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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” (82 reviews)
“scallops” (52 reviews)
“gumbo” (24 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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171 - 180 of 586 reviews

Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

My family has dinner at the Sunshine Cafe. It is a small, cozy, place with a good seafood menu. The outdoor balcony is comfortable with dim lighting and Italian music playing. Our waiter was efficient but not overly doting. He made a good recommendation on...More

2  Thank Scott D
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Food is absolutely exceptional. I eat at restaurants all over the country and I can honestly say this is one of the best meals i've ever had. We had a party of 8 and everyone agreed. Don't miss this restaurant if you're staying on Captiva!!!!

1  Thank doncsharp
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Although this resturant is a little unprepossesssing in appearance the food is first class. We turned up on a Friday evenig without a reservation and could not be seated on the veranda but they had a table inside which actually was interesting because we could...More

1  Thank BLH55
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We've been to this restaurant before, and we've always really liked it. Our dinner last night was not the experience we had expected. The location is perfect if you are staying on Captiva, and the wine list is good. My dinner was just okay (grouper...More

1  Thank RBMok
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We have been past the Sunshine Cafe several times and were not impressed with the outside appearance, but we finally decided to try it based on the TripAdvisor reviews. We were not really impressed. There was only one server (not sure if this was normal...More

2  Thank UpstateTraveller33
Reviewed 15 November 2015

My girlfriend and I was looking for a quaint place for dinner and this was perfect. Server was very effecient and friendly. Our entrees was cooked to perfection and the presentation was wonderful. It was the perfect spot to end our vacation, we look forward...More

1  Thank Will R
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This was a very gourmet meal. I ordered seared tuna steak with vegetables. All of the vegetables were bursting with flavor. The tuna was just as flavorful. They started out the meal by bringing bread to be dipped in olive oil. Every bite of food...More

1  Thank NHCMansfield
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Decided to stop here seeing that they were ranked #3 .... Solid decision ! Ordered the red snapper , shrimp scampi, and chicken... All were fabulous, the amount of food served is amazing. Our waiter Jose was more than accommodating with a special requests.

1  Thank Leewee24
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

We had our second meal at Sunshine's and it was wonderful. We dined there on a Tuesday and were seated immediately on the porch. We had Prosecco to starts and enjoyed it with our tasty Iona Shrimp and Scallops for $14-jumbo shrimp with sea scallops,...More

1  Thank BillP1123
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

We tried this restaurant based on other great reviews & we weren't disappointed! It's a small place with terrific food. Our group tried the special, filet, & paella. We would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a nice meal.

1  Thank grumpycat1969
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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, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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