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Traders Gulf Coast Grill and Gifts

1551 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4513
+1 239-472-7242
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1551 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4513
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been back since my first review, and I would like to give them a mulligan. The salads and Kobe beef burger are wonderful. They will make it as rare as you like. I went with my family and we were wowed by the delicious...More

Thank sungardenNaples
Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed delicious bread, good food, and happy servers. Be aware that some areas of the dining room are more air conditioned than others...

Thank klf108
Reviewed 3 days ago

Tucked at the beginning to the restaurant with the gift shop easily connected to the restaurant. The chef is the owner and served up delicious menus options to please any type of diner, be it beef, lamb and seafood dishes. The lamb shank, my spouses...More

Thank grsnpls
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the roasted garlic, peppered goat cheese, and sour dough starter. It was pleasant and very filling. Service was great--friendly and fast. We got there a few minutes before they closed, and they still seated us--so nice.

Thank undinabiker
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a really terrific spinich salad with blackened portabello and they added blackened shrimp to it for me. My husband loved his ribs. We're going back tonight.

Thank traveler111381
Reviewed 1 week ago

The server was knowledgable in regards to the specials. Not so much to our anniversary that is ok. We had a nice meal. I had the stuffed Shrimp and lobster raviolis. The part of the meal that was BAD were the raviolis. They were really...More

Thank drrrwilson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traders – New this year and Karen’s pick. It was awesome! Had the fried green tomatoes and shrimp app. Very good. Had the mixed baby greens salad – yum! We all had the Jumbo diver scallops with lobster ravioli and it was amazing. We all...More

Thank Gerri H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always come here for dinner when on Sanibel because we know it will be excellent service and food. Our server was attentive and our dinners wonderful; I had a special of crab stuffed shrimp with lobster raviolis and Hubby had macadamia grouper. There was...More

Thank Marymary02
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dining experience at Traders is always perfect and tasty. Fresh seafood and other dishes and salads are expertly prepared by the chef and their staff. Our family meals here have never been less than outstanding! Try the seared Diver scallops with lobster pillows and...More

Thank thaward
Reviewed 1 week ago

Party of 8 (3 kids - 16,12,9) - everyone loved their food! Service was spot on with recommendations and modifications to suit all. Loved the drinks and fish. Wonderful atmosphere, great Sanibel ambiance - this is one of our recurring favorites and we highly recommend...More

Thank Planegator
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Questions & Answers
16 June 2017|
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Response from mike p | Property representative |
Yes we do accept reservations this time of year is our offseason so we will find a place for you so it's not absolutely necessary but it is helpful
18 February 2017|
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Response from OnBehalfOf | Property representative |
We don't have a private room but we can easily accommodate 35-40 people. We've had many rehearsal dinners, family reunions, business luncheons, and other events
4 December 2016|
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Response from mike p | Property representative |
yes the gift certificates are good for purchases in the store or the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1551 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4513
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-7242
At Traders Gulf Coast Grill and Gifts, we want to make you feel right at home! Our location has been regarded as one of Sanibel's best kept secrets! Indulge yourself with one of our fantastic meals, or browse around for a great gift for a loved one. We are proud to offer a variety of food, gifts and entertainment to the Sanibel area. We provide live entertainment every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Some of our best dishes include succulent seafood and steaks! After your meal, relax with some great cocktails, fine wine, or a delicious dessert! We'll be ready to greet you with a smiling face! Visit Traders Gulf Coast Grill and Gifts today!
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