The destruction caused by hurricane Ian and the storm surge might be the end of the beloved Over Easy Cafe.
It is hard to believe that it was almost 10 years ago that Annie last visited and that might have been the last time!
In a recent conversation with Trasi, she shared their house was destroyed, along with their mom’s – who also lives on the island. Their Truck was in their backyard – along with a couple of others and their retail store (Island Paws) will need to be completely gutted.
Having made it through COVID coming back from HURRICANE IAN is not looking like a sure thing.
HOW CAN YOU HELP???
We have set up a page on our site HERE. All of the profits from the sale will go directly to support the Over Easy Cafe.
We have 144 mugs available and once they are gone we’ll take stock and see what more we can do.
If you’ve ever visited, if you have a mug, now is a great time to buy another one!!!
The original post we published in 2014 about this magical restaurant.
We always like to visit places that have carry our custom handmade mugs – stopping by a B&B, popping in at a retail shop, or dining in a restaurant that serves coffee in our premier mugs. With this Florida trip I knew we were close to the Over Easy Cafe and with amazing reviews on TripAdvisor, Yelp, and Urbanspoon Annie and I knew exactly where we’d be having breakfast each morning. Plus it would be a chance to see Trasi and Liza, who we had been working with since 2008 when they took over from the previous owners.
After we settled into the resort I googled the Over Easy Cafe to find the best route and up popped this awesome little pic. Seeing this image cemented our plans as we knew we’d be drinking out of some amazing handmade mugs!
Here we are on the very first morning after our first unbroken night of sleep since Eloise was born. Funny, you’d think my eyes would be less puffy, but I guess that’s what happens when get 8 consecutive hours of shuteye – Annie, of course, looks perfect.
On our second morning we got there extra early as to avoid the wait, which on the weekends can be long. I snapped this picture of our Round Belly mug in Fieldstone, with the sun in the background just coming up. If you look carefully you can see the steam rising up from the hot and delicious smelling coffee.
On our second day Trasi and Liza were there and made the morning complete by posing for a picture…I wish Annie and I were there right now! I would definitely recommend the Eggstra Special Egg Sandwich and I’m sure Annie would order the Homemade Pancakes again. Everything on the menu looked delicious and next time we’ll be going back for lunch too!
If you find yourself in Florida and are at all close to Sanibel Island – do yourself a favor and stop in and visit the Over Easy Cafe! And if you have a special pet walk up the steps to Island Paws – this is also where you can purchase mugs for the Over Easy Cafe.