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Il Cielo

1244 Periwinkle Way, 1/10 mile east of Donax Street, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4704
+1 239-472-5555
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Fusion, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
1244 Periwinkle Way, 1/10 mile east of Donax Street, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4704
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1 - 10 of 895 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very classy place. Upscale restaurant with a very nice and pricey wine list. Good selection of entrees - we had seafood. The salmon was very tasty. Desert was creme brulee and it was the best I have ever had. Andre was our server and he...More

Thank Dubbie1205
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was the first restaurant stop on our week of dining on Sanibel Island, and it was a great way to start the week! The food and service were excellent. The piano player provided good background music. The only complaint was that the restaurant is...More

Thank Interimwalrus
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a Saturday evening in May- no longer considered busy season- and we couldn't get a reservation until 8:30. We pulled in the parking lot and it was packed. We were seated in the area as far away from the piano as possible. We...More

Thank carrie9678
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great dinner here...service was wonderful and the food was delicious. Nice piano player/music.

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the finest, most pleasant evening in a very long time. The food was incredible. CHRIS, our waiter, is a natural with people and is extremely knowledgeable about the menu, people, and life ... EXCELLENT does not even begin to describe our evening!

Thank Deacon John T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere , Scott on the piano is wonderful. Play song different kinds of requests. It has one beautiful bar. Have the salmon and you won't go wrong.

Thank rbelair1965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and great atmosphere. I had chicken piccata. We loved our waiter, Chris! We had reservations but I'm not sure they're required

Thank sterry51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here Tuesday night. Reservations recommended . There was a pianist Tuesday thru Saturday . Nice quiet music. We had drinks manhattan & martini to start. App of calamari was the best ever . The ahi tuna app was also excellent . Entrees...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on our first night and Sanibel and wished we had been able to go back. Lovely restaurant, great service, and some of the best scallops and filets ever. Salad was wonderful and waiter offered to give us a slightly larger salad and split...More

1  Thank pickytraveler49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been wanting to go to Il Cielo for some time and finally made the trip out from Captiva to dine there. Although the food was decent our server seemed to be going through the motions and seemed aloof - not what we would...More

4  Thank UpstateTraveller33
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
ml70115
Do you have a separate room that can be used for a rehearsal dinner 35-40 guests?
18 February 2017|
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Response from ILCielo S | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have a private room but we can certainly accommodate a group of that size in the main dining room. Please contact us at 239 472 5555
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Holly E
Are you open Christmas eve? Should I make reservations?
28 November 2016|
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Response from ILCielo S | Property representative |
Good morning Holly, Yes we are open Christmas Eve from 4:30 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. If you would like to make a reservation, you may do so through our website link in TripAdvisor or you may call us at 239-472-5555. Marcus... More
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casinogal
What is the dress code for your restaurant? Coming to Sanibel in August.
1 May 2016|
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Response from Marcus P | Property representative |
Thank you for inquiring about Il Cielo. Our dress code is Resort Casual. Most guests dress up a little. We ask that gentlemen remove any head wear and have a collared shirt. Sleeves are required for gentlemen.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$46
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1244 Periwinkle Way, 1/10 mile east of Donax Street, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4704
    (Periwinkle)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-5555
  • E-mail
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.