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Pelican Cafe

612 US Highway 1, Lake Park, FL 33403-2916
+1 561-842-7272
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pizza, American, Italian, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
612 US Highway 1, Lake Park, FL 33403-2916
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate at Pelican's Cafe for Thanksgiving dinner. The food was plentiful and delicious. The entire staff we encountered were friendly, despite being the end of a very busy day. If we are ever in Palm Beach again, we will definitely return to Pelican's Cafe.

Thank Cincygardener
khowe, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the kind words and for joining us on Thanksgiving. Mark, Karen and Pelican Cafe Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this Cafe, my Belgian Waffle was amazing and it's a very comfortable place to sit. We chose the patio and it was just a great way to enjoy the weather and relax over a meal.

Thank ABee_NYC
khowe, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You so much for he kind words - Best Regards, Karen, Mark and the Pelican Cafe Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pelican cafe starts with complimentary donuts, which are “cake-style”, so they are not light, but they are pretty yummy. The sugar and the cinnamon donuts are okay, but the blueberry glazed is as yummy as it is messy. We ordered sausage frittata, and two orders...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service and food are excellent. Owner was delightful and we really enjoyed the at home atmosphere. We will definitely be back.

Thank tequilla551
khowe, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind words! Best Regards Mark, Karen and Pelican Team

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is just delightful! It is decorated in such good taste. Our omelettes (Bacon and cheese and Denver) were delicious. The sausage frittata was very good as well. We were sorry the homemade doughnuts are only served on weekends. Service was friendly and efficient!...More

Thank Sandra S
khowe, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you for the kind words from the Pelican Cafe Team!

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful breakfast with friends on a Sunday morning. Arrived around 930 am and were promptly seated by a cheery hostess named Mary. We were greeted quickly by Carolyn who announced we would be getting a selection of donuts and also took our...More

Thank Christina F
khowe, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

THANK YOU for the kind words...glad you enjoyed. Pelican Cafe Team

Reviewed 8 September 2017

From the moment you step into this charming restaurant you are made to feel welcome. The food is excellent and thoughtfully presented. The staff go out of their way to make certain your dining experience is one that you will want to have over and...More

Thank Vivienanne
Reviewed 2 September 2017

It is not easy to find a fantastic location for breakfast when on vacation; however that changed significantly with our family's breakfast experience at the Pelican Cafe. This restaurant is quaint, charming, and provides outstanding service starting with our entry and greetings from the Hostess....More

Thank TwoChains2016
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I have been to the Pelican Cafe twice and was impressed both times. You enter to a warm welcome and are seated with a smile. Our waitress was professional and friendly. Last time I had a salad which was very good, this time I had...More

Thank Stealthcritic
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I truly love this place!! from the tasty eggs benedict for breakfast and the homemade donuts, to the luscious salads for lunch!! a must if you are in the area!!!!

Thank dina357
khowe, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

THANK YOU so much for the kind words!!! We truly appreciate them. Will share with staff. Best regards, Karen & Mark

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 612 US Highway 1, Lake Park, FL 33403-2916
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake Park
  • Phone Number: +1 561-842-7272
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, LIVE MUSIC Every Mon & Tues Night, Select Sun nights. Owners and neighbors from Greenwich, CT understand what great dining is all about. Come visit our beautiful restaurant with a charming New England ambiance; "Where Nantucket meets the Florida Keys"Mark is a Navy Veteran and has a passion for great food and customer hospitality. Some of the dishes on the menu were inspired by his Italian upbringing; "Try Mom Frangione’s Sunday Gravy for a taste of Italia’. Proud Owners - Mark Frangione & Karen Howe The restaurant was built by Mr. Harry Seymour Kelsey the founder of Lake Park, FL in the 1920's. Kelsey had owned restaurants, bakeries and a farm and then sold his restaurant enterprise to Waldorf Hotel System. The Pelican Cafe was built in the 1930's as one of Mr. Kelsey's guest homes. The Park across the street from the Pelican Cafe is named in Mr. Kelsey's honor. We are delighted to carry on his legacy with excellence in food and service.
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