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All 66 Sanibel Island Restaurants

Lighthouse Cafe

362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
239-472-0303
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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Vernon, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

The lighthouse cafe serves all meals during busy times, just breakfast and lunch during the off season. Nice cozy spot ... great collection of lighthouse pictures inside. My wife and I had crabcakes eggs benedict the day that we went ... awesome! Lots of other selections to choose from. Didn't see anyone who wasn't enjoying the experience. On the quieter... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

This was a very nice Resteraunt. A little smaller, but roomy inside and nice tables for 6 or 8 people. The staff was very friendly and attentive. The shrimp, clam chowder, steak, and mahi-mahi were all very good. 6 people, $123 plus tip which included 3 beers and 2 deserts.

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Oakdale, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is a cute little place with pictures of lighthouses covering the walls. The French toast and pecan waffles were delicious! Would definitely go back.

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Shalimar
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The service is great. I see the same wait staff year after year says something good. The food is hot , fresh and there are many choices. This place has been there more than 25 years and I have been going there every year for that long. I like that they know me! The coffee is enough to draw you... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Wife, mother-in-law, sister-in-law - could have been a tough meal but this place is so homey and comfortable that the "in-law patrol" went off without a hitch and everyone came away singing the praises of the Cafe. Mike runs a great place and dinners are available over the winter season. The corned beef hash is among the best I've had... More 

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Bristol.UK
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156 reviews 156 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Had an enjoyable breakfast-I had a seafood omelette which was very well presented- nice chunks of varied seafood..my wifes coconut toast also looked very appetising..I tend to go with amount of people using this spot and I can tell you its constantly moving foot traffic-we found service to be polite and attentive

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Le Sueur, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We always walk. 3 miles one way to the lighthouse cafe to enjoy brunch or lunch. Service is awesome. All meals have been worth the walk. Eggs Benedict. Omelets. Pancakes. Eggs over hard w bacon. Never a complaint by anyone of our group

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

4 of us stopped in around lunch time, and were quickly seated and seen to by friendly staff. Service was excellent, food was very good, and (shockingly) its nice and close to the lighthouse so good whether you're staying on the island for later or headed back over the causeway. Will definitely return.

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My friends and I stopped here to eat on our way back from a bike ride to the lighthouse. It was exactly what we needed to refuel! The food was good and the service was fast and friendly. It was the best breakfast I had in Sanibel. It is easy to miss this café because the outside is very unassuming.... More 

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Monticello il
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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is my favorite breakfast of anyplace I have ever been. We have been eating here for years. I have never gotten anything but their eggs Benedict and have never been disappointed. The dish comes with the best hash brown potatoes on earth. Their OJ is fresh.

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Additional Information about Lighthouse Cafe

Address: 362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
Phone Number: 239-472-0303
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 15
Cuisine: American

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