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East Lake Road and Tampa Road, Palm Harbor, FL 34685
(727) 772-0707
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasant breakfast!

I have visited a couple of times and on both occasions the food has been delicious! My only complaint is that I wish the servers were a little more friendly. I will still be back though as it is a great neighborhood cafe.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
Karinmichelle80
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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Clearwater FL
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75 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We've only been there for breakfast, they open at 7a and have a variety of everything on their menu.....they offer lunch/brunch and open til 2:30p, the Service is Friendly & Quick

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Clearwater, Florida
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

If you're like me, you order Eggs Benedict with a feeling of risk-taking: will it be hollandaise worth eating? You're not taking a risk at East Lake Cafe, because they know how to do it right. They have several versions of "Benedict" including florentine (with spinach), smoked Scottish salmon (with spinach, capers, and dill hollandaise), crab, and California (grilled tomato... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Again, after yesterday's debacle, I not only wonder why this place remains immensely popular but also why I keep going in there! 40 minutes from doorway to plated food is ridiculous, and we were 2 minutes away from walking out (The Hubs' comment of "I'll give it a couple more minutes"), when our breakfast arrived. I would like to blame... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I have visited a couple of times and on both occasions the food has been delicious! My only complaint is that I wish the servers were a little more friendly. I will still be back though as it is a great neighborhood cafe.

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Clearwater, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Average diner. Simple food - mainly deli sandwiches/wraps and omelets. Fast service, like a diner. Good place for quick lunch. Plan to try for breakfast soon.

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Bermuda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

September was the first time we tried East Lake Cafe (for breakfast). Their coupons ($ off if ordering over $20) is appealing to us. Usually, two entrees plus one cup of coffee puts us over that, so it's not the cheapest place for breakfast. That being said, the wait staff is always efficient, there is pleasant outdoor dining most mornings... More 

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My husband and I have eaten at the East Lake Cafe twice in the last two months, we have had wonderful breakfasts, crepes, eggs benedict, fruit cups, perfectly done bacon. The owner is about all the time, making sure everyone is getting what they need but the wait staff all seem like they are mad at someone, even though they... More 

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Others have said it is priced at the high end for breakfast but there is a reason. Portions are very generous and the food is creatively prepared with really fresh ingredients. My Italian omelette had a mix of really tasty sausages and veggies and bigger than I could handle. At 11 AM on a weekday service was just fine with... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Really nice place for breakfast. They offer a Southern special which includes sausage patties, biscuits and gravy, grits and eggs. While the scrambled eggs were just a little bit dry, everything else was right on the money. I'm surprised that the restaurant closes daily at 3:00 p.m. It's in between two other places that do a brisk nighttime business, and... More 

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Oldsmar, Florida
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Always have a great breakfast here, small place but clean with fast service. Great daily specials too. Interesting menu choices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: East Lake Road and Tampa Road, Palm Harbor, FL 34685
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palm Harbor
  • Phone Number: (727) 772-0707
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?