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The Perfect Caper

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121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635 (Nesbit St.)
+1 941-505-9009
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Tue 16:30 - 21:00
Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well, this the closest restaurant we have been that resembles Europe with good quality food and service. I might add the the other restaurants in town have no clue how to serve a table. This restaurant does. It is a bit more expensive, but worth the visit for a special occasion.

Thank Joan H
Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We reserved a table for six in the bar. Enjoyed the great service from the bar tender. Made suggestions for drinks as well as entree.

Thank scgrant39
Punta Gorda, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There's a reason Jeanie beat Bobby Flay on his competitive cooking show- she's a fabulous chef. No one could ever complain about the food- as good as any restaurant in the country. BUT, and this is a big BUT, the staff really gives you the impression that your very presence is an annoyance to them. The prices reflect the quality... More 

Thank lephd
Marion, North Carolina
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have duck n my wife had the flounder. Before that we have chicken pate They are all delicious. Must try the coconut ice cream that is home made. That is the most delicious dinner that we have since we came to this area. Will definitely come back. Server Mary Jane is awesome.

Thank paulchangmd
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our dinner was soooo good! Calamari appetizer, black grouper special, duck entree, & creme brule. Yum!!!!

Thank glolet
Punta Gorda, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted in a friendly, sincere way as we entered the restaurant. The first thing we noticed was how clean and tasteful the dinning room was appointed. The dinning room staff was very friendly and attentive without being annoying. They were very knowledgeable concerning all the dishes offered on the menu. It is difficult to describe how wonderful the... More 

Thank lid1007
Portland, Maine, United States
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169 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here last week with friends and loved it. We actually ate in the bar area which I was told is a little more casual, but we had a great meal, and the service was over the top. I had a small meal, soup and an appetizer size pasta dish with squid ink pasta and calamari. It was delicious.... More 

Thank Sanford F
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant really pays attention to detail in their service and on the plate. We really enjoyed our visit on a Monday night to celebrate my birthday. I would call the atmosphere dressy casual or elegantly casual. I wouldn't go in shorts and a t-shirt but you don't need a suit and tie either or a cocktail dress either. I... More 

Thank Cindy G
Ellicott City, Maryland
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a last minute change to eat out on EASTER Day, they had room and the food was amazing. It was a limited menu, but enough choices for everyone. I had pistachio encrusted fish on top of potatoes. I can't say how great this meal was. I just wish I was in town so I could return. It's pricey,... More 

Thank BeachMomDonna
Sequim, Washington
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166 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The locals know just how to get here and after 6 the place is packed. So eat early or call early for reservations. The restaurant has a rather non descript entrance on the south side parking lot. A large sign on the opposite side will let you know you have found the place. One word of CAUTION, The curbs in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 60
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635
    (Nesbit St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-505-9009

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