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Sanibel Cafe

American, Sandwiches
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2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
239-472-5323
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 205
    Excellent
  • 167
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and service

Located in a small shopping center, so parking is easy, but no good views. Menu was basic, but tasty. Service was excellant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
OWJohn
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Durango, Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This cafe was cozy and had interesting she'll tables. I had the chicken salad, and kettle chips, wonderful. The waitress was friendly and helpful

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Tampa, FL
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great place for breakfast. I had the fresh fruit and yogurt parfait and muffin of the day ... both were great although the parfait was not what you typically think of as a parfait. The fresh fruit, yogurt and granola were all mixed together ... good, just different. There were four of us and one person had the eggs with... More 

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Tampa, Fl
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Everything was perfect....waitress great, place very clean, cool fossil she'll tables, perfectly poached eggs, perfectly seasoned gator....all in all great!

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Durango, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Located in a small shopping center, so parking is easy, but no good views. Menu was basic, but tasty. Service was excellant.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

If there is a better breakfast anywhere, I haven't found it! Fresh and well made, served with great casting and attention!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Great lunch. Salads were perfect and tasty as always. A great family run place we stop by every year when on Sanibel.

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

First breakfast on island tried the gator and eggs and was very pleased. Nice crowd and no waiting. a little small inside, as most places were, but good service and good food

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

If you judge a place by its coffee then go elsewhere. Tastes like the ultra cheap kind. Gator bites were ok, nothing more than novel. Scrams were less than fast food quality. Table near us raved about the benedicts and pancakes. Homemade jam is good. Buy a jar of mango! Service was good but it was midweek and no crowds.... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

My wife and I stopped here for breakfast on our honeymoon. Service was great as the waitress knew all the locals and was fun to have a conversation with. The food came out in a timely manner. We had the Alligator with honey and the pancakes. You will definitely leave feeling full!

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Great breakfast selection. I had the fish Reuben that was absolutely amazing. A side of grilled parmesian tomatoes was tasty too. Service was friendly and fast. Definitely would recommend

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Restaurant Details

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: 239-472-5323

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?