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6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2015
+1 239-472-0033
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16:45 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Mad Hatter is located right on the beach on Sanibel Island. Our experience was wonderful from the time we entered the door until we left. We were greeted warmly, the service was top notch and the food looked spectacular and tasted wonderful. Make a reservation to eat at sunset and dine while you observe the sunset over the gulf.

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Thank Wayne G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this place, it never disappoints~ Our dinner tonight was no exception. We were celebrating a special event and lived every minute. Service was great (Chad incredibly helpful and gracious, I don' t recall our server's name but he was great-very helpful with wines) food was fab and ambience, charming as always! And extremely gluten free friendly~~

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Thank kathryn s
Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of our favs, I'd have to say and I have been known to drive 4 hours to get there for dinner. Mad Hatters is that kind of place. The sunset is great and the oysters are fresh. Duck a l'orange or swordfish will delight you, and I better let the chef surprise you with the desserts.

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Thank QCao009
NY
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is our fourth time coming to the Mat Hatter for dinner, the location is right next to the beach and perfect for sunset, it is a small restaurant and you need reservations, the staff is attentive and the food is delicious and well prepared, fav is the goat cheese pillows for app and short rib for dinner

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Thank Claudine W
Bonita Springs, Florida
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us went to the Mad Hatter for dinner in March. The plan was to be there for sunset. Unfortunately, while the sun did set, it was obscured by clouds. That, however, did not take away from our enjoyment of our meals. Four of us chose the filet au poivre. It was excellent. My wife had the snapper, which... More 

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Thank Lawrence B
Bonita Springs, Florida
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Mad Hatter never disappoints. Service was first rate from Chad the GM and Brendon our server to all of other staff. On point from start to finish. I had the Wagyu Beef and my wife had the Redfish special. Both were cooked to perfection and the presentation was terrific. Oh yea the goat cheese pillow appetizer was amazing too.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had the best dinner here. We had the lamb chops and the shrimp scampi. Really to die for. Also the sunset was amazing. Highly recommend coming here for the evening.

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Thank Andy H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little restaurant. Everyone liked their food very much. Best cheesecake dessert we've had anywhere. Plenty of gluten free options.

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Thank Jon K
Orleans, MA, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner last night at the Mad Hatter on Sanibel. We ate their last year for the first time. Our return last night with 2 other couples was as good as ever! Mad Hatter is THE destination for dinner on Sanibel. Our meal was delicious! The wait staff were outstanding! The restaurant was busy and full. A great special... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined at the Mad Hatter several times over the course of the last 3 years and we have found the food and service to be exceptional. The prices are on the high end; a true value for what is provided. A great place to celebrate a special occasion.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 45
Cuisine
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:45 - 22:00
Monday
16:45 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:45 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:45 - 22:00
Thursday
16:45 - 22:00
Friday
16:45 - 22:00
Saturday
16:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2015
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0033

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Windermere, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?