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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 387
    Excellent
  • 225
    Very good
  • 78
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
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
Wonderful salads

Lunched here twice and liked it both times. Shared one of their salads and shared a pizzata. Both were excellent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Andrea B
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Lunched here twice and liked it both times. Shared one of their salads and shared a pizzata. Both were excellent.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Cip's has been consistent since it first opened. You can always count on the best food and service in a wonderful environment. If you go for lunch the French dip and the Reuben are excellent! At dinner their fresh catches and buttermilk chicken always a treat. Always an enjoyable experience!

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Chambersburg, PA
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154 reviews 154 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed lunch on the outside porch at Cip's Place. Very relaxing, good service, and tasty sandwiches, including lunchtime specials. Beautiful garden like setting for a restaurant located along the main road in Sanibel. Would return.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Found this place last minute as we came off the beach and was looking for brunch/lunch food - husband was craving a BLT. Saw that this place had a

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Saline, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Cips was the perfect ending to our dining on Sanibel. Lovely atmosphere inside and out. They have a fantastic and delicious menu served by well trained waitstaff. Make a reservation or plan to eat early. We'll definitely be back...

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Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We were looking for a really great lunch and both of us had the desire for a BLT. Especially a fresh fish BLT. We had never been to Cip's before and we will definitely be back. I had the fresh catch BLT (grouper) and my wife had the crab cake BLT. The sandwiches come on a Brioche bun and warn... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Read great reviews and CIPs and after driving past several times seemed to always be busy. Food was good but not the best meal we had in Sanibel although the outdoor seating was very nice.

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Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had a nice table on the porch. The greenery around the restaurant was very pretty. Our server was incredibly nice and attentive. The food was good! I had red snapper tacos, which were very tasty. My husband's burger and fries were delicious. The kids' menu was good too. Recommended!

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Batavia, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We sat out on the back porch which was filled with beautiful greenery and a tropical atmosphere. Delicious meals for our family of 4 and accommodated our dietary needs. A definite must when in Sanibel!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

The staff was friendly and helpful. Menu choices fairly simplistic fare. Dinners were all acceptable, nothing brilliant, but no complaints. Service pretty good. Better than most Sanibel restaurants.

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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 - 28
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Family Fare, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?