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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%
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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

Food was reasonable. They have a little gift store there also. We would have loved to eat outside but it was full. We ate inside and service was great. Food was very good. I would eat here again. It is a very interesting place.

Thank Diana J
Reviewed yesterday

Very cool and more than complete menu. Sincerely, you'll surely find something to eat there. Everything we took on the menu was tasty and the plates are enormous. It's sometime difficult for that type of restaurant with an extensive menu to serve all items at...More

Thank oli-business
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ate here and enjoyed a great meal! Very busy so expect to wait. It was worth the wait. I didn't want a lot to eat and they very willingly accommodated menu modifications.

Thank redhead54
Reviewed 2 days ago

We go to Island Cow every time we vacation in the area, and it is always a favorite for the food and the decor. I love that you get muffins before your meal instead of bread, although my husband would rather have bread. The menu...More

Thank AnnfromKY
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I always forget how big the portions are in Florida. Bigger never means better! At the Island Cow they live up to this standard. A family of 4 had tacos. Wow. The biggest fish taco ever. I was very sad they did not have corn...More

Thank S-Badventures
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had breakfast and dinner at this restaurant. Great menu with plenty of choices. We asked a local when to eat and this was one of the places he send us. Short wait and quick service.

Thank 298Dave
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were surrounded by lots of happy kids and families when dining here as well as a live musician. Food was terrific!

Thank Katherine F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

HUGE menu, great atmosphere, great food at not terrible $$. Kids menu was great, muffins as a table food while you wait was at fun and original, besides they were literally the BEST muffins I've ever had!!

Thank Jessica J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped here after a day at the beach. Was crowded but didn't wait long got drinks and headed out back to wait for table. We all enjoyed our dinners and will be back.

Thank Darlene T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On the advice of a friend we stopped here for lunch!! Food was yummy service was great!!!!!We passed this place several times and parking lot was always crowded!!! Can’t wait to go back!!!

Thank AmieJo
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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