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“great view” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Green Flash

Green Flash
15183 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6017
239-472-3337
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Price range: $0 - $22
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Linwood, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“great view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The food was very good and the staff friendly. The prices were reasonable too. The restaurant has a nice water front view over looking the bay. We sat down ordered lunch and just enjoyed the view. Just a nice place for a good relaxing meal.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Alexandria, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“It's ok”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Had heard good things about Green Flash so decided to give it a try. Arrived soon after opening. Seated promptly, and waitress came over promptly. We discovered that restaurant was very limited in ability to accommodate any special dietary needs. We both enjoyed the steamed vegetables and sauteed spinach. I had the grouper cafe de Paris, a specialty. Menu description was sounded like worth trying. However, It was pretty ordinary tasting. Didn't like that when served it was sitting in a bath of butter sauce.

Took home order of tiramisu and carrot cake. They were excellent. Homemade by restaurant.

Too expensive for ordinary food so we won't be back.

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Tullahoma, TN
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Beautiful view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The view here is wonderful! The food was very good. In our party, we had shrimp, swordfish, and the pork wellington. Lots of food for the money. Service was good. We go here every time we visit.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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louisville,ky
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“Good food and great location!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Only stayed 1 night at Sanibel Inn and drove north to see entire island. Huge homes entertained our drive and nice views of Gulf. Reviews made our decision to eat here. When we got there, we knew why. Calming view of bay and cozy atmosphere. Small, quaint and quiet with good food.
I started with a cup of shrimp bisque. It was too salty for me. Then I had Oysters Rockefeller which were great. My husband had Conque chowder manhattan style which was very good.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Slow start, but what a meal!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

After 5 visits to Sanibel/Captiva, we decided to try dinner at Green Flash as it was one of the few restaurants we had never tried. The hostess greeting was very cold - basically she just asked how many and led us to a table. We were given menus and waited quite a while before a waitress came for our drink orders. They serve until 9:30 and we arrived at 8:15. There were, at most, six tables and we didn't get our drinks or see the waitress again until 8:45. Our drinks were very good as were the rolls. Dinner, however, was excellent. My friend and I had the seafood platter without the lobster and it was a feast. There were 2 bacon wrapped bbq shrimp, fried sea scallops, an oyster Rockefeller, white fish with a hollandaise sauce, and peel and eat shrimp. Everything was delicious, including the vegetables. The base was cooked spinach with other vegetables on top. My husband had the Grouper cafe de Paris and the other gentleman in our party had the Mahi Mahi. Both enjoyed their meals. Food wise, the only disappointment was the key lime pie. It was frozen and they stated homemade, but didn't have much flavor at all. We will no doubt return the next time we go to the island as dinner truly was very good.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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