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Sanibel Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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This little family restaurant is everything that a great breakfast cafe should be! Excellent, fresh food; friendly attentive staff; pleasant atmosphere. We liked our breakfast so much the first time we came that we came back every morning for the rest of the week. I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ptooky
Reviewed 6 days ago

I read a lot of the reviews on this site and agree with all the ones who rave about the breakfast and lunch. The servers are hardly ever mentioned but they are both professional and sweet. The owner is there most of the time and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LarryDavidson46
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small cafe I feel is a gem among the locals. The ingredients are fresh, I heard the waitress say that she squeezed the lemons herself for lemonade and water for that day! I had the turkey burger, it was moist and delicious with tomato...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Linny523
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thick ham steak, with great smoked taste! Hash browns are crisp, scrambled eggs are fluffy, raspberry jam delightful, and coffee is hot. Unique table tops are filled with fossilized sea shells.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank carolr583
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this a very good place to have breakfast before heading over to Ding Darling Wildlife Preserve. It's a bit upscale in appearance and price, but the food is solid, superb diner fare.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank andrejso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently rented a cottage for a writing retreat on Sanibel Island. We were looking for a great breakfast place. After reading many reviews, I convinced my husband to try the Sanibel Cafe. Boy, was that a great choice! You can get gator or fish...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here on our last morning on Sanibel. We had to wait just a few minutes for a table - just long enough to be totally overwhelmed by the wonderful menu! When I saw the raisin bread french toast, I knew it had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank LizardSC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cute cafe, yummy food! Both breakfast and lunch selections were good, liked having the option to still order breakfast at lunch time! Tables were cute and decorated with seashells!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Minnemom1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service , everyone is super nice , the food was excellent. Our server checked in on us regularly and assisted to us :))

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank k8it1yn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wide selection of dishes. All good. Grilled and fried fish excellent. Hash browns with onions crisp. Eggs cooked as ordered. Pancakes light and yummy. Great service. Good value. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Steven Z
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Molly C
July 28, 2018|
Response from BillyJets | Reviewed this property |
Yes alcohol is served there
March 31, 2016|
Response from Jane S |
Yes it is. There is a ramp outside the restaurant to use. It goes to the promenade with the restaurant and stores. They have chairs, which can be moved to accommodate a wheelchair.
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