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Cip's Place

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2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
+1 239-472-0223
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11:00 am - 9:00 am
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We arrived about 7:30 PM on a Sat. Evening and the restaurant was full. We were a family of 7 including 3 children. I really didn't think they would be able to seat us. But instead the hostess told us about a reception that had finished in the back and if we wanted she could seat us there. For a... More 

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Thank Hoosiers12
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our waiter was great. We were congratulated by at least 2 staff people on our wedding anniversary. Food was very good!

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1 Thank Mary S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was so great that my husband and I went there twice for dinner - as there are so many restaurants to choose from on both Sanibel and Captiva, that really is a testament as to how much we enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere!

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1 Thank Sara L
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

New England clam chowder is excellent. Everything had a very nice "zip" to it, which made it different from the rest of the places. Scallops melted in your mouth!

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1 Thank Ashley C
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing experience! The food was so unbelievable!!! The service was excellent!!!! And the atmosphere! Best on the island!!

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1 Thank Rachel S
Clermont, Florida
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a crab cake sandwich. It was large, filling and amazing! My husband had Red Snapper tacos. They had a lot of fish that was cooked well. Chyna was our server who was sweet and provided excellent service. She was very good with our toddler. We will try to make it for their before 6pm menu next time. I... More 

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1 Thank jforgie2
Sanibel Island, Florida
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cips is one of our favorite resturant's on Sanibel. The service is always spot on, they are friendly, and helpful. The food is outstanding. My wife and I like their Buttermilk Chicken and their Tostada Stack. However on our recent visit I tried the Grilled Black Grouper served with Lobster Butter over couscous. It was AMAZING. I have never had... More 

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1 Thank Pat H
Gilbert, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family at dinner at this restaurant . Food is good. We ordered Italian items on the menu. We were very pleased with our server. His name is David . He was very attentive to our need. Our family of four had a great dinner. We would come back to this restaurant when we in town in the future.

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Whippany, New Jersey
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very very good, much better then we thought. Please don't take that the wrong way. You expect the everyday so so food, this was SO MUCH BETTER then that it was not even funny. You eat here you will go back and back, over and over again. All people inside were friendly and so personable. Our waitress... More 

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1 Thank C D M
Alison D, Owner at Cip's Place, responded to this review

Thank you C D M for your review. We are so happy to hear that the food exceeded your expectations! It is also nice to hear that all staff was friendly. That is what we aim for. We hope to see you again. Alison More 

Orlando, Florida
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125 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Great food, unique island history Cons: It's so great you'd better go early and often We visited Cip's Place for lunch during our recent trip to Sanibel. We knew it was a highly rated restaurant, but we weren't expecting the unique history inside. I had the daily special, a steak sandwich with horseradish and au jus. It was fantastic... More 

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2 Thank William H
Alison D, Owner at Cip's Place, responded to this review

Thank you William for taking time to review us. We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience here at Cip's Place, including learning about the mural. We look forward to having you dine with us again and next time you are here be sure to ask to see our scrapbooks. They provide even more stories about the people painted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $28
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free, International
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0223
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?