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Sunshine Seafood Cafe

14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-6200
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (52 reviews)
“picatta” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We eat here each time we visit South Seas (as an aside if you stay at SS ask for Beach Villa 2531 ... incredible views and amenities ). This time food was disappointing. It was under seasoned. Service was very nice. We'll give them another...More

2  Thank TXP2531
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We recently ate here on a trip to Captiva. All guests were adults and we all loved the food. I had the special and it was amazing. You can tell they love seafood and they love to explore interesting and yummy flavor combinations. I definite...More

Thank KKYW
Reviewed 18 June 2015

This used to be a great little place with terrific gumbo. Now it is pretentious and disappointing. The gumbo has no flavor and the food is overdone and gimmicky. Very poor service. Never had any ambiance, but no there is no reason to go.

Thank marycontheroad
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

We finally tried Sunshine Saturday the 13th and were delighted we did! Our server Robin was wonderful. I had the special macadamia crusted cobia that came with yummy potatoes and veggies and my husband had the scampi with shrimp and scallops. Both meals were excellent...More

1  Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

I ate their cobia( fish)plate the night we dined there. The meal was good but nothing I'd run back to eat again. Fish was a little overcooked. Prices are high so I expected a little better result.

1  Thank Chad L
Reviewed 14 June 2015

I was a little skeptical when we first walked in because there was only one other couple in the restaurant. We were immediately greeted and seated. The server was friendly and very accommodating to the kids. We started with the mussels, which were fantastic. I...More

2  Thank Citygirlw
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Visited here after reading the reviews. My husband and I split the salad with goat cheese . It was good but I would have preferred the goat cheese being breaded and fried for more flavor. We split the paella and it was fabulous! Definitely worth...More

2  Thank ladybug912
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We ate on their cute little patio one evening and enjoyed all the twinkle lights. I was disappointed that they only served wine and beer, but the food was good. I had a shrimp pasta and I would definitely eat here again!

1  Thank backtotheislands
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Had the tuna, signature dish, lamb, & fresh catch. The best lamb we've eaten, great tuna. The fresh catch was so so until I sent it back to be cooked over the wood fire. Then it was great. They even reloaded my vegetables & rice....More

1  Thank M W
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I wish I could say this place is awesome. I just can't as the many times we have been the food is inconsistent. I feel like it's always a crap shoot as to what quality of cooking we're going to have served to us. And...More

Thank lbruna
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15 October 2015|
Response from CapBeachVilla |
Great, nice salads.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14900 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-6200
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