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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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Opens in 30 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Have been here many times. Food has always been excellent, but this time the service was poor as was the wine selection. We would suggest the Caper revisit their house wine selections. Restaurant was not busy but service was slow.

Thank 176snowbird
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Despite a reservation, we were not seated for 30 minutes after our designated time. We were asked to wait in the "lounge" where no seats were available. When finally seated, we were told there was no Jack Daniels nor Wild Turkey. Our meals were well...More

Thank docart1
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Although we live a distance from Punta Gorda, the e-mail about the 2-for-1 lunch special reminded us it had been awhile since we had visited the Perfect Caper. It's one of our favorite Southwest Florida restaurants and never disappoints. The homemade focaccia bread is a...More

Thank pattywsmith
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nice place for dinner, something with a little atmosphere and great food. I read the reviews for this restaurant and this place sounded perfect. It was perfect. I started with the Roasted Butternut soup. The large bowl appeared to be...More

Thank LadyDi_20132013
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
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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
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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