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The Corner Cafe

101 W 1st St Ste A, Ste A, Sanford, FL 32771-1219
+1 407-322-3779
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (171 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (73 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cuban, American, Cafe, Healthy, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
101 W 1st St Ste A, Ste A, Sanford, FL 32771-1219
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I had the pleasure of having lunch at The Corner Cafe a week or so ago. We were in Florida for the weekend for a wedding. Before heading to the airport we visited the Central Florida Zoo and then needed a place...More

Thank Mark M
CHEFMICHAELOBRIEN, Owner at The Corner Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank You Mark, What a small world we live in...right?!? It was a pleasure to serve you and your wife, not once but twice! I'm glad you got to try The Cafe Menu and The Gourmet To Go Menu in the same weekend. We had...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped by on our way home from the airport. Chef Michael explained menu, and we both did the pick three which included half sandwich, soup, and salad. The food was delicious and fresh! The chef, and all the staff were very...More

Thank Lauren J
CHEFMICHAELOBRIEN, Owner at The Corner Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank You Lauren, Not only for you kind words of praise but for taking the time to visit Historic Downtown Sanford in the first place. You guys could have just jumped the Interstate and headed home, but instead you took the time to check out...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Greeted with enthusiasm - menu introduced and well defined. Four of us were visiting Sanford and very much enjoyed our experience.More

1  Thank DVN13
CHEFMICHAELOBRIEN, Owner at The Corner Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank You Dear Traveler, This is high praise coming from someone from NYC...maybe the greatest city in the world!?! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time & meal. Please stop in the next time you're in Historic Downtown Sanford....(We're not SoHo, but we ain't...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had lunch today prior to getting on the Auto Train. Ordered the Turkey/Bacon sandwich and French Onion soup combo. My wife ordered the Celery soup and Greek Salad combo. Both were fantastic. Owner and staff were very friendly. This place is our new favorite in...More

1  Thank psuwalt
CHEFMICHAELOBRIEN, Owner at The Corner Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank You Walt, It was truly a pleasure to meet you and your wife and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time and menu selections! We have been honored to serve the Auto Train Community for almost ten years now and its good to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A woman was handing out fliers for this spot, so we gave it a try. It was a good choice! I felt like having a salad, and their Greek Grilled Chicken salad was very tasty. I had a half salad and half tuna sandwich. The...More

1  Thank Wendy A
CHEFMICHAELOBRIEN, Owner at The Corner Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank You Wendy, That Wonderful Lady is my partner Miss Jody and I am glad she encouraged you to come see us! Each and every day we talk about how lucky we are to meet such incredible folks from far and wide. Thanks also for...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Everyone in my party had delicious food. I enjoyed the Cuban sandwich and will definitely return for another. The service was friendly and prompt.

1  Thank macpikel
CHEFMICHAELOBRIEN, Owner at The Corner Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Mac, We are proud of that Cuban Press and delighted that you are already planning on your next visit! I'll make certain the staff sees this review and continues to turn out "Great Food Fast"!! With Appreciation, Chef Michael

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was very pleasantly surprised with the corner cafe. A wonderful experience from start to finish. Had the pressed Cuban - excellent. Everyone at our table was extremely pleased with service, meals, n dessert. A very fun atmosphere- definitely not the average or usual. I highly...More

1  Thank Billy W
CHEFMICHAELOBRIEN, Owner at The Corner Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank You Billy, We are delighted that you enjoyed our Cuban Press...the Pulled Pork & Spiced Pickles make it unique! We also appreciate that you picked up on how unique the environment is at The Corner Cafe. We don't just want to be a place...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As is true in almost every case, the quality of a restaurant follows the passion and the pride of the people who work there. Kudos to the kitchen staff and the servers. At the Corner Cafe, you are greeted outside, escorted inside and welcomed by...More

1  Thank CaliCruiser
CHEFMICHAELOBRIEN, Owner at The Corner Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

My Goodness CC...If I didn't know better, I'd say you were a professional writer and I am immensely flattered by your kind words of praise! We truly appreciate your taking the time to let folks know about our unique and accommodating menu and we too...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a terrific lunch at the Corner Cafe. We were warmly and enthusiastically greeted by the owner as we walked in the door. He went through the menu and took our orders. It's a very casual environment and very efficient. We had the Cuban Press...More

Thank 14clubs
CHEFMICHAELOBRIEN, Owner at The Corner Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You so very much! I think I mentioned when I took your order that you had chosen some really wonderful flavors for your meal and I'm glad you enjoyed them. I see from your profile that you are from Chi-Town which is one of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would eat there again. Food was very good the owner was the owner was very friendly. He helped advise what would be the best thing on the menu they cater to vegetarian and special diets.

Thank elyd615
CHEFMICHAELOBRIEN, Owner at The Corner Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You Brother, It was an absolute pleasure meeting and speaking with you! Your knowledge of herbals and the acronym for Mims made it a very interesting conversation!! Please hurry back the next time you're in the neighborhood, Chef Michael

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$9 - $16
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W 1st St Ste A, Ste A, Sanford, FL 32771-1219
    (S. Park Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 407-322-3779
  • E-mail
Description
The Corner Cafe, rated one of the best restaurants in Sanford, FL, is located in Historic Downtown Sanford, Florida at the intersection of 1st & Park. This charming bistro specializes in unique and delicious, handmade fare at an affordable price. Known for their killer Cuban Sandwich, French Onion Soup in a toasted bread bowl and stunning Salads, The Corner Cafe serves a variety of Grilled Sandwiches, Fresh-Beautiful Salads & Scratch Made Soups (M-Sat) from 11:00 - 4:00. Delicious Smoothies, a full selection of Coffee Drinks, Freshly-Brewed Tea, Ice Cold Beer and California Wines are available as well. The Corner Cafe offers Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-free options as well. Sit at an outside table to enjoy the view of the Historic Downtown streets. You can even bring Fido!
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