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“Disappointed....”
Review of Lighthouse Cafe

Lighthouse Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 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.
Sanibel Island, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Disappointed....”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

After all the hype about how great the breakfasts are at the Lighthouse I tried the dinner....silly me. I was okay but not great. Keep to the breakfast......

Visited January 2013
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Carver, Minnesota
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177 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great cafe on Sanibel”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

We stayed only a few blocks from the Lighthouse Cafe, unfortunately we didn't go there until our last night, the food was fantastic. The cram of cauliflower soup was so good and the seafood even better. Don't miss this gem on the island.

  • Visited February 2013
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Eau Claire WI
Level 6 Contributor
297 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Must do for Breakfast!”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

My wife & I stopped for a late breakfast on Sunday, Feb 3, after biking the westernloop on Gulf Side Beach..Gulf Drive/Road & Periwinkle down to Lighthouse Beach...we stopped on our return on Periwinkle to our way back to Kona Kai where we were staying. Our son and family had been here about 4 week previous and said that we had to try it...We got the omelet of the day and shared with coffee..it was delicious...!!!unique atmosphere..the host recommended the best places to watch the upcoming Superbowl for us..the Lazy Falmingo(which we were not able to visit). The omelet was more than enough for my wife & I..coffee teriffic...service excellent...we will of course go back when we return to Sanibel..Omlet was about $10....in fact we saw another couple staying at the Kona Kai at the next table. Crowded..but worth it...they want to please people. Side Benefit..they are next door to Pinnocchio Italian Ice Cream shop...see other review :)

  • Visited February 2013
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Hartford Connecticut
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good eating all day”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

We ate breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Lighthouse Cafe and enjoyed them all. The food was well-prepared, portions were generous, service was excellent. It is conveniently located and there are cute shops to explore while you are waiting to be called for dinner. People seem to eat early on this end of the island; the restaurant is crowded at 6:30, almost empty by 8:00!

  • Visited January 2013
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Saint Charles, Illinois
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
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“My favorite place to eat on Sanibel”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

This is always our first stop. Never disappointed . I'm excited that they are now open for dinner. And the preserves are to die for

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