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“One of the Best breakfast places on the island.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Lighthouse Cafe

Lighthouse Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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.
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“One of the Best breakfast places on the island.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013

I’ve been coming to Sanibel for over 15 years and my wife and I always stop here for breakfast and sometimes lunch. They NEVER disappoint. Service is fast, friendly and professional. Food has always been excellent. Be prepared to wait a little, but there’s a few quirky shops next door to make the wait time pass by fast. The last time we were there (June 2013) the price for breakfast for two was a little over $24.00. I had a delicious almond waffle with sausage patties and my wife had the standard eggs, bacon, toast, and home fries.

  • Visited June 2013
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Buffalo, New York
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“Beautiful view excellent food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2013

We sat outside under a covered porch and enjoyed an excellent lunch watching the rain. I had tuna on grilled croissant and my husband had a burger . Service was top notch.

Visited July 2013
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Hartville, Ohio
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“Fantastic breakfast!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2013

Great for a delicious breakfast after a bike ride to the lighthouse.
Love their potatoes, some of the best I've ever had (crispy with carmelized onions, perfection!).
Prices aren't bad for Sanibel, about twice what you'd pay at a diner at home ;)

  • Visited July 2013
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great way too start the date”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Excellent breakfast at a busy busy place. Owner at the door runs a smooth ship for a busy small place. Servers are always buzzing around getting you what you need. Must be an army in the kitchen because the food flies out. Always a stop for us when in sanibel or even fort Myers!

  • Visited July 2013
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“Not even close to world's best.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

We've been coming to Sanibel for years, but never tried this place. With its claim of "World's best breakfast" and its busy dining room, we decided to give it a shot. While there wasn't anything wrong with the food or the service, it just wasn't exceptional in any way. French toast was okay. Eggs Benedict was okay. Coffee was okay. No kids menu. The place was so crowded that it was hard not to bump into other diners ( still puzzled by its popularity), poorly lit and just looked...old and tired. The prices were high. Wouldn't go back...there are other places on Sanibel that offer much better food and a more enjoyable atmosphere.

  • Visited July 2013
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