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Barnacle Restaurant

4401 Point House Trail, North Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-1200
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“ice cream” (43 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
All hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4401 Point House Trail, North Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 :)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by to have drinks with friends, was a lovely place. The staff was very friendly and the service was great.

Thank laurakupinski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good dinner for 7 family members. Black beans and rice and various fish dishes. Service was excellent.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We stayed on North Captiva toward the north end of the island, making Barnacle's the closest destination for food and drinks. Over a week, we ate there twice, and enjoyed two very good meals, very good service (especially considering the inside/outside challenge for the limited...More

1  Thank Cowslower
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in several times during our stay on the island. The staff is always nice, and the food was great. Take some time to visit the gift shop upstairs, or grab some island made ice cream!

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

We stopped at this restaurant for lunch during a shelling excursion. We were there at high tide so the picnic tables outside were sitting in water...so be prepared to go barefoot or have shoes with you don't mind getting soaked. The food was good. Prices...More

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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
  • Value
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
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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