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“Great happy hour”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Cip's Place

Cip's Place
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $28
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Cip's Place has lush landscaping and wonderful outdoor seating. Its beautifully decorated interior has a large wall mural painted by a local artist who has featured many of the faces of people from Sanibel history. Chef Blaine and his wife Alison are co-owners and come from a long history of food service. The food is great and the locals frequent Cip's and are enjoying it.
Lexington, Kentucky
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great happy hour”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2013

We had a big breakfast and didn't really have lunch so we headed to Cip's right at 5. Happy hour deals were excellent, we started with the buttermilk wings... (At this point i must say the server was great in making great suggestions) They were huge but cooked well and the buttermilk crust was light and crispy. I got the prime rib sandwich, the bread and au jus were great, the beef was tender and and cooked perfectly. My wife got the grouper sandwich, again good bread and the avocado mayo was great, we actually traded halves because they were both so good. The dessert, peach cheesecake was light and not super dense, which was nice but not out of this world good. For the money, service, and food I couldn't figure out why this place wasn't packed... Really great meal, and the patio was a great place to enjoy it.

  • Visited June 2013
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Sadly, disappointing!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2013

"2?" "Back porch?" and off she went, our greeter, assuming we were right behind her...no "hello, how are you today" not even a smile...the food was average, the Husband's ribs were good, the server was pleasant but to say we have always enjoyed our previous visits to Cips and it's been one of our must eat places this time it was disappointing and we didn't go back.

Visited May 2013
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Milwaukee
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13 reviews
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“Stopped Twice in One Day”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2013

We were shopping in the area and wanted a light lunch, one of the store owners recommended Cips. We shared 2 appetizers -- crab cakes & a pizzera (not spelled correctly) ... both were excellent. My friend had Key Lime pie for dessert ... very tasty, I never liked Key Lime pie, but it was so fresh & delicious we came back after dining somewhere else that night to have a post dinner drink and I got myself a piece of the Key Lime pie. We both enjoyed the historic mural on the wall. With it being end of season, there wasn't a tremendous amount of business. We were the last people in the place. I think we shut the bar down around 10 pm.

  • Visited May 2013
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Dog Friendly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2013

We had two great dinners with our Golden Beau joining us. Staff treated us like family and food was excellent

Visited May 2013
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Anderson, South Carolina
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“Cip's table 99”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2013

The round table for 6 on the patio with Rafael waiting on us.....magnificent. Grouper was outstanding as was everything else that was ordered. Prices were reasonable for Florida and fresh seafood. Others had Tuna and the seafarers platter which were all delicious. The carrot cake cupcake went home for dessert and it was big enough for two !!

  • Visited May 2013
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