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Cip's Place

2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4116
+1 239-472-0223
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 6 min
All hours
American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4116
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. There were only 5 tables with people at them. However, we were greeted by our server and she left us for about 20 minutes with only our waters! So make sure you have time to wait! The ahi tuna was...More

1  Thank Mary Jean H
Reviewed 2 days ago

The service was great. However, the waiter forgot the soup, but comped his error with a free desert. Two of us had the $12.00 specials... Ginger shrimp stir-fry and buttermilk chicken served over scalloped potatoes with fresh spinach. Everything was great and we enjoyed it...More

1  Thank Ann B
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you visit Sanibel, you need to eat at Cip's. It has been in business many years and you are certain to find freshly caught seafood that is excellent. They have both inside and outside seating, but be warned in certain times of the year...More

2  Thank Robb G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here twice whilst on holiday - very reliable service and quality of food. The buttermilk fried chicken is just delicious, highly recommended.

1  Thank Jockette
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come to Cips at least once every time we visit Sanibel. Very nice inside and service is always prompt and friendly. We have tried multiple dishes including the rib plate, swordfish special, and pasta dishes. All have been good. Never a hard time finding...More

3  Thank Tony C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I enjoyed a late lunch at CIP's, so late that we looked them up online to see if they were still open. Such is the lot of the shell-shocked tourists, who cannot pull themselves away from the beach at a decent lunch...More

1  Thank wowgirl3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to CIPs for happy hour to scope it out. Would definitely go back. Best calamari on the island. Food was delicious. They offer 6 entrees at happy hour for $12 each. Apps for $5. Loved the interior decor and atmosphere. Great service.

1  Thank RubyD16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly vibe, large portions, we split ours to take home. Excellent presentation and fresh tasting food.

1  Thank MJ G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pouring rain outside this was a nice inside restaurant out of the heat, rain, and bugs! This is a favorite with the locals. I had a steak and it was cooked perfect. They sat my family right next to the bar so it was noisy....More

1  Thank Charles Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 6 loved the ambiance and friendly wait staff. The veggie burger was awesome. We also enjoyed a burger, grilled chicken sandwich and chicken wrap. The Cole slaw was different than other places on the island, so reviews from our family were mixed....More

1  Thank Chad_From_WI_2016
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a private room that accommodates 35-40 guests for a rehearsal dinner?
18 February 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Kathryn C | Property representative |
Yes. A gorgeous back patio in a garden and can handle 40 people. We have had many weddings and rehearsal dinners back there. If you look on our website you can see a picture of the spot. Hope to hear from you!
Katianna L
Are you family friendly? We are visiting with two young children (3y and 7mo) and looking for outstanding eats that are alright with kiddos...
7 November 2016|
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Response from Stephanie S | Property representative |
Yes! We most certainly are a family friendly restaurant. Thank you for asking! We offer a children's menu with choices of chicken strips and fries, pasta with butter or marinara, mini burger and fries, fried shrimp and fries... More
Is it wheelchair accessible ?
1 April 2016|
Response from Kathryn C | Property representative |
Yes we are! The steps are on one side and the wheelchair path is right from the parking lot. Very convenient !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4116
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0223
  • E-mail
Cip's Place has lush landscaping and wonderful outdoor seating. Its beautifully decorated interior has a large wall mural painted by a local artist who has featured many of the faces of people from Sanibel history. Chef Blaine and his wife Alison are co-owners and come from a long history of food service. The food is great and the locals frequent Cip's and are enjoying it.
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