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BREAKFAST
Loaded Seafood Omlet
USD 11.99
Breakfast Quesadilla
USD 8.99
Pigs In a Blanket Pancakes
USD 9.99
O'La Granola 'N Berries
USD 6.99
Corned Beef Hash
USD 3.5
LUNCH
Tuna Oh Luna
USD 9.99
Barn Burner
USD 11.99
Amy's Corned Beef Reuben
USD 10.99
Cranky Carl's Catfish Reuben
USD 13.99
BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
USD 10.99
Wombo Combo aka BBQ Heaven
USD 19.99
Crunchy Gouper or Blackend Mahi Tacos
USD 15.99
Fried Gulf Pink Shrimp
USD 15.99
Kristiana's Angel Hair
USD 11.99
ISLAND APPS
Clams Royale
USD 15.99
Conch Fritters
USD 8.99
Sweet Potato Fries
USD 4.99
Lobster & Shrimp Wontons
USD 9.99
Crispy Fried Artichokes
USD 7.99
Frickles (Fried Pickles)
USD 7.99
DINNER
Gouper Oscar
USD 21.99
Cowrazy Kabobs
USD 22.99
Adults Only XXX Seafood Mac & Cheese
USD 18.99
Hey That Paella!
USD 17.99
Island Cow Pie (Shepards Pie)
USD 13.99
Queen Elke's Surf 'N Turf
USD 26.99
Herb Encrusted Salmon
USD 17.99
Signature Sanibel Snapper
USD 21.99
Mack Daddy Shrimp Dinner
USD 19.99
Scallop 'n Shrimp Scampi (Pasta)
USD 18.99
SOUP, SALAD & STUFF
Cold Wildberry Bisque
Berries & Champagne
USD 6.99
Famous Black Bean & Rice
USD 6.99
Blackened Scallops $ Shrimp Salad
USD 14.99
Grilled Veggie and Goat Cheese Salad
USD 12.99
DRINKS
White Mango Sangria
USD 5.99
Captin Nik's Rum Punch
USD 5.99
Mimosa
USD 6.99
Maragita/Coladas/Daquiries
USD 6.99
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Playgrounds, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We make a point to go to Island Cow at least once every trip to Sanibel - normally a wait to get in, but they have cornhole and ring toss games to keep you occupied and a bar that you can get a drink from...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went just for dessert, unfortunately they didn’t have anything. So we ended up having drinks instead, and had a great time. We will go back for sure....

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed April 13, 2020

This place has everything! Day of the dead meets Bikini Bottom. Very busy, but top notch service. We went for brunch and everyone went away with full happy bellies. Recommending the seafood omelet.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2020

We had lunch there on March 11th and Bryan was our server. The food was excellent , never had a Philadelphia cheese steak with pineapples and my Wife had fritters. The little appetizer muffins were very good. A family next to us left there credit...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 19, 2020 via mobile

Spent a week on Sanibel recently. So glad we checked out The Island Cow. Excellent menu choices. Cool vibe inside and out. Wait staff very attentive. Breakfast was very good. Their diced potatoes are my favorite. A Bloody Mary for breakfast never hurt anyone, right?...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 18, 2020 via mobile

Lovely, easy vibe: great music and really enjoyed the food. Prices fair and great service. No Wi-Fi.. probably a good thing

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 16, 2020 via mobile

Enjoyed the wait at Island Cow. Corn hole, fun chairs, nice patio to wait for a table. Huge portions, seafood plus lots of other choices

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 14, 2020

We visited Island Cow with friends who are staying on Sanibel for the winter. The restaurant is bustling and large with dining inside and out. The menu is extremely large and there are also nightly specials. We tried the Grouper (with coleslaw and sweet potato...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 14, 2020

The Island Cow has a terrific garden atmosphere, plenty of parking, and a very diverse menu with something for everyone. The fried oysters on a caesar salad was great! A friend from Sarasota comes to savor the incredible nachos. Service is very prompt.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 12, 2020

This place had a fun atmosphere: tables with big colouring sheets and crayon buckets, paper towel roll on the table for messy fingers, games and a lizard cage outside etc. So, we thought it a fun, warm, loud atmosphere for our two families to have...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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May 9, 2018|
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Response from Teresa M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can have a drink at the bar while you wait on your food.
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May 24, 2017|
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Response from nhollywood | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are - but you have to sit outside, which is fine.
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