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Turtle's Beach & Pool Bar

1451 Middle Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6521
+1 877-736-4320
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good15%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1451 Middle Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6521
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a happy hour special. Draft beer three dollars, one four dollars, my ties, piña colada's, rum runners are five dollars. The bartenders are very friendly and attentive. They are very knowledgeable about where to go and what to see and where to eat...More

Thank cherylsJ4986OB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding and the best happy hour on Sanibel Island. Great staff, great drinks, great atmosphere, great priaces!

Thank 5fromMN
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Excellent service, outstanding food and beverages, reasonable prices, free parking. One of the best restaurants of Sanibel-Captiva

1  Thank Sobreviviente
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Almost always busy, especially during happy hour. Last weekend was a show with a group of drunken wedding attendees. Shade and sun and always fun to people watch at Turtle's!

Thank swordfish-miami
Reviewed June 18, 2017

We really enjoyed the breaks from the sun with a cold cocktail during the day. Each day, happy hour begins at 3:00 PM and runs until 5:00 PM. They have drink specials during this time including our favorite, the frozen Rum Runner with a "topper"...More

1  Thank Robb G
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Although I waited way too long for my order, once I got it, it was delicious (three different items).

1  Thank oalabadie
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Turtle's is the Pool Bar for the Sundial Beach Resort and Spa. The food is average, but the prices are not- $$$$

1  Thank flamom46
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

We walk to this cute little tiki beach bar when we stay at a neighboring complex. The happy hour is daily from 3-5 and we make it most days. Get the Pina Colada! Bar tenders are great and the food is great too!

Thank Shal3081
Reviewed February 8, 2017

We stayed at the Sundial and visited Turtle's Beach & Pool Bar a few times. Friendly service, great drinks, right by the beach.

Thank Rhondamitchell72
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Really, really nice MaiTai version here. Had a couple a day for 3 days at happy hour ... very happy days!

Thank HomeRentalPro
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February 19, 2017|
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Response from tj10314 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, as a matter of fact, when I was there, there were some locals from Sanibel Island and they were very cool and easy to talk to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $32
American, Bar
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1451 Middle Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6521 (Formerly Turtles Cafe & Patio)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 877-736-4320
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Situated on the main pool deck just steps from the beach, Turtle's welcomes you with a laid-back tropical Florida atmosphere. Open 11 am till 7 pm daily, guests enjoy a variety of delicious dishes paired with a tasty selection of tropical drinks, imported and domestic beers and an array of popular wines. Happy Hour specials are offered 3 pm till 5 pm daily with live entertainment on select nights.
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