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Over Easy Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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630 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 (Formerly Happy Shrimp Company)
(239) 472-2625
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Nashville, Tennessee
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had breakfast at Over Easy cafe on the morning we departed the island after a wonderful week's vacation. We'd eaten here on a prior Sanibel visit, but I didn't care for the service or food as much this time. There is often a wait, which is okay, but once we were seated at the counter, we were forgotten, even... More 

Thank sallyntn
Davenport, Florida
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly staff. There always seems to be a wait, but it is totally worth it. There are plenty of stores around to wander through while you wait the buzzers work throughout the shopping center. Food is great. Big hearty breakfast and not super expensive. Go back again and again!

Thank garee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped at the Over Easy Cafe for breakfast. The Western Omelet was terrific and the orange juice was delicious! We sat out on their front patio area. It was a beautiful morning and it was a a great way to enjoy the morning.

Thank mntravels89
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The wait is always long but there are plenty of cute, pricey shops to keep you amused/productive while you wait. And they don't have waffles. That was a disappointment, since I had a yen; but for the most part, the food was delicious. (wish the home fries didn't have so much paprika!) excellent and efficient service. I also love that... More 

Thank Ana L
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99 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best values on Sanibel. Breakfast is served till 3pm. Didn't get the breakfast but had a really good Chicken salad sandwich. Great service. I'd go back!

Thank Stellaxo
Cape Coral, Florida
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had lunch with a friend and their dog on Friday. What a pleasant day. Dogs are allowed outside on the patio Plenty of room for the dog, nice breeze and fans made it very pleasant. Lunch was fresh and wonderful Two of us had wraps and the other had a philly cheese sandwich. Nice sides and wonderful ice tea. This... More 

Thank johns1228
Pittsburgh, PA
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87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I had another great breakfast at Over Easy Cafe. We went a little later than normal and had to sit at the counter but it was fine and we enjoyed our breakfast very much. Always good food, great orange juice and a nice time.

Thank Melissa C
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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169 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A great breakfast/ lunch menu, have not been for dinner, (only during the season). Both in/outside (covered) dining, dogs welcome outside, you may see several. Well run, efficient wait staff, kitchen does a good job of dealing with the crowds., not long waits for your food. Expect a wait during peak times; there are several shops adjoining if you are... More 

Thank WHR8
Denver, Colorado
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100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food for the four of us was great. The wait time to get it, not so great. So, go there and prepare to have a wait but it is worthwhile.

Thank colinbW6984OI
Naples, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Over Easy has a big selection of breakfast and lunch items that do not disappoint. Whenever we're on the island, we make a point to go there. The service is friendly and efficient and the food is wonderful- try the Portobello omelet! You can choose indoor or outdoor seating and it is even pet friendly (on the patio).

Thank lazylillycat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $10
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 (Formerly Happy Shrimp Company)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: (239) 472-2625

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?