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Ala Carte Cafe

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225 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1142
419-734-9939
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great breakfast

Was recommended by the hotel clerk. Very busy little restaurant that only serve breakfast and lunch. We were lucky to be able to walk in and get a table as they were very busy but even still order was served within 10 minutes, which I thought was very good considering that the place was full... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Locals diner providing a hefty meal for a fair place. Nothing to write home about but warm service and good food. Worth a stop if you're in the area and need some good food.

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Erie,PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Was recommended by the hotel clerk. Very busy little restaurant that only serve breakfast and lunch. We were lucky to be able to walk in and get a table as they were very busy but even still order was served within 10 minutes, which I thought was very good considering that the place was full. They challenge you to eat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Awesome mom and pop type of place to eat breakfast, but the space was limited and impersonal because of the size but definitely worth the 20 min wait

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Lewis Center, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Big breakfast! The pancakes were great and the homefries were wonderful! Most important, the service was the best I have had in years. They made me feel as if I was at home. They were tremendously busy and probably really stressed but they did not show it! Coffee was good and hot and again, they made us feel right at... More 

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Port Clinton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My cousin and I decided to stop in here on a Thursday morning for lunch around 11am. It's a very small, seat yourself diner, which is very homey! The server was very friendly and she suggested items to go with what we ordered. I was hungry for a simple grilled cheese and fries, and she suggested gravy with my fries;... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Fantastic breakfast. They have the best home fries I have ever had at a restaurant! Large portion sizes. If you go on the weekend you will have to wait but it is well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

great food, good size portions. you know its a good place when you have to wait for a table to get in to eat. girls were very nice

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Good tasty breakfasts - why is American bacon so much tastier than British bacon? Been twice and packed out both times - great food, great waitress service although food took a bit of a while on one occasion although understandable as it was so busy. Will be back!

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Louisville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We received many recommendations for Ala Carte Cafe. It is awesome!! Very good food, large servings and delicious coffee. Price was great. It's not much to look at , a little hole in the wall, so don't let that deter your visit. Worth the visit. Takes you a back in time with the "diner" feel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Had breakfast here nearly every morning we were in town. It is a busy location. Good breakfast and good service.

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  • Address: 225 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1142
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: 419-734-9939

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