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Gramma Dot's Seaside Saloon

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634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
+1 239-472-8138
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Pekin, Illinois
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93 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2015

I ate at Gramma Dot's while vacationing in Sanibel. It is located in a harbor, so the surroundings are beautiful, which makes a nice view while dining. I had coconut shrimp which came with a vegetable and some kind of round deep fried potato side dish, plus fresh fruit served in a chocolate shell. Everything was very good. The service... More 

Thank Ladygrl
Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2015

The wait staff was very friendly. The food was very good. The fried shrimp was cooked perfectly and the homemade chips were a treat. The only thing that I did not like was that refills were not free and the cups were very small.

Thank Crystal K
Dallas, Texas
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116 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2015

The seafood is outstanding here. I had the soft-shelled crabs, and they were delicious. The service is excellent, and it is the only restaurant on the marina.

Thank ProfDallas
Brooklyn, NY
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2015

For appetizers we had clam chowder, coconut shrimp and calamari. All were excellent and the grouper meals were great. We had key lime pie for dessert - perfectly tart and sweet. This is a place to eat multiple times when on Sanibel.

Thank RealBrooklynDad
Greenville, North Carolina
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250 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Good location in a marina. Food was good and fresh, service was good and friendly. A casual place for friends and family. There's something for everyone. Thought menu was average.

Thank Trixter2013
Egremont Cumbria
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great restaurant with an excellent menu and fresh local produce. The service was very good, although no free refills on soda, which we found a little unusual for Florida

Thank Mike H
Daytona Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2015

We went here for my birthday dinner and were not disappointed. I had the lobster and fillet, the fillet was so tender. Mu only complaint is there are no refills on sodas, and the sodas they give you are very small.

Thank roxies1962
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Dont miss this landmark on Sanibel.Great professional service beautiful view of Sanibel bridge and Marina.Love the Lobster Salad!!!!!

Thank Holly M
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food and service. We ate outside on the dockside. The grouper tacos were fantastic. I would make Gramma Dot's a must do, if you are in the area. Delicious!

Thank Jessica H
Washington DC
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247 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2015

We were a party of eight and had an early dinner here. We sat on an outdoor table and enjoyed the view of the water. We all ordered different items and found the food just average; and for that matter- overpriced. Drinks were also served in disposable plastic cups. Service was friendly though.

Thank WashingtonJonDC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
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: +1 239-472-8138

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