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Green Flash

15183 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6017
239-472-3337
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Price range: $0 - $22
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Seven Hills, OH
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

My daughter "dragged" me here because typically I don't like seafood. We had a lovely view of the bay, and the salmon cakes were excellent. It felt pretty ritzy inside, but we were comfortable in our sundresses and flip-flops. We had a pleasant meal, but it was a little crowded. All in all it exceeded my expectations.

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Ate lunch here with family. Nice water view. BBQ chicken sandwich was drowned in sauce. Way too much! Coleslaw had nice flavor. Husband's hot shrimp was average. One child had chicken Alfredo pasta she really enjoyed. Another child kept stealing bites of it. Overall it was ok.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I think it would have been cooler to eat outside. We asked kindly to cool it down but we're refused. Go somewhere else where you can eat without sweating.

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Clover, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Two years in a row, the best food on the islands has been at Green Flash. Read all the reviews and tried several that had better acclaim. I don't write many reviews, only when the food is spectacular. Take your pictures and buy your tee shirts at the other places, but for excellent food come here. Seafood sampler and grilled... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A bit high priced and a little dated, but the food is good and has some variety other restaurants did not. Must have the bacon wrapped BBQ shrimp

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Manteo, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My friend and I ate here tonight and were kind of disappointed. The server was all about up selling but we never got the salad we ordered. The menu also has a polenta dish which I was excited to try...fair warning it's a polenta cake, which is NOT stated in the menu. So imagine my surprise when I get this... More

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Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Very nice water view and high quality food. They had a nice menu selection. Our server did a nice job spacing the meal out, so we didn't feel rushed. Would definitely return on our next visit!

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Mason, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We met our friends who were staying on Captiva in June for dinner. Six of us were seated by the window overlooking the water. The service, food and wine were excellent. Service was great as well. My third visit to the restaurant

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Captiva Island, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We've been only visiting Captiva/Sanibel Island for maybe 4 yrs and have always enjoyed The Green Flash. The servers have always been nice to us as we are NOT grumpy negative people but kind polite people so we always get good service most all places we frequent. It's amazing what a smile and a Thank You will get you! We... More

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Minneapolis
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Nice, upscale place in Captiva. It was the farthest restaurant we could reach by golf cart. We brought our 1, 6 and 8 year old kids. A little fancy for kids, but they were well behaved. The food is great. We usually have good service here, but had a really rude server. She was in a hurry and didn't want... More

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