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“Best Blueberry Pancakes EVER”
Review of Lighthouse Cafe

Lighthouse Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
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.
Reviewed November 15, 2015

I am not especially fond of pancakes but this place knows how to make them and are known for them. They serve lunch and dinner as well but they are renowned for their breakfasts - a MUST do place

Thank Greg P
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Reviewed November 14, 2015

This cafe serves up some awesome different types of breakfast,the overall decor gives you plenty to look at and the staff are as goofy as most of us,great food,great prices ,may be a slight wait to get a table based on the time of day but it is worth it,do check it out ,cheers

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2  Thank daniel f
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Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

This small cafe was jammed tight with eaters. Breakfast all day is the big draw. We both had salads that were 1st class. Be prepared for a short wait, but service was great.

2  Thank Sixxpak
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Reviewed November 12, 2015

When visiting Sanibel and Captiva Islands, it is part of our annual tradition to enjoy a wonderful breakfast, which is served from 7AM-3PM at the Lighthouse Cafe. The breakfast menu includes speciality omelets and frittatas, breakfast sandwiches, a variety of pancake and waffles along with their signature French toast which is dipped in their custard butter and topped with powdered sugar, and served with warm butter and warm maple syrup. Another favorite is their homemade strawberry jam. Portions are good sized and everything we've tried is delicious! We've been patronizing the Lighthouse Cafe for 23+ years and it's still under the management of the same owner Mike, and his original staff. The atmosphere is Island-like and the walls are completely covered with photos of worldwide lighthouses, many of which were given to Mike by pleased patrons. Dress is VERY casual. A testament to its popularity is the number of people waiting outside on the provided benches. Taking advantage of the available "call ahead seating" is a good idea. For late risers, the breakfast crowds seem to thin out by late morning.

Thank Chloe B
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Reviewed November 11, 2015

You may have to wait, because the café is so small, but it's well worth it. My personal favorites are the seafood benedict or seafood omelet!

Thank Carol C
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