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Sea Breeze Cafe

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1451 Middle Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6521
+1 877-736-4320
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Cape Coral, Florida
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I come to the island on occasion and always stop at the sea breeze cafe. The chef is awesome! You can tell she really cares about the food she serves. We had the BBQ swordfish and the special river trout. Both were superbly cooked. We also really enjoyed our signature sushi roll made by chef Denny. FANTASTIC!... More 

1 Thank outforlunch2015
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a poor to average restaurant. They boast a waterfront view, which was the best part of the meal. I had made a reservation via their website and OpenTable. When we arrived, it was clear that a reservation was not necessary as there were numerous table open and the "hostess" seemed to have no idea that we even had... More 

Thank Joey W
Naples, Florida
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Even though it was loud and busy the service what pretty good...we did have to ask for our bar drinks after a little while of waiting..but it was enjoyable..except the ribs...don't eat the ribs...dry to the bone...The salmon was good, the prime rib was awesome, and the burger was thumbs up according to my granddaughter....

1 Thank Lynda G
Fort Myers, Florida
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We met friends here for a late lunch. It is one of the only places on Sanibel with a beautiful gulf view. The food and service matched the view. The staff is very nice, and lunch selections were fresh and delicious. We happened to be there also for "happy hour," and that was even better! All the items ordered were... More 

1 Thank legendstennis
Corbin, Kentucky
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103 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We only ate here once during our stay, it was the breakfast buffet. There was not a huge variety; however, the made-to-order eggs/omelette and waffles were pretty good! I definitely think it was over priced as well.

1 Thank hrtaylor23
Atlanta, Georgia
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We come to Sanibel every year. I make sure to write up where we go, in part to remember what we did and in part to remember what we loved. We go to the Sundial because we enjoy sitting outside on their patio bar. We tend to just get drinks and appetizers at sunset. (You can't see the sunset, but... More 

1 Thank vaptek
Jamison, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

The sushi Chef did an outstanding job on our sushi and sashimi plate. It was tasty and very fresh. The quality of the adult drinks were not very good. Our martini glass was only 75% full and my bloody mary was not strong enough given that there was 80% ice cubes in it.

1 Thank SanibelMike
Gibsonton, Florida
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We went there for dinner and the blackened Mahi was so good! The setting was nice but casual and the staff was friendly. My husband had the steak and he enjoyed that too. We both cleaned our plates which I normally never do, but everything was so good I had to!

3 Thank Erika O
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Food was very good, prices were slightly above average. Pool is right below balcony and guests are often walking through balcony to get to lobby so its a little disruptive. Service was great.

2 Thank Jennifer R
Derry, New Hampshire
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144 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

we were looking for a mid afternoon place to eat a good meal and we found it at sea breeze located in the sundial resort crab cakes were the best i've had in a restraurant grouper sandwich was very good we will be back for sure christin was an excellent server if I owned a restaurant, I would offer her... More 

1 Thank CICADA100

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1451 Middle Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6521
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 877-736-4320
Sea Breeze Cafe offers breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week from 7am till 10pm. Offering stunning Gulf views and al fresco dining on the patio, guests can enjoy a combination of classic tavern fare, innovative entree salads and sandwiches for a dining experience unlike any other on the island. Happy Hour specials are offered daily from 5-7pm along with live entertainment Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from 6-9pm.

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