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We are a from scratch kitchen using the freshest ingredients as possible. If you like homemade cooking, come see us.
US$10 - US$15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe
Gift Cards Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small family owned & operated cafe. Excellent ambience and awesome (Sunday) brunch served buffet style.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 7 May 2021 via mobile

We make it a point to eat here every time we come to mexico beach or port st Joe. The food is delicious! The menu has a nice variety and changes daily. The service is excellent! The staff are very friendly and we always leave...full and with a smile.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 22 April 2021

Stayed in Port St Joe for three days. Two of those days included breakfast from Sand Dollar Cafe. What a great experience! Affordable, yummy and incredibly friendly service that just makes you feel good. We enjoyed their shrimp and grits, french toast casserole, omelettes, fruit...and yummy muffins.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 17 April 2021 via mobile

Sand Dollar is definitely my favorite restaurant in Port Saint Joe. Great southern comfort food. Super friendly service. You get to see the food you’re going to order, which is very cool. They do a nice job with social distancing. I love the personalities of...the manager and employees. They make you feel very welcome, and they act like they genuinely want to be there. My hubby and I had lunch here, we came back the next day and brought the rest of the family. And then two days later we came back and had their breakfast. It’s very hard to tell whether breakfast was better or lunch was better. They are only open for breakfast and lunch, so plan accordingly!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 16 April 2021

This is such an awesome place! The food is so good and the people so friendly and accommodating. It is cafeteria style where they put the food on your plate but there are lots of choices and reasonable price. Oh and the atmosphere is really...cozy! We will come backMore

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 11 April 2021 via mobile

We ate breakfast here. We were unaware that is was a buffet style....that they serve for u. They have lots of choices. The prices were great. You’re able to choose 3 items and get a biscuit or toast and a drink for $10. Being that...I eat low carb, there wasn’t a lot I could eat, but the biscuits and gravy looked amazing! I styled for scrambled cheese eggs and bacon. It was good. My husband ordered shrimp and grits, which he didn’t care for. It has a tomato based sauce with it, which he doesn’t care for. They also service lunch, which we didn’t try.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 5 April 2021 via mobile

Glad we got to enjoy it. It had a good selection from grits to hash brown casserole and biscuits and gravy. Wish we would have gone more than once.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 30 March 2021 via mobile

I have never had cafeteria style but their food was great. We went in for breakfast, we all had something different and it was all wonderful.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 27 February 2021 via mobile

Great choice for breakfast! “Different” combinations in hash browns and seafood frittata that were very tasty. Excellent service and very good coffee. Good place and busy so you may have to wait a few minutes but they get you seated. Baby boomers need to cool...their jets and relax...More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 25 February 2021 via mobile

We had breakfast there this morning and it was very good. Since we were new, the gentleman serving was so nice. Husband got eggs to order and they had them finished before we even sat down. So glad they had the option of fruit as...one of the entres. We recommend this place.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Response from Deborah M | Reviewed this property |
No they do not.
1 June 2018|
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Response from retiredandlovingit33 | Reviewed this property |
Lots of places to get oysters, but I just don't know about clams----Sorry
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They are very dog friendly! In fact my dog, Moose, was served a cold bowl of water before I was!
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Yes, Sand Dollar Cafe offers takeaway services.

Yes, Sand Dollar Cafe offers delivery services.

Sand Dollar Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5