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Blue Giraffe

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2075 Periwinkle Way, Suite 14, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4113
+1 239-472-2525
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We've been here twice in 3 days it's so good. There are a lot of great dishes and definitely some new interesting menu options. The pulled pork sandwich and crab meat omelet are fantastic options to try. The Charlie breakfast tortilla bowl and chicken and biscuits are other great options, although the steak sandwich was under seasoned. The sweet potato... More 

Thank Jessica U
Leeds, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here on our last day before going off to the airport I must admit it wasn't our first choice however it was a good breakfast the staff were lovely and we enjoyed the food.

1 Thank Jeanna1857
Pine Plains, New York
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had my first fish tacos ever here in 2013, and I've been eating them all over Florida ever since. We've been re-conning the state for our retirement home. In fact nearly every diner meal I have down here is fish tacos, primarily because the fish is usually fresh. These are one of the best I've had. I think it's... More 

Thank Dave H
Woodstock, NY
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we saw the wait at Over Easy we decided to move on and came upon Blue Giraffe (in a small shopping plaza, at the back of parking area). No wait and we were so glad we chose this place. We had a crab cake Benedict with sweet potato fries (they made the substitution for us with no hassle at... More 

1 Thank Bonnie M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped in for lunch with my wife. I've got to admit, the Island Melt is the best tuna melt I've ever had. Our server was great and the manager even came out to check on us to see how we enjoyed our meal.

Thank Brad B
Williston, Vermont
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for lunch. The food was good, service was good and it wasn't too expensive. We sat outside and enjoyed the ebreeze on a hot day.

Thank Larry J
Fort Myers, Florida
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95 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to eat here for lunch but it took us a bit to find the place. You have to wind the little plaza to find the restaurant in the back. You can either eat inside or outside. The service was fast, and the prices were reasonable. We had the Shrimp ceviche appetizer to start. The flavor... More 

Thank Lauren K
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time here and this place doesn't disappoint. Excellent food and reasonable prices. Very nice atmosphere. Coming back for sure!

Thank Chaiwat M
Sanibel Island, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is tucked away in the back of a touristy shopping plaza (there are some great shops there)... we particularly enjoyed eating outside - seating was open, prompt service, and the food was not only delicious - it was served hot... cold food is a pet peeve of mine (see earlier reviews). Our server was Josh - he was... More 

Thank Butterscotch18901
St. Augustine, Florida
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the shopping center location discourage you, this restaurant features outdoor dining, a great bar and an imaginative menu. Service was attentive and thoughtful. The cuisine is aptly described as "island inspired American cuisine" and offers sufficient variety to please any taste without disrupting the island vibe. It is certainly deserving of the following it has among visitors and... More 

Thank Jay H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Bar, Seafood, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2075 Periwinkle Way, Suite 14, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4113
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-2525
The Blue Giraffe is the place to experience casual island dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week from 7am to close. Dine outside in the garden atmosphere of Periwinkle Place or inside at hand-painted tables, inspired by local artists. Our wide-ranging menu is full of fresh and local seafood, island-renowned chowders, custom sandwiches and burgers, refreshing salads, mouth-watering steak and vegetarian options. Unwind at our full liquor bar, sipping on a glass of wine, a frosty draft, bottled beer or one of our signature frozen drinks. As for dessert, indulge in hand-dipped Edy's Grand Ice Cream, or a rich cappuccino. You won't be able to get enough of our delicious island-inspired food, all in a friendly, tropical setting.

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