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The Perfect Caper

121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635
+1 941-505-9009
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“calamari” (52 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We selected The Perfect Caper for lunch due to the rankings and reviews (plus I admire anyone who can beat Bobby Flay) and were definitely not disappointed. The ambiance and menu are upscale, so the BOGO at lunch with $5 house wine was a pleasant...More

Thank Kay O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dinner tonight was great, and very good service as well. I had the black grouper special and it was excellent. It was real grouper, not some substitute that many restaurants sell you. I started with their famous chopped salad and that was a winner as...More

Thank TravelGal1704
Reviewed 1 week ago

drinks at the Bar: wkiskey sour with scotch? grrr! second try with makers mark a dash of lemonjuice and a drop of simple sirup no shaking no cherry no orange? Cosmopolitan very close to water! food was above averege service was OK

Thank DanyandHolly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, this the closest restaurant we have been that resembles Europe with good quality food and service. I might add the the other restaurants in town have no clue how to serve a table. This restaurant does. It is a bit more expensive, but worth...More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved a table for six in the bar. Enjoyed the great service from the bar tender. Made suggestions for drinks as well as entree.

Thank scgrant39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There's a reason Jeanie beat Bobby Flay on his competitive cooking show- she's a fabulous chef. No one could ever complain about the food- as good as any restaurant in the country. BUT, and this is a big BUT, the staff really gives you the...More

Thank lephd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have duck n my wife had the flounder. Before that we have chicken pate They are all delicious. Must try the coconut ice cream that is home made. That is the most delicious dinner that we have since we came to this area. Will...More

Thank paulchangmd
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Our dinner was soooo good! Calamari appetizer, black grouper special, duck entree, & creme brule. Yum!!!!

Thank glolet
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We were greeted in a friendly, sincere way as we entered the restaurant. The first thing we noticed was how clean and tasteful the dinning room was appointed. The dinning room staff was very friendly and attentive without being annoying. They were very knowledgeable concerning...More

Thank lid1007
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We ate here last week with friends and loved it. We actually ate in the bar area which I was told is a little more casual, but we had a great meal, and the service was over the top. I had a small meal, soup...More

Thank Sanford F
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Linda S
Is the restaurant still owned by Jeanie Roland? we have eaten here several times but not recently and also at Ella's in Westerly which was owned by them. I had heard rumors that they were selling one of the places but not sure which one.
23 May 2017|
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Response from adolphm41 | Reviewed this property |
We have not heard that she sold the restaurant to anyone else.
carolyn c
Is there a bar area
23 January 2016|
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Response from C W | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Great bar area. We love to eat at bar. Very social
Is the restaurant still servings Mussels & Frites...........the dish that beat Bobby Flay?
29 November 2015|
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Response from Stan K | Reviewed this property |
they were as of two weeks ago
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635
    (Nesbit St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-505-9009
  • E-mail
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