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Turtle's Beach & Pool Bar

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1451 Middle Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6521 (Formerly Turtles Cafe & Patio)
+1 877-736-4320
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Deer Isle, Maine
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We stayed at the Sundial and visited Turtle's Beach & Pool Bar a few times. Friendly service, great drinks, right by the beach.

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Atlanta
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186 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Really, really nice MaiTai version here. Had a couple a day for 3 days at happy hour ... very happy days!

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Nisswa, Minnesota
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Rarely missed a happy hour on our 10 day vacation! Bartenders were awesome and the drinks were so so good! Good location-caught the breeze. Met lots of nice people from around the country.

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Thank Angel266
Maryville, Missouri
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137 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Lime in the Coconut drink was awesome. Bahamas Mama was as well, according to my wife. We also ha lunch there. Hamburger, called No Woman No Cry burger, with jerk seasoning was huge, juicy and cooked to order. My wife had wedge salad and she was pleased as well. Good music, good atmosphere and outside dining. We walked here from... More 

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Canton, Michigan
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

food was good. We ate at a tabel outside on the pool deck. Service was good. Food was expensive.....

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Thank gasie01
New Port Richey, Florida
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We loved this Tiki bar! Great drinks, and a nice selection of beers (domestic, imported and craft). We were happy to see Cigar City on tap. The food was good and the service was excellent. Go see Mike he was personable and attentive. Two thumbs up!

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Thank Tim Lori K
New York City, New York
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The whole atmosphere is so tropical and relaxing. The burgers are outstanding . Loved the chicken fingers too. Happy hour everyday with delicious frozen drinks. Highly recommend. The bartenders are so much fun ...

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Thank Wendy M
Cream Ridge, New Jersey
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This bar is located at the Sundial Beach Resort is the best place that I have ever stayed. The turtle beach & pool bar is under a Tiki Hut and is excellent. The bartenders are great, food is good and the drinks are great especially during happy hour. It is also right next to the main pool for the resort.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Jason & Jonathan are awesome! They made our vacation even better! Must try the Seafood Chowder and happy hour!

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Thank Alyssa M
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5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Stopped in at Sundial for access to the beach after lunch. Standard pub food & beer. We are always looking for organic and grass fed beef, and didn't have much luck here. Nice secret access to Sanibel beaches! Not overly impressed with overall resort though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1451 Middle Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6521 (Formerly Turtles Cafe & Patio)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 877-736-4320
Description
Situated on the main pool deck just steps from the beach, Turtle's welcomes you with a laid-back tropical Florida atmosphere. Open 11 am till 7 pm daily, guests enjoy a variety of delicious dishes paired with a tasty selection of tropical drinks, imported and domestic beers and an array of popular wines. Happy Hour specials are offered 3 pm till 5 pm daily with live entertainment on select nights.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?