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Cip's Place is a casual and family friendly restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating alongside lush tropical landscaping. Cip's Place offers Daily Features for Lunch and Dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Happy Hour is from 3-6 p.m. daily serving wine, beer, and a full bar. Cip's Place is located in the Forever Green Shopping Center on Sanibel. We hope to "See Ya" at Cip's real soon!
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, International
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Abrupt, borderline snotty server, average to below average food, over priced. Ceasar salad had but a whisper of watered down dressing and very little parmesan cheese, basically $9 for a medium sized bowl of romaine lettuce.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 2, 2021 via mobile

Decided to try Cip’s Place. Driven by for the last few years while staying on Sanibel, and always said we needed to try. One, food was outstanding. Two, service was impeccable ( our server was Anna). Three, nice ambiance, both inside and outside. Now to...dinner. Started out with an order of calamari and a round of drinks. Calamari was lightly bread, fried perfectly and melted in your mouth. We both ordered the Buttermilk Chicken, sage gravy, sautéed spinach and scalloped potatoes . Hubby requested gravy on side. I asked for double order of sautéed spinach(rather than the potatoes) and the gravy on side. Chicken was perfectly cooked, crispy on the outside, moist & tender inside. The gravy had sage in it and added such flavor. The sautéed spinach was just wilted and not over cooked. All in all, a fabulous find with Cip’s. Our next visit to Sanibel will definitely include a visit to Cip’s place !More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 17, 2021

Our family has been coming to the island for the past ten years and we have always driven by Cips. We have been missing out! We dined outside and the atmosphere was absolutely Lovely- elegant but very unpretentious and relaxing. The staff was very nice...and able to answer all questions. Appetizers are huge 1 We tried the Cips chips and the truffle fries and the poke martini: all of which were flavorful and beautifully presented but could have sufficed as a meal. Dinner was the seafood special, ribeye steak and rigatoni Bolognese. All of these dishes were excellent choices and I would recommend. Meals prices were very reasonable and portions could be shared between two. If you’re in Sanibel I definitely recommend Cips and we are planning to try it again for lunch before we leaveMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 23, 2021 via mobile

Great restaurant! Very nice atmosphere, friendly staff. Food was delicious. I’m not a seafood fan. I had the buttermilk chicken, which was absolutely delicious and the scalloped potatoes…YUM! My kids had seafood dishes which they enjoyed.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 21, 2021 via mobile

My wife and I went last night and got the ribeye steak and a couple of glasses of wine. The steak was perfectly cooked and medium rare. The scalloped potatoes were yummy. The asparagus was perfectly cooked. We finished off the meal with a large...piece of key lime pie. The wait staff was attentive, but not in our way. It was a wonderful meal!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 12, 2021

Atmosphere is a bit more elegant than most restaurants on Sanibel and it made for an enjoyable, slightly romantic night out. I had the cranberry salmon salad here was that was very tasty (Blackened Scottish Salmon filet topped with cranberry port jam and candied pecans....Served over wild rice and Asian noodle salad tossed in a pomegranate vinaigrette.) Asked for more the pomegranate vinaigrette, as the dish was very dry. But I enjoyed the salmon immensely. Key lime pie for dessert wasn't bad either--very cheesecakey more than I like, but tasty. Service was very good--server was funny, in trying to remember orders and things requested, he constantly talked to himself. Very relatable! Recommended.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed July 7, 2021

I've been coming here for a while, and one thing is constant- the excellent pie! :D If you have some spare time you should check it out.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed July 7, 2021

We visited Cip's Place with friends on a Sunday afternoon for lunch. My wife enjoyed her Salmon salad and I had the greek salad. We were surprised with the excellent salads. Our friends tried the Fish Tacos and the Shrimp salad. The food was better...than expected, the service was top notch. The restaurant is tucked in the corner of a strip shopping center. It is well worth the find.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 9, 2021 via mobile

Had an amazing time. Absolutely delicious food and great service!! All 3 courses we had we so full of great flavor, cooked perfectly, seasoned perfectly. This restaurant has an amazing chef and you can taste it. The atmosphere is great, the drink selection is awesome,...prices are unreal for the quality. If you’re in Sanibel or captiva, you’ll be happy to spend some time with this chefs menu in this beautiful restaurant.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 8, 2021

If you want a good meal at a reasonable price, this is the place for you. Have both inside and outside dining. If not brutal hot, stay outside. Lovely grounds and good wait staff.

Date of visit: April 2021
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don22cc
June 15, 2019|
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Response from aceman23 | Property representative |
Yes we do.no worries
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Ada S
December 9, 2018|
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Response from Matthew W | Property representative |
Yes we are open 7 days a week starting at 11 AM for lunch. Dinner starts at 4 PM
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ml70115
February 17, 2017|
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Response from aceman23 | Property representative |
Yes. A gorgeous back patio in a garden and can handle 40 people. We have had many weddings and rehearsal dinners back there. If you look on our website you can see a picture of the spot. Hope to hear from you!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cip's Place

Yes, Cip's Place offers takeout services.

Cip's Place is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5