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Captiva House

Certificate of Excellence
Seafood, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free
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15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014 (2 miles north of Blind Pass Bridge)
+1 239-472-5161
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They now call it Captiva House Gulf Front Seafood Restaurant and it's got a brand new menu. I tried the lie crab bisque ($12) and the presentation made it worth the money. A bowl of crabmeat with colorful sauce swirls is set down then the bisque is poured over. Caribbean grouper with mango salsa and pumpkin mash ($34) was outstanding.... More 

Thank southmiamijill
JasonCheFandB, Manager at Captiva House, responded to this review

Dear southmiamijill, Thank you for your recent kind words concerning the Captiva House Gulf Front Seafood Restaurant! We are so pleased you enjoyed your dining experience with our new theme and menu. We love hearing that you felt you received your money’s worth. Reviews like yours are why we do what we do! Please keep in touch with us on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spacious room with a feeling of coziness. Wonderful service, expansive menu and tables far apart. The Captiva Bouillabaisse and Grouper are to die for! Try the Curry Lobster Spring Rolls appetizer. The meal is bit pricey but worth it. Hey, they have a chef! It's convenient if you are staying at the resort. And there's a beautiful sunset out front.

Thank Passeridae
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fine dining venue. Atmosphere, service and menu accordingly fit the bill. Though fine dining, will still be comfortable wearing shorts and a shirt. Food was excellent, wine list very good. Service formal , but friendly.

Thank tripopinonsw
The Villages, Florida
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely fine dinning resturant with a beautiful view. Service was good and the menu was interesting however the food seemed just average to me.

Thank perrjojo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this restaurant where Laurent the Manager is very nice and friendly and the waiter, Eric was polite and attentive and that's without saying how excellent the food and service was. My husband and I are already planning our next visit.

Thank Danielle S
Longwood, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are no hot items available on the continental buffet. It's a true continental. A couple of hot items would have been nice considering the price for the room

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Thank Lisa W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wish there was an option for six stars, because our dining experience here deserved it. This was our first time dining here, and it won't be our last. Although we've enjoyed good food throughout our stay on Sanibel, this was by far the best meal we had. The ambience was fitting of a romantic evening out. We had a... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We lucked up for their Rib Eye special and live music with a band that was AWESOME! Breakfast was great as well.

Thank beverlytillman689
Cape Coral, FL
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I recently had an awesome dinner at this charming restaurant! It is located at the Tween Waters Inn on Captiva Island. We had a great meal while watching the sunset overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The blue crab bisque was absolutely delicious! I also had a great Caesar Salad. The shrimp and scallops were amazing and the... More 

Thank jeannien604
Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food everything was delicious! The hostess was smiling and happy to see us! Also have our kids something to color on. Our server Robert was also great! Will definitely dine again!

Thank anne_longloria

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $42
Seafood, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
    (2 miles north of Blind Pass Bridge)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-5161
Welcome to the historic, award-winning Captiva House Restaurant, Gulf-front at the legendary, historic 'Tween Waters Inn Island Resort & Spa. We invite you to sample our delicious New Florida cuisine, served with our gorgeous Captiva Island sunsets. Come, feast your eyes and your appetites tonight.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?