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Sanibel Fish House

1523 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
+1 239-472-7770
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (98 reviews)
“fries” (68 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1523 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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1 - 10 of 844 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We heard of their happy hour and decided to try their oysters: they were possibly the worst we have ever had! Tasteless and somewhat stale. We ordered an appetizer (smoked fish spread) from the happy hour list but when the bill came, we were charged...More

Thank World_traveler_mamma
Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly and helpful staff. Salmon and Grouper very good. Blackened Chicken, Cheese Quesidia was also very good.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Sanibel Fish House offers a diverse menu of seafood and nightly specials. The service was quick and friendly and the food was good. The price is reasonable considering the quality of the food.

Thank Robb G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant for family dinner! Diverse menu and reasonably priced. Everyone in our group was very happy with their meal. My husband had a Lime in the Coconut drink and it was delicious! Service is wonderful also. Our 5 year old did not order off...More

Thank set79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great but that is where it ended. The food was just average for the price they charge. We had much fresher and cheaper seafood elsewhere on the island.

2  Thank Mandylynnsullivan78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good. Drinks failed big time. My husband and I had the worst drinks on the Island. No simple syrup in the drinks. Not the way we are used to them tasting.

2  Thank JayandKathie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went twice during our long week end in the island. The food was excellent: home made chowders, fish and chips, lobster roll, clam pasta... friendly service and nice atmosphere. I strongly recommend this restaurant. For sure we will come back for our next stay...More

Thank JoelleF894
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places we've eaten here. Great shrimp flash fried. The mood is casual with good music playing. Friendly greeter and staff

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to this restaurant and we were not disappointed. When we arrived around 8pm the place was relatively empty but within 30 minutes the restaurant really filled up which on Sanibel is unusual as most places start to empty at 8.30 due to early...More

Thank cjkj3246
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Party of 10, no problem! Menu was diverse and offered all we could want. Fun drink menu, great beer tasting menu. Didn't break the bank.

Thank RubyD16
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Mocha A
What restaurant used to be located here? We've been away for 5 years. Hope to try you out in a couple weeks. Thx!
6 April 2017|
Response from Mary S | Property representative |
It was called Mc T's before it was Sanibel Fish House. We hope to see you on your visit!!!
are you handicapped accessible?
21 February 2017|
Response from moyes61 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Apologies but only just saw your question. I am just a reviewer rather than the restaurant itself so you may want to contact them directly to get a definitive answer but as far as i can recollect there are no steps or... More
Are reservations required?
12 March 2016|
Response from The_Fish_House_FMB | Property representative |
Reservations are not required, but making one is recommended during season. Please call (239) 472-7770 to make a reservation. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1523 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-7770
  • E-mail
The Fish House Restaurants are known for their amazing seafood and 2-4-1 frozen Rumrunners. ALWAYS, a wonderful relaxing environment, great customer service, and the freshest seafood! Now what more could you ask for? Our menu offers the best in seafood, as well as great alternative choices! Our seafood dishes include: blackened tuna bites, hot blue crab and shrimp dip, oyster baskets, grouper tacos and lobster tacos - to name a few. The Fish House provides excellent heart healthy items too. You'll love our desserts, our homemade Key Lime Pie "melts-in-your-mouth"! Before you leave, you'll want to check out our store. Take a look at our souvenirs: coolie cups, hats and visors, tanks, t-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts, and our "one-of-a-kind" fish plate. They make awesome gifts.
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