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Lighthouse Cafe

362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
+1 239-472-0303
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (130 reviews)
“french toast” (117 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Going to Lighthouse Cafe is a must when on Sanibel! The service is great and the food is great, and so are the prices!

Thank LindaHayterTurner
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had breakfast here on 10/10 before going to the lighthouse to go shelling. The food and the service were good. Was with my mom and we both had an omelet. The strawberry preserve was great.

Thank Dani T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had been referred to the Lighthouse Cafe by a local restaurant owner. We went for breakfast and judging by how crowded the place was, I thought we were in for a good dining experience. The service was fast and I ordered the Belgian waffle...More

Thank S7250GZcathyc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can always find great options for breakfast. Fresh food and great service. Lots of inventive specials. A must try.

Thank Sherrie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast at The Lighthouse is excellent. Staff is friendly. Food is delicious and plentiful. A stop is a must on our trips to Sanibel.

Thank nancym290
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Lighthouse Cafe for breakfast! We always come at least once on our Sanibel vacations! Call when you leave to get on the list or you could be waiting for an hour! They have excellent specials daily and seafood Benedict that could knock...More

Thank Katie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The grouper sandwich is one if the best on the Island. Sunday morning pancakes are the best. Get there early. Their is always a line. Food is fantastic....

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been frequenting the Lighthouse for many years. The quality, taste, service are consistently awesome. The menu items for breakfast are excellent and the specials are always tasty.

Thank Varkguru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a good breakfast, this is the place to go too. Prices are not to bad, and is full of lighthouses. You cannot miss coming here.

Thank James L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When you have that taste for a great breakfast good coffee and things you would like that day for breakfast this is the place.

Thank bigrunsaturday
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Beth T
19 September 2016|
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Response from ANA H | Reviewed this property |
they should be, they open daily but best to google it
21 June 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
  • 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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