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“Very nice, well done”
Review of Il Cielo

Il Cielo
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$46
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Periwinkle
Description: Warm and Inviting dining areas with a separate bar/lounge. Piano music Tuesday through Sunday from 7:00pm evenings. Daily Happy Hour from 4:30-6:00pm in the Lounge.
Reviewed 14 December 2013 via mobile

Romantic, beautifully furnished and decorated, attentive staff, top self menu. Ranks with the finer restaurants in Boston, NYC, DC, or LA. Want to score points with your date/spouse/family, take them to diner here. Rascal Pants

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Reviewed 4 December 2013

The food was good, the prices were high, the place was beautiful - but the service was off. The service just didn't measure up to the rest of the place or the prices. Ongoing attempts to up sell - which I don't mind when people are paying attention to you and your preferences - but not telephone script selling. The food is unique - the service should be too. More training - please. Examples - Asked what was on the vegetarian special (chief's choice). Heard him ask the chief but he never let us know. Then the chief brought out a special treat from the kitchen - Lamb. Not such a treat for the vegetarians. At least pretend to be interested in the customers ...

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Reviewed 4 December 2013

My husband and I decided to stop in for a glass of wine and appetizer. Sat at the bar, staff was wonderful. Ended up sharing the lamb chops - absolutely amazing. They have a nice wine selection as well. Definitely making it back before we leave!

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Reviewed 1 December 2013

Excellent friendly service, from the initial welcome, in the restaurant and in the bar. Great menu, including a wonderful vegetarian dish. The chef, Neil, also came out to ask if we enjoyed our meal which was a nice touch. There was live music too which all added to a very enjoyable evening.

Thank Gillian W
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

Sanibel has been our home away from home (south florida) for the past year. Initially, we were hesitant to park our bicycles and go in for happy hour because it looked too fancy for the island. We couldn't be more wrong. The stunning ambiance is simply the icing on the cake. From Brian the bartender to the delicious food, we spent almost every other night here. It's our favorite restaurant hands down on the island. Don't think you can't enjoy a meal here if you are dressed down. They will welcome you with nothing but smiles, great conversation and delicious food. Can't wait till next oct when we come back for two weeks:)

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