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Sanibel Bean

Coffee Shop
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2240-B Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
239.395.1919
Today
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast, Takeout

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  • 81
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    Very good
  • 52
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  • 34
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  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Such much more than coffee

I frequent this location quite often for coffee and bagels in the morning, and expresso at lunch time-I have never been disappointed. Today I visited and decided to switch it up a bit and ordered the the Turkey Bacon Club. Awesome! The turkey was delicious, the bacon was just right and the spicy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Kay M
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Sanibel Island, Florida
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Spring Hill, Florida, Usa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This use to be a special spot but was disappointed this time around. Not much selection that looked fresh to have with a morning cup of coffee. Coffee was okay. I use to have one of their coffee cups but it broke . . . that about says it all.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I frequent this location quite often for coffee and bagels in the morning, and expresso at lunch time-I have never been disappointed. Today I visited and decided to switch it up a bit and ordered the the Turkey Bacon Club. Awesome! The turkey was delicious, the bacon was just right and the spicy mayo was fantastic! The best part about... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This morning my wife and I road our bikes to go shopping. On the way we stopped at the sanibel bean. They had the best coffee in town. The breakfast menu was simple with great selections. Made fresh to go or eat there. Nothing fancy about the bean except the service with a smile their coffee and breakfast menu.

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Maryland
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294 reviews 294 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The Sanibel Bean still serves the best coffee on Sanibel. We've been coming here for years, and on this trip to Sanibel we found good hot and cold coffees, and the blended coffees are to die for. We made three visits in our three-day stay on the island. I saw other reviews saying the staff was rude. I have to... More 

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Chester
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We've been to the Bean before and enjoyed coffee and sandwich, but the tuna salad we had on this visit was outstanding. Hardly any wait after ordering either.

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9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

After coming to the island for over 10 years and the bean being one of our daily destinations for a lovely coffee and then a sundae on Sunday it was a real shame to go do this for the last time yesterday. The service was appalling and the staff were rude and very uninterested. This used to be our favourite... More 

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Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

probably the first good coffee we had on the island, but the counter attendant was put off when asked if we could get less ice in the iced coffee. Did not look like a happy person. Wife said , maybe she has things going on in her life. But that's no excuse , Smile once in a while darling

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Holton, Kansas
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

we tried three different places and this was consistently the best coffee. The other items for sale looked good although we did not try them. Our café mochas were perfect

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Love the bean!!! Favorite place on Sanibel to grab coffee and a quick bite! Friendly staff and great atmosphere. Sometimes they even have live music.

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Delaware
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Being from the northeast, I have a certain expectation for a bagel...it was not met. These were slightly better then a frozen lenders. The coffee was good, and they have smoothly options, but I would choose "Among the flowers" just down the road over this place any day.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2240-B Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: 239.395.1919

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?