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1200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4702
+1 239-472-1998
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“bread” (144 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4702
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We've heard enough of Matzaluna to give it a try. We like real Italian pizza and found it here. We needed a light meal the evening of our arrival, so we bellied up to the bar and started with drinks and apps and then ordered...More

1  Thank OlderCodger
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has become one of our favorite restaurants. The wait staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Food is excellent. I always try something different and have never been disappointed. Anytime we have a special occasion this is our go to place.

Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Italian food here is authentic, presentation is beautiful, staff is professional and fun. Scribble on the paper tablecloth while you await your food. Fresh seafood, steaks, pasta. Kid friendly. Great prices. One of the top restaurants in Sanibel.

Thank Lois F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were disappointed with food and service at Matzaluna even though many suggested we go there. It began with the hostess motioning to us to follow her like were her gang without using words. Then, even though the restaurant was almost empty we were seated...More

Thank orchidnb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Matzaluna specializes in Italian food and pizza. We had the pizza this time and it was very good. Bread before hand was also delicious. Staff is friendly.

Thank nancym290
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice Italian restaurant. The portions are great. Great place for kids if they like pasta. Nice selections of beer.

Thank KevStal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was good but the service is unbelievably bad. My husband asked for bread 3 times and for a refill on his sprite several times he actually ate his dinner with nothing to drink. The server didn't really care and took his time...More

Thank Vicki P
TimbersofSanibel, General Manager at Matzaluna, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am incredibly sorry for your experience at Matzaluna on Sunday. My name is Mike Murphy, I am the General Manager and would like the opportunity to speak to you and apologize in person. You can reach me at 239-472-1998 or via email at matzaluna1@gmail.com....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted a hardy dinner after a long day on the beach. The food was good and service was terrific. They have a great selection of craft beer. It was good. I would recommend it to anyone.

Thank Lindsay P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome service, Sam, our waitress, was the bomb diggity, she was funny and informative! Food was great!

Thank Sonya T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the food and service at Matzaluna! Accommodated vegan and non-vegan diners. The pizza was great. Larry was a fun and helpful server.

Thank Linda P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4702
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-1998
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