Category Archives: Food

The Area’s Best Burger Spots

Nothing says vacation quite like an indulgent meal out. While you’re staying in Sanibel, you’ll have access to a wide range of amazing Sanibel restaurants. While our island specializes in seafood delicacies, you’ll find cuisines from all over the world. There really is something from everyone when it comes to food on Sanibel. The weather in Sanibel is pretty gorgeous... Read More »


Captiva Island Beach’s Food Offerings

Captiva Island is a popular vacation destination known for its stunning view of the Gulf Coast, its pearly white-sand beaches, and its many fun, family-friendly activities. The island draws vacationers from all over the world every year. Because it’s a prime tourist destination, the island is home to quite a few stellar restaurants.  Our Three Favorite Restaurants on Captiva Island... Read More »


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Places to Eat Near the Sanibel Island Lighthouse

If you’re planning to spend time on Sanibel Island, there is a good chance that you’ll want to eat where the locals eat. Many locals tend to eat at the same places that most visitors are found. This is a good indication of the quality of food that is to be expected. Even if you are staying at one of... Read More »


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Three International Flavors Found Near Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island is home to many excellent restaurants. While we’re known for our seafood, the island’s restaurant scene has become a melting pot of cuisines from all over the world. In fact, some of the best Sanibel restaurants serve international fare. Here are three international flavors that you’ll find near Sanibel. Italy Matzaluna The Italian Kitchen A family-friendly restaurant with... Read More »


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3 Romantic Restaurants for You and Your Sweetie

Sanibel Island is the perfect romantic getaway for you and your sweetheart. Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, your anniversary, or just being together, the island’s romantic landscape is the ideal backdrop to a weekend (or week) of sun, fun and great food.   Sanibel is home to several romantic restaurants, but these three establishments top the list for their superb menus... Read More »


Thanksgiving Meal on Sanibel Island

3 Restaurants for a Thanksgiving Meal Near Sanibel

This year, what are you thankful for? Planning a Thanksgiving on Sanibel Island will certainly give you plenty more to add to your list: pristine, secluded beaches, 80-degree weather, incredible biodiversity, delicious restaurants and more. The beaches of Sanibel Island are renowned for their beauty and plentiful sea shells, and temperate Sanibel Island weather ensures that every day is beach... Read More »


Lobster and steak dish at Mad Hatter Restaurant

3 Restaurants to Try on Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island is in the perfect area to offer up some delicious eats. Once you choose the perfect option from one of our Sanibel rentals or Captiva rentals, you’ll want to scope out the best restaurants nearby. There are so many wonderful spots to eat at that are nearby. We’ve selected some of our top picks where you can grab... Read More »


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Learn How to Make a Vegetarian Meal

Have you been wanting to cook up your own vegetarian or vegan cuisines but don’t know where to start? Look no further, Sanibel Community Association is having a hands on class to help you do just that! This class will take place Tuesday May 15th from 10am – 12pm but you must register by 12pm Wednesday May 9th if you... Read More »


Cooking Classes on Sanibel

The Culinary Education Center is now offering cooking classes at the Community House. These classes accommodate up to 20 people and are hands-on. Children’s classes are offered once weekly. Everyone is welcome! Visit www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net for a full listing of classes and demonstrations scheduled. Read More »


Farmers Market Returns!

The Sanibel Island Farmers Market is being held on the City Hall grounds at 800 Dunlop Road every Sunday from October 4th through April 24th.  Open from 8am to 1pm, this market features some of the best produce, seafood, flowers, baked goods and other assorted delicacies you can find on the island.   There is truly something for everyone here so bring the whole family! Read More »