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Il Cielo

1244 Periwinkle Way, 1/10 mile east of Donax Street, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4704
+1 239-472-5555
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Fusion, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1244 Periwinkle Way, 1/10 mile east of Donax Street, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4704
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

We buy a charity coupon book each which provides a small discount off your bill. This was the last day to use the coupon book so we chose Il Cielo. We had visitors so we thought we would treat them to something new.The other two...More

5  Thank don m
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Our server Uma was excellent, I will ask to be sat with her again. She made our meal experience great. Thanks!

1  Thank Wendyww369
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We haven't been to Sanibel for six years or so...pleasantly surprised to find this bona fide fine-dining restaurant. I had the tuna app and the shrimp and andouille sausage risotto and my husband had the grouper...all very good. Pianist a nice addition.

2  Thank Ginny F
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Just dined here for dinner at it was excellent. Started off with calamari fritti - this was meaty and delicious. Good cocktails and beer. Next, i had the grouper with lump crab and my partner had ahi tuna. Both were well presented, cooked perfectly and...More

Thank BC B
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We ate here for the first time this year, although we have visited Sanibel for many years. Food quality was excellent with a reasonable price. Our waitress Uma was delightful and so wanted everything to be perfect for us. The background music was excellent.

2  Thank rdj7772016
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here for the first time last year and enjoyed our dinner. I made a reservation on open table from Cincinnati to dine here again and we were not disappointed! Uma was our server. She was very knowledgeable about the menu and did not...More

2  Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed 5 December 2016

My wife and I had the privilege of being invited to preview the new Sunday brunch that will be offered beginning December 11. Just as with their dinners, il Cielo will not disappoint. The menu has a breakfast side and a lunch side. The blackened...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 4 December 2016

A credible and professional effort by the owners and staff. Our waiter Chris was great. Service, decor, food quality and even background music were all first rate.

Thank Tom2002a
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Our meals of veal scallopini and Corvina were outstanding. The wine, a fruit forward Savignon Blanc went exceptional well with our entrees. Our server, Chris, was very attentive and cordial. Il Cielo is our favorite restaurant on Sanibel Island. Markus, the Manager, is to be...More

Thank zeke01
Reviewed 30 November 2016

this was my birthday meal & everything was terrific. Jamie you were wonderful & so helpful. all the staff were spot on. we had a meal of all small plates. Jamie timed everything out for us. we never felt rushed. the scallops were sweet &...More

Thank kathryn h
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Questions & Answers
18 February 2017|
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Response from ILCielo S | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have a private room but we can certainly accommodate a group of that size in the main dining room. Please contact us at 239 472 5555
Holly E
28 November 2016|
Response from ILCielo S | Property representative |
Good morning Holly, Yes we are open Christmas Eve from 4:30 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. If you would like to make a reservation, you may do so through our website link in TripAdvisor or you may call us at 239-472-5555. Marcus... More
1 May 2016|
Response from Marcus P | Property representative |
Thank you for inquiring about Il Cielo. Our dress code is Resort Casual. Most guests dress up a little. We ask that gentlemen remove any head wear and have a collared shirt. Sleeves are required for gentlemen.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 46
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1244 Periwinkle Way, 1/10 mile east of Donax Street, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4704
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-5555
  • E-mail
Warm and Inviting dining areas with a separate bar/lounge. Piano music Tuesday through Sunday from 7:00pm evenings. Daily Happy Hour from 4:30-6:00pm in the Lounge.
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