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Holly's Lighthouse Cafe

602 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2615
+1 831-372-7006
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (40 reviews)
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
“omelet” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
602 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2615
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you leave Holly's hungry, you are a very extraordinary and unique person! There are blackboard specials, including main dishes (and pies!). Service is simple and direct, and the food is well-prepared.

Thank Bryce G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped by for breakfast on a recent Saturday and had a nice breakfast with excellent service. I thought I'd give it a try again for lunch later in the week. Huge mistake. When I arrived the restaurant was almost empty yet the waitress continued...More

1  Thank AnBrPe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been eating at Holly's for many years. It is a local favorite with great American Food. Lots of specials and Omelette choices. Best French Fries around. Pies, when available, are exceptional. Holly's daughter Amy took over when her mom suddenly passed away a...More

Thank markz377
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

In short, each of our omelets and biscuits were tasty. It was a solid breakfast for us we desired and were rewarded for. The atmosphere is cafe like, old school warm and friendly, with good service. This is our new go to when in town!

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Three dots = Average. We had omelettes. Service and omelettes were average. Need a place to have breakfast, it's okay.

Thank jenandneill
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast option! From lattes to eggs any way to French toast, all was yummy. Friendly local cafe. I'd go again!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Yum Yum - Upon arriving in Pacific Grove on a Sunday afternoon from San Jose airport, we needed something to eat to last us until late dinner. Holly's was just the place. We had to wait a short time as there was quite a crowd....More

Thank BeJeTravelers
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Varied menu with breakfast and lunch. Quick service and good food. Cute little cafe in downtown Pacific Grove.

Thank BRuce M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We were in town for the first time May 15 and 16. We were heading out for a day of exploring and looking for a place to eat when we found this cute little cafe. It reminded me a place back home. The food was...More

Thank man1986
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We stumbled into this cute little cafe by accident, thinking it was another restaurant. They weren't busy and the chalk board entries looked enticing, so we stayed. We were greeted immediately, seated, and beverages arrived promptly. I'm on a limited diet, so ordered my Smoked...More

Thank HappyWandererQ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2615
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-7006
Great little local find that serves breakfast and lunch. The food is fresh and it is very popular in Pacific Grove.
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