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Sanibel Grill

703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
+1 239-472-4453
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crunchy grouper” (63 reviews)
“spinach dip” (10 reviews)
“thai shrimp” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great sports bar atmosphere and the food was awesome. Obviously a local hangout as there were several regulars at the bar. Families also in for dinner as well as other couples. Say at the bar and had a rally hold experience. We will include this...More

Thank Sherrie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always stop by the Sanibel Grill during visits and it never disappoints. We enjoyed our drinks, shrimp scampi, and grouper platter, key lime pie, and cappucchinos. Our server was friendly and very helpful when we were deciding what to order. This is a casual...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sanibel Grill never disappoints. Wonderful servers and bartenders, and consistently great food. The Dinner Specials should not be missed. This is a sports bar, make no mistake about it, and don't go here expecting a romantic and intimate dinner. Do go here to meet the...More

Thank connyp561
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place on a Sunday evening when we wanted some night life after 9:30pm. It is off season on Sanibel right now and most places close by 9pm or so. Lots of T.V. screens,generously poured drinks,friendly staff, 10pm food special,well air conditioned! Pleasing menu...More

Thank claudiabX360GY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always great food and drinks, locals spot. Fun atmosphere. Fast service and fun specials. Sushi Wed-Sat !

Thank Amy Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very nice dinner here. Good food and good service. It was a nice location. I had the deep fried oysters and we shared oysters on the half shell and both were very good.

Thank Lobstertales
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of food in this sports bar (adjoins restaurant next door). I had a great crunchy combo and my wife a delicious crunchberry salad. Pleasant staff too

Thank bfgvacay
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The Sanibel Grill is housed in the same building with Timbers restaurant and Fresh Fish Market, and has the most reasonably priced menu we've seen on the island. I ordered the crunchy grouper and shrimp basket which came with an order of fries and coleslaw....More

Thank jotirico
TimbersofSanibel, Manager at Sanibel Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Hello Peoria, I wanted to personally respond to your wonderful post on TripAdvisor! We just celebrated our 26th anniversary at the Sanibel Grill and very happy to hear we are still nailing it! Providing the most fresh seafood on the Florida Gulf Coast is what...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I took a trip to Sanibel not really knowing where to have lunch for my birthday weekend, our waiter was Melinda she was hands down the sweetest waitress, making sure everything was perfect for every one of my family members. We were...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, excellent service! Really cool place! Just perfect for a cool evening in family or between friends!

Thank Neitsabes007
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14 December 2015|
Response from luvinlife87 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we are! Notify a manager when you arrive, thank you. Anja Danek Dining Room Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-4453
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