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Mad Hatter Restaurant

6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2015
+1 239-472-0033
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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4:45 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2015
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely waterfront place. It's very small so reservations are recommended. Perfectly crafted dishes and specials with local fish and ingredients. Nice selection of wine.

Thank pameatlanta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicate and delicious food, superb wait staff, and all round positive experience. Waitstaff surprised my daughter with a fresh berry appetizer and the adults with a lovely crab claw taster. Ocean views. Will definitely be a yearly treat. Loved the Alice in Wonderland theme.

Thank Z2208TE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steps across from the Castaway Cottages is a gem of the bistro that served great food. Quite a surprise and departure from the fish shacks you'd expect. We really had a superior meal.

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What could be better than a fantastic dinner on Captiva Island with a beautiful view of the sunset? The food was very good and the wine list had something for everyone. We liked it so much that we ate here twice during our week long...More

Thank buikema
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful small, very cool restaurant with access to beautiful sunsets. The food was delicious. We were a group of 4 and each had different food and all entrees were wonderful. The waitress was very upbeat and helpful. We weren't going to have desert but since...More

Thank Zach84Jake62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic food. Best place to watch the sunset. Pricey, but well worth it. We will be back. A lot of thought, care, and preparation went into creating each of our meals.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love this place, plan to watch the sunset then dine afterwards. Second time we have eaten there and the food is fantastic, staff excellent!

Thank Molly L
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Have been coming here for many years and always have a great time. Great sunset view and extremely good food. Have always had lovely service. Does not appear to be accessible for wheelchairs if that is of concern for you. Reservations may be necessary during...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I went with my parents for my mom’s 75th birthday. It is a small cottage, now restaurant on the beach. The service and food was top notch. We started with shrimp bisque and watermelon salad. I had lobster tails and my parents had the triple...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Our party of 6 had an excellent meal which no appetizers or desert or hard liquoir (we did have wine) and the bill was $635. (note for a party of 6 a 20% tip was included). We had the Bouillabaisse, Martini Seafood, surf and turf...More

Thank TopsideMI
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Questions & Answers
14 April 2018|
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Most restaurants on the islands are pretty casual. No dress code.
27 February 2018|
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Response from madhatterrestaurant | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, we are open on Easter Sunday for dinner only, offering our regular dinner menu. We accept reservations up to 30 days in advance. Look forward to seeing you!
23 January 2018|
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Response from madhatterrestaurant | Property representative |
Hi there. We take reservations 30 days in advance so if you could check back with us around Valentine’s Day that would be great! Many thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$45
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2015
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0033
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