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“Really delicious!”

Sweet Melissa's Cafe
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Casa Ybel
Reviewed December 29, 2013

The food here is fantastic! We had cheese as an appetizer and we really loved it, just as the paté. The entrees are also very nice and with a good glass of wine, we had a lovely evening!

Thank Esther H
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

There are restaurants and then there is Sweet Melissa's. What a joy it was to have Christmas Eve there. Service, food, ambience and wine list was pure pleasure. My husband and I started with the Beef Tartare flowed by the Roasted Beet Salad. I opted for the Grilled Tuna and my husband the Grilled Smoked Beef Tenderloin. Both dishes were wonderfully prepared, full of flavor with a beautiful mouth watering presentation. We finish our diner with the Mixed Berry Tart and espresso. If there is a restaurant heaven we just ate there. Thank you Molly.

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Thank sandfeet
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

Had a great dinner with my son and husband. Braised veal cheeks were great. Would recommend to any foodie visiting Sanibel. Will return next visit.

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Thank mitched5
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

We have visited Sweet Melissa's frequently and think it the best restaurant on the island. Great food, great service.

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Thank abeachlover
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Reviewed December 28, 2013

If you stay in Sanibel or Captiva, you must have at least one dinner here. Once you've eaten here, you will go back again. Make a reservation, and enjoy music at the door and while you dine. The food is fabulous, a word overused, but not for Melissa's works of dining art. I love it when even the side dishes are as inventive as the main dish, and Melissa takes this to a whole new level. It may not be the cheapest meal, but my mother always said, "Cheap is cheap." Spend the money and get a memorable dining experience, complete with polite, personable staff. What more could you want?

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Thank robertfw
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