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Highlander Cafe

638 N Citrus Ave, Crystal River, FL 34428-3968
+1 352-563-0028
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (67 reviews)
“quiche” (44 reviews)
“side salad” (22 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
638 N Citrus Ave, Crystal River, FL 34428-3968
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here while we were shopping in the quaint little town of Crystal River. I ate the curry chicken with mango salsa sandwich, a side salad; and the hubby had a bowl of the tomato basil soup. Food is fresh, healthy and made to...More

Thank maneryder
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Came across them while looking for something different for lunch. Got to sit on their deck and enjoy the weather while having a great lunch. Smoked salmon salad, grilled cheese & homemade tomato basil soup. Refreshments an awesome mocha coffee. Everything exceeded our expectations ,...More

Thank islandtwatch
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast and both had the ciabatta breakfast sandwiches, absolutely delicious. We also had a blueberry scone which was obviously very freshly baked. The selection of coffees you would expect for a cute little place like this, a must-visit for your trip...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Very clean and just a 'mom and pop' kind of place. The service was great and the food was tasty. Look'n forward to the next visit.

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Great lunch after kayaking with Aardvarks. They are in the same neighborhood as Aardvarks so is very handy. Highlander is in an old cottage. Unique sandwiches and GREAT tea!!

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Their food is always fresh and people are extremely nice. The place is always clean and located in the shopping area of crystal river. Lunch is better than breakfast.

Thank Jamaicaman43
Reviewed 15 April 2018

After a long day touring Crystal River on the Trolley, we stopped for an iced coffee and dessert to keep us going while we shopped Heritage Village. The coffees are amazing but the desserts are to die for. We had the chocolate cheesecake and we...More

Thank Maria F
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was a very nice place we ate lunch. The food was great and the service was nice. The deserts were also good.

Thank trg180
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Had lunch with a friend. We both had BLT and they were good. Wonderful outside seating. Good, friendly service. The chocolate cheesecake was very good

Thank alharvey
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is our personal favorite for lunch, friendly staff great food we went twice on our visit had the quiche both times the salad that comes with is great it's a little different than most with fruit and nuts this added with their homemade house...More

Thank Ken A
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Questions & Answers
Carol T
11 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Priscilla G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carol - The Highlander Cafe doesn't have a lot of "atmosphere" but it does have fabulous service and delicious food. Your "Red Hats" would be graciously welcomed!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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