May 23, 2017
Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander

Sweet Melissa’s Cafe on Sanibel Island has been named as one of the top 10 restaurants in South Florida, according to USA Today.

Landing at number five on the list of the Best Restaurants in South Florida, USA Today touts the restaurants’ creative menu that is jam packed with fresh, local produce, seafood, beef and everything in-between. Under the command of Executive Chef Melissa Talmage, diners will experience delicious seasonally-inspired eats where fresh ingredients and small plates reign supreme. Diner’s taste buds will be challenged by trend-setting fare with a wide array of different tastes, textures and eclectic ingredients that make Sweet Melissa’s Sanibel Island’s ultimate foodie destination.

Sweet Melissa’s Cafe? is located at 1625 Periwinkle Way. Lunch is served Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner is served Monday-Saturday from 5 p.m. until close. The restaurant is closed on Sundays. For reservations, call (239) 472-1956, or visit