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“Good fried shrimp and grouper.”
Review of Blue Giraffe

Blue Giraffe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Blue Giraffe is the place to experience casual island dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week from 7am to close. Dine outside in the garden atmosphere of Periwinkle Place or inside at hand-painted tables, inspired by local artists. Our wide-ranging menu is full of fresh and local seafood, island-renowned chowders, custom sandwiches and burgers, refreshing salads, mouth-watering steak and vegetarian options. Unwind at our full liquor bar, sipping on a glass of wine, a frosty draft, bottled beer or one of our signature frozen drinks. As for dessert, indulge in hand-dipped Edy's Grand Ice Cream, or a rich cappuccino. You won't be able to get enough of our delicious island-inspired food, all in a friendly, tropical setting.
Madison WI
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Good fried shrimp and grouper.”
Reviewed September 28, 2013

We had fried shrimp and grouper for lunch. It came with fries and coleslaw. Both the shrimp and grouper were tasty and hot as were the fries. A nice place to stop for lunch.

Visited September 2013
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El Paso, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“OK”
Reviewed September 28, 2013

Stopped to give it a try. Nothing there to set it apart and make it stand out. Food was ok, nothing to really brag about. Not very busy the day we were there, so service was good. Would I go back, probaly not. Would I recommend, not the first choice. I know the nothing is prefect all the time and maybe this was one of these times. May try it again next trip back to the island.

  • Visited September 2013
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very good food, but was lacking something...”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

Don't get me wrong, the food was very very good. I don't know if it was because we were visiting during off season or if it was the rain but something was missing. We were hoping for a more livelier staff but instead experienced service that needed a bit more energy.

  • Visited September 2013
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Kansas City, Missouri
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“One of few spots to eat on the island”
Reviewed September 24, 2013

Rainy afternoon and choices were very limited on Sanibel. Heard good things about the Blue Giraffe so we gave it a try.

Service was excellent, I had the turkey club sandwich which was very good, fries not so much. Wife had the cheese burger, this was huge and the grilled pineapple ontop was great, you should try it!

We will return, this place was clean, friendly and for being on Sanibel island priced about right.

  • Visited September 2013
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Miami, Florida
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“OK but we expected more”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

The food was good and the price was right but somehow we felt disappointed. We expected a livelier place. The décor was cheerful but the place lacked energy.

  • Visited September 2013
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