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Sanibel Cafe

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2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
+1 239-472-5323
07:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food previously. Have had breakfast there in the past. However, still closed due to fire. Some good shopping nearby though!

Thank Meagan M
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Wanted to eat here to see their tables that have seashells in them. They were closed due to fire. I remember they have good pins colada French toast. Was looking forward to that as well.

Thank Amy C
Long Beach, Mississippi, United States
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our Sanibel-Captiva experience ALWAYS begins and ends with Viva la BLT and a vanilla Coke at the Sanibel Cafe. ALWAYS. Except this year, because they are closed because of a fire. WE MISSED YOU, SANIBEL CAFE!

Thank James R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We love Brunch food and love that this place caters to those who do. You can truly be "on island time" since breakfast can be had any time of the day - so take your time and enjoy the morning beach-combing at your leisure. Great food, menu and staff in a cozy little place that has pride in the shelling... More 

Thank IDKwhoIare
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Excellent service, and yummy food. A must for Brits - baked beans available for breakfast! Love the seashell shadow box tables.

Thank Sandy H
Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Perfect array of all kinds of foods... breakfast served all day long!!! great for families, brunches, dates, and great ambiance!

Thank haaskids8
Ogden, Utah
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I loved the arty shell tables and Beach Boy type music. The food was great and the servers were friendly and helpful (owner's daughter). After breakfast there are nice shops to browse in that shopping center.

Thank Brenda B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This quaint cafe was just right for a late morning bike ride and breakfast. Food was excellent and service was prompt and friendly.

Thank lauraluby
Canal Winchester, OH
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101 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Had a delicious breakfast with friends at the Sanibel Cafe. All breakfasts were very good, tasty and fresh, and everyone enjoyed their meals. One friend did note that the biscuits & gravy were a bit spicy and did not finish them. I cannot attest to that personally, but you might take it into consideration. The restaurant is a little cramped... More 

Thank JAYBB1
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Nice place for breakfast. Reasonable prices and good food. Small place but there was quite a variety of menu items. Both traditional and islandly.

Thank Lynn P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-5323

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