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Sweet Melissa's Cafe

1625 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4402
239-472-1956
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Casa Ybel
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Titusville, Florida, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Fabulous service and great food. Fresh Cobia was perfect. Grilled peach salad was unique. Nice wine choices. Fair prices. One of the only restaurants I would recommend in the area.

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Naples, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We ate here for our anniversary as we had a year ago. It's still a great deal, but I must say I think it was better the last time. In fairness, I think that our small plates this time were not as goo a choice. The chef is one of the most adventurous around and thats why we go there.... More

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Ft Lauderdale, FL
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Mostly an adult crowd and those tables with kids were obviously out of place. Foodie heaven, the entrees were delicious. Wine list needs to be better stocked and a few more choices. Good service, great menu.

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North Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

What a disappointing dining experience. We went on July 30, 2014. After being served our appetizer we had to ask our waiter to bring some bread. We had the red and yellow beet salad which contained 2 chunks of red beet and several chunks of yellow beet which was very old. We ordered the filet medium rare which was delivered... More

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MIAMI
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Wonderful food. Service outstanding! Our server,Laura was fantastic. The stuffed calamari were amazing. The mussels to die for. The chocolate flour less cake oh my! Heaven on a plate! Can't wait until next year! Thanks for a fantastic meal!

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Florida
Top Contributor
232 reviews 232 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

What a fine dining experience accompanied by beautiful live guitar music and Molly's friendly and efficient services in an intimate dining area. My husband had Suckling Pig Confit and then Locally Farmed Roasted Guinea Fowl. I had Rabbit Pate and then a large plate of the petite portion of Fish Stew loaded with seafood. Perfect presentation, each bite was heavenly.... More

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was our first visit here, and I am sorry we did not discover it sooner in our trip so that we could have visited it again. The service was outstanding, wonderful atmosphere, great choice on the menu, and the food was wonderful! It is a very upscale restaurant, but I thought the prices were quite reasonable for what you... More

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Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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204 reviews 204 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Strange dark decor and heavy furnishings which does not help the ambiance . Is it Italian ? Reasonable fish dishes sometimes over complicated with sauces and odd veg . Decent wine list . No GF bread ! Service fine

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We were absolutely impressed with the flavors of the appetizers and the wine list. The rabbit pate was succulent; Lobster spring rolls elegant;Sweet breads savory; frog legs, amazing. Our entrees were the same: Many different items cooked to perfection including guinea fowl, cobia, smoked tenderloin of beef, and fish soup - mussels, scallops, etc. Dessert was no different with homemade... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I enjoyed the beet salad with grouper. The atmosphere is lovely. Pretty restaurant with attractive art work. Most of us would return. However, one lady who ordered the roasted romaine with shrimp found it tougher to cut than meat. Quiche, salad with beef got rave reviews. Quirky thing was when I put the reservation through on the website, I was... More

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