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Lighthouse Cafe

362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
+1 239-472-0303
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (161 reviews)
“french toast” (125 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don’t let the wait scare you these is the fast team I’ve seen. Most famous for breakfast, rightfully but always awesome in all ways

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 628ronm
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped by for lunch. Food was great. Service was great. highly recommend this restaurant for casual breakfast or lunch.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank d p
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fast service and a lot of food for the price. The homemade strawberry jelly is great too. Had an omelette and the boyfriend had blueberry pancakes, could see the blueberries which was a lot of them :)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stefanie823
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great little place! The staff was super friendly! The food was delicious and quick! We had french toast which was scrumptious and tri tip fish sandwich. So good! Great close location to the lighthouse and beach! Fun stop and will be back!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kagtravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by to support some stores and eateries after the algae and red tide issues last year, and were glad to have stopped here. Eggs Benedict is a favorite of mine, and I've been disappointed before, but not this time. Perfectly prepared. Service was fabulous,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WyndyKMP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole wheat blueberry pancakes with warm Blueberry Compote were amazing and the service so warm and hospitable . We love all the photos and posters of lighthouses .

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank anned342
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered an iced tea without a lemon. Everyone got their drinks but me. I want another ice tea without a lemon I got an iced tea with a lemon. I ordered sausage with my meal. I never got sausage. My eggs Benedict was horrible...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Why this place is not #1 on Sanibel for restaurants is beyond me! We have been coming here for 8 years and this is our favorite place to eat. Three times this week and always get the CRUNCHY GROUPER SANDWICH! The best on the island....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tiggersail
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow! What a treat for a fabulous breakfast! Sold us the first day and we never considered eating breakfast anywhere else. Strawberry preserves were to die for! Coffee was great -- friendly staff and quick service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 60PW
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As always sat very quickly and orders taken promptly. Food as always was excellent and full of flavour, we had one serving of raisen and cinnamon french toast and I got my favourite fisherman's omelette which was full of plenty of fish,shrimp and crab. Only...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank glassmen007
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Response from ANA H | Reviewed this property |
they should be, they open daily but best to google it
June 20, 2016|
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Response from upone2000 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast items starts at $5.95 USD, Belgian waffles $7.95 USD, Big breakfast of eggs, potatoes, sausage, toast and coffee $9.95 USD. The ladies are very fast to get your order and always smiling.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0303
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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.
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