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The Perfect Caper

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121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635 (Nesbit St.)
+1 941-505-9009
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Mon - Tue 16:30 - 21:00
Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Magnetic Island, Australia
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food tastes very good. It is well presented. 20 persons all got their meals at the same time. Would have given 5 stars if the there was a choice of house wine. There was only 1 red and 1 white on offer for $8 a glass. If I chose another wine the price was $13 per glass and this... More 

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Thank anakie
Punta Gorda, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful food, pleasant atmosphere. Definitely a 5 star experience! Make sure to call for reservations.

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Sarasota, Florida
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142 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Making reservation is good because they re always busy. Ordered martinis are where great. Calamari app was good crispy with nice chili sauce also tomatoe salad fresh nice and red. My dinner the filet with lobster macaroni it was nice and tender just wish had more flavor. Wifey ordered scallops but by eight o'clock didn't have any so go early... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Chef/owner has won several awards for her expertise in culinary achievements & it is certainly evident in the menu, service & perfect pairings. It's a little hard to find although in the center of Punta Gorda (down an alley way) & also pricey but as most of us know "U get what U pay for"....worth a visit.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect Caper has been our go-to place for special occasions - birthdays, anniversaries...or just a nice night out. Lunch and dinner are both wonderful, and the service is excellent.

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We didn't have reservations, but staff accommodated us with a table in the bar area. Bartender and our server were excellent. Our food was very well prepared, excellent presentation and tasted delicious. We had calamari as an app and it was cooked perfectly. The scallops for main meal were done perfectly.

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Thank Judy080360
South Hadley, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We reserve this place for special treats and love to take visitors there. The food never fails to impress. Our most recent visit saw the ambiance improved by better lighting and a roomier feel. The appetizers, though pricy, are generously sized and most could be a meal unto themselves--plan to share! Prices are higher than most area restaurants but then... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were, thankfully, starving when we arrived and so ordered and shared many items! Started with the Crispy Shrimp and Sweet & Spicy Calamari, OMG! Then shared the Beet Tower Salad w avocado and chèvre, wonderful! My husband ordered the Duck confit and marinated breast as his entree, fantastic! I had the Crabby Scallops w coconut black... More 

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Thank llynnm
Port Charlotte, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here many times. Food has always been excellent, but this time the service was poor as was the wine selection. We would suggest the Caper revisit their house wine selections. Restaurant was not busy but service was slow.

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite a reservation, we were not seated for 30 minutes after our designated time. We were asked to wait in the "lounge" where no seats were available. When finally seated, we were told there was no Jack Daniels nor Wild Turkey. Our meals were well prepared and well presented but the totality of the evening for an expensive dining experience... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 60
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 E Marion Ave, Unit 121, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3635
    (Nesbit St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-505-9009

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?