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1048 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6915
+1 239-472-1170
11:00 - 21:00
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110 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The DQ is unique on Sanibel since it is a franchise and the island does not allow franchises. We have a routine of going to the DQ right after eating at the Lazy Flamingo which is a great place for a grouper sandwich and conch chowder. Our server was great and really hustled which I found impressive. Atypical for Sanibel... More 

Thank woosailor
Charlotte, North Carolina
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130 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is your typical Dairy Queen though the prices are higher than other Dairy queens near us, I guess because we are kind of a captive audience once over the bridge and there is very little fast food. It's adequate for a fast burger or ice cream on the way to or from the beach when you don't have time... More 

Thank wildcatsu
Overland Park, Kansas
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221 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 467 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was just another DQ with average DQ food. It gets a poor rating for very slow service and being a terrible value. After we’d stood in line for over ten minutes they finally opened a second window. We stopped because it was between the lunch and dinner hours and we wanted a quick snack and an ice cream cone.... More 

Thank dskid
Baltimore, Maryland
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch. Had the fresh grouper sandwich. Outstanding! Great service in a totally casual and relaxing atmosphere.

Thank hswmd
Gilbert, Arizona
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time we are on Sanibel we have to have ice cream at the Dairy Queen at least once. It is always busy, but they get you taken care of quickly.

Thank Danielle G
Bedford, New Hampshire
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at this DQ for ice cream. The blizzards were tasty! It's a very clean DQ; one of the cleanest and most up to date I've seen.

Thank MEAinNH7
Kiel, Wisconsin
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only stopped here for dessert, so I can't comment on the hot food, but the ice cream is good. The same as any other Dairy Queen, but in a tropical paradise. The staff was friendly and the service was quick. Prices are a little higher than other DQ locations, but are very reasonable for the island.

Thank Brewers333
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typical DQ menu. Located right on bike path so it's an easy place to stop to get lunch or ice cream. Friendly staff.

Thank Amy V
Apex, North Carolina
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Old style with the outdoor seating. Perfect for a quick snack. Staff were friendly and they were very busy. Perfect for what we wanted. Food was good.

Thank Smith3835
West chester
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We got butterfinger blizzards and they were awesome ! They out a lot of butterfingers in it and it was great !

Thank Dkowalska2012

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1048 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6915
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-1170

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