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Holly's Lighthouse Cafe

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602 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2615
831-372-7006
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Description: Great little local find that serves breakfast and lunch. The food is fresh...
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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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place to eat

Great menu, serving breakfast all day, good specials, busy but makes room fast, food prepared quickly. The portions were a little small, but the staff was very friendly and polite.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Rosamond, California
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Rosamond, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great menu, serving breakfast all day, good specials, busy but makes room fast, food prepared quickly. The portions were a little small, but the staff was very friendly and polite.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a very good lunch. It is a busy cafe, and we seemed to arrive right before the crowds. Service is friendly, and we could have both breakfast and lunch. The chicken salad sandwich was written up in the newspaper, and it was excellent on a walnut sourdough bread. My husband had one of the specials, a BBQ chicken... More 

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Seaside, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Come by 9am or wait to get in on the weekends. If you aren't eating breakfast at Holly's place (or lunch that is now being served these days), then you are not a local or do not know where the locals eat. There are 4 other places for breakfast, and we often go with friends and try the others, but... More 

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Adelanto, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Stopped in looking for breakfast. It was a nice place. The staff was courteous and attentive. The food was about average for a cafe. We wouldn't hesitate to go back.. but there was nothing memorable about the experience.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Home-made goodness. Interestng and fresh ideas in pancakes and waffles. If you ask for your bacon extra crispy, that's just how you'll get. Generous portions. Rightfully popular with the locals. Even if your hotel provides breakfast, sneak out and come here at least once.

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Los Gatos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

You should also consider the walnut sourdough bread with your breakfast. Most of the food is very good, but stay within their breakfast comfort zone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This spot is always good and service is very good.Many locals eat here and we always make it a breakfast spot when in Pacific Grove.

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Field, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My wife and I wanted to go tide pooling but low tide wasn't until 11:00 so we decided to have a leisurely breakfast in Pacific Grove before heading for the beach. Although we checked out a few places on Trip Advisor, it was the visual ambiance of Holly's that helped us decided. This is not at all a large place... More 

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Corte Madera, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We were in from out of town and wanted to find a great, non-touristy place to eat near Monterey. Holly's delivered! There was a little wait for a table (hey, it's popular!) but they were organized and got us seated as soon as possible. Wife had the New York Scramble which she loved. I had a breakfast burrito with chorizo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My server, Amy, was wonderful! She had a warm, laid back energy about her and was very attentive. The food was exactly what I was looking for, too.

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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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 602 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2615
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: 831-372-7006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Great little local find that serves breakfast and lunch. The food is fresh and it is very popular in 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

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