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Dairy Queen

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1048 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6915
+1 239-472-1170
11:00 - 21:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I enjoyed two stops for ice cream, once by car and once on bicycles. Plenty of tables for the time of year we visited.

Thank Dawn B
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in last night at 9:15 pm after the website advertised "open until 9:30 pm" and were very rudely addressed by male cashier. As we approached counter he held up "CLOSED" sign and didn't even apologize for having been inconvenienced by their false advertisement . With other options for dessert on island will not be visiting them again any time... More 

Thank Martha C
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually make our first stop when we get to the island here for a cone that is lunch .Check in time for the condo is at 3 took close to dinner time for real lunch. They have food as well as all their regular Ice cream favourites for those looking for burgers and hotdogs. There is plenty of seating... More 

Thank Carolyn F
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for dessert after lunch. They were quite busy & had a long line as usual on a hot day. Service was good, but could probably use a few more hands behind the counter. No complaints regarding our ice cream! Would stop here again.

Thank Carmencita T
Portland, Oregon
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1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting the beautiful island myself and 4 friends stopped at the Dairy Queen for an ice cream. The young man took the order from the man in front of us. The power went out when processing his order. The kind young man explained that the system was down so please accept this ice cream at no charge. Very nice!!... More 

Thank Susie A
Glenview, Illinois
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nostalgic DQ, where there is almost always a line - part of the ambiance. Ice cream treats and other menu items too including burgers and more!

Thank Jeanne B
Baltimore, Maryland
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278 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Standard DQ experience with plenty of parking right on Periwinkle Way. Local staff here was speedy and friendly. Place can be super busy, but they move the line rather quickly.What better after a long day at the beach or after a nice meal?

Thank JC-Meg
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We went for our usual late night ice cream runs. Expect to enjoy the nice weather as you wait in line. Service and ice cream are great.

Thank Diesel762X39
Hawley, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Until this place cleans their facility up, I would not recommend that you go there! The entire place needs to be pressure washed both inside and out. The servers were unsure of their products and not very friendly.

2 Thank crashvb
Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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369 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

On the main road, easy to get in and out of....who doesn't love a good Banana Split while on vacation ??...

1 Thank cm_woods

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Fast food
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1048 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6915
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-1170

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