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Sanibel Cafe

2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
+1 239-472-5323
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (45 reviews)
“french toast” (50 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
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1 - 10 of 736 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wait wasn’t too bad, food was ehh, not the best we’ve had in Sanibel. The waitress was not the most friendly until it came time to drop off the check and hope for a decent tip. Oh well, tomorrow’s another day.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the Tahitian Gardens shopping center, you might not even realize a restaurant is here unless you happen to be shopping and walk past. But you'll want to make a point of coming here. They are open for breakfast and lunch, but we always...More

1  Thank Anne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always try eat at a non chain restaurant while vacationing. This place was a good choice. I had what I think was called the Rowdy Rooster sandwich. My husband had the cuban. I thought the Cuban tasted good. The rowdy rooster sandwich was different....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last minute brunch on New Years Day. We were very happy that they were open considering most establishments were closed. The service was awesome with "EXCELLENT" meals. Every meal from breakfast to lunch were outstanding! We were pleasantly surprised and would highly recommend them.

1  Thank Michael Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place for breakfast or lunch. Under the glass table tops are fossil shells, many not seen today. Their breakfast of biscuits with garvy is the best on the island and at lunch the Rusty Pelican is a tasty treat consisting of...More

Thank Localjane
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Too often omelettes are bogged down with heavy cheeses as if trying to hide something. Not this omelette - the flavors complemented the egg. Perhaps the best omelette I have ever had! The toast was made with fresh homemade bread and the hash browns were...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I had a fish sandwich which was fresh and delicious. My husband had eggs and corned beef hash. I tasted some of his hash and thoroughly enjoyed it. Waitress was very attentive and cordial.

Thank susan s
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We stopped in for breakfast. The staff was very friendly, especially the elderly woman running the cashier whose granddaughter is a chef. I had the sautéed alligator. It was prepared very well and I'll eat it again.

Thank Big_Bones_Daddy
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This trip I tried all the major breakfast places and hands down this one is the best. I even went twice to Sanibel Cafe and I sort of tried something besides my pina colada french toast (the french toast trio) and still my favorite is...More

1  Thank carrie9678
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Nothing about our breakfast experience was outstanding but everything was...pleasant. We had called to make a reservation and the hostess was...pleasant and seated us right away. Although my seat at the table had a direct view into the ladies restroom, the table was...pleasant. Actually the...More

Thank RinORL
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Questions & Answers
1 April 2016|
Response from Jane S |
Yes it is. There is a ramp outside the restaurant to use. It goes to the promenade with the restaurant and stores. They have chairs, which can be moved to accommodate a wheelchair.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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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