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Gramma Dot's Seaside Saloon

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634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the best clam chowder ever and I'm from new England. The seafood is excellent and can't wait to go back. A waterfront restaurant with great service.

Thank James D
Breckenridge, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This little charming place right at Sanibel Marina makes boating there convenient. Great views on the marina. We enjoyed blackened grouper salads, all fresh and tasty. Everybody on staff smiled and helped in any and every way they can. Overall a nice experience, very fair priced (particularly for the waterfront location), small and charming with great (and fast) service. We... More 

Thank tvonruex
Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a late lunch. Greeter was friendly, server, not so much (Jill). Party of 6 - two sandwiches, two salads, two fish and chips (actual chips, not fries). All the food was alright at best - beware, they do charge for refills on sofa drinks. Clam chowder is okay. Overall, an edible meal, just nothing to write home... More 

Thank moose938
Knoxville, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped at Gramma Dot's for late afternoon lunch. The staff were very friendly. We ordered the blackened Mahi Mahi sandwich and the fried grouper sandwich. Both were delicious and reasonably priced.

Thank Lisa J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are here on the recommendation of a local and were not disappointed. The seafood gumbo was amazing! The coconut shrimp was also great. It is pretty small, but we were in and out quickly with efficient service.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch and fell in love. Lobster roll and popcorn shrimp was delish!!! This is now our new favorite Island place to dine. Wait staff was wonderful, friendly and attentive!

Thank Jennifer S
Troy, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Half of us had the spinach bourbon grouper and the other half had fish and chips. Delicious all the way around. The wait staff were really pleasant and actually acted as though they really enjoyed us as patrons!!

Thank smiles04
Peachtree City, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving around Sanibel and Captiva for a look at the water and possible lunch spots, Gramma Dots was selected. After first visiting a couple of pretenders and frauds, we found this spot which was authentic and real. Server number #8 (sorry I missed her name) was very good and gave several recommendations. A couple of cold Blue Moons, two New... More 

Thank Joe L
St. Louis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere is great. Located on the Marina. Crab meatballs are very good. Outside seating is small but awesome if you are able to get a table.

Thank Bob1951STL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific views and food! Loved the fresh sea food and marina views! Interesting wall photos of big name guests. Peel and eat shrimp was terrific and the large sized coconut shrimps- was " to die for"! Prompt seating - generous portions plus great marina views - Together made this a very memorable first time experience with our special friends!! We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: (239)472-8138

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?