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Holly's Lighthouse Cafe

602 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2615
831-372-7006
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Ranked #11 of 76 Restaurants in Pacific Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

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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162 reviews 162 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
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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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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Monterey, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Ok so I wish they would make french toast out of their walnut sour dough bread - two perfect things that need to go together. But aside from that the Omelet's are excellent, the hollaindaise isn't my favorite and I wish they'd buy better tomatoes but otherwise excellent.

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Pacific Grove, California
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Good food, great service and nice atmosphere. This is a small restaurant in PG but if you have to wait to have breakfast it is totally worth it! The french toast is very good, and their egg scramble is hearty and good as well. It is really cool as well that they offer country potatoes or hash browns. Most places... More

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A busy little cafe. I went here on a Sunday afternoon with my boyfriend. We were lucky enough to get seated right away. The waitress brought our cups of very good coffee. I ordered the charbroiled chicken salad while my boyfriend ordered Bacon, grilled cheese, and tomato sandwich. For a bustling afternoon, the food came fairly quick. The salad was... More

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Fremont, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have traveled from Hayward to Pacific Groove just to have breakfast here. I happen to like eating and I like a fair to good size portion. No problems here, great size plate loaded with my kind of serving. You do not leave hungry and they always have great specials on the wall. This place gets busy so get there... More

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Redwood City, California
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178 reviews 178 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We arrived to Holly's on a Sunday, just after 11:00 AM. There was a wait to be seated as the restaurant was packed. Our wait was about 45 minutes, well worth it. So many breakfast and lunch options to choose from. I decided to have the breakfast burrito with chorizo. It was served with a side of home fries. Both... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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153 reviews 153 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I have been here several times, but none for the past couple of years. So I was excited to see that Holly's is still there and still outstanding. The place is crowded, but that's OK. The draw is the food. First quality ingredients, prepared well and served by a competent wait staff. If you think about it, that's the exact... 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
Cuisine: American

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