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Ala Carte Cafe

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225 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1142
+1 419-734-9939
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“home fries” (18 reviews)
“hash browns” (11 reviews)
“coffee cake” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
225 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1142
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we go and stay in a condo on the lake, we have breakfast at Ala Carte Cafe. Good food and friendly service make this a must stop.

Thank Penny G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best breakfast and service! Definitely will visit again! Loved the hometown atmosphere! Accommodated 13 of is in 5 minutes!!

Thank Julie D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a party of 13 for breakfast, it was busy, but they accommodated us. Everyone’s food was great!! Wonderful service as well!!

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We have been traveling for 11 months. This is the best coffee, crispy corned beef hash, home fries (sliced like scalloped potatoes) and sausage gravy. Absolutely love the charming atmosphere if a place that hasn’t changed in decades. Experienced, friendly wait staff. The Pierogi are...More

Thank JustJohnson
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast here Saturday morning. This restaurant is always busy. Today we ordered the smothered biscuit and trash potatoes. Both were very good. Some of the best sausage gravy that I have had. Great sweet tea here too. It’s a small place that can be...More

Thank cdawg6016
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Great breakfast, share the home fries with someone you love. Get the sausage with the eggs, you will not be disappointed. The place for s filled with local fishing boat captains and local farmers. They feed you for a day of adventure. Eat here and...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed April 8, 2018

excellent breakfast at reasonable prices....I have only had breakfast here so no clue about lunch....

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Best breakfast in town. This crowded cafe boasts the best hash browns piled high, (only ask for a quarter serving) perfect eggs and inlets just the way you want yours. The locals eat here, so... You should too!

Thank Tomicatawba
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Very short on ambience - kind of a hole in the wall but obviously alocal fav. They were packed. So full one couple ended up sharing a table with a couple they had never met before. Food was average. Prices inexpensive. Waitress was nice, and...More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed October 18, 2017

We usually arrive in Port Clinton on a Sunday morning. Despite hearing good things about this cafe we never visited because the line is always out the door and around the corners. This time we came on a Monday and were not disappointed. We had...More

Thank lakegranny
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1142
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 419-734-9939
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