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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 October 27, 2018

We found it by chance and were not dissapointed. The food was great and the menu extensive. Sadly they did not have the veal dish but the daily special was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank exGoldensinbuchsi
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

With a 30+ yr history visiting on Sanibel, we have eaten here many times, but not in the past 10 or so years. We were on Captiva for a weekend celebration, and my son picked the restaurants where we would eat, and we started there....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WHR8
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

We had our kids and grands here last week and our final night we decided to give Green Flash another try. Last year we had a less than thrilling meal there and were saddened because we love the location and view. We got welcomed by...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Debeatle
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We had a lovely dinner at the green flash, named after very special sunsets. The service was great, and the menu offered lots of interesting seafood options.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Massimo P
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Have boated to this restaurant a number of times and have always had a good time. Free boat docking, always good food and great bartenders. Seating inside or out with great water views.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Optimusbrian
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We have eaten here every year for about ten years. Our waitress tonight has been working there for 14 years and did an excellent job. The view of the bay is beautiful in you go before sunset as we usuall do but tonight way our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank trouttaker
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is always a stop on our vacation to Captiva! The water views are absolutely beautiful. There is a wall of windows looking out to the sound and there are two levels of dining which allow views from every table. The menu is not large...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 60rock
Reviewed September 28, 2018

A pina colada with melon liqueur floater was genius. And, delicious. Also try the coconut shrimp here. Huge shrimp and the sauce is the kicker. Service was excellent.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michelle W
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We enjoy coming here for many reasons. First the view of the bay is incredible - even though other restaurants taut gulf views, they do not have this great expansive view. It is of a different side of Captiva and the view never disappoints. Don't...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shellangeloni
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

You can’t beat the view! Excellent restaurant with courteous and attentive staff. The shrimp is amazing and truly not a bad option on the menu with generous drinks.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Michelle B
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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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