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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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1,519 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 648 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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Thank Roland G
North Port, Florida
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29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Greeted and seated right away. Stuffed Shrimp with Lump Crab Meat. MMmmmm good.!!!!!!. Husband is allergic to black pepper. My husband had Grouper with a sauce that has pepper, the cook made the Grouper with a garlic butter sauce, Jasmine rice had pepper in it. The cook made fingerling potatoes for him. Thank so much for going the extra mile.... More 

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Thank Kathy R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed several days and each day had breakfast at the Tarpon House. The breakfast buffet is amazing, fresh and tasty. In addition, if you need anything at all, they are willing to do whatever it takes to make you happy. Each morning we were served and waited on by Kelly Bentley. She was amazing! Funny, professional, tentative, and personable.... More 

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Thank Rhett A
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We recently stayed at the Marriott and ended up having dinner at Tarpon House twice because it was soooo good! We sat outside on the veranda and watched beautiful sunsets! The food was phenomenal and our server, Sarah R., was an absolute sweetheart - professional and efficient too. Wish we were staying longer for vacation so we could go there... More 

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Thank JP2976
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Wow! Just the prettiest place....we kept want to take photos. Not only of the food, but the place. The chef know how to cook and our waiter was excellent. Thank you for a special evening!

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Thank BiskitOhio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Valet Parking, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?