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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%
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“hash browns” (41 reviews)
“french toast” (46 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2007 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4100
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We've eaten breakfast at the Sanibel Cafe on our visits for years now. There's a reason .... great food, good service, good pricing ..... and did I say "Great food" ! Omelets are good, pancakes are good, waffles are good, French toast is good ......More

Thank Cymru1
Reviewed 5 days ago

During our recent two week stay on Sanibel we enjoyed lunch and breakfast. The food and service was excellent. The cafe has a nice beachy decor and is impeccably clean. Staff is very friendly and attentive. Kelly is a doll!

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with my husband and parents on our visit around Sanibel. Lovely little plaza with this delightful cafe. I am always one for choosing the small family restaurants over commercial type places. Was not disappointed even with a small side salad, and...More

Thank Janette Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

I suppose I have very simple taste in general. Perhaps that is why I am enchanted by a restaurant that goes above and beyond to add something special to the dining experience. My friend and I had breakfast here, and both of us enjoyed it...More

Thank wowgirl3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is excellent for the price, great casual diner style food. They have the largest chocolate milk I've ever received at a restaurant! The shrimp salad wrap was delicious, the parmesan tomatoes are great, the cinnamon apples are delicious, the house made chips were...More

Thank K-carp2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has had a facelift and looks much better for it, may even be under new ownership as this year the food was totally delicious, fluffy pancakes and waffles, fresh fruit and granola, excellent steak and eggs, good coffee and superb, friendly service. All...More

1  Thank KJT-AJT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the most creative decor, including one of a kind shell tables that is charming. The menu is just as creative and unique with breakfast favorites and sea inspired choices to be hoped for as an island cafe. The quality of the food...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sanibel cafe was the perfect local spot to have breakfast at before a day at the beach. The service was quick and polite. The food came out quickly, and it hit the spot

Thank Clint S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited Sanibel Island at least five times, and we've tried breakfast and several different places. Now we just go to the Sanibel Cafe. We love their menu, and how they prepare the food. The service is great too. We have yet to make...More

1  Thank PolisighPat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has great service and great breakfasts! We tried several of their breakfasts over 4 days and never had any less than excellent.

Thank James S
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Is it wheelchair accessible ?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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