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Sunshine Seafood Cafe

14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-6200
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (81 reviews)
“scallops” (52 reviews)
“gumbo” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the best meal of my two weeks on Captive last night at Sunshine Seafood Cafe. Shrimp scampi prepared perfectly. Vegetable side dishes amazing. My husband and son had the filet and it was prepared perfectly and delicious. Thanks for such a great experience. Will...More

1  Thank pepperpatty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the cheapest option in town. But the food is good and the service excellent. The paella was nice, very big portion. My husbands fish (cant remember which one) was quite good, but not a very big portion. Why come here? Because the outside seating...More

Thank CarolienRozema
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal every time nice wine list key lime pie that's not frozen best on the island. Nice to sit on porch although the bugs did get us. Lamb chops were a big serving and done with herbs and panko . It s different here...More

Thank joanne777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family has been going to Captiva for years and this was our first meal at Sunshine Seafood. Why did we wait so long! The food and service was excellent. We had a group of 11 and ate indoors but the outdoor dining looked fantastic....More

Thank dandifer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we have been eating here since the place opened. Never had a bad meal yet. Seafood is the best. Limited selection sometimes on booze is the only thing.

1  Thank andrewcN3236UD
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We enjoyed a fantastic lunch sitting on the outside deck. Casual dining with great food and service.

1  Thank JKennedy331
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This is a regular for us. Great service, food and wine list. The outside seating is special this time of year. We had a pompano special that was spectacular. Also gumbo, goat cheese salad and scallops and goat cheese. All were great hope to make...More

1  Thank Greg A
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We ate on the outside deck - not much of a view, but a pleasant experience nonetheless. My wife had a fish special, and found it very tasty. I had the pan fried chicken, which was moist and flavorful. The sides were also above-average. Good...More

1  Thank SJEK
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is an unassuming little restaurant with most of the seats on the patio. My wife and I had the daily fish sandwich, we both had snapper. It was fresh and delicious. We shared a seafood gumbo that was very good. Service was great. I...More

1  Thank Marc B
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We ate her two nights and came for dessert on another night. Skip the other places and come here first. I had one of the best pieces of filet mignon here ever, it was cooked to perfection. Super thick piece cooked medium well. It cut...More

3  Thank Sqwerl
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
how is this place for lunch?
15 October 2015|
Response from CapBeachVilla |
Great, nice salads.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-6200
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