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Island Cafe

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305 Collier Ave, Everglades City, FL 34139
+1 239-695-0003
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West Sussex
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great welcome and comfortable seats. Everything you would expect from an American cafe/diner. Pizza worth the money, gator pieces lovely and seasoned well. Prompt service. Worth visiting.

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Williston, Vermont
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was not very appealing from the outside, so we thought we'd just get a cup of coffee. We were pleasantly surprised by the airy, clean, eclectic atmosphere. We had a typical diner breakfast, and it was fine in a greasy diner way. Nice strong coffee, and friendly service.

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Thank Bromelia
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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110 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had the Gator Burger and a Cheeseburger. Both were very very good and well worth the money. Ice cold coke to wash it down with made it very refreshing on a hot day. The menu is extensive with lots to choose from. Service was a little slow to start but we did arrive and there was not many spare... More 

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Thank Rhys M
Mount Vernon, Ohio
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274 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the only place in town open for a cup of coffee at 0730 in the morning. My coffee pot broke so we stopped here and received a friendly cup of coffee to go. Very nice people.

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Thank RNRVTravler
Maple Grove, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Followed up our trip on Speedy's Airboat tours with a Shrimp PO Boy at the Island Cafe. Good food, good prices, and great service!

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Thank SurfmanMN
Bradenton Beach, FL
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was immediate. We were barely seated when we were asked if we wished to order a drink. The wine list is pretty meager (cabernet and chardonnay), and no interesting beers either. I had a chicken bacon wrap, which was good enough to take half back to our hotel fridge, which I ate the next evening. Fries were also very... More 

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Thank krisreger
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food. Highly recommend the pizza. Friendly staff. We look forward to eating here every time we are in Everglade City.

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Thank csmithtalcott
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Basic American breakfast with good coffee, friendly service and good straight up food. Lots of seating. Fast service. I had the western omelette which was above average - I eat a lot of breakfasts out and am fussy about my omelet. This had lots of veggies. Next time I'd ask them To put the cheese inside instead of on top.... More 

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Thank DorisP52
Greenwood, South Carolina
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a morning of wildlife viewing, I stopped at Island Cafe for a quick bite to eat. The place was totally packed with both tourists and locals, but my waitress was ready to help me make a decision from the menu. Being a native of the desert part of Texas, I am still learning my way around the maze of... More 

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Thank Kathleen D
Oxford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Everglades City as a family of 4. We needed a proper American diner breakfast and the Island cafe delivered that dream we see on television back home. Our waitress was delightful and patient. The food was fresh and yummy. The coffee came in mugs and always seemed full. High standards in all ways and good value.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Collier Ave, Everglades City, FL 34139
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Everglades City
  • Phone Number: +1 239-695-0003

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