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Sanibel Cafe

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2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
+1 239-472-5323
07:00 - 14:30
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Bellevue, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Stopped by for lunch but the coconut French toast caught my eye! Glad I ordered this because it was excellent. The best French toast I've had. It was our first meal on Sanibel Island and one of the best!

2 Thank Linda H
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2015 via mobile

Greek omelet was fantastic. Hash browns were perfect. The tomatoes with Parmesan looked great, maybe next time. I would highly recommend this place to anyone.

1 Thank Kathy A
Washington, DC
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Although the food was average (meaning that there was nothing wrong with it, but also nothing particularly memorable about it), we found this place to have much shorter wait times than other venues on the island. If you're looking to avoid 30-45 minute waits for lunch, I'd say give Sanibel Cafe a try.

Thank Ready4MoreTravel
Miami, Florida
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86 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014

I had the eggs benedict, they were a little on the salty side. Wish they had real maple syrup instead of corn syrup for the waffles. Service was very good.

Thank mielvert
Mystic, Connecticut
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70 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014

What a great place. This is a must stop while visiting Sanibel. Food was excellent and the service was perfect.

1 Thank danny b
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

Nice people. Had the Denver omelette and it was great. Service was good. Son had pancakes they looked real good. Would come back.

1 Thank Jerrod V
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135 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

Breakfast was delicious. Hubby had a fish Reuben, claimed it was outstanding. (Still talking about how good it was.) I had the huevos rancheros, very good, not a heavy ranchero sauce, with guacamole, and black beans with onions. Attentive, prompt service, and friendly staff. Highly recommend over many other "breakfast" spots on the island.

Thank alltravellvr
Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

We ate here this am & it's our new island favorite for breakfast. The omelets were light & fluffy, overly packed. The hash browns were nice & crispy. The service very good. While we were there, the local firemen & police were having their breakfast, so it's a local hangout too.

1 Thank Krista K
Pickering, Canada
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2014

My husband and I had breakfast one day during our stay at Sanibel Island. The portions are huge and served fast and hot. The staff are efficient and pleasant. Everything was cooked to our satisfaction and was tasty. The look of the place is deceiving as everyone else has mentionned. Good value and worth visiting.

1 Thank J H
San Francisco
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2014

We stayed at the island for a few days and discovered this great place in a strip mall. We enjoyed breakfast and lunch the following day, were pleasantly surprised by the quality of food and the service also. We'll be back when we're visiting the island

1 Thank Paraplu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?