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“Horrible”
Review of Chip's Sanibel Steakhouse - CLOSED

Chip's Sanibel Steakhouse
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Causeway & Periwinkle Way
Hoboken, New Jersey
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Horrible”
Reviewed February 15, 2011

We (party of 4 plus a child) went there tonight and were highly disappointed! The food is ridiculously overpriced and the quality was bad. The kid's shrimps smelled weird and did not taste like fresh shrimps. Except for one dish, all main dishes were cold, and even ignoring the temperature the taste was below average. The expiration date on the bottled beer was more than a year ago. Never ever will we visit this place again. The service was okay until we received the check with 18% gratuity automatically added to it. Overall one of my worst restaurant experiences in years. If you are in the area, go to Timbers, it is a 5 minute drive and enjoy fresh food, served hot and tasting great including a good service and ambience for 30% less.

  • Visited February 2011
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4 Thank JohnnyGo
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Tampa, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“An Excellent Choice”
Reviewed September 26, 2010

After a beautiful week of Florida sunshine and relaxation, nothing could have been a more fitting choice than to try the Sanibel Steak House. Upon entering, we were greeted by Tania, who is a real pleasure to speak with.
We tried the Tuna Shasimi which was remarkable. Then moved on to the 11 ounce Filet Mignon and the 16 ounce Ribeye steaks cooked exactly as ordered! Pricing is comparable to a restaurant of this calibre so no surprise for great quality and service. You won't go wrong at this restaurant.

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2 Thank southeastrt
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London, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“really enjoyable evening”
Reviewed August 19, 2010

Been there twice this holiday. Great food, excellent service but expensive. Give it a go you won't be disappointed. Ask for sauces on the side and be prepared for a special wine list. KIds catered for.

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1 Thank travel-happy08
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Great food, service patchy.”
Reviewed August 3, 2010

During this trip our group visited the Steakhouse twice and on each occasion the food was, as on previous visits, top notch. They have extended their menu to include smaller steaks and more non-steak dishes. However when paying up for a premium restaurant it is disappointing not to get the table which you reserved, but to be seated in the bar by the front door. Our server on this occasion was very pleasant, but seemed over-stretched by the number of diners. That said we still had a great meal.

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Thank Martin Sherriff
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New York
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Very nice”
Reviewed April 24, 2010

Came to Sanibel to celebrate 35th anniversary--have visited here many times, but never ate at the Sanibel Steakhouse. During our 4 night trip, we ate here twice. My husband loved the tuna appetizer and dinner. I enjoyed the crab cakes first night and lamb chops second. Great wine and pleasant service. First night, nice/friendly crowd at the bar. Would definitely go back.

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Thank occasionaltraveler10
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