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The Lighthouse Cafe

44 E Spring Street, Port Austin, MI 48567
+1 989-738-5239
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“homemade bread” (16 reviews)
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
44 E Spring Street, Port Austin, MI 48567
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place until this. You can't get lemon for a glass of water. Really? They only have lemon for ice tea and fish. I would have been happy to pay for the lemon, but that wasn't even offered as an option. This is super...More

Thank fox48001
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We had breakfast here before heading out of town. The coffee was great -- nice and smooth. The pancakes are huge and fluffy, and the homemade bread is thick and soft. Note that they have a $2 surcharge if you share a meal, which might...More

Thank Kiwifruitandcompany
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Port Austin and saw this in Trip Advisor so we decided to stop for lunch. Very cramped space. People were friendly but very slow service. After we were greeted, it took an additional ten minutes to take our orders. We then waited close...More

Thank Jirasela
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here and had a decent meal. We waited a very long time to get this meal. This was not cheap and should not be listed as such. I know it gets good ratings because it is the only place to eat in Port...More

Thank playparkfun
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This place is tiny with a line out the door. We didn't get a lot of food but it took almost 30 min to get a bagel and an egg sandwich. (which we saw sitting in the window for at least 5 min) I assume...More

Thank mmaddness
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This place is worth the wait for breakfast. Fabulous blueberry pancakes, yummy sausage and bacon, potatoes fried with onions. Just great

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Not a very big place. Prepare to wait! We ate breakfast and it was pretty good. The bread was amazing! Prices were very reasonable. Portions were bigger then average.

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Descent menu and great service with smiling faces. The owners are very friendly and can be found visiting patrons daily. It's in a great location in Port Austin walking distance to the water, parks and the Saturday morning farmers market

Thank greysquirrl
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The Lighthouse Cafe is small and very busy, but if you have the time to sit down for bacon and eggs, pancakes or french toast, all of the above items are very good. I had a basic omelette that was good, but the home made...More

Thank HappyOne_10
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Your typical breakfast diner, good service, well priced. Serves Mariah bacon, a real treat. Not open for dinner.

Thank George S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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
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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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