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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” (50 reviews)
“picatta” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

A delightful experience for dinner on two different nights. Fresh seafood prepared properly and with several options. The paella is simply outstanding. A warm wait staff take good care of you and the pricing is comparable to other area restaurants. Already looking forward to our...More

1  Thank thegoodlife45
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Sunshine Seafood Cafe and Wine Bar is a great place to have a quite evening either with that special someone or other couples. Seating is limited, so call-ahead is encouraged. There is seating inside, but during the fall and winter months I wouldn't even think...More

3  Thank Mike L
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

My wife and I continued our eating your through this area in our Captiva vacation and stopped in Sunshine. We had the BBQ shrimp app and the paella and tuna for entrees. Food was good enough and certainly no complaints. Wait staff was very friendly....More

1  Thank Ginut98
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Everything was great, food service and a lovely bottle of wine. It would have been perfect if we had managed to get a table outside. Shame!

1  Thank JammyNotts
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Our first dinner out of a week long stay. Small quaint island dining our meal and wine was very nice. Will go back. Great surprise

1  Thank George S
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Had lunch out on their pleasant porch. No view of the water but the porch nice. We each had a salad - food was very good, the service was excellent.

1  Thank altanta-annie
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

My family has dinner at the Sunshine Cafe. It is a small, cozy, place with a good seafood menu. The outdoor balcony is comfortable with dim lighting and Italian music playing. Our waiter was efficient but not overly doting. He made a good recommendation on...More

2  Thank Scott D
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Food is absolutely exceptional. I eat at restaurants all over the country and I can honestly say this is one of the best meals i've ever had. We had a party of 8 and everyone agreed. Don't miss this restaurant if you're staying on Captiva!!!!

1  Thank doncsharp
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Although this resturant is a little unprepossesssing in appearance the food is first class. We turned up on a Friday evenig without a reservation and could not be seated on the veranda but they had a table inside which actually was interesting because we could...More

1  Thank BLH55
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We've been to this restaurant before, and we've always really liked it. Our dinner last night was not the experience we had expected. The location is perfect if you are staying on Captiva, and the wine list is good. My dinner was just okay (grouper...More

1  Thank RBMok
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16 October 2015|
Response from CapBeachVilla |
Great, nice salads.
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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