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The Perfect Caper

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121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635 (Nesbit St.)
+1 941-505-9009
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Tue 16:30 - 21:00
Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

We have eaten here many times (usually on anniversaries or birthdays). It is top notch in service. The food is always exquisite. Not always a lot of food, but that is the price one pays for a taste delight in every bite.

Thank Lvnnparadise
North Port, Florida
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162 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Went to PC tonight for the first time in a few weeks. Met another couple we have not seen for a while. Asked our server to slow serve us so we could chat. Perfect service. She came by numerous times and each time she caught my eye she approached. Otherwise it was like she was not there. Just perfect! I... More 

1 Thank Joey M
Youngstown, Ohio
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

We were a larger group, and they handled us just fine. I ordered appetizers for the table, including the pate', the goat cheese, the calamari, and two kinds of mussels; the ones on menu and a second kind on special. Everything was very good. I'm a bit of a goat cheese junkie, and they did that very well. But the... More 

Thank kanavis31
Punta Gorda, Florida
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

We enjoy sitting at the bar. Bartenders are friendly and helpful with drink selection. They make a great martini. It's a fun place to meet for happy hour

Thank C W
Punta Gorda
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Very consistent. Always excellent food and service. Have been dozens of times and everything is always what you would expect from a fine restaurant.

Thank rastlgSWFla
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The Caper is always excellent and the service is wonderful. We have gone there for many years and have never been disappointed. The normal menu is pricey but they frequently have more affordable specials.

Thank Murphy101
Dunedin, Florida
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Have eaten here about five times-- my choice whenever in Punta Gorda. This time included five friends in dinner reservation. Service was Very slow and three guests called their meal "average". Example: Mash potatoes cool and gluey, steak not memorable, green beans perfect. Other three felt our dinner was tastey but not served hot. -Concerned

Thank zandyj2014
Punta Gorda, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

This restaurant is on my list of favorites in all of FL. The food is consistently excellent, the menu is creative and the wait staff is attentive. We eat here for special occasions.

2 Thank Jeffrey L
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

I've been hearing around town since I moved to Punta Gorda all about this place, and finally decided to come in for a lunch date. When we walked in, it was clear that they were slammed but the exceptionally professional Mater'd/Expeditor quickly found us a beautiful table, although we had no reservations. We were greeted by our lovely server Kaylie... More 

1 Thank Alexandra D
brlin, nj
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Four 60 somethings enjoyed our dinner a few weeks ago. The calamari appetizer was delicious! And our main courses were very filling and tasty! We will go back! Our servers were very good. We all had the fish special and the ambience was nice. Try this enjoyable restaurant. Our dinner was very relaxing and hopefully I can get a reservation... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?