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Sunshine Seafood Cafe

14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-6200
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (82 reviews)
“scallops” (52 reviews)
“gumbo” (24 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It started with a simple question for our knowledgable waiter, Jose; "what is your best dish on the menu?" He was quick to answer, the seafood paella of course followed by the cornmeal crusted red snapper. Which my sister had the paella, my brother-in-law the...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place for wine and food. Had wine and appetizers. Really enjoyed the service and ambiance. Don't miss out!

Thank Mercy A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Fave on the Island! The Blackened Grouper was impeccable! Fantastic, friendly and familiar faces serving patrons.

1  Thank onehappyhiker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the years, we have been Big fans of Sunshine BUT no more. Yes, they are supposedly moving to a new location but in the meantime the decor (dead hanging plants), scruffy & dirty flooring and mediocre food are NO Excuse. The highlight of our...More

2  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Had the best meal of my two weeks on Captive last night at Sunshine Seafood Cafe. Shrimp scampi prepared perfectly. Vegetable side dishes amazing. My husband and son had the filet and it was prepared perfectly and delicious. Thanks for such a great experience. Will...More

2  Thank pepperpatty
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Not the cheapest option in town. But the food is good and the service excellent. The paella was nice, very big portion. My husbands fish (cant remember which one) was quite good, but not a very big portion. Why come here? Because the outside seating...More

1  Thank CarolienRozema
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Great meal every time nice wine list key lime pie that's not frozen best on the island. Nice to sit on porch although the bugs did get us. Lamb chops were a big serving and done with herbs and panko . It s different here...More

Thank joanne777
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Our family has been going to Captiva for years and this was our first meal at Sunshine Seafood. Why did we wait so long! The food and service was excellent. We had a group of 11 and ate indoors but the outdoor dining looked fantastic....More

1  Thank dandifer
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

So we have been eating here since the place opened. Never had a bad meal yet. Seafood is the best. Limited selection sometimes on booze is the only thing.

1  Thank andrewcN3236UD
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We enjoyed a fantastic lunch sitting on the outside deck. Casual dining with great food and service.

1  Thank JKennedy331
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15 October 2015|
Response from CapBeachVilla |
Great, nice salads.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-6200
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