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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:30
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Millington, Maryland
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the seafood strudel on special. I enjoyed it, lots of seafood and not overly rich. Wine was good and the weather was wonderful!

1 Thank sherrie477
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch at Cip's after a trip to the beach this past Sunday. We sat out back overlooking their gardens. It was peaceful and beautiful. Our waiter was very attentive, and he came with drink refills before we even realized we needed them. I loved the fish tacos with home made chips. The tacos were just the right size... More 

1 Thank AckMac
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to Cip's. Nice menu. Great cocktails. Good for fish, chicken and steaks. Enjoyed our meal. Waiter was not remarkable but we enjoyed our night and the key lime pie.

1 Thank rosieoh
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed one of our all time best meals ever! Sara, our server, was wonderful, and helped us to finally decide on our dinner choice.

1 Thank eggieburton
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined one evening before 6. By chance we stopped at Cip's and we were pleasantly surprised. The drinks and appetizers were wonderful. Cip's chips outstanding. Very pleased with the prices and the food!!!

1 Thank Yvonne S
Chicago, Illinois
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431 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a snack during our visit to Happy Hour. Shrimp was good as were wings. Location is nice and service was quite good.

2 Thank mom98wmu
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the kiddos to Cip's for an early ish dinner. I had no idea what to expect a did read mixed reviews but had inquired and was told it was kid friendly. Upon arrival I felt the restaurant was nicer than I'd anticipated and definitely more adult than I'd hoped. Despite these things, neither hostess nor server batted an eye... More 

2 Thank Katianna L
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the grouper which was delicious and a mojito which didn't disappoint. Everyone that I ate with enjoyed their meals. I was confused about the reviews regarding the landscaping. This restaurant is in a strip mall and we sat inside which was very nice, but the only other seating I saw was out front of the restaurant which would... More 

1 Thank Tiffanycl
Oostburg, Wisconsin, USA
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cip's was recommended by a regular Florida visitor we met at our resort. It is centrally located on the main Sanibel street but a long setback and nearby gardens provide insulation from street noise. The restaurant has a neighborhood bar feel with several TVs around to satisfy the urge to watch the Cubs in the World Series. The outdoor seating... More 

1 Thank LYNN R
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My father and I had a delicious dinner on the outdoor patio. The gardens were lovely, full moon overhead and no humidity. Service was outstanding, We had catch of the day with the lobster citrus butter sauce which melted in my mouth. We had such a fabulous meal, we did take out from Cip's the next night--fish tacos,yummy! The owners... More 

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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, Gluten Free Options
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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?