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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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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

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
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

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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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Sanibel Island, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Went in on a Tuesday night and it was quiet. When we arrived we were seated instantly and served water. The waiter was very polite and happy to serve, I had the Seabass special and it was fantastic. Overall the experience was brilliant and we will be back

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Lancashire
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80 reviews 80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Had a super dinner here on our last night in Captiva. Great service and good choice of fish on the menu.

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Jupiter, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Not a lot of great choices in this town but went with the reviews because it sounded promising. Far from promising. The bread to start was tasteless. Ordered the scallop appetizer w/ goat cheese which was decent but way too much oil, nothing needs to sit in a bath of oil. The salads were good but how do you really... More

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Of the restaurants in Historic Captiva, it was here that I was most impressed by the food. I had to try the "Florida Gumbo" and their self proclaimed "World Famous" Sunshine Paella. Both were excellent. Tasty bread (and refills) were provided with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. The Key Lime pie was the dense and tart kind I prefer. Service... More

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Johnstone, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We visited in 2012 and made sure we came back whilst on holiday this year. It did not disappoint, Robin and nick were lovely hosts on each of our 3 visits this year. Yes it does cost more than other places and I just hope the prices don't increase as unfortunately we probably could perhaps only afford the one visit... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Family dinner, 2 adults & 2 children (5-11). The grilled fishes were good and fresh. A bit overpriced. Not outstanding but serious. Friendly staff & nice cooled terrace.

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