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Pelican Cafe
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Ranked #2 of 45 Restaurants in Lake Park
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$75
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, LIVE MUSIC Every Mon & Tues Night, Select Sun nights. Owners and neighbors from Greenwich, CT understand what great dining is all about. Come visit our beautiful restaurant with a charming New England ambiance; "Where Nantucket meets the Florida Keys"Mark is a Navy Veteran and has a passion for great food and customer hospitality. Some of the dishes on the menu were inspired by his Italian upbringing; "Try Mom Frangione’s Sunday Gravy for a taste of Italia’. Proud Owners - Mark Frangione & Karen Howe The restaurant was built by Mr. Harry Seymour Kelsey the founder of Lake Park, FL in the 1920's. Kelsey had owned restaurants, bakeries and a farm and then sold his restaurant enterprise to Waldorf Hotel System. The Pelican Cafe was built in the 1930's as one of Mr. Kelsey's guest homes. The Park across the street from the Pelican Cafe is named in Mr. Kelsey's honor. We are delighted to carry on his legacy with excellence in food and service.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have only been there for lunch several, but it is great lunch - fine dining. If you would like to take someone out for a very special lunch - this is the place. Highly recommend it. AL things on menu are very good.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We discovered Pelican Cafe three years ago. Every time we go to the beach on the way home we stopped for brunch. We have been there also for dinner.
Food is excellent as well as service. The owner is always kind to our children and interacts with them in a very positive way. You have three different seating options as well as eating at the bar.
During season they make wonderful homemade donuts (these are a must try). The really now how to make a proper Egg Benedict as well other breakfast dishes.
Not to be forgotten dinner menu is also excellent. We highly recommend this establishment.

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khowe, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you so much for your loyal support! Our team tries very hard to please from Back to the front of the house. Will share your kind words. Best Regards, Karen, Mark & The Pelican Cafe Team

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Pelican Cafe was the best restaurant we found during our month long stay on nearby Singer Island. The staff was fantastic from the beginning - we had mistakenly made a reservation for another night and the hostess found us seats at the bar, which was delightful. We happened to hit it on music night and the two musicians were very talented. The food is spectacular. On dining companion said it was the best meal he had had since traveling to Switzerland for business. Definitely a five star meal!

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khowe, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words I'm glad you found us and we hope to see you next time you're in town best regards Mark Karen and the Pelican Cafe team

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Really an excellent meal. Great service and outstanding food. Very nice setting, good menu variety and everything was well prepared and presented.

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khowe, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and support we appreciate you taking your time to write a nice review all our best Karen Mark and the Pelican Cafe team

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We were headed to a different restaurant and went to the Pelican instead. Wow! From the bread to crab cake to entrees...all fantastic. My main course was a perfectly cooked macadamia dusted snapper over julienne vegetables and mashed potatoes with a champagne cream sauce. The details of this dish were spectacular including the roasted greens garnish which added an amazing flavor and texture. The portion was huge but I finished every bite. I have rarely feel this satisfied with a meal and think this may be the best fish dish I’ve ever had. My guy had tiger shrimp with stuffed pasta over spinach and wild rice in a flavorful oil. It, too, was fantastic. Bravo Pelican Cafe!

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khowe, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

THANK YOU! We try very hard to please - appreciate the kind words - Best Regards, Karen, Mark and The Pelican Cafe Team

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