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Mad Hatter Restaurant

6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
+1 239-472-0033
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rack of lamb” (68 reviews)
“scallops” (123 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been lucky enough to have come here in June with a friend. I had to bring my mum and dear friend here when back in August. I just love love the Mad Hatter and for a special treat it's the best place around. The...More

Thank TexasTravelingkitty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For some reason we had never been to this restaurant before, but we will definitely be back. It is quite a small building, but very comfortable. The servers are excellent and so is the food. My choice of entree was a seafood stew which contained...More

Thank Martin Sherriff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint, Upscale restaurant with romantic atmosphere and wonderful sunset view. Flavorful meal with Terrific presentation. Extensive wine list. Must visit while at Sanibel/ Captiva.

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff at South Seas recommended the Mad Hatter to go to for our anniversary dinner. Beautiful, quaint restaurant, excellent staff and awesome food. If you want a nice, romantic place to go for a special occasion, Mad Hatter is your best choice.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited after sunset, a mistake as it has great views of it and the experience of being there while the sun goes to sleep must be awesome. It was a family dinner and we loved. The place is not too big but does not...More

Thank Ignacio G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Follow the white rabbit down the hole through the hallway and up the stairs until you reach a beautifully decorated dining room, murals of Alice in wonderland, leather bound menus, professional wait staff, and excellent plate presentations. New American cuisine could not be much better....More

Thank Sean O
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to the island and we made a late reservation. The greeting was friendly and the service speedy and excellent. We had a nice window side table - the restaurant was busy but not hectic. The best thing about the place...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Sanibel/Captiva for a few years but never ate here and I regret it! It is cozy and unique in the decor and theme and the dining room, while intimate, is lovely and communal but private at the same time. All...More

Thank Mel S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Every summer my family spends a week in Sanibel Island, and every year we have dinner at The Mad Hatter. It never disappoints. The food is always outstanding, the wine list is extensive although pricey, and the service is attentive to detail. The menu has...More

Thank Yanik F
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Mad Hatter is a unique dining experience-a good choice if you're staying on Captiva. The service here is wonderful, as is the view. The rack of lamb and steaks are really good. The scallops were OK. The coconut salmon (maybe a special) was great. The...More

Thank MaureenFLA
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21 February 2017|
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Response from madhatterrestaurant | Property representative |
Hi Susan. Thank you for your inquiry. We do not use any outside companies to book our tables for us. The Mad Hatter is a small restaurant and we like to work directly with our guests for all bookings. If you call early in... More
2 January 2017|
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Response from madhatterrestaurant | Property representative |
Hi there. Our dining room is one room with a view of the sunset. We do not have a separate dining space other than this one. Some guests choose to do a luncheon or a "buyout" for dinner so they can have the place to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$45
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
03:00 - 03:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0033
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