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Lighthouse Cafe

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362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
239-472-0303
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 111
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  • 43
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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
Most recent review
Nice place for breakfast!

Very good! Enjoyed a hungry fisherman omelet! Orange juice always tastes better in Florida! Limited seating but could hear name on intercom while shopping at adjacent shops which was nice. Reminded me of home...a good mom and pop home-cookin restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Dawn901
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Lafayette, Indiana
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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Lafayette, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Very good! Enjoyed a hungry fisherman omelet! Orange juice always tastes better in Florida! Limited seating but could hear name on intercom while shopping at adjacent shops which was nice. Reminded me of home...a good mom and pop home-cookin restaurant.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I love their NE clam chowder. It has a delicious smokey flavor. Husband enjoys the fish specials. Wine by the glass is nicely generous.

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Newark Valley, NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The first morning we ate here, they had an avocado, bacon and cheese omelette that was sooooo good--and so perfect since we were trying to stick with a gluten- and sugar-free diet. Another morning I got a fresh crab, mushroom and cheese omelette, which was also delicious. We used to live in Maine, so we enjoyed trying to find the... More 

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Georgina, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Always a great breakfast. Highly recommended. The staff are fast and friendly. We love to shop in the neighbouring stores too.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A 20 minutes wait, while we shopped next door, passed quickly . A large menu offered many choices. Service was quick and the servers were very friendly.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Went to Dinner here and enjoyed excellent seafood. Small dining area but not noisy. Service was very good and the wait staff attentive. Eclectic restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch year round and dinner during peak season. Very good place for relaxed dinner. Next visit will try breakfast

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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Breakfast at the Lighthouse at least once during our stay is a must. My husband gets corned beef hash and eggs. I get an omelet. We like the potatoes and most of all the the strawberry jam you just dip your toast in.

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very cute and the food is excellent. all fresh items served and very affordable. The service is great and very friendly.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great variety on the menu and great beers. Plenty of choices for dinner. Staff was very friendly. Neat photos of lighthouses from all over.

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Boston, USA
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136 reviews 136 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Our favorite restaurant pancakes anywhere: whole wheat blueberry pancakes with a side of sausage. Can't be beat!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: 239-472-0303

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?