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Sanibel Cafe

2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
+1 239-472-5323
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had never eaten there before but I was with a friend and we were hungry. I had the world's hottest (temperature wise) Rueben. Good sandwich that should of had the sour kraut drained more. Beer where served with chilled glasses for every beer.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheGreekInCT
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While vacationing on Captiva Island we had been told by many that we had to go to The Sanibel Cafe for the best breakfast ever. Boy were they ever right! Our breakfast was absolutely delicious! Will definitely return when we come back to vacation at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Donalee S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My Denver omelette was great, really loaded with ham and veggies 🌶. The wife’s quesadillas were tasty if a little bit spicy. Server was excellent and checked back often . It’s right in the shopping center so don’t pass this place by.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sixxpak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had brunch here on our way back home after spending 5 days on Sanibel and Captiva over Thanksgiving. The menu was generous but not overwhelming mostly salads sandwiches and breakfast items. I had the Greek omelette and it was great. They also let me...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ckckckckckck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here a couple of mornings, and wished we had found it earlier. The prices are great, the food is plentiful and delicious and the menu is extensive. We even tried the gator bites, which were very good. The staff was very friendly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by with family while visiting them. Grabbed brunch before we headed home. The restaurant is decorated well with sea shell tables and ocean stuff everywhere. Very clean! I ordered the Fish Sandwich and they brought out this huge piece of fried grouper with hand...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank davidbmarietta241
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for breakfast. Enjoy the glass top tables with sea shells underneath. Very special. Must be a good place for breakfast, as usually see Sanibel Police there enjoying morning coffee & eats. Good food, good service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kal-Traveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very Perkins-like. There are much better choices on the island for brunch. Service was good. Raspberry jam tasted old. Miniature toast slices were cute but not filling. Cheese omelette just had a slice of cheese on top of the eggs.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Angels45069
Reviewed 5 weeks 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.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank thestonecutter
Reviewed November 5, 2018

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rich L
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, 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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