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Gramma Dot's Seaside Saloon

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634 North Yachtsman Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
(239)472-8138
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11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 355
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    Very good
  • 102
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  • 49
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  • 32
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
An Island Institution

Be sure to eat at Gramma Dots when visiting Sanibel, Fl. Delicious food right on the marina . Great service!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Janelle503
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Pipestone, Minnesota, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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821 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Pipestone, Minnesota, United States
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Be sure to eat at Gramma Dots when visiting Sanibel, Fl. Delicious food right on the marina . Great service!

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Lafayette, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Loved the atmosphere at the marina. Very relaxed and picturesque. Had coconut shrimp, excellent fried grouper sandwich, homemade chips and fresh fruit.

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This hidden gem is located near a marina. We stopped and asked a local resident where it was located because we missed the turn off. When you reach the main stop sign or person directing traffic, make a right. It is on N. Yachtsmen Road. make a right and go down the road. The building will be on your right.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Gramma Dot's consistently has great food and service. It is small, but directly on the water/next to the Sanibel Marina. I recommend getting there early (by 6pm) in order to prevent having a long wait. I tried their rare ahi tuna with a key lime vinagrette. It was amazing. The dinners are served with a potato croquette and small chocolate... More 

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Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Great food and fast service. We had to wait 20 minutes which was actually fun since you can stand outside and look at all the boats in the marina and enjoy the weather if it's nice. The fish was very good and they had a kids menu that worked for the 9 year old.

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North Bennington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Arrived late in the day for our week on Sanibel and was directed there for dinner. Great Island vib. Food was great and the prices reasonable for Sanibel. Had to wait for a table which was fine since it gave us time to explore the marina and the large yachts

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Vancouver, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Gramma Dot's is an institution on Sanibel Island. The restaurant is tucked into a Marina that is filled with huge yachts and there is ample parking for boat owners and restaurant patrons. I had read on line that the grouper and oyster sandwiches were good, but our group, who was lead by a resident snowbird suggested a salad with grilled... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We came by boat because Gramma Dots was recommended by a friend. We were not disappointed! After a 45 minute wait (at peak season lunchtime) we were seated inside where there is air conditioning and fans. There is also outside seating. We enjoyed the tuna melt and the cheeseburger. Both were generous servings and tasty. We plan to return again.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Gramma Dot's is a Sanibel institution serving very fresh fish and seafood in the dyllic setting of the Sanibel Yacht Club. The BBQ Shrimp was fabulous, as is the grouper dinner. There often is a wait, so come early. Bar only serves beer and wine, no hard liquor. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Great dining experience .Excellent service .Very clean .Reasonable pricing .Recommended by Captains' Bubbys tour .Great experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 634 North Yachtsman Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: (239)472-8138

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 25
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?