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“Went Back For Seconds” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Island Cow

The Island Cow
2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
239-472-0606
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Went Back For Seconds”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Lunch was outstanding, Alligator tails..Went back for breakfast and had a dish that consisted of biscuits covered with eggs, home fries, onions and gravy (name had something to do with Elvis). Highly recommend.

Visited February 2013
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Mc Corrmick, SC
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9 restaurant reviews
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“Perfect breakfast for everyone in the group”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Let's just say coconut French toast. Yum! But my husband was head over heels for the smoked salmon & bagels (cute mini ones, with tons of capers etc.). Then our friend ordered the breakfast quesadilla and was impressed enough to order it the next 3 times we went there. Suffice to say, they do breakfast extremely well! Portions are very generous, so sharing is a definite possibility. The atmosphere is fun, family friendly as well, and service is always fast and friendly. A "must do" when we're on the island

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Macedon, New York
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“Neat place with a large menu”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We have only dinned at the Island Cow twice in the last year.
Both visits were enjoyable with good food and good service. Things must be good as there usually is a wait to get a seat.
The decor is neat and the availability to sit outside or inside is nice.
If you are in the area it's a nice place to eat and is family friendly.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Portland, Oregon
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“Great fish after a dip in the gulf...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We had just done some swimming at a nearby beach and were looking for lunch. Mom was eager to have us see The Island Cow On our vacation in Florida.

Island Cow had a large menu of a variety of items and an eclectic atmosphere. I had the Coconut -Crusted Grouper Sandwich and I thought it was some of the best fish I had ever had. Incredibly tasty! The outdoor seating was great on that beautiful sunny day!

I can not wait to get back to the Island Cow!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New Jersey
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“Very nice omelet this past week”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Breakfast here this past week with a seafood omelet.........wowwww......that omelet is on my top two to three omelet list. They also have some decent blueberry pancakes here, but with no maple syrup, wellllllll, hehehehe. The atmosphere was very nice, bright, and friendly. There OJ was good, as was their coffee. My colleagues also had some phenomenal meals that morning.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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