101 West First Street
Sanford, Florida 32771
By Mike Miller December 29, 2022
Sanford's revitalized historic downtown neighborhood extends four blocks along West First Street. The Corner Cafe is in an historic old restored building within this neighborhood.
It has many other restaurants and cafes as neighbors, along with numerous antique and gift shops. The entire neighborhood is a delight to visit.
One of the biggest delights is having lunch or dinner at The Corner Cafe. It is a small unpretentious place on the ground floor with a few booths and tables where everything looks clean and inviting.
Owner Mike O'Brien also owns a catering company, Gourmet2Go, and the restaurant's full name is "The Corner Cafe - Home of Gourmet2Go".
In addition to Mike, experienced servers are always on hand to make your dining experience a great one.
If you eat here one time, Mike will remember you when you come back and make you feel like it's a homecoming.
The Corner Cafe has an extensive sandwich and soup menu for its lunch clientele.
Some of their most popular sandwiches are The Cubano, The Italiano, The Bacon Lover, The Comforter and The Classic.
These sandwiches are made with meat prepared in their own kitchen including ham, pork, bacon, chicken, tuna and more.
Their soups are all fresh and feature celery vegetable, tomato Florentine, potato, creamy mushroom and "campfire style chili".
Salads are fresh too and include Cobb, Vietnamese, Greek, Beef and Bleu Cheese, Chicken and Tuna.
You will find something you like to eat, along with a full selection of coffees and teas including Cappuccino, Latte, Misto and my favorite: a plain old delicious cup of coffee.
An interesting feature of this restaurant is their "Dinner on Demand".
You can pull your group together and turn the cafe into your own personal elegant dining room. You need 10 people to make this happen.
The Corner Cafe is open every day except Sunday from 10:30am to 4:00pm.
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