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The Lighthouse Cafe

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44 e spring street, Port Austin, MI 48567
+1 989-738-5239
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Flint, Michigan
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128 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

You must try the Blueberry Pancakes if you have the opportunity to eat here. It is a wonderful little local spot...not much seating...but i usually get my food to go.

Thank You_Know555
Point Pleasant
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288 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My wife and I love stopping in these local Mom and Pop restaurants and hotels. The service was good with a little local girl doing her best. I got breakfast which was fine though just breakfast. Sometimes just being with and watch the local way of doing things is part of the fun. You won't get hurt here but you... More 

Thank Annette B
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We ate breakfast here recently, while on vacation in Port Austin. The TripAdvisor reviews were good, so we thought we would try it out. The server was very nice, but that's about the best I can say. The coffee was really weak, and the food wasn't great, considering the cafe is known for its breakfasts. It seems a bit dingy... More 

Thank Dawn S
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Went there for breakfast and it was very good. The homemade bread was great. They make sure your coffe is always full.

Thank Christine F
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is right in front of the marina. It is fairly inexpensive. They have good French Toast and bacon cheeseburgers. They are sort of air-conditioned. It's nothing fancy and they close early but it is good for the price point.

Thank briankeh
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Great place, small seating, need to get there early, and be patient or do not go. Best breakfast in the area.

Thank Brian L
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

went in early. served right away. good, delicious breakfast, try the home baked rye bread, yumm. husband loved the pancakes.

Thank Teresa F
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We came here for breakfast. Their bacon was fantastic! Thick cut and not too salty, very yummy! Portions were good for the price. Their homemade bread was very good as well!

Thank pseudoengin
Galesburg, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This place is perfect for breakfast! Really tasty food and generous portions. It's small, but so popular with not only regulars, but visitors. I heartily recommend it!

Thank mphillips50
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Stop for breakfast while waiting to kayak. The service was a little slow, but the food was great. The bread was homemade and the sausage links were full links cut in half. Reasonably priced.

Thank Kristin H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 e spring street, Port Austin, MI 48567
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Port Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 989-738-5239
Breakfast is served all day, and the food is made fresh to order. Home made breads, potatoes, sausages, burgers, chili and so much more. There is a little bit of something for everyone, and Carol always has something new on special.

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