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Lighthouse Cafe

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362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
+1 239-472-0303
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07:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Peoria, Arizona
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145 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere and friendly service. Food is good not great but fast and satisfying. It is an icon on Sanibel and is worth the stop in.

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Ottawa, Ontario
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for breakfast and lunch.. never tried for dinner! Love the granola pancakes... have them every time!

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Lakeland, Florida
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love fried shrimp. This was extremly tasty, and 8 jumbo shrimp, a side and soup (I had the new England Clam chowder) for $19.00, and the place is cute as can be. Wish it was closer to home.

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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When ever in Sanibel one our first stops is Lighthouse Cafe; especially for breakfast !! Love the beautiful , huge collection of lighthouse paintings on the walls !! The menu and the food is top notch!! If here... gotta do this cafe!!! Great lunches too!!

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Leeds, New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped here before visiting lighthouse. Nice people, good food! Somethings were a little pricey. $6 for a cup of blueberries... $3.50 extra for real maple syrup. Coffee was good!

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had had a quick continental breakfast before checking out of our Inn, and drove down to see the lighthouse. It was our only rainy day, so we stopped for a cozy brunch/early lunch at this quaint little (actually just felt that way -- they have a lot of tables!) cafe. It has photos and paintings of just about every... More 

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upstate New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The place to go on the island for breakfast. If you are an early riser you will get a table no problem, but even if you're not, the tables turn over pretty quick, so there's not much of a wait. The food is good, fresh, and the wait staff is super attentive.

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Brookline
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent spot for breakfast, be sure to try, and buy their strawberry jam. Although often crowded the staff are alert and efficient, be aware wine and beer only.

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Thank Sheila H
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our party of 3 adults had a delicious breakfast complete with Mimosa and Bloody Mary. This cafe is well worth the wait. We waited about 15 minutes to be seated. When we ordered our meal it was perfectly prepared and was served within minutes. The strawberry jam was delicious and a great compliment to the buttery toast. So glad we... More 

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Lovingston, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Parrot Nest which is walking distance (5minutes) . This place is really popular so you need to get there early or you will have a wait to be seated. The food there is prepared EXACTLY as you order it. The service is fast . We got our food within ten minutes of ordering. The wait staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?