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2411 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3206
+1 239-579-0114
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
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Loma Partida,, Panama
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Wednesday night with my wife and mom. First off, the parking is very limited and difficult. It took about 5 minutes to get a spot and maneuver into it. Oh well, not too big a deal, but others were equally challenged. That was my first opportunity to go somewhere else, and I should have. We were then... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reserved a table for two on a weeknight. This was our 4-5 visit in as many years. Yes, it is a bit of a pain to reserve because they only answer the phone during their business hours which are different than the ones listed on Trip Advisor and vary from their own website info. But, take a deep breath... More 

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Effingham, South Carolina
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We googled Mexican food in Sanibel and Fresh Taqueria seemed to be the only Mexican restaurant here. It is hidden from the road except for a sign at the road. You park two lots down from the restaurant. The food was excellent and plentiful! Margaritas were great as well. Chips do not come with the meal, you must order these... More 

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Kennebunk, Maine
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261 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Excellent selection of beers and the scrimp tacos will not your socks off. Service is great and this eatery is a keeper.

Thank RobOlson
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We are vegan/gluten free and have challenges finding places to eat when we travel. We were thrilled to find the Fresh Taqueria on Sanibel. This place is best described as flexitarian-they serve all kinds of food including a wide variety of gluten free/vegan. We ate here twice. The food was excellent. The chef is creative and thoughtful. The food is... More 

Thank catmad007
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

The staff, including the manager were unbelievably rude! I went to pickup my take out order and it was approximately double the price of what I expected. A gratuity had been added without telling me on the phone. I had asked some questions about the menu , including what fish tacos they had. When I asked why I hadn't been... More 

Thank Happy12349876
Stow, Ohio
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed a light dinner there. Very relaxed setting. The tacos and burritos had unique,subtle flavors. Really excellent. Different & thoroughly enjoyed!!

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Long Island, New York
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126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Cute, tiny place with indoor/outdoor seating and a bar. Seating time was inaccurate and ended up waiting a bit longer than expected. Food came out relatively quickly once ordered. The portions were a little bit small for the price, but it was yummy. Waitress had to be prompted for more water. Again, food was very good though.

Thank WallietheWalrus
Sanibel Island, Florida
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is not the typical Sanibel restaurant. The decor is funky with a garage sale gift shop attached. But the food is excellent, always very fresh. Primarily Mexican with various tacos, excellent guacamole and chips and a great ( and very long) beer list. Although it seems like the restaurant is short staffed, the staff is very efficient, knowledgeable and... More 

1 Thank Douglas M
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The atmosphere is eclectic and relaxing, the food is fresh and inventive and the service is casual. The appetizer of manchego stuffed dates wrapped in bacon with raspberry sauce was amazing.This is a nice change of pace for Sanibel where you are always forced to choose between fine dining with outrageous prices or Dairy Queen and hot dogs. There are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2411 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3206
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-579-0114
Fresh Taqueria has an eclectic menu that fuses Mexican Spanish and Southern cuisines. Our menu changes frequently depending upon what is available from local farms. We offer many gluten free and vegetarian options on our menu. Our food is prepared fresh daily sourced from local and sustainable sources. We are located in the red building across from suntrust on Periwinkle Way. Our parking lot is the third driveway west of the restaurant (the empty lot with our sign out front).

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?