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Cip's Place

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American, Seafood, Family Fare, Continental
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2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
+1 239-472-0223
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Cip's Place has lush landscaping and wonderful outdoor seating. Its...
Cip's Place has lush landscaping and wonderful outdoor seating. Its beautifully decorated interior has a large wall mural painted by a local artist who has featured many of the faces of people from Sanibel history. Chef Blaine and his wife Alison are co-owners and come from a long history of food service. The food is great and the locals frequent Cip's and are enjoying it.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We found Cips and thought they were closed at first, So very glad we got out of the car...we enjoyed their version of Nachos, house chips with cheese and sloppy joe sauce...omg, delicious! We shared the Grilled Snapper Tacos and my non fish eating husband thought they were amazing! We came back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Garner, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Garner, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We found Cips and thought they were closed at first, So very glad we got out of the car...we enjoyed their version of Nachos, house chips with cheese and sloppy joe sauce...omg, delicious! We shared the Grilled Snapper Tacos and my non fish eating husband thought they were amazing! We came back at dinner because no other dinner spots had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

My hubby and I were returning to Captiva Island after taking the rest of our family to the airport in Fort Myers and were searching for a restaurant. We had eaten a really light breakfast quite early and wanted lunch early. As we were passing Cip's, I was checking Trip Advisor to see what other travelers thought of the place.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Four people with four entrees and two appetizers and all were outstanding. The environment and atmosphere was wonderful. Ask about the wall mural and all the people it represents which is a story to itself. Outside and inside is very well done and relaxing. Service was great and friendly. Some wonderful craft beers on tap. Go between 4 and 6... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Each summer trip to Sanibel, my husband and I go to Cip's for happy hour. They have about 4 or 5 appetizers at a discounted rate (we love the Sloppy Chips and wings) and a few discounted meals. plus $1 off drinks. We always sit outside on the patio which looks out onto a very pretty grassy area. They are... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Cip's was one of the best dinners we had on the island in a casual, yet upscale setting. They offer both indoor and outdoor seating, and they have happy hour menu that features six entrees for $12 (baby back ribs, pasta, seafood, etc.), and alcoholic beverages were $1 off. The menu is very eclectic and diverse, so there really is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Great food but David Sobnosky was awesome. Will be back. He was very knowledgeable about restaurant history and his service was excellent. Thank u for the great hospitality.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Outdoor seating here is wonderful, beautifully landscaped and luxurious furnishings. Inside seating does not have this appeal,if fact is very downscale looking. However, the menu. has a wide selection of great options and the food was very good. Our party had the Tuna Avocado Martini, which was wonderful fresh tuna cubed with avocado, tomato and spices, served in a martini... More 

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East Anglia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Cip's place is set in lovely gardens with a Mediterranean feel. We opted to eat dinner outside on the terrace and hoped the bugs wouldn't bite! They didn't! Our waiter was Slovakian, and apart from giving us great service, he told us about his life, and work on Sanibel which was really interesting. We shared the clams but both wished... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Went here with the family while on trip to Sanibel. Food was good and the staff was very nice. Good job

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Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

It seems like we have found a usual lunch spot for our last day in the island, Cip's is nothing fancy but if you are looking for something reasonable and good it works. I had the burger requested medium it came out slightly over done but still had good taste. The Roquete salad was also good, lots of beets and... More 

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Additional Information about Cip's Place

Address: 2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Phone Number: +1 239-472-0223
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $8 to $28
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Family Fare, Continental

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0223

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $8 to $28
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Family Fare, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business, Families with children

Description

Cip's Place has lush landscaping and wonderful outdoor seating. Its beautifully decorated interior has a large wall mural painted by a local artist who has featured many of the faces of people from Sanibel history. Chef Blaine and his wife Alison are co-owners and come from a long history of food service. The food is great and the locals frequent Cip's and are enjoying it.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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