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Cip's Place

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American, Seafood, International
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2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
+1 239-472-0223
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11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking 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
Great place for dinner with a family

We decided to try Cip's after reading positive reviews and were not disappointed! Arriving around 6pm we were able to dine outdoors which was great; it allowed the boys to walk along the walkways while we waited for dinner to arrive. Service was great, our beverages came shortly after placing the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Kimberly Z
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We decided to try Cip's after reading positive reviews and were not disappointed! Arriving around 6pm we were able to dine outdoors which was great; it allowed the boys to walk along the walkways while we waited for dinner to arrive. Service was great, our beverages came shortly after placing the order.I tried the Red Sangria and received a very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Our cottage was not going to be ready for a few hours so we needed a place to eat where we could bring our pooch. The place where we were staying provides a list of dog friendly restaurants and Cip's was on the list. We were warmly greeted by the hostess and possibly manager welcoming us and our minidoodle to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We went out for a nice evening and Cip's certainly made it that. The food was delicious and the service perfect - not rushed and the food presentation and taste was super.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great dinner, we had the ahi poke appetizer, husband had the special with snapper and mango and I had the cioppino. Such a great dinner and ambiance. Really enjoyed the quality and service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We love CIPS 2 years ago when we were in Sanibel and now we are back. We were here for the Happy Hour menu if you order before 5:30pm. We order the calamari, chicken wings, peel & eat shrimp and caprese and all for $5 each. Great deal and yummy food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

When tourists go to the beach they look forward to those seafood dinners! A chance for us landlocked travelers to experience fresh catch! We have traveled to Sanibel for at least 25 years now and always love the visit. Through the years one thing I have noticed is a lack of consistency. Great one year and not so good the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We came here for our last meal on the island. The view was very pretty on the porch and the food was excellent. My husband had the clam chowder which he said was one of the best he's tried. I had fish tacos as did one of my sons, and the other had some type of seafood pasta dish. All... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Nice, relaxing atmosphere, & a very attentive server--- this was especially nice considering that we arrived about 30 minutes prior to closing (thank you, George!). The buttermilk fried wings are delicious! Both scallops & grouper were perfectly prepared. Asparagus & couscous were perfectly prepared & seasoned as well. We will definitely be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

If you are looking for fresh, delicious food in a quiet, relaxing atmosphere, this is the place for you! After eating in some of the more populated restaurants, we chose Cip's and we were delighted in every way. The food was fresh - you could see it and taste it. We started with crab cakes as an appetizer (some of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My husband and I have been visiting Sanibel Island for many years, and it was suggested to us on our last trip to have dinner at Cip's Place. We loved the atmosphere, the staff was polite and friendly, and the food was delicious. I ordered the snapper tacos, and the fish was crispy on the outside and moist and flaky... 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 - 9:00 am  11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 am  11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 am  11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 am  11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 am  11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 am  11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 am  11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 to 28
Cuisine: American, Seafood, International

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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, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, 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 - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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