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Coconuts

2255 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
(800) 276-4753
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Nice staff, especially Kenny who has been there 25 years. Happy hour 3-5 daily. Wonderful pool bar with great gulf views.

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New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

stumbled here to kill time as we were too early to check into our condo on the property next door. Happy hour from 3-5 everyday, otherwise a bit on the pricey side. Bartender Casey was extremely polite and accomdating. Frozen drinks were solid (not literally, but like, super good, ya know?) although the food was ehh. Chicken tenders were sinewy,... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is the poolside bar and short-menu part of the Thistle Lodge at Casa Ybel. Limited item menu, done well (mostly "hand food" in baskets, with a few salads added). Pool and grounds of Casa Ybel make this an appealing venue. Service is on the slow side, but this appears to be a continuing kitchen problem; Coconuts' staff is attentive,... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

After exploribg Sanibel by cycle, we wanted a causal lunch by the beach. Found the Casa Ubel Resort and one of their restaurants, Coconut. As it was 4th of July weekend they had a pool side buffe. Just great service with refills just in time needed, great bar food. Great location, took a stroll along the beach afterwards and also... More

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Georgia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Loved that the adults could have a drink while the kids played in the pool. Happy Hour is a must!! Wonderul Mudslides and strawberry daqueries. Kids enjoyed the smoothie (vanilla was awesome)

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Portage, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Really great group working at Coconuts. Chris was fantastic with his always happy and funny attitude! Pretty good food. Only draw back is slightly high prices.

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Mohegan Lake, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Lunch by the pool is as expected from a resort. Food average but service was very good and friendly. They have signs saying Coconuts is open to public but not the pool or beach. Is this a joke? More likely a concession to uptight time share owners. How can we not jump in? So we e did anyway and enjoyed... More

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USA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We came to Coconuts for a late lunch and enjoyed ourselves. We both had the grouper sandwich, one with regular fries and the other with sweet-potato fries. Although you are eating poolside, the food is prepared in the main restaurant and the price is much reduced. The serving was very generous, and we never had to have supper. The blackened... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Food is good, large selection of beverages and attentive servers. Nice perk to staying at Casa Ybel.

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Rural SC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

We came back for the tuna tacos and were not disappointed! Delicious, with slight asian-fusion Influence. We were planning to have lunch again this trip, but the weather has turned cool, and the seating is all poolside. so, we will just have to wait until next year, Or bundle up!

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