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“Take a stroll on Periwinkle way”
Review of Periwinkle Way

Periwinkle Way
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Owner description: The main street running through Sanibel Island is lined with shops, boutiques, galleries and cafes.
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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90 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Take a stroll on Periwinkle way”
Reviewed December 2, 2012

just a fun place to go browsing through the shops, most of which are slightly on the kitschy side but hey, this is Florida! There are some great sea shell shops which are definitely worth a visit. Of course this is where you will most of the restaurants on the Island. Two of our favorite are The Lazy Flamingo and Island Pizza
Sanibel Bean Coffee shop is a must stop for a cup of Joe and some good sandwiches and ice cream.

Visited October 2012
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Kingston, New York
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“the Photo is Shesells Sea Shells one of many shops”
Reviewed November 24, 2012

Periwinkly way is a long Stretch of road with wonderful shops.Great people super prices wonderful gifts. very helpful .THEY pack up your fragiles carefully for the safe trip home .
I wish I could have purchased more but I always fear breakage from the airlines.

Visited November 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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“Wonderful”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

It was great that the size of this road had so much to offer. From restaurants, grocery stores and other shops it was great to have all the different options to shop and eat.

Visited November 2012
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3 Thank Debra N
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Regina, Canada
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441 reviews
135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“Many Shops On This Road”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

If you are on Sanibel Island and want to shop, this road will lead you to your destination. There are many shops, restaurants and small knick knacky places to see. If you are trying to leave the island late in the afternoon, you will probably hit a traffic jam just before you turn off Periwinkle Way departing the island. Normally there is a traffic person at the corner and this totally ties up the traffic.

Visited November 2012
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2 Thank Holly5_12
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Naples, Florida
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424 reviews
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“The "Main" street of Sanibel”
Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

After the causeway and a right turn after the Visitor's center you're on the main artery of Sanibel, Periwinkle Way. The street is dotted with quaint shops and eateries. Too many to name here but a few notables: the She Sells Sea Shells gift shop, the Lazy Flamingo resturant and Jerry's foods are amongst my favorites. Try the conch fritters at LF they are very good. Jerry's has the best danishes around.

Make sure you have plenty of time as this one lane road gets congested in season. If you do have the time take Periwinkle all the way to the end to Sanibel-Captiva road abdgets drive to Captiva island. It's a wonderful ride for the senses with million dollar views.

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