Rates and Reservations

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Recommended Restaurants  (all 239 area code)

   Trader’s Café and Store                 Expensive
1551 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel                 (239) 472-7242
BEST Dinner and Chef on Sanibel!   Excellent Appetizers; Ahi, Oysters, Grouper, Meats, Seafood; Desserts.  Reserve early!  Excellent lunch as well & Quieter


  The Lazy Flamingo                               472-5353 
6520-C Pine Avenue,   Blind Pass,   Sanibel-Captiva Line        

Our Seafood Favorite;  Best for Lunch    Very casual, no Reservationsso Come Early. Great Chowder, raw Oysters, Stone Crab, fresh Fish.    Inexpensive

   Doc Ford’s Rum Bar and Grill      472-1771     
New location  2500 Island Inn Rd- off  Tarpon Bay Rd    Moderate
Author Randy Wayne White’s namesake.  Great Mex. Lunch/Dinner Menu.  No-Res.;  Call ahead, get on list.

  The Sandbar  new    Pricey-crowded  579-0235 
2761 W. Gulf Drive, Sanibel
  -  up from Pt. Santo  Voted most Favorite; Good  Boom-Boom Shrimp, Grouper, Scallops, Halibut, Oysters Rockefeller… Reservations Essential      NOISY


   Mucky Duck Restaurant                    472-3434      

Andy Ross Lane, Captiva    No Reservations.  English

Pub,  Very Limited Parking. Lunch favorite!,  Come Early! Great sunsets and outdoor patio!   Moderate

   Jerry’s Café  (in Jerry’s Foods)  new listing    472-9300

1700 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel   Inexpensive  Breakfast until 4pm; Lunch: specials; Dinner: Prime Rib on Fri.  No Res.

   Rosie’s Cafe & Grill  newly done   No-Res.     579-0807       

2330 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel   Inexpensive   V.G. Breakfasts: Steak & Eggs, Eggs Benedict, etc.  Lunches:

Bouillabaisse, PEI Raw Oysters, soups, deli sandwiches…

    Sweet Melissa’s Cafe  new listing          472-1956

1625 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel  Moderate  Lovely Patio.   Great Lunches: Mussels, Seafood, Salads.   Gourmet dinners.

     Over-Easy Café                                   472-2625  

Tarpon Bay & Periwinkle, Sanibel (across fr. Bailey’s)  

Crowded - No Res., come early!  All day old-fashioned Breakfasts.  Mexican style Lunch, too.  In “Old Sanibel Shoppes” complex at end of Periwinkle.  Inexpensive 

    Cip’s Place                                      472-0223  
2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel    
(in ACE Hardware Plaza)

A Luncheon Favorite, Lovely outdoor/indoor setting. Lovely gardens. Daily Lunch specials, Sandwiches, salads. 4-6p $12 specials.  Moderate    

    Matzaluna                                        472-1998  
1200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel               
(out past Donax)

Sanibel’s popular Italian.  Caesar, Pizza, Pasta, Veal. 4-7p Happy Hour. Call ahead.  Moderate 

    The Green Flash                            472-3337

15183 Captiva Drive at the bend, Captiva     
Nice Bayfront with Parking.  Fine dining,  Expensive; Stone Crab, Smoked Salmon, Veal.    Need Reservations

   Timbers Restaurant                    472-3128
707 Tarpon Bay Road,  Sanibel                            

Moderate  Seafood restaurant;  Stone Crab, Yellow-Fin Tuna.  No Res.;  Call 30 mins ahead to get on list.

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