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The Island's Hidden Gem!

The Sanibel Café was established in 1984, and over 30 years later it has become famous around the world for its delicious food and spectacular fossilized sea shell table tops!

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7 AM - 2:30 PM daily.


The Sanibel Café serves a variety of classic American cuisine, southern classics and island favorites!


We serve wine, beer and mimosas to those above the legal drinking age.


We have a special children's menu (with a coloring page and crayons!), booster seats and high-chairs.

Wheelchair Access

We are located directly next to one of the ramps leading from the Tahitian Gardens plaza parking lot. There are wheelchair-accessible bathrooms just a few doors down!


We do not take reservations, but you may always call ahead to check on availability!


There is ample parking in the Tahitian Gardens Plaza lot directly in front of the restaurant.


We accept Visa, Mastercard, traveler's cheques and, of course, cash!