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Cip's Place

2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4116
+1 239-472-0223
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cioppino” (34 reviews)
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All hours
American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4116
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent dinner at Cip's. Nice service and varied menu with lots of fresh seafood. The owner came over just to talk with us-- very personal feel.

1  Thank Jill B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come to Sanibel every year and had the pleasure of trying Cips for the first time on our recent visit. They have an extensive menu and great Happy Hour Specials. Dylan our server was also very good and we enjoyed our visit. We will...More

1  Thank Joncarl335
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the nice things about Sanibel is that all of its restaurants are smaller, non-chain, locally owned establishments. Of those Cip’s is one of the best on the island! Great food locally sourced. Very nice staff. Pleasant atmosphere. The owner is generally present and...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very pleasant looking restaurant with outside dining in the front. We made The mistake of sitting there only to discover we were to share close quarters with a very large dog. We asked for and got an inside table. Felt embarrassed, but...More

1  Thank AnneWSunCityCenter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch here and had their lunch specials splitting a beyond delicious asparagus and heirloom salad and the mahi-mahi BLT. Both were delicious and filled us up with no problem. The waitress was friendly and eager to please us. Wish we had found them...More

1  Thank DtheDawg
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Never had the chance to eat here. Lovely looking restaurant but with empty tables we were rather abruptly told we needed reservations. At 5:00 pm? The bar was empty as well. Won't bother again.

2  Thank Lois F
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Discovered Cip's a few years back thanks to TripAdvisor reviews, and I'm happy I did. The food is great, atmosphere laid back, and staff have always been fantastic. They are on my list of must visit restaurants when we are in town.

1  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Cip's is centrally located yet feels as though it is on an Island Oasis. Food is consistently wonderful, and service is excellent. The side porch is pet-friendly, which I don't appreciate, but which others might. Porches are heated for cool nights. There is indoor seating,...More

1  Thank connyp561
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I visited Cip’s Place today for the happy hour specials. From 4:00-6:00 there are some very good specials on food and drinks. The menu offered a wide variety of food and the drink list was quite extensive. Service was friendly and efficient.

1  Thank Varkguru
Reviewed 5 October 2017

So hard to decide where to eat, then one of the locals recommended Cip's. So glad she did, food was so good and Ciptini was so yummy! Known for their buttermilk chicken which hubby had and enjoyed. Beware the outside eating area allows dogs, so...More

1  Thank Sunday B
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Questions & Answers
18 February 2017|
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Response from Kathryn C | Property representative |
Yes. A gorgeous back patio in a garden and can handle 40 people. We have had many weddings and rehearsal dinners back there. If you look on our website you can see a picture of the spot. Hope to hear from you!
Katianna L
7 November 2016|
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Response from Stephanie S | Property representative |
Yes! We most certainly are a family friendly restaurant. Thank you for asking! We offer a children's menu with choices of chicken strips and fries, pasta with butter or marinara, mini burger and fries, fried shrimp and fries... More
1 April 2016|
Response from Kathryn C | Property representative |
Yes we are! The steps are on one side and the wheelchair path is right from the parking lot. Very convenient !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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