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Schnapper's Hots

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1528 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4514
+1 239-472-8686
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We biked here on a recent trip. Loved the original hot dog( have also had the Chicago dog in the past which is great too. ) My husband had the Italian sausage, also great. And my son had a burger which for a hot dog place was really good. The fries are tasty too. And they have a wide array... More 

Thank suzen06
Midlothian, Virginia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an order at the counter and pick up your food and eat at an outside table kind of place. The food was good and the ice cream was even better with lots of choices! If you are going at dinner time, take a ride on the bike trails as the traffic on the island is unbelievable from 4:30-6:30.

Thank jqwall
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food quick in and out!! Good customer service!!! Not a lot of seating more of a grab and go kind of place!!

Thank Faith S
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I do not eat hot dogs nor onion rings, but I am craving both of these since having them with friends while on vacation to Sanibel Island. We went there everyday while we were on vacation.

Thank boe3328
E Bridgewater, Ma.
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136 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Awesome place. Loved it! These hot dogs have the "snap" when you bite them. They grill the dogs and we also got kielbasa that was also grilled. They do sell ice cream there but we didn't get any. No real room there to sit though. A couple picnic tables outside and a counter inside and that is it. There is... More 

Thank disney4life
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros: • The wife enjoyed her "original schnapper". • The kids enjoyed their " Little Max" meals. • The fries were excellent. Cons: • Avoid the chilli dog at all costs. Most of it was OK but the chilli was how I imagine warm dog food to be like. • The staff know that ravens/crows raid the bin by the... More 

Thank danhuz
Annapolis, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always our first stop upon arrival. Absolute best hot dogs, fries! Nicest people, cutest place on the island. I will dream about it until next year.

Thank Dominique M
Bluffton, Indiana
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167 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes you don't want swordfish, grouper or Mahi Mahi for lunch. You just want a hot dog. This is the place to satisfy that urge. Great chili dogs and other hot dogs. They have other food items as well but really folks this is the place to go to satisfy your craving for a hot dog.

Thank Jon S
Chicago, Illinois
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122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a quick lunch at Schnapper's when we arrived on Sanibel. We had a fish sandwich and a bratwurst. More bread than fish or bratwurst. Mediocre.

Thank Roger H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a bit of Sanibel sticker shock after ordering a fish sandwich, two burgers , fries, a grilled cheese and four shakes.$50! The food was really good and so were the shakes , but dang! At almost six dollars a shake it ought have alcohol in it! Oh well, the atmosphere was fun and the food was good. Hub... More 

Thank Ricke G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1528 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4514
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-8686
Voted Sanibel Island's Best Take Out! Burgers.Dogs.Wings.Ice Cream.Fries.OnionRings

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?