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Sanibel Cafe

2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
+1 239-472-5323
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • 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 September 4, 2015

Excellent service, food; nice atmosphere although windows were condensed with no view. In a shopping mall, but once in the door it is very nice.

Thank Jake503
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Have stopped here often. Love the tables with shells used to create designs. Extremely friendly staff. Always enjoy the breakfast Nice shops to visit near the restaurant.

Thank Shellqueen2014
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

A first time visit for us and it was well worth it. The server was efficient and the food was really tasty. The choice of food was good and even included grilled alligator with eggs. This tasted excellent!

Thank Martin Sherriff
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We stopped in around 9am on a weekday for a delicious breakfast. The eggs were cooked perfectly and the pancakes were light and fluffy. The wait staff was attentive and the coffee was strong. Great breakfast. We will be back.

Thank CoquinaGirl99
Reviewed August 30, 2015

The food was amazing and the Restaurant was quaint. It could have been a little larger. It was in a small strip shopping center with a charming store right next store. Great for shopping for gifts or sourvenirs. The location was really good, maybe 8-10...More

Thank 711cheryll
Reviewed August 26, 2015

We eat here almost every time we stay on Sanibel because the food is consistently good, and there are so many great choices. This time I had the chicken salad sandwich and cole slaw which were excellent. My friends had a burger and fish sandwich...More

Thank FLgourmet
Reviewed August 23, 2015

This was our third trip to Sanibel over the last four years, but the first time we stumbled across the Sanibel Cafe. The staff and owner were friendly. The owner went out of his way to make us feel welcome. The food was really good...More

Thank Wink1331
Reviewed August 19, 2015

We arrived midweek about 10:30am and were seated right away next to the window. Loved the tables with the glass over designs of Sanibel shells. The waitress was very efficient and had out coffee and fresh squeezed orange juice on the table in no time....More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed August 17, 2015

We arrived before 9:00 on a weekday and were seated right away. Service was quick, but a little distracted. One person doing pretty much everything. My husband and I both enjoyed our food. I ordered a breakfast croissant, which was described as having shaved ham....More

Thank katherinemK7487MD
Reviewed August 14, 2015

My wife and I go to the Sanibel Cafe when we visit the island because my wife absolutely loves the Rusty Pelican sandwich. She likes the sweetness of the strawberry jam on the sandwich and she thinks it complements the turkey and the bacon and...More

Thank Scott B
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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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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