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Ala Carte Cafe

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American, Diner, Cafe
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225 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1142
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

SUPER friendly and welcoming servers. Excellent food for a great price. We eat here whenever we are in the area. Highly recommend the waffles!

Thank Natalie F
Port Clinton, Ohio
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good friendly service, good food. Plan on lots of syrup/butter if you like pancakes -- they're pretty dry.

Thank Jeffrey B
Port Clinton, Ohio
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It isn't always easy to find a seat at Ala Carte Cafe. That is an immediate indication of how good the food is in this little establishment. If I want a good meal that I don't have to prepare I choose Ala Carte Cafe. Its a festive occasion for sure.

Thank GreenPassion
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is clearly popular; there was a line out the door when we arrived on an otherwise deserted street. Coffee is fine and pretty strong, though cups are small so if they are busy and you are a caffeine addict you might wait a while with an empty cup. Eggs/bacon/toast were good and not too greasy, though not outstanding... More 

Thank happysteel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the cheeseburgers and the smothered biscuit! Great 'mom and pop' place. A must to visit when passing thru Port Clinton!!!

Thank coday12
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little place for breakfast. Food was very good, service was better. Lots of locals which is always a good sign. Would come back

Thank Wesley P
Catawba Island, Ohio
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74 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't eaten here in several years and for only two reasons. First the portions a for the very hungry and second, I couldn't afford to keep buying bigger clothes. Your first requirement is to love food and allot of it. Great breakfast and lunch are varied in choices but quality is with any you choose. The atmosphere is very down... More 

Thank Russ D
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Fresh Breakfast, Great Value .Great Staff. We had to wait about 20 minutes for a table, but very much worth the wait. Love the small town atmosphere, .Extremely pleasant staff.

Thank pistolbob1942
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast and service. You will not be disappointed. Will return when in the area. Very reasonable prices and generous portions.

Thank Dale N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Ala Carte was recommended by a local at the hardware store for a good breakfast. When we arrived, it was packed, but they do have a counter to eat at as well as tables. Even though it was packed, the staff took care of everyone quickly and the food came out without delay. Coffee and drinks were kept full. No... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?