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Traditions on the Beach

3111 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5625
+1 239-472-4559
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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3111 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5625
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1 - 10 of 660 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrated a birthday while in Sanibel. We all had the early bird dinner, it was delicious!!!!!!!!!!!! You got soup or salad, entree and dessert. PLUS piano music and song. It was a great night out!!! First time here, will go back!

Thank seashell0412
TraditionsOnTheBeach, Public Relations Manager at Traditions on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy Birthday! Thanks for choosing to celebrate at Traditions on the Beach! The Early Sunset Menu is a great deal and we're happy to hear you all enjoyed your choices! We'll see you again on your next visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I dined here on our anniversary and was very glad I made this choice. I was fudging between a couple of options. I will say from the get-go that the drinks are excellent but ridiculously expensive. Food was good. Service was excellent....More

Thank buddha-becky
TraditionsOnTheBeach, Public Relations Manager at Traditions on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy Anniversary! We're happy to hear you had a wonderful evening celebrating & dining with us! Thank you for leaving your review and experience!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best cooking is here - High quality Italian cooking. Try the Beef Carpaccio...excellent. The live entertainment nightly is a highlight and starts early which is a plus. Ambiance is amazing for a romantic candlelit dinner, great cocktails. Lots of choices..the best. Lovely dance floor...More

Thank chiantiConnecticut
TraditionsOnTheBeach, Public Relations Manager at Traditions on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review! Glad to hear you loved the ambiance of Traditions on the Beach and enjoyed the Beef Carpaccio & cocktails while listening to the live entertainment!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traditions on the Beach Restaurant located in the historic Island Inn Resort is the ultimate best for dinner on Sanibel! The excellent food, drinks and live musical entertainment equals no other! A rare jewel among the "run of the mill" other restaurants on Sanibel. Traditions...More

Thank mrfx123
TraditionsOnTheBeach, Public Relations Manager at Traditions on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your detailed review! Your comments & experience will be appreciated by other viewers. We're happy to hear you had a great dinner & enjoyed your evening with live entertainment from Dusk. We will pass along your kind comments!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner there last night and the food was wonderful and the service was great On top of that they had two singers that were excellent And we danced and danced and danced This was our first time there and we...More

Thank Esther C
TraditionsOnTheBeach, Public Relations Manager at Traditions on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so happy you enjoyed your evening of dinner & dancing with your husband at Traditions on the Beach! Thank you for leaving your experience, we'll see you on your next visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so very impressed with this restaurant - service, location and attentiveness of owner and staff are worth repeat visits!

Thank shirleysanibel
TraditionsOnTheBeach, Public Relations Manager at Traditions on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining at Traditions on the Beach and leaving your review. We appreciate your comments and are happy to hear you enjoyed your service & dinner with us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant at Island Inn hotel was a great surprise. I am usually not a big fan of hotel restaurants but Traditions was one of the exceptions. Great food, perfectly cooked with great presentation was impressive. It was also very convenient just to walk from...More

Thank Kutluay
TraditionsOnTheBeach, Public Relations Manager at Traditions on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for trying us out while staying at Island Inn and sharing your experience with us! We're happy to hear you had great time with service and food and came back again on another night during your vacation!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traditions on the Beach reminds me of the Supper Clubs of the 1940's. The tables are arranged around a dance floor, and there's live (and pretty darn good) entertainment on the weekends. The food is excellent (lobster ravioli, be still my heart!) and the service...More

Thank YankeeMiss
TraditionsOnTheBeach, Public Relations Manager at Traditions on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving your experience with us! We love to hear you've enjoyed your visits with your service from Nick, live entertainment and delicious Lobster Ravioli! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow...I️ wish we would have found this place a lot sooner! The are plenty of choices for all palates. We chose the filet mignon steak with mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables in a sauce that was so complimentary to everything. We also shared the vegetable...More

Thank Mandy M
TraditionsOnTheBeach, Public Relations Manager at Traditions on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're happy you found us! The Filet Mignon is one of the favorites among guests, we're glad you enjoyed that and the Vegetable Primavera. Thank you for leaving your review and experience at Traditions on the Beach with your server, Archer! We'll see you on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommend if you're looking for fresh seafood dinner (plus lots of other good food) with piano-playing and an opportunity to dance with a partner.

Thank eawnyc
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Laura F
15 October 2017|
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Response from TOTBPublicRelations | Property representative |
We use Trader Vic's Rum. Glad you enjoyed!
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Lady940
10 February 2017|
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Response from TOTBPublicRelations | Property representative |
We will have our regular menu available, as well as Valentine's Day Specials. We still have a few reservations available in our second seating at 8:30 if you would like to join us in celebrating Valentine's Day with dinner... More
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jonmcwhite
11 January 2017|
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Response from TOTBPublicRelations | Property representative |
We still have live music and the dance floor. Hope we see you there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 32
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3111 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5625
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-4559
  • E-mail
Description
Located inside the Historic Island Inn on West Gulf Drive, Traditions restaurant, bar & lounge offers "Contemporary Cuisine - Sanibel Style." Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, we invite you to join us for spectacular sunsets with nightly live entertainment and dancing.
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