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Sunshine Seafood Cafe

14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-6200
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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1 - 10 of 601 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stumbled into this restaurant while deciding where to eat. They were at a different location around the corner and were closed for a year. They had just opened this location 2 days prior. The waiter and manager were very attentive and eager to please....More

1  Thank sophiegirl0814
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I saw Sunshine Seafood Cafe was open for business June 9, 2018 and were one of the first customers at the new location. Despite it being the first night, the wait staff was great and the fish dishes were excellent. I imagine...More

1  Thank constructionlawva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little restaurant on Captiva. One of our favorites. In January 2018 we went by an found it gone. Now according to a Google search I've found that it is being moved and will be reopening! New address: 11508 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva Island, FL....More

2  Thank Susan S
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Back in the day, each Captiva establishment was owned by a different person and each had their own ambience, menu, personality, etc. This used to be the best place on island, now it’s gone from what I understand, but all Captiva restaurants seem to share...More

1  Thank AtlantaAnne
Reviewed May 3, 2018

I have lived in Naples almost my whole life and being that I work full time, I have not been out to Captiva Island in many, many years. I was very excited that family members booked a week on the island. . I was also...More

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed April 11, 2018

We went back to Captiva in January 2018 and the Sunshine Cafe is gone. So sad. It was a great place to eat especially on the porch.

3  Thank Susan S
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Sunshine Seafood Cafe has long been our “special meal” restaurant when visiting Captiva Island. This year it is closed while moving to a new space next to RC Otters on Andy Rosse Lane. When we got here in early January their phone message said they...More

4  Thank wfbsg
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant in Captiva. Open kitchen with a nice outside deck and indoor seating . Had a delicious seafood pasta. My wife had the seafood risotto special. Food was served hot and delicious . Nice well priced wine menu. Friendly attentive staff . They...More

1  Thank Docsmartie
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food!!!! I think, they are moving to a different location but not leaving the island. A favorite dinner spot

1  Thank Brenda I
Reviewed September 27, 2017

We just wanted a quick sandwich after swimming for a couple of hours. Location was perfect. Food was ok, not great. Nice view. Prices were higher than I wanted to pay for a quick lunch.

1  Thank oldguyfromohio
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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