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Barnacle Restaurant

4401 Point House Trail, North Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-1200
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“ice cream” (45 reviews)
“conch fritters” (17 reviews)
“beans and rice” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4401 Point House Trail, North Captiva Island, FL 33924
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1 - 10 of 327 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Ate lunch there after being on a sea shell excursion. Great shrimp and I picked up a tee shirt for my son. I would have loved to have time to explore the island, but, time didn't allow it. You can only get to Barnacle Bills...More

Thank sully0089
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Captiva and went on a boat ride to North Captiva and decided to dock at Barnacles and have lunch. Fresh Red Snapper was suggested and it was one of the best pieces of fried Snapper I have had.A very large portion and fries ,...More

Thank Walt324
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on a day visit to North Captiva with the family while we looked at rental properties! Amazing food, service, local flare & locals!

Thank Katie T
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Good local fare! Fish tacos were good! Service was great! Wish we were there for live music. The outdoor atmosphere looked cool but it wasn't good weather so nothing was going on outside. Be sure to visit the cite gift shop while there!

Thank JD22015
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Great Location right by the water. Helpful and fast service. Food was very good especially the rice and beans.

Thank viv g
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We went to have lunch during our wonderful stay in North Captiva and were not disappointed. The menu had lots of items to choose from and they also had daily specials. Don't miss the conch fritters - delish! Expensive, yes but well worth the splurge....More

Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A definite must on the island. Great food, great service, ice cold beer. Amazing seasonal sangrias. Do yourself a favor and get the pitcher.. well worth it. Conch fritters are a good bet and the daily local fish. Blackened was our prep choice! Enjoy yourselves...More

Thank MightyMisfit
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I'm so glad that our friends brought us to this quaint little place! While we stopped primarily to re-load our cooler with ice, the shrimp was jumbo in both size and flavor, and the beer was ice cold which we needed to endure the heat....More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Our family went for a dinner there. It is a very laid back restaurant so don't expect a five star dishes there. The staff is very friendly and the food is good. We had some burgers, salad and wings and everything was very tasty. They...More

Thank Mima P
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Very laid back old Florida restaurant, it's very casual. Conch fritters are great and the beers are cold. Such a fun place to go, we will be back :)

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Ellen F
17 April 2017|
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Response from Deb519 | Property representative |
Approximately an hour each way.
8 April 2017|
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Response from Deb519 | Property representative |
Yes. We have a large wharf, with a dockmaster, and he will help with the docking. Thanks and we look forward to seeing you. Deb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4401 Point House Trail, North Captiva Island, FL 33924
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  North Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-1200
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Barnacle's restaurant has a variety of dishes from seafood, burgers, pasta and our famous black beans and rice to our home made key lime pie. Our Ice cream shop carries only the best, Queenie's Ice Cream, home made ice cream made fresh with locally grown ingredients. If you're staying on the island for a while and want to bring your own boat, no problem. We offer dock rentals. Pine Island Sound has some of the best fishing in the world. Varieties you can look forward to include Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon, and Shark. People come from all over the world to fish our waters and the best fishing guides in Florida call it their home. We will help you arrange a charter either inshore or offshore during your vacation. Spend a half day or full day with one of our experienced guides. Our area is also the Tarpon Capital of the world. Barnacle's Kayak Rentals offer you access to the Caloosa Blueway and an up close in personal experience of local wildlife, including dolphins and manatees, in their natural, undisturbed habitat. Visit the secluded Florida state park beaches that are only accessible by boat. This island wildlife preservation is home to rare bobcats, Bald Eagles, sea turtles, gofer tortoises and many more creatures. North Captiva offers you an exclusive opportunity to explore these undeveloped state park beaches.
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