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The Island Cow

2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4007
+1 239-472-0606
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (60 reviews)
“fries” (264 reviews)
“paella” (85 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4007
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Super cute decor - food was good service was quick and friendly. Had the Crab Cakes - very good and clams were delicious

Thank baddingirl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have to always have breakfast here whenever we come to the island. Breakfast specials are terrific (love "the bomb") and coffee is always hot and tasty.

Thank mstarrusa
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great find- very popular restaurant on Sanibel. Staff very friendly and helpful and food good quality. Plenty of different dishes on the extensive menu which was also very funny to read. Lots of interesting things to look at while you’re waiting for a table!!

Thank VPaterson355
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Some of the best service we had on the island! Excellent breakfast in a fun atmosphere. Very friendly and enjoyed the wait. Starbucks coffee available and good value. Would recommend over others for breakfast or lunch. Inside and outside dining.

Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was amazing! The service was awesome!! Candace (CC) did a great job! I highly recommend this place. Kid friendly!

Thank Cox2504
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The artsy menu offered many kinds of dishes and the server was great. The heat flames kept us warm in the outdoor seating. 4 of us all chose very different dishes and we all were happy and well fed.

Thank NancyJ011
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Island Cow is a consistently good “fast meal” restaurant. I’ve never had a bad meal, but I never remember what I had either! The menu is extensive. I prefer breakfast. The coffee is always good and the breakfast sandwich never disappoints. Today, the toast...More

Thank nmkev
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I tried this place for breakfast, and it was an interesting place, good service, yet the food was good thot nothing special. We had pancakes which were tasty, along with scrambled eggs and linked sausages. the sausages were not particularly good, so...More

Thank feedawg
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a nice place to have breakfast before going on a hike. The Island Cow is one of those places that may look a little eccentric at first, but more than deliver on the food. Our breakfast was excellent and plentiful. Great...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Coffee was great! Food was great! Staff was great! An easy wait that was worth it! Lots of chairs to sit in while you waited, and a coffee bar that you could order Starbuck's from, corn-hole game etc. Fast service once you were seated and...More

Thank oafaward
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Jennifer B
24 May 2017|
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Response from nhollywood | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are - but you have to sit outside, which is fine.
19 May 2017|
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Response from Mustafaagha | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4007
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0606
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