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135 Lopez Rd Ste A, Lopez Island, WA 98261-8290
+1 360-468-4740
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wraps” (9 reviews)
“stews” (2 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
135 Lopez Rd Ste A, Lopez Island, WA 98261-8290
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Lunch is sumptuous. Very Flavorful. Juices are refreshing. Its good value for money. The food may seem pricey, but not for an Island restaurant. Service time dependent on crowd level. Benches/Tables outside in summer is a great place to sit and have lunch.

Thank Sridhar J
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Amazingly fresh and tasty food. My husband and I each got a salad (me the bean/corn with added beef, him the salmon/feta). We couldn't stop oooh'ing and ahhhh'ing at how good it was. Our daughter got a quesadilla with fresh salsa. The salsa was a...More

Thank U4694XIjenniferg
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We have been going to the Vortex for years and we love the smoothies, burritos, and bowls, the casual environment and the friendly service. Great outdoor seating with a view of the water. All the food is prepared to order in a small work space,...More

Thank lukecsmom
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I have been coming to the Vortex for at least 15 years. It is the one place we head straight to after getting off of the ferry. Jean, the owner is the most unbelievably amazingly kind person on the planet. Her food is delicious, homemade,...More

Thank wafer16
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

OMG! The food served at this wonderful organic restaurant is such a treat. Much if not most is local. The portions are generous and everything is homemade right on the spot. The menu is creative...wraps, salads, soups and stews....and even has some children's offerings. It...More

Thank emc1956
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Highly nutritious food that taste out of this world. Get fresh made juices as well. Carry out or dine in. This is my way to stay healthy and eat well with a delicious menu. Quesedillas, Wraps, Salads, and other combinations. Fresh fruit and veggie juices....More

Thank Brenda A
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This place is a little pricey but then you are on an island and everything has to get here the long way round. We had delicious lentil soup and wraps. Very hearty and carefully crafted.

Thank martha448
Reviewed 21 November 2016

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...More

Thank Travel333333A
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.

Thank aslanliveshere
Reviewed 18 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.

Thank emc1956
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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