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Lighthouse Restaurant Diner

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3240 Sunrise Hwy, Wantagh, NY 11793-4022
+1 516-826-8111
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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Am here every other Saturday morning for breakfast. I am a true creature of habit as my birth sign is cancer, hence I order the SAME EXACT breakfast every time. A Swiss cheese and well grilled onions omelet with hash browns well done, lightly toasted rye bread well buttered and coffee.I knew I may be in for some trouble when... More 

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Thank Joe2552
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The Lighthouse Diner in Wantagh is what a diner should be for late-night Cuisine or business meetings I've been coming here for many years The Food level is consistently well above par and the service and the waiters are very friendly I recommend your request Matt Cocalas as your waiter for superior quality service

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Thank Robert K
Coram, New York
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112 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Just poor experience. Service was mediocre but the food was way below most diners. Hash browns were ordered well done but arrived almost raw. Bacon was ordered medium but arrived crispy. Texas wrap was good but almost no mushrooms. Fries were warm. There were 5 of us and all had a problem with their order.

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Thank blewnc
White Plains
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113 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We went for a meal with family as they love going to diners. We ordered a salad with sun dried tomatoes & mushrooms with walnuts and roasted peppers with a balsamic dressing. Looked great tasted not so special. We also had a Greek pizza which consisted of a mushy base with wet spinach and gobs and gobs of mozzarella and... More 

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Thank Rnfox
Seaford, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2016

If I am going to a diner in my neighborhood,this is my first choice. I stopped going to one a few miles down the road when I witnessed a really disgusting action on the part of the owner. The staff are friendly, the food is good and the prices are reasonable. The service is attentive and fast. Recommended.

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Thank Gerald T
Santa Clarita, California
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318 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Great diner for everything. Back of menu has a full page of cocktail selections, Weekly specials during week where you just pick your choice by number. Mine for breakfast was # 1 Juice, Coffee, 2 eggs, Bacon, and home fries $7.95. Wife had Eggs Benedict one day and other day was Lox w/bagel ( enough Lox for a small family)... More 

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Thank Charlie V
Greer, South Carolina, United States
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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

One of the things my wife doesn't want to miss is a "chromey diner" when we're visiting in NY and The Lighthouse is our favorite. Their menu is extensive and you can order anything any time of the day. I didn't count but they must have over 100 items on their menu plus a great display of desserts. No matter... More 

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Thank John H
Seaford, New York
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2016

There were 10 of us and we had a great time! Our waitress was AWESOME!!! The food was good. We had two little girls and they enjoyed their pancake very much. Their fruit cups were fresh and delicious.

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Thank DoctorRose39
NY
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122 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

At a time when many diners have become over priced with staff that just doesn't care, this place has become our new go-to diner! The pancakes are the best I know on Long Island, the corned beef hash actually is made from meat. The prices are very fair (cheeseburger deluxe under $9.00) and the service is way more attentive and... More 

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Thank doclorenzo
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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183 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We stopped at the Lighthouse restaurant Diner in order to let the traffic leaving Long Island to clear. The place is clean, the service has nothing special. It looks like we were a number among others. The food is very good and the menu is so big that you will sure fnd something for everybody. Prices are good even cheap... More 

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Thank Christian D

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3240 Sunrise Hwy, Wantagh, NY 11793-4022
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Wantagh
  • Phone Number: +1 516-826-8111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?