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4835 Vincennes St, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9141
(239) 549-6661
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Surprising Value

In our continuing efforts to "eat local," we went to Thirsty's for lunch. What a wonderful surprise! We went in the back door and were seated in the back room because the front was full, a testament to their popularity. We both ordered the fish sandwich, which came out piping hot and enormous. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Kansas City, Missouri
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  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Service is speedy and the food is always good. Their specialty is fish and it's a great deal. This is the oldest restaurant in Cape Coral and doesn't have the greatest atmosphere but the food and service make up for that. I've never had a bad meal here.

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Whenever we're in Cape Coral we go to Thirsty's for lunch. It is like old home week. Food is always outstanding and service is better. Highly recommend when in the Cape. Located one block off of Cape Coral Parkway.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

The food here is gross and unhealthy to eat! I ordered a shrimp dinner got greasy gross cold fries and greasy old shrimps like only 4 just thrown in the big like garbage..fish is gross too.How can you people war here? It"s horrible food can t believe it's still in business!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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48 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

In our continuing efforts to "eat local," we went to Thirsty's for lunch. What a wonderful surprise! We went in the back door and were seated in the back room because the front was full, a testament to their popularity. We both ordered the fish sandwich, which came out piping hot and enormous. It was two huge pieces of crispy,... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Welcoming smiles good customer service.Lunches consist of homemade soups & a variety of yummy sandwiches.Dinners our favourite crispy fried chicken or the shrimp scampi ( best in Cape Coral) not to mention blackened fish.Nice friendly cozy atmosphere who could ask for anything more.Thank you Thirstys

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Cape coral
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57 reviews 57 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I am a regular customer to THIRSTY's, and have never had a bad meal or service But today it changed! We did not have our regular waitress. She was plea sent , but was more into cheating with the customers than taking orders, We ordered our meals my friends was fine, but my order stated to go down hill.waitress forgot... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Found this on the side of the main road just a mile from where we were staying, outside was very simple with just a couple of cars parked outside but we thought we'd give it a go, went in to find an empty room full of tables which wasn't an encouraging start however this turned out to be the overflow... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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178 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Well I finally got around to Thirsty. The oldest eatery in Cape Coral. It is not fancy but you get a warm welcome as if you have been coming here for years. At least that is how I felt. I was seated promptly ask for my drink & given a menu. Before I could peruse the menu my server sung... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Fresh food always prepared to your liking. Prices are reasonable. Their crab cake sandwich is to die for, and their specials are outstanding .

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Cape coral
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Good service , good fresh food and always a special. We stop there for lunch at least twice a month . Go you will be a regular too

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4835 Vincennes St, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9141
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: (239) 549-6661

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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