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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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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635
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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We had lunch with some friends and we love it. We did not like the fact that the place is dark but we can do with it. The server was great and attentive and she was fast. You can see that this chef takes pride...More

1  Thank Stefan A
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Nothing better than a night out for drinks and a burger. I am on a personal mission to find the best burger around and this ranks right up there! The Perfect Caper offers lots of great dishes, just be prepared to spend a little more...More

Thank Seeties
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Veeeeeery fine food! Gourmet. Hotsy Totsy. A special place. Jeannie Roland, the co-owner and chef BEAT BOBBY FLAY in cooking on his TV show a few weeks ago! At the Caper it's quality; not quantity.

1  Thank James K
Reviewed 16 March 2016

In the middle of a busy day this exquisite oasis caters to all the senses! A quiet, calm tastefully decorated restaurant with flawless service. Drink orders taken and served quickly followed by a lovely bread with rosemary and olive oil. Our lunches were plentiful and...More

Thank Lydia F
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

From appetizers to dessert this restaurant satisfies with taste and quality. The bar staff is friendly. The atmosphere buzzes with good energy. A special place to dine in downtown Punta Gorda

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We've been going to "The Caper" for many years, and have never been disappointed. Jeanie and James Roland have created an elegant, yet casual restaurant in our sleepy little town. Jeanie has been a James Beard finalist many times, and the dining there reflects that...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Always excellent food and service. Truly enjoy the pride of ownership in this restaurant. Where i take friends and family with a discerning palette.

Thank Vivianna T
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Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Went for my birthday. The Chef beat Bobby Flay so i wanted to go and try some of her signature dishes. The mussels and frites were GREAT! My friend had the warm goat she loved it, my Dinner was ok i had Lobster mac and...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2016

Business is booming and reservations need to be made well in advance in season. We fortunately found a table in the bar area for a fantastic meal. Service is friendly too. A big difference from our previous visit some 2 years ago.

Thank Calypso88
Reviewed 8 March 2016

A special place featuring excellent dish presentations and a solid wine and bar menu. Can be a little pricy for the ambience.

Thank Gail P
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Linda S
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Response from Karl F | Reviewed this property |
Linda i am not sure about the ownership of this resturant. BG. Karl.
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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
29 November 2015|
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Response from Stan K | Reviewed this property |
they were as of two weeks ago
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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