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Sanibel Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great breakfast, friendly service, and super clean. I love the beachy theme and all the cute signs. The tables are super cool, the lots of sea shells 🐚 in them. Don't let the fact that it is in a strip mall fool you it is a great breakfast stop. I don't normally give a 5 rating but the cleanliness factor... More 

Thank Melissa G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This and Doc Fords seem to be the better places to hang out, very friendly staff, if you have stopped in there twice they will remember you, All of the food items seem to be good, cant say any one meal stands out tho.

Thank craig s
Shelby MI
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have dined at this favorite place many times and was saddened that it was closed this Dec. due to a fire. The food was excellently prepared, moderately priced, & the service was outstanding, it is like losing an old friend!

Thank annieShelbyMI
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for breakfast on a Sunday morning in January. The gentleman, who I believe was the owner, greeted us and was very friendly. He accommodated us right away and even put an extension on our table as we had 5 people. Our order was taken and we were serve coffee, which was piping hot and very good. Then the crowds... More 

Thank Kathleen C
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited our favorite Sanibel breakfast on December 29th and it had just reopened. We were very happy as we always enjoy the friendly service and great food. Corn beef hash was great as usual. Everyone in our group enjoyed their breakfast. No wait to be seated and the shell tables are fun to look at. Glad to see that... More 

Thank jsmith2901
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 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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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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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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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19 reviews
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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

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids
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?