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“good food and quick service”
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: Breakfast, Dinner, 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.
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“good food and quick service”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

We ate breakfast here every day for a week and lunch a couple times. never diappointed. Super nice Girls and good quality food

Visited April 2013
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St. Louis, MO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Best Breakfast on the Island”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

What a great place to have breakfast! We had the specials of the day. The Malted Chocolate Chip Pancakes were fantastic and were so big, they could easily be enough to serve two people. I had the Spinach Feta Cheese Omelet and it was delicious. The wheat bread that came with it tasted as if it was homemade...so good that it didn't even need butter or jelly on it. Very fresh, in-season tomatoes as a side were a nice accompaniment, but they offered other choices, as well. After breakfast you can stroll on the Lighthouse grounds, which is just a short walk down the road. Well worth the trip to this great little café.

Visited May 2013
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Henfield, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
190 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Best breakfast on the islands”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

We have visited Captiva every year for the past seven years and a visit is not complete without a breakfast at the lighthouse cafe. Whilst there is typically a wait to be seated its a great spot to eat. Multiple choices we had the American breakfast which was as good as ever, pancakes are a big favourite here and look delicious as do many of the dishes

  • Visited May 2013
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Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Always a favorite”
Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

We have been coming here for years. This was the first time I felt like it was waaaay overpriced. A side of bacon (3 pieces) was $5, cup of berries $6 etc. our bill was almost $50 for two people. The food is always wonderful (ESP the malted pancakes!!). As much as I love this place, I think we will find other options. I recommend it, but be aware of the price.

  • Visited May 2013
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Toronto, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fantastic Breakfast”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Truly the best pancakes I've ever tasted!!! But be warned the portions are huge...I never came close to eating three pancakes but afterward realized that you could order just one or better yet split an order :-)

Visited April 2013
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