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A must-see-to-believe restaurant with Sanibel’s best atMOOsphere, The Island Cow is tons of fun. That’s no BULL, we’re HOOFS-down, the best food, drinks, and live MOOsic in Southwest Florida. The Island Cow is a family-owned and operated restaurant for over 20 years.

A Taste of Key West, Right Here on Sanibel

At The Island Cow, we may not take ourselves too seriously, but we take our food seriously. We offer 300 different items, from old Florida coastal comfort food to Caribbean-inspired cuisine exploding with taste. Enjoy a taste of Key West, a sip of the Caribbean, a family welcome, and a friendly vibe, uniquely and only at The Island Cow. Come to Sanibel, drink a few with your friends, and share a meal with family.

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Hay, You're on Island Time!

If you haven’t been to the legend-DAIRY Island Cow, you haven’t been to Sanibel. With great cookin’, cold drinks, outdoor games, and live entertainment, you can relax knowing you are truly on Island Time. Join the HERD today, and let us know if we missed any puns because we want to MILK them for all they’re worth!


The Island Cow’s got it all, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and consistently wins the best of the best. In fact, we’re Sanibel’s MOST award-winning restaurant ever.


The Island Cow has been nominated “Top 5 for Breakfast in Florida,” by Southern Living Magazine, “Best Lunch” and “Best Family Dining” by Sanibel-Captiva Islander’s annual Best of the Islands awards, and was named Traveler’s Choice on TripAdvisor for four years in a row.


Fun fact: The Island Cow has served more than 7 million customers since 2001.

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Owners Brian & Elke Podlasek with their dog, Cody
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The menu is extensive and nothing short of amazing. No GRAZING here. The Island Cow does it all: breakfast, lunch, and dinner, drinks, daiquiris, and bovinely-inspired delicious, creative cocktails, as well as other alliterations.


We know seeing is BULLieving. At the Island Cow, we will never STEER you wrong. What you see is what you get.


For over 15 years, we’ve provided a great time and fantastic food to friends and families. And DOGgone it, pets are invited too! Get a small glimpse of our 300+ menu items right here.

Moo News!

The Magic Bus and Wickie’s are now open on Sanibel. We invite you to patron our newest ventures while we await the beloved cow homecoming.
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