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Sunshine Seafood Cafe

14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-6200
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (83 reviews)
“scallops” (52 reviews)
“picatta” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

On the basis of three years’ experience of visiting Capitva restaurants, dining choices are not great in this location. So, despite Sunshine Seafood's high TA rating, we approached this restaurant with some trepidation. We had made reservations and were quickly seated at a table safe...More

3  Thank JohnEO
Reviewed 10 January 2016

A hidden gem on Captiva! We loved the atmosphere. We started with the Blind Pass Shrimp and Pecan Goat Cheese Salad. Our entrees included the Tuna Special which was recommended by our server and the Wood Grilled Pork Chop! Sunshine Seafood has a good wine...More

3  Thank Toots P
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Don't let the store front appearance fool you, the food is amazing. We were walk-ins and had the best meal of our stay here so far. Fresh ingredients and seasoned just right. Highly recommend the Paella and our fresh fish special of the day was...More

5  Thank horsebarn
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Love sitting on the porch of this cafe. Have had dinner here multiple times in the 5 years we have been coming to Captiva. Always consistently good. Last nights dinner was specially prepared by Pedro. The use of seasonings on the Grouper and Palomo (?)...More

3  Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Our first time here, and it was a great time! The server was excellent. Attentive, but not hovering. Waters promptly filled, wine served and presented well. Bread was real tasty, warm and the balsamic served with it was excellent. One of us had pan-fried chicken,...More

3  Thank Clif B
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Our large party had a good meal at Sunshine Seafood Cafe--even if we did have to eat at 5pm. Seafood and steak. Wine and beer only.

1  Thank NYCBizCoach
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

The food was very good. They need more room on the patio as tables and chairs were crammed together. Probably the most expensive place on the island and the menu is fairly limited. The key lime pie was the best I have had on the...More

1  Thank Allan G
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This is a special place for couples! They have a variety of delicious specials each night. The servers are professional and exceeded our expectations!

1  Thank Kitty F
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The Sunshine Seafood Café is one of our favorite restaurants on Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Making a reservation is pleasurable and they always make sure our requests for the time, table and dietary needs are met. Upon arrival we were warmly greeted by Jose, who...More

2  Thank bjh04
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We were spending the holiday on our boats at South Seas Island Resort. One couple in our group of eight had been to Sunshine Seafood Café previously so we made reservations for all of us at 6 p.m. on Christmas night. Our dinners were fabulous!...More

1  Thank MaryLouLYC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-6200
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