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Holly's Lighthouse Cafe

602 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2615
831-372-7006
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Ranked #10 of 76 Restaurants in Pacific Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We stumbled upon this sweet lspot after a wonderful walk along the coast from the sea aquarium. Perfect spot to leash up my dog and enjoy a delightful breakfast. Had the banana bread pancakes and fruit parfait, both worthy of a return next time in PG!! The coffee was a bit week for my taste. The service was friendly and... More 

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Alameda, California
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29 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We went there because it was there, basically, but it was totally worth the wait (about 15 minutes for a party of 4 on a weekend morning). The food was excellent - I had the blackberry-banana pancakes which _rocked_. The coffee was good, standard diner coffee. The interior feels comfortable, but a bit crowded.

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Acampo, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a Cafe. No seafood on the menu. But they have some nice looking breakfast items. We shared a Reuben, needed more meat but the home cut fries were very good.

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Pacific Grove, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Holly's Lighthouse Cafe is another local cafe that looks like it could be in a Norman Rockwell Americana painting. The interior is small but inviting and comfortable. There is also a small dining counter if you are single and don't mind rubbing elbows with the locals. My first visit to Holly's found me hungry for pancakes and the Amy's Carrot... More 

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Seaside, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I just visited this gem of a restaurant on Friday for brunch! HOLY COW! What is there to say... This place is absolutely spectacular!! The inside was adorable, the service was out of this world even though the one waitress had a full house.. She didn't even seem like it bothered her. She managed it so well, the food was... More 

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Burbank, California
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

When in Pacific Grove, we always go to Holly's for breakfast. It is small, and cozy, but the wait staff are so friendly and attentive, and the food is just great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

I have been going to Holly's for twenty years now and the food remains consistenty good, with reasonable prices and a warm local atmosphere. Try the New York scramble or the blueberry pancakes and you will not be disappointed.

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los altos, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Our family of four plus Grams and Great Gramma stopped by for lunch on our way to see the Monarch Migration. Excellent variety of breakfast (all day), soups, sandwiches, burgers and salads. Kid friendly (hotdogs, hamburgers, grilled cheese, pancakes, etc). We called ahead about a half hour out since we were a larger group and she put our name on... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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113 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This place appears to offer very good breakfasts, but we found our lunch to be mediocre at best. Minestrone was flavorless, had a very thin stock and mushy, overlooked vegs. The egg salad sandwich was also flavorless and the filling was dripping out of the bread--not a good ratio of egg to cheap mayo. The Cobb salad had no bacon... More 

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Martinez, California
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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is clearly a place prized by the locals, and the owner was visiting tables all morning while we were there. The food is very well prepared and we easily believe the menu's claim that almost all of it is made from scratch on premise. I had a delicious New York Scramble that came with lox and capers and a... More 

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Additional Information about Holly's Lighthouse Cafe

Address: 602 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2615
Phone Number: 831-372-7006
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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