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Sunshine Seafood Cafe

14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-6200
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant in Captiva. Open kitchen with a nice outside deck and indoor seating . Had a delicious seafood pasta. My wife had the seafood risotto special. Food was served hot and delicious . Nice well priced wine menu. Friendly attentive staff . They...More

Thank Docsmartie
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food!!!! I think, they are moving to a different location but not leaving the island. A favorite dinner spot

Thank Brenda I
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We just wanted a quick sandwich after swimming for a couple of hours. Location was perfect. Food was ok, not great. Nice view. Prices were higher than I wanted to pay for a quick lunch.

Thank oldguyfromohio
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a great shrimp appetizer while my husband had the salmon. Food was great and prepared very well . Our waiter, Collin, was very accommodating and friendly. He took our music requests and latest very comfortable in spite of the downpour during our dinner....More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This was our first time to Captiva so we tried the Sunshine Seafood cafe for breakfast one morning. What a great choice. Their eggs/omelettes were so good. Plenty of cheese and plenty of toppings and they were cooked just right. Our waitress was really friendly...More

Thank jennTexas
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Great food. Server José was awesome! Chef made something off the menu for us. Key lime pie also delicious.

1  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Great little breakfast place. Lots of good options. We stayed at the South Seas Resort and it was a short drive from there. The service was good and friendly.

Thank floridagirl710
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Captiva for years and for some reason never tried this restaurant. I think because of its location. Well we decided to try it tonight and it was amazing. The food was excellent... everything we ordered... hats off to the chef...More

1  Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We eat at the Sunshine Seafood Cafe a couple of times a month and it is always wonderful. This was the case on our most recent dinner there. We were warmly greeted by the manager, Nick, and our server, Jose, who seated us immediately on...More

1  Thank bjh04
Reviewed 22 July 2017

It started with a simple question for our knowledgable waiter, Jose; "what is your best dish on the menu?" He was quick to answer, the seafood paella of course followed by the cornmeal crusted red snapper. Which my sister had the paella, my brother-in-law the...More

2  Thank George B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-6200
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