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“March 2014 Visit”

Lisa's Cafe of Madeira
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Midwest
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“March 2014 Visit”
Reviewed March 24, 2014

Dinner, sat outside. Just average, no standouts. Had glass of wine, appetizer, dinner $30 a head. Chairs outside, cheap plastic. Considerable road noise.

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Saint Petersburg
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Hit or Miss”
Reviewed March 23, 2014

Just left from eating breakfast- so my review is fresh in my mind! Have been twice, once for lunch and today for breakfast. Lunch was great- fresh, yummy...thought we'll definitely come back. Breakfast was terrible. My husband's biscuits and gravy was cold. We asked to have it warmed up and for $11 they really should have brought out a new one. I had a scrambled egg, 2 slices of bacon, and 1 pancake. It was $13.50!!!! The pancake was cooked on a griddle that must have had fish on it last because it tasted like bait. I was really disappointed. We are local- born and raised. Will not be going back unfortunately.

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2 Thank Karli2012
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Lawrence, Kansas
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Surprisingly Delicious”
Reviewed March 22, 2014

Went to Lisa's because it was close and got fairly good reviews. We were thrilled to find an amazing breakfast and very helpful staff and owner. Even returned two ore times!! We had the hash all three times, and YUM! My little boy DOWNED his French toast and pancakes.
When we spoke with Lisa, the owner, she stressed the importance of quality food - organic, GMO free when possible, fresh. Her salmon is never farm-raised, but wild caught and flown in from Seattle.
We are visiting from Kansas and will most likely be back and recommend this spot to friends.
We truly enjoyed all three meals at Lisa's Cafe!
(TRY THE HASH!)

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Thank Kendra M
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fine Dining with Personality”
Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

We went to Lisa's for dinner our first time in Madeira Beach. It was a wonderful experience from beginning to end. Staff was kind, helpful, pleasant and efficient. Everyone had a nice sense of humor, which we appreciate. The dining room was full and yet things were relaxed and comfortable. The music was appropriate and conversation easy to conduct without strain.
Lisa stopped by our table several times to check on service and satisfaction, which was impeccable. Our waiter,Ben, did a great job explaining the menu and offering suggestions.
I had the Expresso encrusted Filet Mignon which was the best specialty Angus beef I have ever had. My wife enjoyed the Chicken Picatta. Wines were superb as was the Peanut Butter pie.
We will definitely return over our 2 week stay, as they offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including Early Bird Specials. What a thoroughly delightful evening!

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Thank Golfguy46
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Waterford, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice, quaint place”
Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Small intimate dining with
Outdoor patio. The food was terrific, we went for dinner and breakfast and enjoyed both meals. The staff was friendly and provided good efficient service. Would definitely eat there again if we were in the area.

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Thank Diana H
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