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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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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here after a bad experience with The Island Cow, and we were not disappointed. The place had a laid back island vibe and the food was good with friendly service. I had the shrimp ceviche which was excellent followed by one of the salads. The menu had a lot of options. Great for a quick lunch.

Thank Kristin B
Sanibel Island, Florida
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have visited several times, and the Blue Giraffe never disappoints! The food is always so flavorful and the service is so great! We love the Pork Chops, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Fish and Chips, Taco Salad, and even the steak was very yummy! I really feel that you can't go wrong here! Always impressed and we will continue to return!... More 

Thank luvs2travel247
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

New management, good luck you are going to need it. Early dinner, lots of rave reviews, so why not. Place was nearly empty, but it was around 1730 so we were sorta early. Iced tea was ok house glass was reasonable. Went for the cohiba rolls as an appetizer, they were pretty good if greasy, cold oil will do that.... More 

Thank Brian M
Millville, New Jersey
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127 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we first visited the Blue Giraffe in November and found the food so good, we came back the next night! When visiting in March I knew I must return, the setting is beautiful and the coconut mahi is served with a pineapple glaze and just delicious. The staff have always been friendly and helpful and they offer a full... More 

Thank CoryDKross
Solsberry, Indiana
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cute little place in the shopping center. I had the crab/veggie omelet and it was so good, served with rye toast and grits...I stuffed myself. We sat outside and it was a very enjoyable brunch!

Thank Melinda S
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having shopped at Periwinkle Place countless times, we decided it was finally time to try the Blue Giraffe. They allowed us to make a reservation for lunch since we had a party of six. The restaurant was bright, cheerful and family friendly. Since it was a cool day, we chose to eat inside. The servers were very attentive and we... More 

1 Thank CJZvan2009
Lenexa, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stopped here for drinks and appetizers. The outdoor seating was pleasant, and our table had a colorful beach scene painted on top. The margaritas were delicious, as were the calamari and shrimp appetizer. This is a great place to take a break, relax, eat and people watch.

1 Thank Debbie G
Dunedin, Florida
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104 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here during spring break and arrived at 7pm. Went right. Had the pork chops and the rib eye, both were great.

1 Thank mahimike
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107 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for dinner and had a good experience. It's in the rear of a shopping area. There's a wide variety of items on the menu. We had a 5 and a 6 year old with us and everyone found something they liked. I especially liked the fish tacos. We sat inside but there is nice seating outside as well.

1 Thank lvsdx
Wheaton, Illinois
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90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just enjoyed 6 days at Sanibel and managed to squeeze in 5 meals at this restaurant. One was even a carry-out which we enjoyed in the screened in porch of our hotel. They have so many choices that going back multiple times is never a problem. You can be assured that the entrees are homemade, very fresh and delicious.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
American, Bar, Seafood, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, 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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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?