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Lighthouse Cafe

12 Tamalpais Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1414
+1 415-331-3034
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
18 Jun 2018
30 Jul 2018
“Tiny and excellent!”
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12 Tamalpais Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1414
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

I found this recommendation on Tripadvisor. There was a line of people when we arrived at noon and inside, there are only 5 tables and chars by the bar. It was SO WORTH it!!!! We had the "ultimate Breakfast" (including a huge raspberry blueberry pancake,...More

Thank Bubblechoc
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Away from the most touristy area; nice to avoid the crowd, Lighthouse doesn't look like much (and is on the small side) but was a good, solid place for breakfast and lunch items. Everything seemed scratch made and authentic. HUGE portions. We'd gladly go back.

Thank KV-MKE
Reviewed 20 June 2018

wish corte madera had a great breakfas/luncht spot. This place is odd in a community that supports organic and sustainable ingredients. This food is anything but and is a depressing environment in which to eat. sad.

Thank stephanie w
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This is a fine way to start the day. The service is attentive and thorough and the food is always fresh and warm. I enjoy their stuffed hash browns. It’s in an unexpected location and easy to find.

Thank Jarel P
Reviewed 18 June 2018

There are just a couple of tables and a small (10 seat?) counter overlooking the grill, but definitely worth a trip for the fruit pancakes alone! Small, funky, vintage old diner vibe. We went 11:30 on a Saturday and it was a 15 min wait,...More

Thank njecheney
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Consistently good food and services! I love the banana pancakes! We live very close and this is our "go to place" a lot.

Thank 181kristak
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Had the best chocolate chip pancakes and fruit. A great local establishment with that's a spot you can't miss out on. The line can be long to get in but it's very tasty food.

Thank shack12016
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Went to this restaurant bsed on TripAdvisor rating. The food was OK, quantity was ample, and it tasted good. However, my English muffin was served 10 minutes before my food and I had to ask for it to be warmed when the food arrived. Service...More

Thank Walt A
Reviewed 13 March 2017

stopped here on a quick morning trip to Marin and had a delicious breakfast - Banana Pancakes, light and fluffy with the bananas right in the pancake ( so many place just pile the fruit on top - it's not the same at all). Also...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Visited late Sunday morning for breakfast. I had Mexican scrambled eggs with chorizo and pepper which was great. Good range of other breakfast items, American, Danish and Mexican. Lots of coffee and lovely sourdough toast. Had to queue for a while but it was worth...More

Thank verity554
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Tamalpais Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1414
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Corte Madera
  • Phone Number: +1 415-331-3034
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