Restaurants We Love

Joey's Custard at Bailey's Center - 2467 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957  Must visit, peach custard is a treat!

Joey's Custard is truly a family owned and operated cafe.  We are focused on providing premium products with the highest level of customer service  – we do everything we can to make sure you,  your friends, or your family always feel welcome and leave ready to plan your next visit back with us. Visit their website here.

The Lazy Flamingo - 6520-C Pine Avenue, Sanibel, FL 33957  Great blackened grouper sandwich!

The Lazy Flamingo concept includes a trade dress consisting of trade name, logo, menu and goodwill associated with the Lazy Flamingo, a serving style consisting of full service, and a limited menu consisting of high quality, uniquely seasoned entrees such as; steamed shrimp, fried shrimp, conch fritters, and buffalo wings. Other great menu items are the ice cold oysters and clams on the half shell (freshly shucked per order), smoked fish, conch salad, conch chowder, clams/mussels marinara, fried grouper sandwich or finger basket, mesquite grilled grouper sandwich or platter, mesquite grilled chicken breast sandwich, spicy fries, Big Burger, mesquite grilled ribs, steak sandwich, Caesar salad with or without mesquite grilled chicken breast or grilled grouper. Visit their website here and find them on Facebook.

Over Easy Café - 630 Tarpon Bay Road, Unit 1, Sanibel, FL 33957  Wonderful eggs benedict!

If you're hungry for breakfast, lunch or dinner on Sanibel, try our award winning Over Easy Café in the Olde Sanibel Shoppes! Enjoy a meal with us in our French Café atmosphere. Dine inside or out. You'll love our pet-friendly outdoor patio. Visit their website here and find them on Facebook.

Sweet Melissa's - 1625 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957  Amazing scallops and wine selection! 


Named “Best Dining in Lee County” by Gulf Shore Life and placed on USA TODAY’S “10 Best Restaurants in South Florida,” the dinner menu offers entrees in full portions or “small plates” giving diners the ability to enjoy multiple dishes in one visit. Sweet Melissa’s menu consists of trend-setting fare including fettuccine and clams with fennel and Pernod (pear’-no, a flavorful liqueur similar to ouzo), crispy soft-shelled crab, bourbon-glazed pork belly and pan-seared duck breast. Don’t miss the Fish Stew! Described as “exploding with goodness” by one reviewer, the dish features mahi-mahi or redfish combined with scallops, shrimp, clams, mussels, chorizo and fennel, accented with a lemony saffron cream. This former specialty dish is now a regular item on the menu, in response to diner demand. Visit their website here and find them on Facebook

The MAD Hatter Restaurant - 6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957  AMAZING seafood martini!

Intimate casual fine dining restaurant with glorious sunset views. Inspired and eclectic menu choices evolve with the season, always fresh and prepared from scratch. Chef Kurt and Michelle Jarvis bring new life to this cozy, romantic restaurant on the beach with its well-deserved reputation and unbeatable sunsets. Come enjoy world class dining at its finest.