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2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
239-472-5323
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert

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English first
Muscatine, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We have been coming to Sanibel for about five years and have eaten breakfast at Island Cow, the Lighthouse, and Over Easy Cafe. All are good in different ways. But somehow we missed the Sanibel Cafe until this year...maybe because it sits back in a little strip mall. But now that we know where it is and how good it... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Love this place for Breakfast or lunch. We go mostly for the breakfast, we love it and look forward to eating here every year.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Our favorite breakfast restaurant, lots to choose from and we have never been disappointed. That along with friendly great service keeps us coming back. You will not be sorry!!

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Kansas
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141 reviews 141 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Ate a late lunch here today. We were greeted and seated promptly. Our waitress was very friendly and took our order quickly and was very attentive to our needs. Our lunch was served very promptly and hot! Our waitress even took the time to give us directions to the lighthouse and other information about the island. She even provided us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 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!

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Arvada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

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.

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Washington, DC
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 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.

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Miami, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 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.

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Mystic, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

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

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Olney
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

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

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Additional Information about Sanibel Cafe

Address: 2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
Phone Number: 239-472-5323
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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