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“Frsh Fish is Great”

Sunshine Seafood Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $33
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Bloomington, Indiana
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Frsh Fish is Great”
Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I were invited by a real charming, young realtor, Robin @ ReMax of the Islands, to join her for supper at the Sunshine Seafood Cafe & Wine Bar, in Captiva. We started with a "jumbo" shrimp appetizer with a light BBQ sauce, which was nicley prepared, and very obviously fres. The entrees were a "special" feature of Cobia filet, accompanied by the house rice pilaf, sauteed fresh green beans with carrot strips, and a very tasty red cabbage side. The fish was superbly grilled by the talented chef and his staff. It was never too dry, or underdone. The cobia was a "first" for me, and I was very much surprised by the delightful taste with a crab topping. The rice is also very tasty. My wife had another "special" of grilled black grouper with a lobster topping. It did not have the sometimes characteristic stronger "fishy" taste we have found with grouper at many other restaurants. Both dishes were fabulous, and worth every penny. "Sunshine" is not a cheap dive, so come prepared to enjoy a top-quality meal, and have some of their Riesling with your fish, and be completely satisfied. Needless to say, the servers, Nick and Robin, were at the top of the chart in their efforts to make their customers enjoy the experience. Ask for Robin or Nick, and this little spot will be on your "must do" list every trip to the Islands. Ask Robin about a great deal on a propety to rent or purchase... She is an insider!

  • Visited July 2014
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Gainesville, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic Meal!”
Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We had the sea scallops with goat cheese to start and snapper picatta as an entree. Food was delicious and service was friendly and efficient! I would highly recommend Sunshine seafood!

Visited July 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland
Level 6 Contributor
91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“We love this place!!”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

We eat dinner at Sunshine Seafood every year to celebrate Fathers Day. What a treat!!!! All of the fish dishes are amazing! This year I tried the pork chop dinner which was equally as good. Wine list is great and Robin is an excellent waitress!! Can't wait to go back next year!!!

Visited June 2014
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1 Thank bobio5
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Minneapolis
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Nice surprise!”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

We almost missed this place. Hadn't heard much about it. We brought our 3 young kids there the last night of our spring break. Sat outside on a nice night. The food was excellent. Best swordfish I've ever had. The service was great too. Plan to hit this spot again in the future.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Ryder10Minneapolis
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Weston, Florida, United States
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Awesome surprise”
Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

The food was amazing but more expensive then we thought...in the range of $45/50 per person. Anyways I don't have problem paying when the food is great. And this is the case here at Sunshine Seafood Cafe. All the choices were great. It's highly recommended.

Cheers

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Thank Eduardo R
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