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Gramma Dot's Seaside Saloon

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634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
+1 239-472-8138
11:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 20:00
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North Fort Myers, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Last week we took a 2 night trip to Sanibel before the water gets chilly and the island gets crowded. We stayed on our boat at Sanibel Marina, and had dinner at Gramma Dot's. We had only had lunch there previously, and didn't know what to expect for dinner. Carol made us feel totally welcome, and provided excellent service. She... More 

North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first stop after arriving in Sanibel. The service was good as was the food. Not fancy by any means. A relaxing place to dine without a lot of fuss.

Thank vcarlucci888
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Read reviews about this place and thought I'd check it out. Glad I did, food was great and service wonderful. A lot of locals dine here so you know it has to be good. Had the sampler appetizer which had coconut shrimp, oyster strips which were to die for and crab meatballs which were as well. Grouper fish and chips... More 

Thank Albert A
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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great casual meal among the yachts at the marina. Nothing fancy just good food and service in a great location.

Thank Tom2002a
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What is not to like? Ice cold beer. The best homemade potato chips ever. Huge pan fried oysters. Crisp salads and delicious key lime pie. Although in a yacht club , place is casual and very friendly - you do not feel out of place if you arrive in a Honda and not a 60 foot yacht. Go early for... More 

Thank healthyme
Florida, USA
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126 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by friends. Located in a marina, it is clean, colorful and inviting. We had a small wait time but looking at the boats in the marina kept us occupied. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. Our food was yummy and quick to arrive. Our only disappointment was with the fish & chips as in... More 

Thank CBYankee
Palm Harbor, Florida
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104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a certain ongoing love affair with beach joints featuring food served in baskets. Grandma Dots is the best. Their home-made potato chips and very fresh fried grouper are outstanding and we have made an effort to visit this restaurant on each of our eight visits to Sanibel. The blackened grouper is also good, but come on! Get the... More 

Thank blairah98
Cohasset, Minnesota
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended to us by some of the locals, but when we checked out the posted menu, we found the prices to be way too high for our taste. We passed on this place as a result.

1 Thank BernieMat
Urbana, United States
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108 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This wharfside restaurant has a no frills cafeteria-like atmosphere but the food makes it a four. The staff was pleasant, knowledgeable and efficient. The fish was well prepared and flavorful.

Thank Christopher C
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164 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the seafood platter even though very pricey. Mesquite grilled grouper was very good as was the crab cake. The fried shrimp were tough and the fried oysters left a lot to be desired. (I guess that I am used to fried seafood in North Florida, not South Florida ..batter does not overpower the shellfish). It took 20 minutes to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-8138

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