menu with lots of choices. The crab bisque was one of the best I have had and the meatloaf was excellent....More

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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...More

Thank bekntony
Reviewed 28 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.

Thank 0709ty21
Reviewed 25 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...More

1  Thank Susanjaym
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...More

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!

Thank Kenneth N
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 !!!!

Reviewed 21 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...More

Thank Tiffany F
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Was told about this restaurant from a friend in Vero Beach when we were leaving. Since it was on the way we decided to stop by. So glad we did. Everyone from the hostess, server and cooks we could see in the open kitchen, were...More

Thank Baldylox
Richard T, Director of Sales at Yellow Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

We are so happy you discovered Yellow Dog Cafe! Sounds like you enjoyed our menu. Thank you for your kind review. And don't be afraid to ask for your dessert to-go next time..... ( to enjoy at home) !!!

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Frank T
6 April 2017|
Response from Stuart B | Property representative |
$9 and up by glass We have a good size list. Not on line it changes to much.
Frank T
6 April 2017|
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Response from Richard T | Property representative |
Yellow Dog Cafe has a large wine list that start at $8 per glass and $30 per bottle and up.
9 December 2016|
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Response from Richard T | Property representative |
Yes we are serving our dinner menu all day on Christmas day.. Please call for reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 70
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 905 S US Highway 1, Malabar, FL 32950-6093
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Malabar
  • Phone Number: +1 321-956-3334
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.
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