Salty dog seafood café and gallery, coolongolook

Segafredo coffee. For kilometres heading north there are signs detailing the menu of this converted church on the pacific highway. Dedicated to fresh seafood, and providing travellers with a pleasant spot to rest, sadly the coffee for me wasn’t up to standard.

There’s something about segafredo coffee that I just don’t enjoy: I thing it’s the peanut-like aftertaste. If you like segafredo, though, they deliver the textbook segafredo flavour in the style that you’d expect from the side of the pacific highway.

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  1. The Salty Dog Cafe is now open 6 Days a week… , Wed 9am-3pm, Thur and Fri 10am-8pm, Sat, Sun and Mon 10am-3pm…. And they are now using “O”, coffee a new freshly roasted Organic coffee so come and try it, this time you won’t be dissapointed ( Dave! )………

  2. Great hamburger and super extra hot latte. Fish & Chips were crispy and fresh. yum yum yum….excellent staff… well worth a stop.

  3. This place is a godsend! Hungry and desperate for a break in a long drive, we saw the Salty Dog and pulled in. Our fish and oysters were absolutely first class and the setting is quirky and relaxing. They even have a few boutique beers! Don’t miss it, you won’t find better!

  4. Always stop here when ever I go up North (from Sydney).

    Is there a motel or something nearby as would like to have a full on alcohol inspired seafood dinner with my partner with having to drive again!!!

    Oh yes, food and service is great.

  5. Finally stopped there for a late lunch always looked closed to us on driving past this time we found the rear carpark and had a great lunch with friends – need a sign out to let people know to park at rear – will make sure we stop each trip now.

  6. always looked closed until we stopped and found rear carpark on this trip. Great food and atmosphere – will stop each trip noth now.

  7. No, it’s closed. We drove by today at 1140am and it’s closed with a chain both sides and looks like it hasn’t operated from some time. M

  8. We just ate at myalla cafe buledehla a place normally reknown for deep fried everything for truckies. Great healthy serves of food in a retro fitted cast ironed walled heritage house. They grind amore coffee which is a nutty rich blend – slightly acidic. Enjoy!

  9. Was definitely open last week. Very friendly. Fresh air and coffee much better than a service station. Very fresh fish and home made cakes. I think it's lovely.

  10. My wife and I regularly travel this part of the highway and rarely go past. This is by far the best stop on the highway; great coffee and tasty fresh food served with a smile. Sitting by the far for dionner at this time of the year is the only way to start a holiday.

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