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Lighthouse Cafe

362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
+1 239-472-0303
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (153 reviews)
“french toast” (123 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family stopped here for lunch. We had the cheeseburgers and blackened fish sandwich. They were both good, but they weren't anything exceptional. The pictures of the different lighthouses were cool!

Thank Sfarring
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The cafe was just ok, not what I had expected from the info in magazines and online. They are suppose to be best breakfast place, well I didn’t have breakfast! My husband did have breakfast and he said it was nothing special! Maybe French toast...More

Thank ktackett777
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Standard menu: omelets all kind of varieties, salads (tasted good) and burgers. The coffee was good and filled up regularly by friendly staff.

Thank Ivo L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped in here for breakfast nearly every day of our Sanibel trip. Good breakfast options with lots of specials. They also have a dinner menu, but I think it’s only offered seasonally.

Thank Brett D
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I came in and waited 5 minutes for a table and it was the longest we waited for anything. We had our drinks, food and bill as fast as possible. The food was great and the service was just as good

Thank Jaye C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice welcome, good coffee. We had the French toast that was tasty. Service is also efficient. Calling it the best breakfast in the world is a stretch.

Thank savannah810
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE go here to get breakfast for lunch... and we go a bit after 1 so we can get in and get seated. This is a busy place because 1- they serve good food 2- service good sized portions 3 serve you quickly 4- and...More

Thank 02corvette
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming cafe with a lot of choices food wise. Friendly efficient service. Island atmosphere. Casual.

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to the island numerous times but first time to cafe. We were seated quickly and our server took drink and food orders quickly. Staff was friendly. Food came out as quick as expected. Everything had a great taste and felt portions were good for...More

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed breakfast here twice with my husband. Friendly staff. Good breakfast choices. Nice atmosphere, not too noisy. Good location.

Thank scrocc
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Brad S
February 17, 2018|
Response from Liz S | Reviewed this property |
They seem to reorganize for 5:00 start of the dinner crowd.
Beth T
September 19, 2016|
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.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
  • E-mail
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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