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Tarpon House

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17260 Harbour Point Dr, Sanibel Harbour Resort and Spa, Fort Myers, FL 33908-2704
+1 239-466-2128
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Newton, Mass
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211 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Because we were there during a cold snap, we didn't get out much and ended up eating many meals in the restaurant. The turkey club was the best I ever had and everything else (soups, hamburger, salad) were also excellent. The service is excellent too. We had two different waitresses. They were both very attentive and effusive and clearly loved... More 

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Thank OOBonomist
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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434 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here a couple times, so I have 2 reviews. Breakfast buffet = 5. We had breakfast here twice and loved it; good coffee, omelet bar, and lots of other food choices including some great fresh fruit. This is everything we wanted in a breakfast buffet and left happy both times we ate here! Christmas buffet = 3 (or... More 

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Thank Kevin S
Morgantown, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The prices are outrageously high for what you get. The adult meals don't come with a salad to start, which you would think they would considering the price of the entrees. Thai Shrimp bowl was WAY too spicy. It was bizarre that the shrimp had the tails still on them. You had to pick out the shrimp and remove the... More 

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Thank 1orangetabbycat
Tom C, General Manager at Tarpon House, responded to this review

Hi 1orangetabbycat, Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit. The team and I greatly appreciate your feedback regarding our Food & Beverage Offerings and our overall Guest Service. We would like to pass along our sincere apologies for the inconveniences you encountered and please know that we will be sharing your feedback with our Food... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent breakfast buffet with everything you would expect at a nice hotel. Our Server Kelly was phenomenal and made our morning with her great sense of humor!!

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Thank Brad H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Jimmy was a great server - fabulous server. Great atmosphere and menu. Ahi tuna appetizer was excellent.

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Thank Meg3369
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This place came highly rated for brunch, however we found it to be expensive for the product. $19/person for cold food from a buffet is just not acceptable. There are a bunch of great little restaurants with WARM, delicious, homemade food on Sanibel Island. Don't waste your money at this corporate restaurant that serves up cold breakfast.

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Thank SUNandSANDLOVER77
Tom C, General Manager at Tarpon House, responded to this review

Dear SUNandSANDLOVER77, Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to share your feedback with us. I apologize that your experience was anything less than satisfying. Our goal is to not only meet the needs of each and every guest we serve, but to exceed your expectations to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Please... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed at The Sanibel Harbour resort for a business trip. I had researched a lot of places to eat during my stay but, after my first night eating the Tarpon house I found myself eating there all three nights. The view was incredible! Each night I sat outside relaxing and watching the sunset. The bread is brought out warm... More 

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Thank Karen B
Minneapolis, MN
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1,561 reviews
831 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 658 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We ate dinner here and breakfast. The food is good and reasonably priced. The service is slow, but I guess its island time!

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Thank lucycan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I stayed here for 4 nights...each morning, I found my way to the Tarpon House for their breakfast buffet, not so much for the food (although it was delicious) but for the excellent customer service. My waitress, Kelly Bentley, was attentive and went out of her way to make sure everything was perfect. She even remembered my drink choice each... More 

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Thank Renee M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great breakfast with superb service from Kelly B. Very friendly and attentive. Beautiful morning views to start off the day.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17260 Harbour Point Dr, Sanibel Harbour Resort and Spa, Fort Myers, FL 33908-2704
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-466-2128

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