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Highlander Cafe

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638 N Citrus Ave, Crystal River, FL 34428-3968
+1 352-563-0028
08:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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Waynesville, North Carolina
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This quaint cafe in the heart of Crystal River was exactly what we were looking for while on vacation. For once, we started with dessert, strawberry cream cake. Delicious! And then enjoyed a bagel with cream cheese and salmon, followed by cold brew coffee. The next day we returned for more strawberry cream cake and cold brew coffee with egg,... More 

Thank Linda L
Cedar Key Florida
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Highlander is a small cafe with a nice atmosphere and a friendly staff. We've been a couple of times since discovering it and have enjoyed each visit. Everything we have ordered has been very tasty. They are also very accommodating to pets on the front deck.

Thank PirateCapt
Citrus Springs, Florida
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65 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We went here for the first time last week. My husband & I each had a different kind of Quiche w a salad. Everything was fresh & delish! ☺ we had the pumpkin cheesecake & blueberry scone....so yummy. The service is very good, the staff friendly & welcoming. Restaurant is very clean. Great Celtic Music. We can't wait to return!

Thank Gypsyheart2005
Apopka, Florida
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38 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We sat on the patio because we had our dog with us.. staff was very nice. Brought a big bowl of water for the dog. Had a very nice sandwich with a salad.

Thank barebear4you2
Inverness, Florida
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179 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

One of the best place in Crystal River. It's affordable, fresh and offers great service. I enjoy the brunch and soup items. Plus homemade dessert and fresh made coffee.

Thank Elizabeth A
Southampton, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

As a Brit abroad we were glad we found this quaint cafe for our lunch, sensible sized portions of wholesome food that we find back home served by wonderful staff. What more do I need to say?

Thank KVJ166
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat. The food quality was better than expect. And the staff is great. If your in Crystal River, you gotta eat here!

Thank trosefl1
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I had a toasted bagel and cream cheese it was fresh and very good. My husband had bacon and eggs he was happy with the food also.

Thank Carole B
Port Richey, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I stopped in with my bride of 42 years to enjoy lunch at a non-chain restaurant. We could not have found a friendlier café that serves GREAT lunch sandwiches. I ordered their roast beef sandwich with aged cheddar and horseradish. Probably the best I have ever eaten in the last 30 years. To top off the meal I had their... More 

Thank bllmecklenburg
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Highlander is an excellent stop for lunch! My wife and I stopped in and found the sandwiches delicious on their fresh baked bread. You have a choice of chips or salad with the sandwich. Order the salad as it is a delightful mixture of greens and fruits. The soup of the day was good and the flavored iced herbal tea... More 

Thank Profhunt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?