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Old Captiva House

15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
+1 239-472-5161
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab bisque” (40 reviews)
“tuxedo cake” (11 reviews)
“baked brie” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Old Captiva House
1. Delicious Food
"We ate dinner every night at Captiva House while staying at Tween"
r2j22
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2. A Fantastic New Menu
"This is without doubt, the best public restaurant on Captiva."
maximizinglife
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3. The Only Sushi on the Islands
"extremely happy to find a fantastic sushi chef in the dining room"
arlene1371
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1 - 10 of 788 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This surprisingly large restaurant has an old-fashioned comfortable feel to it. The food, however is modern, and delicious. The service is courteous and efficient.More

Thank PeterJNewYorkCity
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear PeterJNewYorkCity, Thank you for the feedback from your recent dining experience with us at the Captiva House. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We're glad to hear how much you enjoyed our old Florida ambiance, updated menu, and friendly service....More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is without doubt, the best public restaurant on Captiva. I have eaten here 8-10 times in the past 2 years and have always had a very good experience. The facility is charming (white tablecloths, twinkle lights, piano music certain nights) but definitely not stuffy....More

Thank maximizinglife
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Dear maximizinglife, Thank you for your recent review of the Captiva House. We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to write such kind words in regards to your dining experiences with us. We're so glad to hear how much you enjoy our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for the resort’s complimentary continental breakfast for guests. The restaurant opens early enough to allow an early start to your day, but open until 10 for breakfast, so you can sleep in if your prefer. Choices were plenty and offered a nice variety....More

Thank Dean_Amy-2004
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dean_Amy-2004, We would like to thank you for your recent review of the Captiva House. We loved reading how much you enjoyed our variety of menu items and continental offerings, as well as our warm and friendly service. We appreciate you taking the time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, lovely dining room, nice servers, and plenty of options- now serving such too. NY Strip was great. Crab bisque was good too.More

Thank TVHOST
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear TVHOST, Thank you for the feedback from your recent visit with us at the Captiva House. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review in regards to your dining experience with us. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed our menu, old...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017

Ate here with my wife. I had the New York Strip Steak and my wife the fish of the day. Both dishes were beautifully presented and the ingredients were top class. Service was good and the ambiance was extremely pleasant with a lovely view of...More

Thank Leslie K
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Dear Leslie K, Thank you for your recent review of the Captiva House. We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to tell us about your dining experience with us. We loved reading how much you and your wife enjoyed our New York...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

We have been traveling to Captiva for 28 years and always have at least one dinner at Captiva House. We usually go about an hour before sunset, order a drink and appetizer, then walk over to the beach for the sunset. The wait staff never...More

Thank Becky N
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Dear Becky N, Thank you for the feedback from your recent dining experience with us at the Captiva House. We loved reading how much you enjoyed our old Florida ambiance, warm and friendly service, and menu over the years. We appreciate your input in regards...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

When Sanibel Steakhouse closed we were sad that our favorite dinner spot was gone, and decided to try Old Captiva House at our resort. We have had some of the best meals on the island here. Tonight was more of the same. Delicious from the...More

1  Thank Debeatle
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Dear Debeatle, Thank you for the feedback from your recent dining experience with us at the Captiva House. We're so glad to hear you decided to give us a try! We loved reading how much you enjoyed our updated menu, warm and friendly service, and...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Nothing fancy, but the stuff I like to eat - fruit, granola, yogurt, bagels, some pastries. Juices, tea and coffee included. $10. You can also order hot food off the menu, but I was fine with cold.More

Thank William L
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Dear William L, Thank you for your recent review of the Captiva House. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our complimentary continental buffet and our ala carte menu. Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your dining experience. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Although not a bad experience, the food and the service can best be described as adequate. The service was good and the restaurant is clean and tastefully decorated but food presentation needs improvement.More

Thank Chiqui V
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Dear Chiqui V, Thank you for the feedback from your recent dining experience with us at the Captiva House. We take all of our reviews very seriously, especially the critiques, as they give us an opportunity to improve. We're sorry to hear we missed the...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

It's quaint. It's pretty. It's just across the road from some of the most amaziing sunsets you can imagine. Go a half hour before sunset. Get a cocktail & walk across the street. It's about 50 yards to the beach. Applaud the show as the...More

Thank Mike G
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear Mike G, Thank you for your recent kind words in regards to your dining experience with us at the Captiva House. We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to tell us how much you enjoyed our ambiance, warm and friendly service,...More

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Donald N
12 March 2016|
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Response from TWIFandBManagement | Property representative |
Our dress code is resort casual and our prices range from 23-39 for entrees 7-14 for apps
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Larry K
13 March 2015|
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Response from TWIFandBManagement | Property representative |
Yes and we have gluten free desserts options as well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
    (2 miles north of Blind Pass Bridge)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-5161
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to the historic, award-winning Old Captiva House Restaurant, Gulf-front at the legendary, historic 'Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa. We invite you to sample our delicious New Florida cuisine, served with our gorgeous Captiva Island sunsets. Come, feast your eyes and your appetites tonight.
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