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Schnapper's Hots

1528 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
239-472-8686
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Hilliard, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Nice place to grab some lunch or dinner. Great burgers, about as close to a homemade burger you can get. Nice and messy.

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momomof3
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We took our 3 boys ages 6,10 and 12 here for a quick dinner one night while on the island. The hot dogs were mediocre at best. My son had the slaw dog, I had the Chicago Dog and my husband had the grouper sandwich. It cost us $60.00 for 5 people to eat hot dogs, fries and drinks!!! I'd... More

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Greater Cincinnati, OH
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My husband had heard about this place from a coworker who goes to Sanibel Island each year so we tried it out. *If you are looking for a low-cal meal then this is probably not the spot for you.* This is a char-grill place like I remember from my early childhood (in IL) and that I don't see too many... More

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Valdosta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Truly a place that bring it all back! This is the kind of food and the type atmosphere I remember from beach hot dog joints when I was a kid (I'm in my early 40s) and I've always hoped to find it again. The food is awesome! The staff is friendly. Service is quick. We'll be back again and again.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We had been looking to stop here for a while, and finally made a planned trip to Sanibel for shopping and lunch at Schanppers. The fries were out of this world...hot, crisp, perfectly salted with ketchup or malt vinegar for dipping. The hot dips themselves were good, however we were disappointed in the mushy chilli on the chilli dogs. We... More

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Weston, Florida, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Once again we stop at our preferred place for burgers at Sanibel. Always good. We love also the fries and the onion rings. Yes, it's a little expensive but we support local business and in this case, good food and service.

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Pittsburgh
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The food was really good overall, however it was a but expensive. But the real reason I liked this place so much was because of how friendly the staff was. It is just a hotdog stand, but nothing beats great service when the food is good.

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Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Cute little place right on Periwinkle Way. Large menu including Milkshakes, regular and malted! We had the foot long hot dogs and fries. Both were great. The dogs had a nice "snap" to them. Toppings were plentiful. Clean and well stocked and then staff were fast and friendly. This is a take out or stand and eat type place.

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Savannah, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

It's a hot dog stand -- nothing extraordinary. However, their sign is huge and obnoxious and detracts from the limited beauty of the island. This place is better suited for I-drive in Orlando than a geriatric Mecca like Sanibel.

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Have gone many times over the years. Real good burgers and old-school fries. Had their pizza and char-dogs in the past; all good. Fun little place, friendly folks. Try it.

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