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Lighthouse Cafe

362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
+1 239-472-0303
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pancakes” (156 reviews)
“french toast” (124 reviews)
“strawberry jam” (41 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had business to do on a hot Friday afternoon and and the stopped for lunch. I had one of the specials, Quiche Loraine which came with home fries and washed it down with a cold beer. The service was excellent and the ambience perfect....More

Thank tomhooves
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sign out front reads "The Worlds Best Breakfast." I decided to find out and they sure made a believer out of me. I've had eggs, bacon, potatoes, toast and coffee at other places too, but it was excellent. In addition, the coconut french toast...are...More

Thank dcollard70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Corn beef hash is excellent. Mimosas are great. Always a wait but well worth it. Eggs Benedict is great.

Thank jrog05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast for lunch and it was as wonderful as it always is! Between the two of us we shared a Denver omelet and french toast. I don’t know why the omelet is always so special, but it is always so yummy! And don’t...More

Thank JoBuck0729
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a big place, but they can squeeze you in somewhere. It’s a great breakfast stop, but a decent lunch menu also. Next to the lighthouse park and 🎣 fishing pier. The prices are reasonable for the area, and their staff is excellent.

Thank Sixxpak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best breakfast hands down! Home cooked great food. They give you a huge portion so bring an appetite. Service is great too.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for breakfast because we heard it was good. Oh well, we had to wait for a cramped table, and food was nothing more than average. The eggs were over cooked and crispy on the edges and tasted like they were cooked in lard.

Thank drapeman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not quite "so-so". Burger was chewy. Fries were not hot...pretty O.K. flavor..but they were already waiting for their table before we got ours. Steak and cheese was messy on a hamburger bun...needs a torpedo roll...otherwise it's a violation.

Thank johnfjohnston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We already came three years ago for breakfast. The place is funny, good breakfast and good real fresh orange juice. The waitress was very helpfull , thanks. We hope, perhaps, they will make some new things in the cafe... Kind regards Serge 🇫🇷 Anglet Biarritz

Thank DomDesPlages
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family stopped here for lunch. We had the cheeseburgers and blackened fish sandwich. They were both good, but they weren't anything exceptional. The pictures of the different lighthouses were cool!

1  Thank Sfarring
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Brad S
February 17, 2018|
Response from Liz S | Reviewed this property |
They seem to reorganize for 5:00 start of the dinner crowd.
Beth T
September 19, 2016|
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Response from ANA H | Reviewed this property |
they should be, they open daily but best to google it
June 20, 2016|
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Response from upone2000 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast items starts at $5.95 USD, Belgian waffles $7.95 USD, Big breakfast of eggs, potatoes, sausage, toast and coffee $9.95 USD. The ladies are very fast to get your order and always smiling.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0303
  • E-mail
We boldly state that we have the "world's best breakfast" and also serve lunch and dinner. Dinner is served seasonally from December 15th till April 30th but breakfast and lunch are served all year long, 7 days a week from 7am till 3pm. Dinner is served from 5pm till 9pm.
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