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Highlander Cafe

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638 N Citrus Ave, Crystal River, FL 34428-3968
+1 352-563-0028
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good not your run of the mill sanwiches. But not a lot of items on the menu. I thought my husband's grill.cheese had too much bread and not enough cheese. My chicken bacon wrapped was tasty. Side salad was good.

Thank tamsea
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place twice over the holidays. The options in this area are pretty limited. We had breakfast to go both days. Egg sandwiches & scones were very good. However the coffee was expensive yet tasted like warm water....,both days. My Guess is the teenager at the counter was the one making it. She didn't offer to add fresh... More 

Thank Wvpresser
Trinity, Florida
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183 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for lunch, with another couple. They stop serving breakfast at 11 am and they close at 3pm. We got there at 1230, they only have about 10 tables inside so you might have to wait. We waited 5 min. Not bad at all. The menu is limited. We had the BLT, TURKEY CRANBERRY SANDWICH AND ROAST BEEF... More 

Thank Lou F
Miami, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here after visiting Three Sisters Springs and we loved it! I had the ham and cheese sandwich and my husband had the tuna and corn sandwich and we loved them both. Salad was yummy and refreshing and save room for dessert!!! Strawberry shortcake you must try it!!!!

Thank g_gasson
Greenville, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered the breakfast wraps and fresh fruit bowls. Both were delicious and our waitress was very attentive and polite.

1 Thank gcoan
Crystal River, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Whether I'm selling houses or scuba duba-ing I need me some ciabatta for a growin' gal. In here I go and I crunch on my ciabatta and I feel real good.

Thank spamulasorbet
Waynesville, North Carolina
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This quaint cafe in the heart of Crystal River was exactly what we were looking for while on vacation. For once, we started with dessert, strawberry cream cake. Delicious! And then enjoyed a bagel with cream cheese and salmon, followed by cold brew coffee. The next day we returned for more strawberry cream cake and cold brew coffee with egg,... More 

Thank Linda L
Cedar Key Florida
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The Highlander is a small cafe with a nice atmosphere and a friendly staff. We've been a couple of times since discovering it and have enjoyed each visit. Everything we have ordered has been very tasty. They are also very accommodating to pets on the front deck.

Thank PirateCapt
Citrus Springs, Florida
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73 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We went here for the first time last week. My husband & I each had a different kind of Quiche w a salad. Everything was fresh & delish! ☺ we had the pumpkin cheesecake & blueberry scone....so yummy. The service is very good, the staff friendly & welcoming. Restaurant is very clean. Great Celtic Music. We can't wait to return!

Thank Gypsyheart2005
Apopka, Florida
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38 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We sat on the patio because we had our dog with us.. staff was very nice. Brought a big bowl of water for the dog. Had a very nice sandwich with a salad.

Thank barebear4you2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 638 N Citrus Ave, Crystal River, FL 34428-3968
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
  • Phone Number: +1 352-563-0028

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?