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Cip's Place

2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4116
+1 239-472-0223
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 17 min
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4116
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was here for lunch in summer of 2017. Great food, service and prices. Was back again in summer 2018, still a great place. The history of this joint is so special, Cip was the Man!!

1  Thank themenace
Reviewed yesterday

Not your typical beach restaurant. Great food (crab cakes etc.) but also some really good items like southwest chicken enchiladas that were yummy!

Thank S2444BIdenisep
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here during happy hour from 4:00-6:00. Great specials. Tasty food. Wonderful service. Would totally go back.

Thank Aiman E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Every time we visit Sanibel Island, we always make it a point to eat at Cips at least once during the week. We were there on Tuesday evening for dinner. Our server Brandon did a great job explaining the chef specials and also pointed out...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Cip's and go often. The friendly staff and great food are always good and the outdoor seating is very nice. The prices for the meals and appetizers at happy hour are excellent as well.

Thank kstclair31
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every meal is prepared in the best of platforms, & detail. Art deco wall with by local island artist depicting past & present renowned locals, politicians, celebrities, who have lived and or visited with a detailed explanation of who, when & where, just ask the...More

Thank navyclipper
Reviewed 1 week ago

Compared to other restaurants on the island, this was just average. The triple tail special was not the great dish the server told us it would be -- on the bland side. It was not busy at all but we were done with our salads...More

Thank KDG_TX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eating out while at the beach can be cost-prohibitive, but who wants to shop the local sky-high prices and then have to come in off the beach to throw together a family meal? Not me, that's for sure. After decades of doing just that, this...More

1  Thank CateV1992
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Cips a year ago and really loved it. Amazing service, nice menu selection, great food, and a really fun atmosphere with the bar and wall decorations. We were very excited to come back and have it again as part of a celebration,...More

Thank BizTravlinMan37
Matthew W, General Manager at Cip's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Cip's Place. I have spoken to the staff regarding the importance of accommodating our guests to the fullest extent of our means. This is an unusual occurrence and I wish it had been brought...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My dear friend and I had a wonderful dinner on the porch. Sarah our waitress was great and very sweet. The meal was the best dinner I have had in a while. I was told the chiefs name was Gabriel, Fantastic Job. Thank you for...More

Thank sandy t
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Questions & Answers
February 17, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kathryn C | 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!
Katianna L
November 7, 2016|
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Response from Stephanie S | Property representative |
Yes! We most certainly are a family friendly restaurant. Thank you for asking! We offer a children's menu with choices of chicken strips and fries, pasta with butter or marinara, mini burger and fries, fried shrimp and fries... More
March 31, 2016|
Response from Kathryn C | Property representative |
Yes we are! The steps are on one side and the wheelchair path is right from the parking lot. Very convenient !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4116
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0223
  • E-mail
Cip's Place has lush landscaping and wonderful outdoor seating. Its beautifully decorated interior has a large wall mural painted by a local artist who has featured many of the faces of people from Sanibel history. Chef Blaine and his wife Alison are co-owners and come from a long history of food service. The food is great and the locals frequent Cip's and are enjoying it.
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