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Gramma Dot's Seaside Saloon

634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
+1 239-472-8138
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (359 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (232 reviews)
“homemade chips” (101 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Very casual atmosphere. Went here with my husband and two children (2 years old and 2 months old). They were very kind and patient with the kids and even brought my son a plate of fruit before the food came out. We had been here...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent New England clam chowder. The way it should be - nice and chunky. Fresh fish and good service. Located in the Sanibel Marina.

Thank Jrbsmom166
Reviewed 28 December 2015

This is before Lighthouse beach off North Yachtsman drive (make a left) just after the bridge. Parking is somewhat ample and get there before lunch crowd to get a good spot. Was here for lunch and we had lobster and oysters in the little outside...More

1  Thank Mflowers81
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Great view of the marina and the place is not overwhelmingly large. Service was fantastic and the soft shell crab was even better. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Sveltistpanda
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I have visited this restaurant on many occasions on fifteen or so vacations and while we had a vacation home there for a few years. Gramma Dots is most special to us as a lunch place. They have wonderful salads with fruit that are just...More

Thank Sammc238
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

We had lunch here at the Marina before going snook fishing. My grouper sandwich was outstanding. It was served with a very tasty ranch style sauce which was good on the home made potato chips too. My wife, a vegan, had a very tasty salad,...More

Thank Topgun48
Reviewed 20 December 2015

I reviewed this restaurant in 2013, and just copied, word for word, my review from then. "Located in the marina area of Sanibel, Grandma Dots is a great place to visit. We had lunch there twice during our week long visit. The lobster salad is...More

1  Thank BobbieA
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch and was able to enjoy a cold beer and sandwich on their waterfront patio. The service was excellent and food was delicious. Try the homemade potato chips!

Thank WorldTrvler00
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

We go here every time we are in Sanibel. Very nice nautical decor and beautiful views. Food is great as well as the atmosphere. It's fun to look at all the beautiful boats and have great food. Grouper and fried oyster sandwiches are delicious! Calimari...More

1  Thank workman1203
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Very relaxed atmosphere and tasty lunch menu. Always seafood specials but I find it hard to try any because the coconut shrimp is so tasty! Pleasant friendly staff and reasonable prices for Sanibel.

Thank Sheila S
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20 April 2018|
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Response from PennyZW | Reviewed this property |
yes, some local drafts as well as basics like Bud.
22 March 2017|
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Response from SPWITT | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure you can
Beth T
19 September 2016|
Response from Grizzly1971 |
Gramma Dots reopens Thurs Sept 29. They close every year for few weeks after labor day weekend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-8138
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