The Lazy Dog Cafe

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 3 ratings

172 West Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

(805) 449-5206
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    5 ratingJune 03, 2014

    Many gf items. I have eaten here many times and have always felt good after. Their kitchen tries to avoid cross-contamination as much as possible. The shrimp tacos are very good!

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    5 ratingMay 19, 2013

    Great restaurant. They've got a lengthy full page gluten free menu, including specific salads, soups, stir-fried rice, fish and meat dishes. The food is top notch all around.

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    2 ratingSeptember 17, 2016

    3525 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90503

    I have celiac and am very sensitive. The server was really nice and helpful and patient, but unfortunately I got glutened anyway, so I'm afraid I can't eat here again. But they tried. Pry someone in the kitchen was just lazy and absent mindedly X-contaminated something. I may try them again sometime in the future in case it was a fluke.

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    3 ratingSeptember 08, 2016

    40754 Winchester Road, Temecula, CA 92591

    Small gluten free menu, chicken, salmon or steak or salads, plus a shrimp taco option only available for lunch. Food is ok but not cheap. This place is fine if you want to eat something in a group with none celiacs and just eat something safe but for the price it's rather boring choices.

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    5 ratingAugust 14, 2016

    1202 Camino Del Rio North, San Diego, CA 92108

    Had small gf menu. Great tasting food. Highly recommended.

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    5 ratingAugust 03, 2016

    1202 Camino Del Rio North, San Diego, CA 92108

    I sat at the bar and the bartender was very informative about their menu and preparation. It's always reassuring when the staff at a restaurant are able to answer all of your questions without you even needing to ask. Well done Lazy Dog Cafe.

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    5 ratingJune 19, 2016

    1202 Camino Del Rio North, San Diego, CA 92108

    Quite a bit of food to choose off the menu. I felt like the staff was knowledgeable and I did not get sick after eating here which is huge for me. :)

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    5 ratingApril 24, 2016

    3525 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90503

    There are tons of gluten free and dairy free options and the staff are generally well trained about gluten free. If you're very sensitive, ask for Nick or Sam as they are experts regarding gluten free options. The fryers are *not* free from cross-contamination, so avoid the fried tortillas or anything else fried.

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    5 ratingMarch 23, 2016

    1202 Camino Del Rio North, San Diego, CA 92108

    The atmosphere is fun and the customer service is spot on! I ordered the New York strip and had it butterfly -well done. It came back more burnt than I was expecting and the waitress Patty immediately said, she was going to have them remake it. I declined, but she insisted! I was so relieved because I was eating the charred parts 1st. The 2nd one was PERFECT! Looking forward to many more visits at this Lazy Dog! The manager was awesome and went above and beyond to find out about a gluten-free dessert. I had almost thought he had forgotten, but he was doing his research! Thank you Brian, it meant a lot! I can't say enough about this place. My husband said his pizza (not GF) was delicious!

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    2 ratingMarch 06, 2016

    1961 Diamond Boulevard, Willows Shopping Center, Concord, CA 94520

    I appreciate that they specify the food is gluten sensitive not gluten free however that is pretty useless to a Celiac. The food is mediocre at best and the few times I have eaten here I haven't felt great after. Not horrible but not good.

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    4 ratingMarch 03, 2016

    13290 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92602

    They have really improved over the last few years. They have several good gf options and non of them have ever made me sick. I'm also dairy free and they make me gf, df tacos that are good! Not the most diverse selection, but good, safe, and tasty food!

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    4 ratingSeptember 13, 2015

    5100 Belt Line Road #500, Dallas, TX 75254

    So many things to try!!

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    5 ratingJune 29, 2015

    1961 Diamond Boulevard, Willows Shopping Center, Concord, CA 94520

    I ate off the gluten free menu and it was delicious. Had no issues later. I will definitely go there again.

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    2 ratingMay 19, 2015

    1961 Diamond Boulevard, Willows Shopping Center, Concord, CA 94520

    nice servers, gluten SENSITIVE menu. not suitable for celiacs, sorry. dogs allowed on patio. fun atmosphere. menus are available online. I had the flat-iron steak, and it was very yummy. However they only get a 2 star rating because they almost killed me. My gluten free meal was jam packed with gluten and it landed me in the hospital with inflamed intestines, out-of-control Multiple Sclerosis neuro symptoms and a lost week of productivity. Let's not mention the metric-ton of laundry due to loss of bladder and bowel control. What should have been a lovely mid-range date night dinner turned into one of the worst dining choices of my gluten free life.

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    5 ratingMay 14, 2015

    1202 Camino Del Rio North, San Diego, CA 92108

    I am thrilled that Lazy Dog has such a fantastic Gluten Sensitive Menu! Additional Notes about their Gluten Sensitive Menu: - It's incredibly helpful that the GF menu is also posted on their website because people with food sensitivities and allergies tend to plan their meal choices ahead of time. - The servers seem to be familiar with the menu and don't miss a beat when you mention it. - When the food is delivered, they mention that the item is gluten free, which adds one extra layer of assurance.

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    5 ratingMarch 02, 2015

    1202 Camino Del Rio North, San Diego, CA 92108

    They have very nice gluten-free menu.

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    4 ratingFebruary 21, 2015

    13290 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92602

    This place is great and they have a pretty good gluten free menu . I love the BBQ ribs and mashed potatoes. It seems a little pricey for what you get but very delicious.

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    5 ratingFebruary 14, 2015

    24201 Valencia Blvd, Valencia, CA 91355

    Generally knowledgeable staff.

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    4 ratingAugust 16, 2014

    3525 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90503

    Diverse menu selections

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    5 ratingJuly 25, 2014

    278 Los Cerritos Mall, Cerritos, CA 90703

    Great GF menu. It has wide variety of options. Lunch specials a good value

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    5 ratingJune 24, 2014

    278 Los Cerritos Mall, Cerritos, CA 90703

    They have a dedicated GF menu. The tortilla soup is wonderful! Since it is in a mall, it can be crowded on the weekends.

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    4 ratingJune 13, 2014

    13290 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92602

    I love Lazy Dog's gluten free menu. They make you feel like you deserve a tasty, well thought out meal unlike some restaurants. We come here often because the service us great, the food is fantastic, and gluten-free customers aren't treated as second class!

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    5 ratingApril 22, 2014

    1961 Diamond Boulevard, Willows Shopping Center, Concord, CA 94520

    One of the best burgers I've tried. Staff was very informative and cautious. Never had any issues

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    5 ratingJanuary 24, 2014

    16310 Beach Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683

    They have come a long way since we first started eating here. I live the varied GF options and how tasty everything is. Bravo!

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    2 ratingDecember 27, 2012

    16310 Beach Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683

    Yes they have options and yes the food tasted good BUT I still got sick :( Most likely it's because they don't have a separate area they prep/cook gf items like other places. It was a while back when I went so maybe one more try is in the cards...

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    4 ratingOctober 21, 2012

    24201 Valencia Blvd, Valencia, CA 91355

    They have a printed gluten free menu, although still limited selection. Not as good of a selection as BJs gluten free.

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    5 ratingAugust 04, 2012

    16310 Beach Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683

    Extensive gluten free menu ;) always delicious! They have everything from soup to salad to burgers to fish to grilled chicken to steaks!

Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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