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Sunshine Seafood Cafe

14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-6200
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (83 reviews)
“scallops” (52 reviews)
“picatta” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed November 2, 2015

My family of four had dinner there a couple nights ago. The servers were friendly but seemed very busy. I was the only one who seemed to enjoy his food. Nothing was horrible(the tuna was pretty bad), but when you are spending over 25 bucks...More

Thank oliverlevitt
Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I visit Captiva every year and started the tradition of first dinner at Sunshine. The seafood is fresh, well prepared and presented in a pretty way. We love sitting on the patio and enjoying the beauty of Captiva. Service is very friendly....More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed October 27, 2015

The food and service were both very good but expensive for a small place with minimum Atmosphere! $34 for fish dinner is a bit steep. Outdoor dining was looking over the parking lot!

Thank chuck777
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We went for dinner and ordered the paella. It took longer than we had expected but were pleasantly surprised with how delicious it tasted. The seafood was cooked perfectly. Definitely worth waiting for#

1  Thank Lisa R
Reviewed October 25, 2015

We had two wonderful dishes. Both were fresh seafood. I had something called "Blind Pass Shrimp." Absolutely delicious, with a unique sauce and perfect when combined with the mandarin orange slices and fresh salad. Wait staff worked together and made our meal a memorable experience.

1  Thank John N
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

This place has a special place in our heart. Who doesn't love fresh seafood, dining al fresco, courteous waitstaff (handsome, too!), and close proximity to South Seas? We shared the crab cakes and snapper special which were both equally delightful. The only way Sunshine could...More

2  Thank Charb01
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely loved the food, presentation and service. Grouper was so fresh and prepared perfectly. Our waitress, Robin was so friendly and attentive. It was our first night in the island and Robin took the time to give us details of the island and places to...More

1  Thank paskop
Reviewed October 22, 2015

We went last week (October 13th) and were seated outside on the front porch. Very nice atmosphere. Service was very good, and the food was even better. My grouper was good, but my wife's swordfish was even better. the chef had sauteed it, so it...More

1  Thank billinsugarloaf
Reviewed October 17, 2015

my love of life Irene wanted grouper , this was the place,,simple setting the meals were phenomenal.best choice in captive village

1  Thank Marksilverfox
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Always a pleasure year after to year. The staff, food and ambiance are as delightful as Captiva! Its truly a island charm.

3  Thank PGD555
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October 15, 2015|
Response from CapBeachVilla |
Great, nice salads.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $33
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-6200
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