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Favorite Restaurants and foods on Sanibel & Captiva?

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Favorite Restaurants and foods on Sanibel & Captiva?

If you could have a top ten list, what would you pick for favorite restaurants on Captiva & Sanibel & what do you think is the best item that you have ever eaten there? Thanks for answering : )

Chicago
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1. Re: Favorite Restaurants and foods on Sanibel & Captiva?

Of course Doc Ford's Yucatan Shrimp is on our list, but the only place we've gone to two times in a trip is Lazy Flamingo. We love love love the beer-steamed peel & eat shrimp.

Boston...
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2. Re: Favorite Restaurants and foods on Sanibel & Captiva?

I had a delicious coconut crusted mahi mahi sandwich on baby greens at the Island Cow. Came with fresh fruit too....Yum!

Boston...
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3. Re: Favorite Restaurants and foods on Sanibel & Captiva?

Also Sanibel Crunch and Dirty Sand Dollar ice cream at Pinocchios

Duluth, Minnesota
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4. Re: Favorite Restaurants and foods on Sanibel & Captiva?

Love the bouillabaisse at Mad Hatter, as well as the surf and turf appetizer there

Ft.Myers Beach,FL
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for Fort Myers Beach
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5. Re: Favorite Restaurants and foods on Sanibel & Captiva?

Bubble Room-everything..

The Bakery
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6. Re: Favorite Restaurants and foods on Sanibel & Captiva?

ice cream brownie sundae - Doc Ford's

fried grouper sandwich and coconut fried shrimp - Grandma Dot's

fine dining - Mad Hatter (seasonal menus) and Olde Captiva House

pancakes - Sanibel Cafe

black beans and rice; Buffalo shrimp - Doc Ford's

orange crunch cake - Bubble Room (available for take out)

bistro style dining - Sunset Grill (grilled grouper)

bar food/raw bar - Sanibel Bar & Grill and Lazy Flamingo (2 locations)

ice cream - Pinocchio's

United States
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7. Re: Favorite Restaurants and foods on Sanibel & Captiva?

Over Easy Cafe- never been disappointed in anything I ate there

Lazy Flamingo- anything fried

Timbers- Grouper

Doc Ford- atmosphere is good, regardless of what is ordered, it's worth it

Mucky Duck- I know many will disagree, but it's not Captiva without a visit there

Jerrys- breakfast is good even if there isn't any ambiance

Monmouth County,NJ
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for Southampton Parish
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8. Re: Favorite Restaurants and foods on Sanibel & Captiva?

So many good restaurants but, here are a few of my fav "go to spots"

Over Easy for breakfast

Lighthouse for breakfast (yummy Mimosas)

Sanibel Grill for Crunchy Grouper Sandwiches, baskets, cold drinks and sporting events

Lazy Flamingos for Crunchy Grouper Sandwiches

Grandma Dots

Cips

Doc Fords

Traders

Green Flash

Mucky Duck for sunset drinks and apps

Matzaluna for Italian cravings and pizza

Pinnochios for ice cream

oops....I think that is more than 10

9. Re: Favorite Restaurants and foods on Sanibel & Captiva?

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