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Sunshine Seafood Cafe and Wine Bar

11508 Andy Rosse Ln, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-6200
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (84 reviews)
“red snapper” (22 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11508 Andy Rosse Ln, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place tries to bill itself as “finer dining.” Our appetizers were very tasty. Unfortunately, our entrees arrived about 4 minutes after our appetizers were finished (we didn’t take an unreasonably long time to eat them either) and were mildly warm...which means someone screwed up...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Judge_Smails-BR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far, the most consistent and well-prepared food on the island. Location is small and reservations are usually helpful during high volume season. The snapper piccata last night was delicious as was the tuna au poivre. The quirky thing with most restaurants on Captiva is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BuzzWalsh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The five of us dined here and ordered various entrees ranging from pasta to paella. All were not bad.... But they also were not great as one might expect from reviews. Service was friendly but choppy . They seemed understaffed. It was just a flat...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AndyWPB
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Great meal last night! Great wine! Great service! Our server, Douglass, went to great lengths to ensure our visit was excellent. The chef, Pedro, was fantastic and made each meal with care. Portion sizes were large and staff was friendly. Thanks for the delicious meal,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Conor P
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Visited the Sunshine Seafood Cafe twice with my wife on our recent vacation in Captiva. I would have to say it is the only fine dining restaurant in Captiva. The venue is modern and the atmosphere is great. Staff are friendly, welcoming and very helpful....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Davidbh666
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Although we do miss the deck of the old location, the inside of the new place is well done! Same great food with some new additions to the menu. Fish dishes were great and they were very accommodating to our 14 month grandson. Thank you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank travelgal617
Reviewed September 13, 2018

I come to Captiva at lease once a year since I live in South Florida. The only downsize I've had on the Island is a lack of good food (For my taste). However, I stumbled upon Sunshine Seafood Cafe and was Blown away.... good wine,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Beth C
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Went last night, the food was fantastic, some of the best food we've eaten in the States... A class above anything else in Captiva... Very highly recommended

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Richard T
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Very personable service, clearly a great chef who knows his clients and ingredients, of course recommend the paella. Towers over other restaurants in the vicinity.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank David G
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We wandered into Sunshine Seafood while down on Captiva on vacation, and it was a wonderful surprise. It is a small seafood restaurant and wine bar, with four tables inside (as well as bar seating), and a few outside tables, but the food was fabulous...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Finnroxie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $33
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11508 Andy Rosse Ln, Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-6200
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