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Sea Star Cafe & Bar - CLOSED

937 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6922
+1 239-579-0195
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
937 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6922
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101 - 110 of 209 reviews

Reviewed 12 September 2013

Basically you get bar food, not the greatest of it. Attractive décor, service is fine but you can do better.

Thank CasualTraveler41
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Beautiful restaurant, with views. Food was great as well, shrimp pasta and spring rolls are awesome!

Thank linda s
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We enjoyed breakfast here every morning and it a very interesting place. We had the same server each day and by the second day she knew what condiments we would ask for. Our one dinner we had there was very elegant and the food was...More

Thank vacationrooms
Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner and restaurant was empty. The female server was very nice and quick to sit is but smelled of cigarette smoke. (That was the only negative). Food came out quickly and everything tasted surprisingly good. Soft drinks had a unique flavor, but...More

Thank Dee R
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Great Breakfast and Great Service. Really enjoyed being able to walk to the restaurant in the morning. They don't open until 8 so we took our walk on the beach first.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 11 August 2013 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, maybe the best on the island. Food was very good and priced about normal. Very understaffed though. Dont eat here if you are in a hurry otherwise we liked it.

Thank rdavisohio
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Interesting architecture. Restaurant is part of Sanibel Inn, which is right on the gulf, but the restaurant has no view at all. Dinner was good and staff was good. Breakfast was average and service was average. Crab soup was very good! Waiter at breakfast didn't...More

2  Thank FItraveler2010
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Ate here one morning for breakfast while staying at the Sanibel Inn. Menu was small but adequate for breakfast items. Service staff were extremely attentive, refilling coffee without being asked. Wasn't crowded but had a nice relaxed atmosphere.

Thank sarzit11
Reviewed 29 July 2013

My husband and I went with some friends for dinner here. It definitely has an interesting atmosphere. It is very 70s and kind of funky. There was not a lot of staff present but we were the only patrons there for a while. The young...More

1  Thank RBJ111
Reviewed 17 July 2013 via mobile

In one word, SUCKS! Waited over a half hour for the breakfast that consisted of pancakes an omelette and a bagel. The waitstaff was as useful as a box of doorknobs. Three other parties arrived after us and got there food before us. When the...More

5  Thank Jaguar002
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 937 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6922
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-579-0195
Located in the Sanibel Inn & Resort, this casual American theme restaurant is a wonderful addition to Sanibel Island. We are family friendly and serve breakfast, lunch and dinner in a beautifully appointed setting. Additionally we are open to the public from 8am - 10pm 7 days a week so all of our local friends, as well as our out of town visitors can enjoy a great meal at prices that will amaze you.
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