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Sanibel Grill

703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
+1 239-472-4453
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant is on the back side of Timbers and we were sent here by locals. The kitchen is actually the same one as Timbers restaurant, while the prices are significantly less. Trust me there is no skimping on the quality of food. I had...More

Thank sarasotagulf
Reviewed 5 days ago

I ordered the special, a lobster and shrimp pasta. It was average at best, the place was noisy and the service un-attentive (water please!)

Thank AnnaLemons
Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually went there three times during our week on Sanibel Island. Once for an early dinner and then twice to sit at the bar and have appetizers and drinks. Food was good, atmosphere great and a nice mix of locals and tourists.

Thank trevelord
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entered the Sanibel Grill and was met by the hostess, Grace. I told her I was here to watch the Baltimore Orioles and would need a table where I could see the game. She directed me to a high table close to the door where...More

Thank Cyrussilversox
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at the Sanibel Grill. The rum drinks were killer, the food was good, but the best part of it all was our waitress, Roxanne. She was very personable yet always professional and always accommodating. I would advise everyone on...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of four had dinner here, and it was one of our better dining experiences on Sanibel. We were there on a Thursday, when sushi is available, and it was excellent and very fresh. Raw oysters, fish tacos and a fried grouper basket were...More

Thank AJC66
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is an expensive restaurant with an upscale menu. We had the lobster / crab combo appetizer. Skip it, they should remove it from the menu. We were told ithad large chunks of crab and lobster, this was not accurate, the crab was shredded and...More

Thank Frances M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Where the locals hangout for the most part plus celebrities as well. Have seen Danny DeVito, Porter Goss ex CIA head, VPOTUS Pence, Billboard Hit Artist Songwriter Whitney Wolanin, Larry Bird, Spike Lee, Michael Jordan and many others hanging with the locals that are the...More

1  Thank DoctorVonCueBall
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We have been going to the raw bar for the past several years. We enjoy the people and get to know them for the week we are there. This is the second year that Johnna has waiting on us. She is a wonderful, cheerful, sweet...More

Thank 144kristenv
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Our first time at the Sanibel Grill. What an enjoyable experience. Our server was Lexi. Oysters Romannof & Shishito peppers for appetizers, Florida lobster tail & NY strip steak for entrees. Delicious! Lexi surprised me with a complimentary piece of key lime pie with a...More

Thank jagdolllady
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Beth T
Are you open 9/24-10/1?
20 September 2016|
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Peter W
Are you allergy friendly?
14 December 2015|
Response from luvinlife87 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we are! Notify a manager when you arrive, thank you. Anja Danek Dining Room Manager
Do you have gluten-free options?
5 August 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
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16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-4453
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