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Holly's Lighthouse Cafe

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602 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2615
+1 831-372-7006
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07:00 - 14:00
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Wed - Mon 07:00 - 14:00
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Sacramento, California
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121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On Black Friday arrived at 1; they close at 2 (open at 7). Found a table and was promptly served with water. Service was quickly available at all times; we were done by 1:40. Ordered the ham and egg cheese melt on sour dough bread. Was delicious - among the best sour dough I've had and I've had many different... More 

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Nyc
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do yourself a favor, come to Pacific Grove for a long weekend or week holiday. Even during freezing August, this is the warmest place in town. Spanish omelette, oatmeal, coffee, pancakes. The only item that was not worth the carbs was the dry bisquit. Worth the wait to enjoy one of the cutest most authentic cafes in the USA!

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Thank Marytango99
Sacramento, California
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here once and had to come back second time to try something else in yummy menu. Cinnamon raisin french toast--so delish... and heated syrup too! My next choice was special apple oat pancakes-- i added some bananas. Awesome. Some cooks dont know how to cook pancakes with fruit inside-- but they did! My husband had eggs, sausage & shoestring... More 

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Thank Bonnie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The breakfast was amazing and prices were great! I had the two egg breakfast. It came with hash browns, bacon, and tortillas included.

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Thank Cheryl F
CA
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Went here for breakfast and had a wonderful meal for the money. Service was prompt. Had pancakes and eggs with sausage and it was well prepared and a good quantity. You wont leave hungry.

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Thank Steve063
Chico, California
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326 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

A nice small family-run cafe in the heart of the lighthouse commercial area. perfect stop for a late morning breakfast or lunch. Great prices, solid portions, friendly and fast service, and a character and ambiance that sings of the coastal and laid-back location in Pacific Grove. On my list for return visit in the future.

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Thank JoelZ195
Hydesville, California
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Located in downtown Pacific Grove, Holly's is a nice place for lunch. I had a good latte and a slice of bourbon bread pudding and it was very good.

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Thank 4cookie82
San Francisco, California
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179 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Having eaten at Lighthouse Cafe many times over the years, I was surprised by the spotty service and mediocre meal on this trip. Simple bacon & eggs - the bacon was massively salty, the potatoes blackened on one side and the toast over toasted too. The eggs were good though! Hopefully, next time.....

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Thank JourneyImaged
Sunol, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Everytime we go to PG Holy's is a must breakfast stop, perfect for early risers, if you sleep in you will have to wait for fantastic!

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Thank Shelli G
Tampa, Florida, United States
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143 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Went against the grain and had apple oat pancakes rather than carrot cake variety. Ours was very good also. I had chorizo scramble with hot flour tortillas. Very tasty. Restuarant lived up to its reviews.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2615
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-7006
Description
Great little local find that serves breakfast and lunch. The food is fresh and it is very popular in Pacific Grove.

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