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1528 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
239-472-8686
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 162
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  • 114
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Dogs... Bit Pricey

Love the fact you can get a good dog. Quick and easy place to grab a bite. I thought the French fries were bland/frozen. I would highly recommend the Chicago Dog though.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
BPNJNorthJersey
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North Jersey
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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North Jersey
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Love the fact you can get a good dog. Quick and easy place to grab a bite. I thought the French fries were bland/frozen. I would highly recommend the Chicago Dog though.

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Loved this unique spot on Sanibel Island. Hotdogs were great and the large portion of fries was too. Nice to have a change of pace from the seafood on the island. Very casual and laid back inside. We felt comfortable coming in with our suits and cover ups on to take a break from the beach. When you visit make... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Hot dogs were not great. They were kind of crispy and burnt. They were an odd color and had a little bit too much pork or chicken. French fries were good. Ended up paying something like 75 dollars for what should have been about 30 dollars. Overall, okay food and overpriced.

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

The hot dogs were good. The service was incredibly slow, however. It took about 25 minutes for us to get four hot dogs and fries. We went back in for ice cream and gave up because the lines were so long, and there appeared to only be three people working at the restaurant (and two of them were busy helping... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Schnappers has always been a reliable spot for burgers, fries, etc., but their fish sandwiches are exceptional: fresh, crunchy and delicious.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Love all the choices they offer for hot dogs. Took our food out to their small patio and enjoyed the weather. A great inexpensive option while on Sanibel.

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Illinois
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I don't eat hot dogs often but when I do I eat Schnappers, Gets busy at noon time, no where to eat inside, best to carry home or eat on the deck if you can get a seat. $7 for a dog and fries seems steep but these are chargrilled dogs made fresh.

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Elmer, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Went to Schnappers for chilli dogs. It took 2 visits to find a parking place. The service was OK but the dogs were mediocre at best. Haven't tried anything else on the menu. They also serve ice cream for dessert.

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Toronto
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9 reviews 9 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We have been visiting Schnapper's for years. When it first opened, it was a very funky, cool, fun place with a great atmosphere that featured a limited menu, but knew EXACTLY how to prepare every item on the menu. They played great blues and had lots of fun stuff on the wall to amuse while you waited for the food.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I think the people that give this place 5 stars have never really had a good hot dog or hamburger ..... The burgers and dogs are average if even that much but the prices are out of this world high!.. The best hotdog in the world Rutts Hut Route 3 New Jersey.... Hope its still there hadn't been there in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1528 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: 239-472-8686

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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