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Holly's Lighthouse Cafe

602 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2615
831-372-7006
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Ranked #15 of 74 restaurants in Pacific Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Great little local find that serves breakfast and lunch. The food is fresh and it is very popular in Pacific Grove.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Great little local find that serves breakfast and lunch. The food is fresh and it is very popular in Pacific Grove.
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English first
Eagle, Idaho
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Wonderful food and service. It is a breakfast and lunch only restaurant that has lots to choose from. It is a local hangout that we discovered and always have to go to when we visit.

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This cafe was reccomended by a local as doing the best pancakes in town, it did not disappoint. Good extensive breakfast menu with vegetarian options. Excellent

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Betws y Coed
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had breakfast here twice. On the second occasion - a sunday morning, people were queuing out the door, so get there early! Breakfast was fantastic, I had the apple pancakes, which were great. The service was friendly and attentive despite being very busy. Only downside was that you accessed the toilets through part of the kitchen, with staff walking in... More

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Santa Maria, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Quaint place to have a great breakfast. Service and food were very tasty. Was a short walk from Lovers Point Inn. Well worth going for breakfast.

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Chino Hills, California
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179 reviews 179 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Walked by Holly's and thought it looked charming so we went in. I enjoyed it - had apple pancakes and vegetable omelet and liked them both. My companion did not like the pancakes, but did the omelet and strongly disliked the coffee.

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San Francisco, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Had a great breakfast here and liked watching the locals and just relaxing. Good menu and friendly service.

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Northern California
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122 reviews 122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Could easily have gone five stars but the food took a very long time to arrive. This is not a fancy place, it's more of a small casual place, but the food is really good. My omelette was great and the orange juice was delicious. My wife's breakfast was just as good, and the service was friendly. However it took... More

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Holly's is a great place for breakfast and/or lunch. Was recommended by a local in Pacific Grove, so we tried it out. Small café type of place but the food and service is impeccable. You won't be disappointed. GO NOW!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

This is one of the best hidden gems in the Monterey Pennisula.You can,t beat the price or the food and the service is great.A must go when in the area.

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England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Had a lovely breakfast here today. I had a 3 stack of pancakes - 2 would have been ample!! I struggled. They were so delicious though. Hubbie had a New York style eggs Benedict. I assume he enjoyed it as his plate was clear and he started on my pancakes!! We found this place via trip advisor recommendations and it... More

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