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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: Breakfast, Brunch

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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
A great comfort food breakfast.

Good old home cooking. Basic and good. Servers very friendly. Short on atmosphere but there are plenty other places in town offering good views and more sophisticated venues but this diner is great. Take a table as they have the most uncomfortable booths you will ever find, unless you are ten... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
JimandMark
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Good old home cooking. Basic and good. Servers very friendly. Short on atmosphere but there are plenty other places in town offering good views and more sophisticated venues but this diner is great. Take a table as they have the most uncomfortable booths you will ever find, unless you are ten or a size zero. The counter is a nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

What a great find this little diner is! Great menu choices and prices are very reasonable. The smothered biscuit is outstanding! Will definitely return and highly recommend.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Been going here for years and it's always very good!!! Lg portions and yummy food, friendly people and home cooking!! Small and always busy but worth the wait!!!!!!!

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Michigan
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Place was extremely small. Service was good. We had omelets that were just average. Everything is served ala cart (hence the name). We ended up paying $17 for 2 omelets and coffee. Little pricey for a local dive restaurant. Save your money and hit the breakfast buffet at Big Boy.

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I know breakfast is not difficult to make, but everything was cooked just right. I had the complete breakfast (I think that's what it was called). The sunny side eggs were the right consistency, the hash browns had a nice crust on the outside and were creamy on the inside, and the sausage patty was hand formed and huge. My... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Port Clinton is in the heart of Lake Erie's Walleye and Perch country, so there are always dozens of fishermen in town. And beginning at 4:30 in the morning, every day, many of them gather here for huge breakfasts and boxes lunches to take on the boats. The place has great service; you no sooner sit down than a server... More 

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Fishers, IN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We ate here three mornings in a row because it is open early; the waitresses are friendly; the food is good and not expensive and the service is fast. What more could you ask for? Wish we had been there for lunch or dinner since they have home made pie. We had simple breakfasts (eggs, toast and coffee) and we... More 

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Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Fine little cafe serving breakfast and lunch. Very friendly staff providing fast and friendly assistance. My breakfast this morning of eggs and corned beef hash was very good. Prices are more than reasonable. I look forward to a return visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is where you want to go if you want a breakfast that will keep you full for most of the day and you'll do it for under $10 per person. When ordering you hash browns keep in mind that a full order is enough to feed two people. My wife always gets the blueberry pancakes which she thoroughly enjoys.... More 

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Marblehead, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Great place for Sunday breakfast. Wow they serve breakfast all day.! Small cafe but service is good so you don't have to wait long for a seat. Large tables so bring a group or join others and make new Friends.

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

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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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