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Barnacle Restaurant

4401 Point House Trail, North Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-1200
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (45 reviews)
“conch fritters” (17 reviews)
“beans and rice” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
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4401 Point House Trail, North Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here for lunch as part of a lunch shelling tour. Wasn't sure at first but it was a good experience. Staff was friendly. Could not beat the atmosphere, relaxing by the water. Cheese steak was surprisingly good. Ice cream upstairs was the best!

Thank lamfer
Reviewed 3 days ago

had a fun time with friends at the Barnacle Restaurant on North Captiva. Service was prompt and friendly and the menu was excellent. all of our dishes were delicious and the house win and sangria was a hit. other tables of patrons all seemed to...More

Thank howardbreen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere here is nice and chill. When we went they were having a private dinner in the outside seating area (like a rehearsal dinner) so we had to sit inside. It was pretty hot in there and the place was packed. Service was a...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Always a fun place to stop and have lunch while spending the day on the water. Variety of foods to choose from.

Thank TRIB2
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My Sister a friend and myself rented a Beach House in May for six nights and ate at Barnacles twice. Food was good, nice relaxed atmosphere but pricey even by UK standards. Plastic cup of Pinot was $8.00, for that price I would have expected...More

Thank MCC1956
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We were in the island on Father's Day and decided to give Barnacles a try for dinner. I had the blackened grouper with rice and beans and it was quite delicious! The only downfall to this place was the price...the reason I gave 4 stars...More

Thank MommaGobs
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Had some good food, A little pricy but the seafood was good and service was excellent. Would recommend !

Thank noreaster7s7
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Ate lunch there after being on a sea shell excursion. Great shrimp and I picked up a tee shirt for my son. I would have loved to have time to explore the island, but, time didn't allow it. You can only get to Barnacle Bills...More

Thank sully0089
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Visiting Captiva and went on a boat ride to North Captiva and decided to dock at Barnacles and have lunch. Fresh Red Snapper was suggested and it was one of the best pieces of fried Snapper I have had.A very large portion and fries ,...More

Thank Walt324
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a day visit to North Captiva with the family while we looked at rental properties! Amazing food, service, local flare & locals!

Thank Katie T
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Ellen F
16 April 2017|
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Response from Deb519 | Property representative |
Approximately an hour each way.
8 April 2017|
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Response from Deb519 | Property representative |
Yes. We have a large wharf, with a dockmaster, and he will help with the docking. Thanks and we look forward to seeing you. Deb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4401 Point House Trail, North Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  North Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-1200
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Barnacle's restaurant has a variety of dishes from seafood, burgers, pasta and our famous black beans and rice to our home made key lime pie. Our Ice cream shop carries only the best, Queenie's Ice Cream, home made ice cream made fresh with locally grown ingredients. If you're staying on the island for a while and want to bring your own boat, no problem. We offer dock rentals. Pine Island Sound has some of the best fishing in the world. Varieties you can look forward to include Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon, and Shark. People come from all over the world to fish our waters and the best fishing guides in Florida call it their home. We will help you arrange a charter either inshore or offshore during your vacation. Spend a half day or full day with one of our experienced guides. Our area is also the Tarpon Capital of the world. Barnacle's Kayak Rentals offer you access to the Caloosa Blueway and an up close in personal experience of local wildlife, including dolphins and manatees, in their natural, undisturbed habitat. Visit the secluded Florida state park beaches that are only accessible by boat. This island wildlife preservation is home to rare bobcats, Bald Eagles, sea turtles, gofer tortoises and many more creatures. North Captiva offers you an exclusive opportunity to explore these undeveloped state park beaches.
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