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Sanibel Cafe

2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
+1 239-472-5323
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hash browns” (49 reviews)
“french toast” (51 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Sanibel Cafe serves breakfast and lunch. The menu has choices which in some cases are familiar and in some are different such as a braunschweiger sandwich to a fresh grouper sandwich.

Thank thestonecutter
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice breakfast of pancakes and bacon. Service is always good and the food quality is always consistent. All at a reasonable price. Recommend.

Thank Rich L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting this year, we ate lunch here twice. I could not resist shrimp salad plate which includes a fresh muffin (varies daily). I saw eggs Benedict at another table that looked excellent. This is a great spot for lunch while on Sanibel Island.

Thank 2Starbirders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast at Sanibel Cafe 3 times in one week and it never disappointed either in quality of food or service. Bought some of their fabulous home made jelly to take home.

Thank barbarawyskowski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I particularly like to come here for lunch. I love their homemade Chicken & Grape Salad. It's served on bed of lettuce with nice variety of fruit and vegetables. You don't go away hungry. And, the value is very good.

Thank scurtinea2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been dining here for years and I must say if you are looking for a hot delicious fresh breakfast this is the place to be. I always order the bone- in ham steak breakfast with 2 eggs w/ Havarti cheese with hash browns...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a bite midday. Tucked into a nice strip shopping center. Friendly, attentive staff. Nice menu that should please most palates. Shrimp salad was fresh with generous amount of tender shrimp. Unpretentious seasoning might be a bit bland to some, but enjoyable to...More

Thank Junglejody
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This is an OK place to stop for a coffee when you arrive on the island. There are more interesting restaurants for lunch further on.

Thank Vandieman111
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Great little diner in the strip mall off of Perriwinkle. Food is all moderately priced and very tasty. Service is prompt and everyone was very nice. We visit Sanibel often and will definitely come back.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We stopped here for lunch while on vacation. It is simple, fresh food. Great unique sandwich selection. Amazing key lime pie. Perfect little cafe.

Thank KER5279
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Questions & Answers
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-5323
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