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Sunshine Seafood Cafe

14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
239-472-6200
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $33
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Cape Coral, Florida
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Six of us had a lovely dinner with something for everyone! The pork chop was wonderful, with a fantastic spice to it. The grouper special was really good. The paella was great. Lovely setting, great food, good service. I think it might be the best food and value on Captiva Island.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW via mobile

We spent the day on the beach and did not want to drive far. We had dinner here based on the reviews on this site. We were not disappointed. The food was amazing and the staff was great. Our waitress was even helpful in telling us the best shelling spot!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great food. Great service. Great atmosphere. Cobia fresh catch was phenomenal. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had dinner next door at Captiva Cantina (big mistake!!!) and came here for my 50th birthday dessert. Oh holy night! The carrot cake is to die for! Will definitely go back for dinner!

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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Let me start by saying this place is one fine establishment. We had the scallop and goat cheese appetizer which were to die for. We also had the paella, which it was one of the best dishes i have ever tried. Oh and let me finish by saying the BEST key lime EVER!!! A must try!!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Had dinner on our first night on Captiva here & it was recommended by the hotel receptionist, but fell quite short of our expectations as the food was pretty awful. We had 6 different dishes all of which were disappointing, mostly on account of everything being drowned in various sauces, which did little to enhance the flavours & much to... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This place is an island must, let's just start by saying the staff is truly what makes a place with great food go over the top but we will get to that! The wood-fire grill brings all the flavors and sauces to life! I had the scallops and goat cheese appetizer with basil pesto to start and each scallop was... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Our server was very attentive and the wood fire scallops were the best I've ever had. I would definitely recommend the establishment, not to miss!

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coral springs, florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Our 3rd time eatting their and have totally enjoyed all our meals. Snapper-great filet mignon-great. Service is attentive. Wine selection very good. Only eat in doors so the no-see-ums dont get ya.

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Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Although not on the beach, tables are outside on a very pleasant balcony. Great fresh fish dishes. Service attentive. We went twice while staying on Captiva and it was just as good the 2nd time!

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