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The Perfect Caper

121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635
+1 941-505-9009
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“calamari” (57 reviews)
“duck” (32 reviews)
“filet” (36 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

My chicken was served very dry. I told the waiter, who responded by saying "I'll tell the chef". Nothing else happened. I was left with my dry chicken. The next time I saw the waiter was when he brought the check. Very, very poor. I...More

Thank john10122017
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Have been several times and the food only gets better. The special touches with presentation, atmosphere, and service make this a great place to eat. The menu has a broad selection for all appetites. Highly recommend the pork belly tacos as these have become my...More

Thank kwittkamp
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Was there about seven years ago and not particularly impressed. Quantity of food for high price did not impress. However, things have changed quite a bit on most recent visit. Quantity and quality of food was very good. Good service and atmosphere. Would recommend.

Thank Charles E
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Diners were dressed a little spiffier here than at other local restaurants, but maybe it's the quality of the food and the upscale service that makes you want to polish up. Excellent entrees included steak, Momma's Fried Chicken, and Shrimp Tempura...and the chocolate bread pudding...More

Thank DebOnTheRoad
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous cocktails, and friendly bar staff.The menu never fails to excite you.My favorite appetizer is the Calamari.The staff are friendly and professional, and attentive.The ambience is just perfect.

Thank Shirley O
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I am sorry to say that this restaurant did not live up to its reputation. The appetizers and dinners were flat and unflavoraful. The cream sauce for the mussels appetizer was watery and unimaginative. The Thai dinner that was a special lacked the punch expected....More

Thank John Q
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were searching for that "special place" to celebrate special occasions. We were pleased to find this jewel of a supper club. The bar is manned by knowledgeable bartenders who are friendly. The wait staff are friendly and know the menu. After having ordered duck...More

Thank adolphm41
Reviewed 17 January 2017

8 of us had dinner here last week and everyone was very happy with their meals. Interesting specialty cocktails albeit very expensive. Duck special was cooked properly and was delicious. One of the better choices in the area for a more upscale dinner.

Thank Geonyg57
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Make sure to visit the bar and ask for Josh - he is very creative. Food was amazing. Great place to spend with family and friends or just for a cozy place for a couple.

Thank gabbylander
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have reviewed the restaurant in the past and want to do so again as he menu has changed. -White cloth dining with a casual dress code. -White cloth service with wonderful timing. Service was not rushed, time to spend times with family and friends....More

Thank Gary D
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22 February 2018|
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Response from Marcia M | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they would allow you in. But it is a very upscale restaurant with prices that match. If it is your nature, you might not be comfortable.
Linda S
23 May 2017|
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Response from Jin C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, she still owns this restaurant in Punta Gorda, Florida.
carolyn c
23 January 2016|
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Response from C W | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Great bar area. We love to eat at bar. Very social
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635
    (Nesbit St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-505-9009
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