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Sea Star Cafe & Bar - CLOSED

937 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6922
+1 239-579-0195
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
937 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6922
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121 - 130 of 209 reviews

Reviewed April 20, 2013

All windows and mirrors made the cafe look fresh, clean, bright. Carlos was a really nice guy. The food was nicely prepared and tasted great. Relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Canadians_11
Reviewed April 11, 2013

We had a couple of meals here as it was close to our hotel. We loved the kabobs, best my wife ever had and the burgers were amazing. The sliders were just ok. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Every time we went the...More

Thank Jeff E
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Located at our hotel, so very convenient. Great variety on the menu, reasonably priced, nice ambience, live music some nights.

Thank knitloon
Reviewed April 4, 2013

This was our first meal in Sanibel - a quick lunch after our flight. It was disappointing, and I would definitely not return! The place was empty and disorganized, and the food was extremely mediocre.

Thank wabby
Reviewed March 28, 2013

Visited Sea Star Cafe for breakfast with the hopes of using this as a starting point for our exploration of Sanibel and Captiva Islands. (We were staying in Fort Myers Beach so this was a day trip). The location (not waterfront) did not bother us...More

Reviewed March 26, 2013

Better than most restaurants, but I grow tired of loud bar like restaurants with mostly the same food. Fish here is excellent staff very nice , good service but they need maybe one more person on staff.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed March 24, 2013

It is a tiny little beach hut with good service from Joe, a yummy lobster bisque soup, and fresh greens in the salads.

Thank Foodasart
Reviewed March 4, 2013

The menu is very limited. They messed up a to go order but wanted me to come back so they could fix it, rather than deliver it to my room (right across the parking lot). There are much better places to eat on the island.

Thank deerrun58
Reviewed February 24, 2013

Choose this place from a tourist book, said it was on the water, not!! It was a good choice, There was a limited menu for Valentine's day but it had quite a selection which included champagne and a full course meal, food was excellent, our...More

Thank Betty G
Reviewed February 11, 2013

We had dinner once and breakfast twice in this restaurant. The dinner was OK but breakfast service was very slow both times. The second (and last) time our breakfast took 45 minutes. The meal itself was fine. The restaurant is nicely decorated and we enjoyed...More

Thank Bill O
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $30
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 937 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6922
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-579-0195
Located in the Sanibel Inn & Resort, this casual American theme restaurant is a wonderful addition to Sanibel Island. We are family friendly and serve breakfast, lunch and dinner in a beautifully appointed setting. Additionally we are open to the public from 8am - 10pm 7 days a week so all of our local friends, as well as our out of town visitors can enjoy a great meal at prices that will amaze you.
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