Known for a light-hearted atmosphere with plenty of tasty food on the menu, Yellow Dog Eats is located in downtown Gotha. With plenty of sandwiches, salads, barbecue, and daily specials on the menu, there's always something to be excited about when you dine at Yellow Dog Eats. Every dish starts with high-quality ingredients including many locally-grown baby greens and homemade pastries. Chef Fish Morgan started the restaurants with imaginative dishes and plenty of flavors to delight the palette.
Serving lunch and dinner, you will notice the menu offers plenty of uniquely named dishes. There's something on the menu for everybody including vegetarian and vegan-friendly dishes. Just about anything on the menu can be made in a Gluten-free version, as well. The menu features plenty of BBQ and pulled pork with options, such as White Trash, Florida Cracker, and What the Fig. Each of these is some type of BBQ or pulled pork sandwich with unique toppings and plenty of flavor. Along with the BBQ and pulled pork, Yellow Dog Eats offers several signature sandwiches, such as the Salmon BLT, the Retrievers Roast, the Classic Yellow Dog Club, and the Twisted Tuna. If you're looking for something a bit lighter, they do offer wraps and salads. Even the kids will be happy to dine here as they offer a nice kids meal with pulled pork sliders, a cheese quesadilla, grilled cheese, pulled pork sandwich, and a turkey & cheddar sandwich.
Vegan and Vegetarian Options
Unlike some restaurants that just make substitutions to make menu dishes vegan or vegetarian-friendly, Yellow Dog Eats offers a Vegan & Vegetarian Menu. This menu includes:
- The Beat Bowl - Made with hummus, Tabbouleh, red pepper, red onion, Kalamata olives, cucumbers, and lemon vinaigrette.
- The Spicy Green Giant - Roasted broccoli raab with wonton skins, avocado, mushrooms, onions, and jasmine rice.
- Doing Yoga with Goat Toast - Their version of avocado toast with goat cheese and jalapenos!
They also offer a Grilled Veggie Focaccia, Sweet Potato Tacos, Jackfruit Tacos, and Vegetarian Nachos. Along with the regular menu, Yellow Dog Eats also offers seasonal and daily specials, which vary depending on what's in season.
While dining in is certainly a fun experience at Yellow Dog Eats, you can also enjoy having this restaurant cater your event. They offer plenty of options ranging from pulled pork or chicken to ribs to smoked brisket. You can choose from platters or packages to fit your specific needs and even add sides and desserts from their catering menu.
Locations & Hours
Yellow Dog Eats is found at 1236 Hempel Avenue in Gotha, Florida. They also have a second, newer location at 147 Canal Street in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Both locations are open from 11am to 9pm, Sunday through Wednesday and from 11am to 10pm Thursday through Saturday. They both offer happy hour from 2pm to 6pm, Monday through Friday, as well. Live Music is held from 6pm to 10pm at the Gotha location and from 6pm to 9pm at the New Smyrna Beach location Thursday through Saturday.