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

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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Birmingham, AL
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I think the wildly-differing reviews of this restaurant are due to varied expectations. We've been visiting the island for more than 30 years, and we've never had an "unforgettably good" meal here. We haven't found true culinary excellence on Captiva. But for this little village, Green Flash has good food, comparably priced to other nearby options. After all, $15 hamburgers... More

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Philadelphia, PA
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204 reviews 204 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Good food and view. Nice restaurant but after visiting I think the restaurant leans on its captive location for many of the reviews. Our food was good and service was almost nice. We came here looking to have a nice time but the waitress was so downtrodden I was trying harder than she was to make this an enjoyable experience... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Crispy Grouper was excellent. Really good Conch Chowder. Service was good. Nice view of the bay. Very nice ambience. Would return.

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