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Holly's Lighthouse Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


American, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Substitute Fresh Seasonal Fruit For 3
Add Bacon, Link Sausage, Veggie Sausage, Soyrizo or Chorizo 2.75
Add Chicken Apple Sausage, Linguica, or Sausage Patty 3.5
Add Ham Steak, New York Steak, ½ Lb Burger Patty, or Lox 5.25
2 Eggs Your Way
Cage free eggs cooked the way you like them. Served with toast and your choice of side: Hash browns, house cut home-fries, cottage cheese, sliced tomato, or yogurt.
Two eggs, your choice of (two) slices of bacon, link sausage, or vegetarian sausage patties, and a short stack of pancakes. (Buttermilk or Buckwheat). In the mood for French Toast? Switch from pancakes to either Brioche or Cinnamon Raisin French Toast for $2!
Add Spicy Serrano Pepper 1
Add Chorizo 2.75
Holly's Famous Huevos Rancheros
Two fresh homemade salsas and melted cheese top two eggs cooked to your liking, refried or black beans and a tortilla. Served with avocado and salsa.
Chicken Fried Steak & Eggs
Mom's recipe for homemade sausage gravy takes this breakfast classic up a notch! Served with two eggs your way, potatoes of your choice, and a fluffy buttermilk biscuit!
Substitute a Hand Pressed Sausage Patty 2
Breakfast Bagel
Two eggs your way, two slices of crispy Bacon, and melted cheddar.
Lox Bagel
Sliced Lox on a toasted bagel with cream cheese, served with sliced tomato, red onion, capers, black olives and kalamata olives.
Add Bacon 2
Billy Bagel
Bagel of your choice toasted and served open-faced with cream cheese and freshly sliced cucumber and tomato.
Dr. B
Fresh sprouts and sliced tomato, Jack cheese, spicy mustard and mayo. A local favorite!
Add Avocado 2
Breakfast Sand-O
One egg cooked your way, cheese, and your choice of Canadian bacon or veggie sausage.
Add Serrano Chili 1
Good Morning Melt
Two eggs your way with thinly sliced honey ham and melted cheddar cheese on grilled Sourdough.
The Classic Benedict
The traditional Benedict made with Canadian Bacon. Substitute regular bacon for no charge!
Add Bacon for 2
The California Benedict
Our house roasted turkey sliced and sliced Avocado.
The New York Benedict
Thinly sliced Lox under eggs and topped with hollandaise and capers. Served with sliced tomatoes.
Add Avocado 2
The Florentine Benedict
Sautéed spinach and fresh tomato.
The Big Sur Benedict
Veggie Patties atop freshly sliced tomato.
Add Serranos 1
Chorizo and Eggs
Cage free eggs scrambled with Mexican chorizo and cheddar cheese. Served with tortillas and your choice of hash browns, home fries, or cottage cheese.
Side of Hollandaise 1
Bacado Omelette
Chopped bacon, sliced avocado and shredded Jack cheese.
Holly's Omelette
Crispy bacon, sautéed asparagus, fresh spinach, and a mix of Jack and cheddar cheese.
Local Hint - Add Bacon 2
Castroville Omelette
We marinate artichoke hearts, tomato, and green onion with fresh herbs and serve this omelette with Jack cheese.
Lighthouse Omelette
Bay shrimp sautéed with green onions and tomatoes, with Jack cheese. Sour cream offered upon request.
Add a Side of Gravy 2
Denver Omelette
Diced ham, onions, bell peppers, and cheddar cheese - a classic favorite!
Mexi Omelette
Spicy chorizo, bell peppers, tomato, onion, jack and cheddar cheese, topped with freshly made pico de gallo. Served with sour cream upon request.
Spanish Omelette
Ortega green chili, tomato, Jack and cheddar cheeses. Topped with salsa roja and a dollop of sour cream.
New York Scramble
Grilled onions, crispy home-fries, and lox scrambled with three farm fresh eggs and topped with capers. Served with sliced tomatoes and the bagel of your choice, toasted with cream cheese or butter. Sour cream available upon request.
Spinach and Mushroom Omelette
Fresh spinach, sliced mushrooms, diced tomato and Jack cheese.
Holly's World Famous Apple Oat Pancakes
Freshly Chopped Green Apples, roll cut oats, wheat germ, and Holly's spice mix go into these fluffy, wonderful pancakes. A local favorite! The recipe is under lock and key! If you have any food allergies please alert your server.
Add Fresh Berries 3
Add Banana 1
Texas Style French Toast
Made with Brioche - a local favorite! Try our Cinnamon Raisin Bread!
Add bacon or berries [Strawberry, Blueberry, Raspberry, Strawberry, or Ollaliberry] 3
Add Nuts, Coconut, Banana, or Chocolate Chips 1
Add An Additional Pancake 3
Holly's Buttermilk Pancakes (2)
Substitute Buckwheat Pancakes for no charge.
Grandma's Banana Nut Bread French Toast
Carrot Cake Pancakes
Amy's cinnamon spice mix, raisins, chopped walnuts, and shredded carrots make these fluffy cakes a great excuse to have dessert for breakfast.
Add Berries 3
Add Bananas or Walnuts 1
Add Reese's Pieces, M&M's, or Chocolate Chips 0.75
Add Whipped Cream 0.5
Malted Belgian Waffle
Add Fresh Berries 3
Soy Milk 1
Hot Cereal
Rolled Cut Oatmeal or Cream of Wheat served with a side of toast and raisins, brown sugar, and steamed milk. Honey available upon request.
Request Mixed Berries Instead of Mixed Fruit 2
Fruit Parfait
Delicious, freshly cut to order fruit layered with vanilla yogurt and granola. Served with honey and a long spoon so you can reach all the good stuff!
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I both had the 2+2+2 breakfast and were impressed! It was our first visit, next time we will definitely be back. Good food, good service, cute atmosphere and a menu for just about anyone. I recommend Holly's!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank LDeMoisey
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great little breakfast place. Adorable lighthouse theme and fantastic service. Lots of vegetarian options which was wonderful

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MooseDeEvita
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for breakfast on our last day in Pacific grove. I had the NY style eggs benedict with smoked salmon and capers. Awesome.Nice cozy atmosphere and friendly service. Worth a visit for sure.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great portions. Good choices. Cute venue. Easy location. Ate there more than once, looking forward to working our way thru the menu.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Valerie B
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

Third week in California and happened upon this little gem after visiting the Museum. Love love loved the food. Our group enjoyed the Guacamole Melt, Bean Burger and Huevos Rachoes. All excellent.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank audreysnana
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

We stop by here for the reviews and near all of the thrift stores downtown. I had the B & G, eggs hash browns biscuits and gravy. My wife had the egg ham on sourdough. Both were very good, neat atmosphere, nice staff, right in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Edward V
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Small, friendly restaurant. Lots of choices for breakfast. The apple oat pancakes were excellent! Other members of our group had egg dishes and said they were good.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Brebra
Reviewed November 19, 2018

This is a cute little restaurant that boasts home-cooked meals. If you're an egg lover, this is your place. I don't think I've seen so many omelet and eggs Benedict choices. I had the apple oat bran pancakes, which are to die for. These are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MAZ4
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

This place was a great find in Pacific Grove. We had a delicious breakfast. The pancakes were some of the best I ever had. They have good old fashioned food.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank atjt916
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I really love "mom and pop" shops, and this is a great one. We had "choose your own scrambles or omelettes," and mine was the best breakfast I've had out in a long time: Everything fresh and delicious. The hash browns were perfect, too. Friendly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ann c
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