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“Great breakfast w/ Island Charm” 4 of 5 stars
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The Island Cow
2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
239-472-0606
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Greenville, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great breakfast w/ Island Charm”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Good place for breakfast - large portions and huge, fresh fruit garnishes. Don't miss the back deck area with a few critters and cornhole toss games along the side.

Visited June 2014
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Dundee, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Above average”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Visited for lunch and had coconut shrimp spinach salad which was good. Restaurant was very crowded but they accommodated us quickly. Hubby had red beans & rice with sausage which was a bit spicy, but very good. Overall experience was good, but overly expensive for what we got. We had an outstanding dinner just up the road the night before for about the same price as this lunch.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Pittsburgh
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Casual, Unassuming, Fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Our server was perfect. He knew the extensive menu well. If you are looking for a place that will satisfy everyone's tastebuds and preferences, young and old, this is a great choice.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Allendale, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
“Best restaurant on the island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Very friendly,attentive staff. Great atmosphere, great food ,good prices.This was by far the best value restaurant in Sanibel.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Not worth the hassle.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Food was good but not worth the hassle. Got there at 5:15 and waited 45 minutes for a table. When we were finally seated, the table was dirty including plastic cups and trash from previous party. Constantly open front door leads to lukewarm AC and flies. Server seemed put off when I dared ask for a refill of water. Son had problem with several flies buzzing his food. I'd love to know what percentage of their booming business is repeat customers vs curious tourists. With so many good food options on island, I wouldn't dare return.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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