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The Island Cow


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Loaded Seafood Omlet
Breakfast Quesadilla
Pigs In a Blanket Pancakes
O'La Granola 'N Berries
Corned Beef Hash
Tuna Oh Luna
Barn Burner
Amy's Corned Beef Reuben
Cranky Carl's Catfish Reuben
BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
Wombo Combo aka BBQ Heaven
Crunchy Gouper or Blackend Mahi Tacos
Fried Gulf Pink Shrimp
Kristiana's Angel Hair
Clams Royale
Conch Fritters
Sweet Potato Fries
Lobster & Shrimp Wontons
Crispy Fried Artichokes
Frickles (Fried Pickles)
Gouper Oscar
Cowrazy Kabobs
Adults Only XXX Seafood Mac & Cheese
Hey That Paella!
Island Cow Pie (Shepards Pie)
Queen Elke's Surf 'N Turf
Herb Encrusted Salmon
Signature Sanibel Snapper
Mack Daddy Shrimp Dinner
Scallop 'n Shrimp Scampi (Pasta)
Cold Wildberry Bisque
Berries & Champagne
Famous Black Bean & Rice
Blackened Scallops $ Shrimp Salad
Grilled Veggie and Goat Cheese Salad
White Mango Sangria
Captin Nik's Rum Punch
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the outside wait, which wasn’t too long. Several things to bide your time with cornhole being one. I had grouper tacos which were good (grouper fried crisp but quite bland) and my husband had a house seafood specialty dish, which he said was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Shellington2001
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here at the end of a fun beach day. We arrived around 6:15 pm and despite the 1 hour wait we loved this place. Well worth the wait. Even while waiting they have several areas that groups can pass the time - bean toss,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank hawaii_country7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived to a packed house and a 30 minute wait expectation. Within 15 minutes we were seated at a spacious table by super friendly staff. Colorful, bright and family friendly. Warm sweet breads and ice cold water at our table in minutes. I had...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mrsinvbear
Reviewed 5 days ago

Popular place, deservedly. We liked it; you will, too. Good food, unusual decor, but good. Relaxed, casual, great for kids. Go there.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RWT25
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have been going to Island Cow for a long time. We had breakfast on this visit. My eggs were greasy.. maybe cooked in bacon grease? Not good. My husbands hash was all dried out. The place needs a good cleaning

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ltsimon12
Reviewed 5 days ago

very nice service in a cool environment. food was excellent and service was friendly. inside or outside is just as nice.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank yolodad5
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dinner was not, but love the breakfasts. Live music at night. Usually stand in line, good place to take kids for breakfast

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 1vj
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Long wait but excellent food and selections. Great Friendly service and cool atmosphere. Would revisit if we return to Sanibel island.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Letsrolltimes5
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Need to cool off? Head on over to the Island Cow for there house specialty drink Watermelon Splash! So refreshing, it surely will cool you down while you check out there large variety of food options - you really can’t go wrong here! One of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KaylaGardinier
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a fun eclectic place to dine! Our waitress was friendly and helpful. The food is delicious and the drinks were strong! It's a little noisy but that's because people are laughing and having a good time. There are out door games for kids and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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9 May 2018|
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Response from Teresa M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can have a drink at the bar while you wait on your food.
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.
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