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Cip's Place

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2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4116
+1 239-472-0223
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:30
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11:00 - 21:30
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My entire family from ages 11 to 36 enjoyed Cip's. Our server was excellent. The food was delicious. They have gluten free options and bread. The bread was the best I've ever tried. There is an up charge for gluten free bread but it is worth it.

Thank MC B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lunch outdoors was a pleasant experience. My wife had the half salmon salad which she said was very good. I had the mahi BLT which was OK, but would probably order something different next time. Service was good.

Thank Gary J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After a day in the sun and surf, dinner at Cip's Place was the perfect end to our perfect day. The food was amazing, I'll be dreaming of the buttermilk chicken, nice wine options, and the service was attentive without being intrusive. A definite Sanibel must.

1 Thank Maggie B
Big Canoe
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351 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No gulf view, but a very pleasant place. We had a nice meal outdoors. Nice beer & wine selection and we enjoyed our food very much. Our server was friendly and took good care of us. If you get tired of the other "cutesy islandy" places, give this a try. It's more of a mainland type of place. I had... More 

1 Thank BigCanoeGeezer
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Outstanding food and drinks for lunch. Sat on outside screened area and can recommend with no reservations.

1 Thank Barbara D. H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Sanibel many times. We had lunch at Cips for the first time yesterday. I have to say it was the best meal we had during our trip. Everything was perfect from our delightful waitress, Chyna, to the outdoor patio, to the delicious crab cake sandwich which Chyna said was her favorite. My husband's buttermilk chicken wrap... More 

1 Thank Jane W
Saint Peters, Missouri
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed burgers and delicious homemade chips at Cip's. We just needed a seafood break, and the burgers were outstanding. The ambience was charming and comfortable. Our waitress was knowledgeable and friendly. Cip's is simply a pleasant place with friendly people and excellent food.

1 Thank Marti B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was just there a few days ago with the family visiting and had a great dinner. One of the few restaurants on Island that takes a reservation. Several of us had the red grouper special served with asparagus and couscous and it was delicious. Everyone else had the old favorites and they didn't disappoint. Price is very good for the... More 

1 Thank MUFanMilwaukee
Shelby MI
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Cip's many times. Food is great. " Six by six" specials are a favorite, & porch dining.

1 Thank annieShelbyMI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit while in Sanibel, excellent menu, many specials , innovative meals all fresh ingredients. Outside dining is private and beautiful! We dined inside as the evening was very cool, only to find large heaters outside! Our waiter was very attentive and both our meals were outstanding.

3 Thank SusanT330

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
American, Seafood, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4116
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0223
Cip's Place has lush landscaping and wonderful outdoor seating. Its beautifully decorated interior has a large wall mural painted by a local artist who has featured many of the faces of people from Sanibel history. Chef Blaine and his wife Alison are co-owners and come from a long history of food service. The food is great and the locals frequent Cip's and are enjoying it.

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