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Tuttle's Sea Horse Shell Shop

362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
+1 239-472-0707
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The dude was just plain rude

The owner was very rude to my son. All my son did was pick up a figit spinner to show to his... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
mholden25
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usa
Antiques and treasures not found anywhere else...

Ugh! Well thankfully Mr. Tuttle wasn't there when we visited to mistreat my four year old niece... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
shellakers
,
st louis mo
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible22%
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362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7436
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+1 239-472-0707
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

The owner was very rude to my son. All my son did was pick up a figit spinner to show to his cousin. The owner yelled very hatefully to my son to stay in the front. Who wants their kids treated like that? We replaced...More

2  Thank mholden25
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Ugh! Well thankfully Mr. Tuttle wasn't there when we visited to mistreat my four year old niece! In fact, there was a very kind older lady who was so helpful and treated our little one with respect. If I'd read the other reviews about how...More

Thank shellakers
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Stopped here as it's the only shop between the causeway junction & the lighthouse & also needed an ice cream from the shop next door. Not the cheapest but what does one expect on Sanibel, crammed with sea themed gifts at various prices. Bought a...More

1  Thank broggy57
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My child was nicely looking at one of his children's books that he had displayed and was yelled at to put it down. What person yells at a child for looking at a children's book that was displayed at their eye level right by the...More

2  Thank Jjarizona9
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Picked up a shell net and back pack to use for the beach. The shopkeeper was friendly and helpful. There was a LARGE variety of souvenir type items for purchase. Prices were a little high but selection made up for it.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We are a friendly, well behaved family. We've been to Sanibel (and this shop) before. However, my son was looking at an item (not expensive, just $15) and the proprietor came out from behind the counter, grabbed the item and said, "Put them back!". Heck,...More

5  Thank CMHIO
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We also had a very bad experience. Mr. Tuttle sits behind a counter and yells at children. He yelled at our 4 year old granddaughter when she tried to show her mother something to buy and he did the same thing with my nine year...More

5  Thank richw624
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Wow, they've got just about anything you could ever want made out of shells or shell matter. All kinds of other stuff as well. You should definitely visit this place.

Thank Frank d
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

I love seahorse so of course I had to stop at this cute little shop. It was one of those ships where you know you're going to find at least one thing you have to have-I found a couple. They sell beautiful handcrafted jewelry with...More

1  Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I've shopped this store for several years. Always found the owner to be interesting and informative. Big problem this year. Nobody seemed to want to open the shop. Went several times in three weeks to shop and the store was never open. No posted hours....More

2  Thank Marc M
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