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Old Captiva House

15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
+1 239-472-5161
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab bisque” (40 reviews)
“tuxedo cake” (11 reviews)
“baked brie” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Old Captiva House
1. Delicious Food
"We ate dinner every night at Captiva House while staying at Tween"
r2j22
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2. A Fantastic New Menu
"This is without doubt, the best public restaurant on Captiva."
maximizinglife
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3. The Only Sushi on the Islands
"extremely happy to find a fantastic sushi chef in the dining room"
arlene1371
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1 - 10 of 793 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The service and food were excellent. Outside dining available and limited seating that face the Gulf which is across the road. Very limited parking and is not open to public until after 4 pm. Nice atmosphere.More

Thank Jamie V
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jamie V, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback from your recent dining experience with us at the Old Captiva House. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our made from scratch menu items and warm and friendly service. We can't wait...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is without doubt, the best public restaurant on Captiva. I have eaten here 8-10 times in the past 2 years and have always had a very good experience. The facility is charming (white tablecloths, twinkle lights, piano music certain nights) but definitely not stuffy....More

Thank maximizinglife
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Dear maximizinglife, Thank you for your recent review of the Captiva House. We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to write such kind words in regards to your dining experiences with us. We're so glad to hear how much you enjoy our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Pancakes are ok. Sausages are the best I’ve ever tasted. Bacon is ok. The service is really nice, and kids get coloring sheets.More

Thank LikesNicePlaces
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear LikesNicePlaces, Thank you for taking the time to review your dining experience with us at the Old Captiva House. We're sorry we missed the mark on your pancakes and bacon, we will speak with our staff to resolve the issues. Glad to hear you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Located on Captiva Island, Captiva House is a great place for fine dining - one of the 3 best we found on our Florida vacation. Lots of ambiance and it is located directly across the street from the Gulf of Mexico. Beautiful sunset views. Both...More

Thank williame975
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear williame975, Thank you for the feedback from you recent dining experience with us at the Old Captiva House. We appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your evening. We're humbled to read how much you enjoyed our old Florida ambiance, menu items,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent sunset view, superb service, and omg delicious everything. I had their mai tai which was the best mai tai I’ve ever had, the citrus seafood risotto which was divine, and their chocolate cheesecake, served complete with birthday candles. Perfect evening!More

Thank Susan12369
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Susan12369, Thank you for your recent review of the Old Captiva House. We loved reading how much you enjoyed our cocktails, made from scratch menu items, and warm and friendly service. At TWI, we strive daily to ensure each of our guests have a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Menu and wine list!!! New chef--I think the restaurant is trying to find it's way. The Manhattan is really good. Service is spot on. The food was a little off the night we were there. One serving of fish was raw in the middle....More

Thank LFA11111
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear LFA11111, Thank you for the feedback in regards to your recent dining experience with us at the Old Captiva House. We take all of our reviews very seriously, especially the critiques as they give us opportunities to better ourselves. We were glad to read...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and terrific service. Eating sushi is a must! Chef’s special always is a good choice. Restaurant is located in a very nice place next to the see with the beautiful View to the sunset. Actually it is an amazing place for dinner.More

Thank Gediminas J
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gediminas J, Thank you for the feedback in regards to your recent visit with us at the Old Captiva House. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our warm and friendly service along with our scratch made menu items. We appreciate you taking the...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

This surprisingly large restaurant has an old-fashioned comfortable feel to it. The food, however is modern, and delicious. The service is courteous and efficient.More

1  Thank PeterJNewYorkCity
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Dear PeterJNewYorkCity, Thank you for the feedback from your recent dining experience with us at the Captiva House. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We're glad to hear how much you enjoyed our old Florida ambiance, updated menu, and friendly service....More

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Ate here for the resort’s complimentary continental breakfast for guests. The restaurant opens early enough to allow an early start to your day, but open until 10 for breakfast, so you can sleep in if your prefer. Choices were plenty and offered a nice variety....More

Thank Dean_Amy-2004
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Dear Dean_Amy-2004, We would like to thank you for your recent review of the Captiva House. We loved reading how much you enjoyed our variety of menu items and continental offerings, as well as our warm and friendly service. We appreciate you taking the time...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Great food, lovely dining room, nice servers, and plenty of options- now serving such too. NY Strip was great. Crab bisque was good too.More

Thank TVHOST
TWIFandBManagement, Manager at Old Captiva House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Dear TVHOST, Thank you for the feedback from your recent visit with us at the Captiva House. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review in regards to your dining experience with us. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed our menu, old...More

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Donald N
12 March 2016|
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Response from TWIFandBManagement | Property representative |
Our dress code is resort casual and our prices range from 23-39 for entrees 7-14 for apps
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Larry K
14 March 2015|
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Response from TWIFandBManagement | Property representative |
Yes and we have gluten free desserts options as well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
    (2 miles north of Blind Pass Bridge)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-5161
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to the historic, award-winning Old Captiva House Restaurant, Gulf-front at the legendary, historic 'Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa. We invite you to sample our delicious New Florida cuisine, served with our gorgeous Captiva Island sunsets. Come, feast your eyes and your appetites tonight.
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