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$3 - $15
American, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews poached eggs country fried steak greek omelet sandwiches fries salad local breakfast breakfast or lunch great little place great place for breakfast friendly service cooked to perfection lbk whitney servers regulars water
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Reviewed July 7, 2021

Such a great cafe and the food was amazing. Service was great and a nice friendly atmosphere. Definitely recommend this place.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 4, 2021

This is a great cafe for breakfast or lunch. The wait staff and cooks are the best. There is an outdoor seating area near a canal in the back of the restaurant.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed May 26, 2021

Unassuming from the outside, pure delight inside. My wife and I took my 94 year old mother for breakfast. The place was clean, the staff friendly, access to th waterside patio easy for mom's walker and, best of all, the food terrific. My wife and...I had the French Benedict which was the best egg dish I've ever had. Next time we'll come by boat; arriving via parachute is still up in the air.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed May 12, 2021 via mobile

Delicious breakfast, well priced, very friendly staff. Will definitely go again, sit in the back patio if able. It’s very relaxing.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed May 11, 2021

It's a wonder this place gets so many stars. The only thing attractive about it is the terrace on the bayou, and when we showed up at 1:15 and asked to sit outside, we were told: "sorry, the terrace closed at one o'clock." No reason...given. The food is just diner food, and the shopping center it sits in is the most forlorn place on the island.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 28, 2021 via mobile

Expensive. Over $5.00 for a cup of instant oatmeal. Go up the road to Peaches for homemade oatmeal with real fruit and nutsMore

Date of visit: April 2021
Peter C, General Manager at Longbeach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2021

I am sorry you found the oatmeal subpar. It is made to order each time. It is not instant. There is real fruit placed in it to order. First time we had a complain our oatmeal. Sorry you weren’t happy with your meal. If there...More

Reviewed October 13, 2020 via mobile

One of the best gravy on top of my country fried steak, eggs and crispy potatoes! Wow......made my day ! 🇺🇸

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 1, 2020

We're staying at a friend's place a few blocks away from this cafe, and decided to check it out for breakfast. Delicious omelets and great grits. My wife had a french omelet, and I had their greek omelet. We sat inside. Place was clean. We...especially loved all the artwork and pictures on the walls, done by local artists and available for purchase. It wasn't until we finished eating that we discovered that they also have an outdoor patio with a half dozen tables available for outside eating. Next time, we'll try it out!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 10, 2020 via mobile

I decided to treat myself to breakfast on vacation. I drove down to Long Boat Key to the Longbeach Cafe. Very friendly waitress and a decent breakfast. The food was very good. It wasn’t a breakfast item but their fries are delicious! They serve them...with herbs which was very creative. My eggs were cooked perfect and the grits were cooked just like in a diner. They made a brewed ice tea that I thought was the best on the island. I liked the experience there. Not a fancy place but don’t let that frighten you. It is worth the visit!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Z1433XBpeterc, General Manager at Longbeach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2020

Thank you for a nice review. Glad you stopped by. We are pleased to hear you like the food and dinner type atmosphere. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed August 31, 2020 via mobile

This is a hole in a wall restaurant that wasn't bad but...all the condiments were on the table. With covid, I didn't really like that. To make matters worse, there were sugar ants on the walls and table throughout our whole meal. Food was okay.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Z1433XBpeterc, General Manager at Longbeach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2020

Thank you for your review. It is a small restaurant, diner style. Just wanted to reassure you that the condiments are cleaned by the staff in between usage. Along with the tables and seats. If you are uncomfortable with the condiments that are on the...More

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Yes, Longbeach Cafe offers takeout services.

Longbeach Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5