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Green Flash

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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1/2 Doz $8.5
Doz $16.95
Oysters On The Half Shell
freshly shucked
Oysters Rockefeller
fresh oysters baked with sauteed garlic, leaf spinach, shallots and bacon, with a white wine dill sauce
Fried Calamari
served with marinara sauce
Fried Jalapeno
stuffed with cream cheese & salsa
Market Price
Stone Crab Claws
in season only (october-april)
Cup $4.95
Bowl $7.5
Shrimp Bisque
captiva's finest
Cup $4.5
Bowl $6.5
Conch Chowder
manhattan style
With Entree $5.95
A La Carte $7.0
Garden Salad
mixed baby greens, tomato & cucumber (choice of creamy herb vinaigrette, balsamic vinaigrette, ranch, or bleu cheese)
With Entree $5.95
A La Carte $7.5
Caesar Salad
romaine with fresh parmesan, tomato & crisp homemade garlic croutons
Captiva Salad
a delicacy of mixed baby greens, asparagus, artichoke hearts & gorgonzola cheese, with smoked salmon, pan seared scallops & shrimp
Chicken Porcini
sauteed chicken breast topped with wild mushroom sauce
Stuffed Shrimp
with crabmeat & garlic herb butter
Bbq Shrimp & Bacon
a captiva original & longtime favorite
12 Oz $17.95
Steamed Shrimp
Pan Seared Scallops
with a saffron lemon cream sauce
Salmon Cakes
made with lots of "the good stuff" & served with dill sauce
Crunchy Grouper
lightly dusted in corn flakes & fried golden brown
Surf & Turf
7oz lobster tail & 6 oz. filet mignon
Key Lime Pie
homemade, with a consistency of a light sherbet
Chocolate Mousse
with ice cream & raspberry sauce
Cheese Cake
please inquire about today's flavors
Ice Cream
vanilla or chocolate
Rainbow Sherbet
light & refreshing
Carrot Cake
homemade, with cream cheese icing
Apple Crumb Cake
another homemade favorite
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the fish tacos at this good size restaurant on Captiva island. The service was good; friendly waitress. The women’s bathroom is a hoot. When you walk in, you will find a surprise sight (I won’t spoil it for you). The food however is...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SpikeyToronto
Reviewed 2 days ago

The views are outstanding, although it faces east so you miss the sunset. Outstanding meal, great presentation and overall great serviceMy wife had the surf/turf and I had the seafood trio. We highly recommend it.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dave H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My friend and I stopped here for an early dinner Monday night. We had a great time. We ordered a bottle of Korbel and split a seafood platter. It enough for us two ladies, and so tasty. The platter was heaped with peel and eat...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank VAS18879
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been to the Green Flash many times in our ten years on Sanibel. They have great food and good service. But tonight the male host was any thing but welcoming. He saw us standing at the podium and walked the other way. He...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 2014mary
Reviewed 4 days ago

Elevator available and every table has a view of the water and docks outside! Portions are large, so if sharing is a psooibily-do it! Service was friendly and efficient. Restrooms show someone’s sense of humor! Good place to visit!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TigerSouthCarolina
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had lunch at The Green Flash, and the food was delicious!! My husband had the fish special, and I had the Captiva Salad. The presentation was excellent as was every bite. But, we felt very hurried. The host wanted us to hurry and sit,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RetiredTaJ
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had lunch here and sat next to a window. The restaurant is clean and the menu was good. The food was well presented and good quality. The odd thing is that the Green Flash is about the sunset but there is no seating that would...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tim g
Reviewed 6 days ago

For my birthday we ate at the Green Flash. We went on Tuesday and were seated right away. Food and service was excellent. I suggest the oyster Rockefeller for appetizer. My husband had the Captiva Salad which had an assortment of vegetables including asparagus. Also...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank S7103YDdebraw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Apparently the best part of the place is the men’s bathroom and we missed it. My scallops were over cooked, the food was expensive and should have been perfect. Wasn’t, it was just ok. The service was a bummer, had to ask for refills which...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Travel_kat2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the Green Flash for a drink and a bite to eat but mostly to view the sunset. The place certainly delivered on the sunset as it was excellent. The bartender was cordial and the drinks were good. I think that the restaurant was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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February 2, 2018|
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Response from Hhoppin | Reviewed this property |
They didn’t have it when we were there(not on menu).
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