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“Great little cafe” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sanibel Cafe

Sanibel Cafe
2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
239-472-5323
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Cuisines: American
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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great little cafe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We were glad we stopped here for breakfast. They had good food - and the tables were interesting with all the shells inside of them. My husband had the breakfast that included alligator which he surprisingly liked, and my daughter got a huge kick out of it.

Visited October 2012
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Ft Lauderdale, FL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“It's a favorite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

When we're on Sanbiel, we always make it a point to have a breakfast or lunch and Sanibel Cafe. The food is always fresh and tasty and the waitstaff are very friendly. It's good food in a comfortable atmosphere and the price is reasonable.

Visited September 2012
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Denver, Colorado
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Comfortable, friendly, great breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Missed this breakfast place the first time we drove by the strip mall, but we're glad we circled back. Better breakfast than the one we had at the nearby Over Easy, with friendlier service and better omelette. Recommended breakfast spot, and one where locals gather too.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lake Wales, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Best Breakfast...all day!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We tried this restaurant when our usual place for breakfast (over easy) was a big disappointment. This is a small..ish cafe in a strip mall, that is well appointed with glass sea shell tables and an island atmosphere. They serve breakfast & lunch all day, so a last breakfast was what we were looking for. I had the large breakfast croissant and my wife had eggs. Both were hot and served immediately by our friendly and attentive waitress. This may not look like much from the parking lot, but if you are looking for a good...hot...feshly cooked breakfast, this is place for you.....and us, we will be back on our next trip.

Visited October 2012
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Sanibel Island, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“eaten here twice in two days”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

You must stop in just to see the tables! The shrimp salad sandwich is very good. Quick service. Great shopping all around after you fill up your tummy! Your kids will love the m&m pancakes served all day. They are only open til 3 so plan ahead!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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