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Sanibel Grill

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$$ - $$$
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703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
+1 239-472-4453
16:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I got the crunchy grouper. It was good. Honestly the seafood is good just about anywhere on the island but I really liked the good service and laid back atmosphere at this place.

Thank Adam B
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favorite restaurant for dinner on Sanibel. Dine here at least three times while visiting the area. The crunchy grouper and shrimp are the best!

1 Thank Karen M
Monticello il
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best food on the Island. Everything is great! Always eat here at least 5-6 times! Crunchy shrimp and grouper sandwich are wonderful

1 Thank Sheila L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing spot. Grouper was deeeelish! And the sushi was perfect. HECTOR was really the cherry on top. Remembered my moms wine with her main course. Checked in at the perfect times. Went up to the host stand and made sure our names were off the list when we sat at a cute spot near the bar. Totally recommend it. Will... More 

1 Thank Zoë S
Wasilla, Alaska, United States
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat outside - nice that that is available. Several staff members talked to us. Truly friendly, not fake patronization. Lobster was over cooked and they brought a third free one, and gave us a free dessert. Prime rib was Perfect, and they use real horseradish, instead of that "horseradish-flavored-sour-cream" junk. Great garlic masked potatoes. Good prices. Tuesday was Prime... More 

1 Thank Patricia C
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the atmosphere here on a busy Sun evening. We waited about 20 mins for a table which was fine and took drinks outside whole we waited. Prompt friendly service. I had 2 appetizers, the excellent Manhatten chowder and then peeled shrimp which were OK. I prefer them a bit blackened to give more flavor. Wife had the... More 

1 Thank egdirbmac1
Canterbury, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Both times we went to the Sanibel Grill, the staff went out of their way to be sure we were able to see our favorite games. Service was excellent. The first time we went, Roxanne was our server, and she was great. A fun sports bar, lots of photos to look at on the walls and the food was very... More 

1 Thank Kay C
Morton, Illinois
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

After more than a dozen trips to sanibel/ captiva, my husband and I were traveling solo for the week. Headed to one of our "go-to's"-Sanibel Grill. My husband enjoyed a cup of clam chowder and then devoured a pound of hot stone crab claws! I had the crunchberry salad which was tasty! Brought home my favorite popeye spinach pizza for... More 

1 Thank grammyelaina
Moneta, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Did not like their signature crunchy batter used on their seafood! The batter over powers the seafood. Fish and shrimp over cooked and nothing but crunchy batter which I picked off. Shrimp small and fries frozen rather than homemade. Can honestly say we won't order any seafood again with the crunchy cornflake like batter. None of us liked it. However,... More 

Thank choclabs
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

It's a sports bar, and they deliver on both points. Dozens of TV's so you're sure to see the game you want, even during football season plus great bar food and specials. Bart, Audrey and Tommy also serve up some killer cocktails.

1 Thank Brian W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-4453

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