Sweet Melissa's Cafe

Sweet Melissa's Cafe

1625 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957

(239) 472-1956


Chef Melissa Talmage Awarded Semifinalist, James Beard Best Chefs in America 2019


Small Plates

Grilled Romaine Salad*   13
House Made Caesar Dressing, 
Parmesan and Truffle Oil Drizzle

Baby Kale Salad   15
House Made Bacon, Golden Raisins, Chickpeas, Carrots, Focaccia Croutons, Parmesan Dressing

Artisan Greens*   14
Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber, Green Goddess Dressing, Avocado Croutons

Braised Beef Cheek Ragu  16
Roasted Radicchio and Parmesan Foam

Crawfish and House Made Chorizo Stuffed Squash Blossoms  16
with Avocado Creme Fraiche

Fried Green Tomato   16
Citrus Poached Gulf Shrimp, Smoked Tomato Horseradish

Artisan Cheese Plate – 3 or 5 Cheeses   18/30
Cranberry Walnut Bread and Truffle Honey

Steamed Mussels and Frites  16
Spinach, White Wine, and Creole Mustard Cream

Brisket Reuben  18
Collard Green "Kraut", Emanthaler Cheese, House Made Russian Dressing, Rye Bread - Served with House Cut Fries

Bell and Evans Buttermilk Fried Chicken Breast  22
Korean BBQ Sauce, Chow Chow - Served Over Anson Mills Grits


    Seared Duck Breast
    Duck Confit Fried Rice, Shiitake Mushrooms, Green Onion,
    Fig-Ginger Compote

    Seared Scallops
    Bourbon Braised Pork Belly, Seared Pineapple, 
    Sweet Potato Puree

    Fish Stew
    Shrimp, Scallops, Clams, Mussels, Fish and House Made Chorizo Sausage in a Tomato Saffron Broth with Pernod Aioli

    Blackened Red Snapper
    Crispy Grits, Collard Green “Kraut”, 
    Parsley - Pecan Brown Butter

    * Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, particularly if you have certain medical conditions.

    Signature Desserts

    Flourless Chocolate Torte 10
    Served With Coconut Sorbet, Chocolate Sorbet, Chocolate Ganache, and Toasted Coconut
    Key Lime White Chocolate Bread Pudding 10
    With a Key Lime Rum Sauce, Raspberry Sauce
    Banana Pecan Strudel 10
    Bananas and Pecans Wrapped in Filo Dough, Served with Caramel Gelato and Caramel Sauce
    Goat Cheese Cheesecake 10
    Local Orange Blossom Honey and Pistachios
    Homemade Ice Cream and Sorbet 7
    Ice Cream / Sorbet Sampler Trio Available 7.50