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Dog Lane Cafe

) #1 of 28 Restaurants in Storrs €€ - €€€ American, Cafe, International
1 Dog Ln, Storrs, Mansfield, CT 06268-2233
+1 860-429-4900
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Cafe, International, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
1 Dog Ln, Storrs, Mansfield, CT 06268-2233
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the UConn area, I regularly use DLC for a.m. breakfast meetings and coffee studying. Service is efficient, food is tasty, coffee is strong and refills are free. Only thing missing is local wifi

Thank george s
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Storrs and I honestly spend way more time at Dog Lane than I probably should but the food is so good, it's hard not to go there. The chai latte is amazing and I love their creative specials. In the winter, their...More

Thank Lori R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like that everything is priced to the nearest quarter so that they don't have to handle small change. I like the big, comfy chairs -- it would be nice if they had more of those, but I understand that they get pretty busy and...More

Thank bimishka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’m thoroughly bewildered. The service and food at Dog Lane can vary wildly, but there is one constant: there is almost always a mistake in the order. In particular, our takeaway orders have had a problem EVERY time—and we get takeaway often. One of my...More

1  Thank SheepishlyGnomie
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Went there only once and the two food items were both lousy to say the least. It is at a great location and many students "work" there. Have not gone there again.More

Thank Oriental_Lily
Barry J, Owner at Dog Lane Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi Oriental_Lily, Thanks for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I can tell you that we are not in the business of creating lousy food, we wouldn't last long if we were. We purchase high quality food, as much from local vendors as...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Good food, good friendly service. The Bloody Mary was good too! If you're looking for a good meal this place is definitely worth checking out.

Thank milenac621
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Lunch at the Dog Lane Cafe was an epicurean delight. The quality of the food was excellent. The staff is friendly. The atmosphere is welcoming and casual. Despite the number of people in the cafe, you could carry on a conversation without raising your voice....More

Thank esmirelda
Reviewed 26 June 2017

There's a lot to like about this cafe: great selection of soups and sandwiches, self-pour coffee options (all you can drink), gluten free bread on hand, nice vibe with high ceilings and few students (lots of faculty eat here), friendly staff. BUT, they achieve some...More

Thank pdwschmidt
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were very please with this Cafe. The staff was awesome, super nice and happy to serve. The food was also excellent and the decor of the place pleasant. We will come back.

Thank sylvanito
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Dog lane cafe, a good place for quality food and good service, we had vegetarian options, the soup was good, would recommend

Thank 461sv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dog Ln, Storrs, Mansfield, CT 06268-2233
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Mansfield  >  Storrs
  • Phone Number: +1 860-429-4900
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Dog Lane Cafe is Northeastern Connecticut's newest European/American cafe, offering something for everyone from early morning to late at night. Our menu and our daily specials emphasize seasonal, local and freshly-prepared food, all made to order. Sample from our wide variety of sandwiches, grilled items and freshly tossed salads or help yourself to coffee at our self-service coffee bar - where you get to make it the way you like it. Relax in our comfortable dining room or during warm months enjoy outdoor dining on the patios on both Storrs Road and Dog Lane. Whether you are in hurry or want to take some time and relax with friends, our style of service lets you set your own pace.
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