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Mad Hatter Restaurant

6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
+1 239-472-0033
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rack of lamb” (65 reviews)
“scallops” (119 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Reviews (1,253)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have tried many of the restaurants Sanibel and Captiva Island have to offer and to be honest most of them are excellent. Now WITH THAT SAID, we tried Mad Hatter as we have passed it many many times and always say, "we need to...More

Thank AFPagano
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We celebrated my 50th bday here. The service was impeccable and the food was out of this world. I can't say enough great things about this restaurant!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Faithful to it name, the Mad Hatter is themed after Alice in Wonderland. There are stained glass windows and murals of scenes from Alice in Wonderland by the front door and over the entryway, a big mural of the Mad Hatter's Tea Party on the...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very lucky to get a table here on our way back to Sanibel from Captiva. The service was very attentive and the food well worth the price tag, which was admittedly more than I would have spent on a normal "fried fish and...More

1  Thank MagMB76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we go to Sanibel and Captiva Islands, the Mad Hatter is a must and looked forward to dining experience. There isn't anything on the menu that isn't good. Every dish is carefully prepared to not only be delicious, but beautifully presented. The food is...More

Thank ComeFlyAway2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, we didn't experience a wonderful sunset on Captiva but this was made up for by the unexpected stop at The Mad Hatter. The food was out of this world. Although I had the scallops which were delicious and perfectly cooked, I couldn't help but...More

1  Thank jenffive
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: There is no question about the service at this restaurant, it is top notch. The presentation of the food was very artistic and tasty. After dinner, it was almost time for the sunset. I walked out to the beach to enjoy the sunset before...More

1  Thank Iris T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Several people recommended The Mad Hatter and it did not disappoint! Chad, Laurie and the rest of the staff were awesome. The food was EXCELLENT! The goat cheese pillows are a MUST for an appetizer. Both types of grouper entrees were awesome and tasty. And...More

Thank OSUBuckeyesNJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard that it was a great place to go and the food was fantastic. It did not disappoint. 12 oz filet was $30.00 and beyond delicious, came with vegetable. Split a house salad which was so good and just the right portion. Four friends...More

Thank deefromdallas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I came here when we were visiting the area and heard that you get to see a great sunset from the dinning area. Now, keep in mind, this is true but it is very dependent on the time of the year. I...More

Thank Jvalliant
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a dress code or can we come in casual clothes.
18 May 2017|
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Response from Tanya Q | Reviewed this property |
Casual is fine. Tommy Bahama style is also good!
Can I book on Open Table?
22 February 2017|
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Response from madhatterrestaurant | Property representative |
Hi Susan. Thank you for your inquiry. We do not use any outside companies to book our tables for us. The Mad Hatter is a small restaurant and we like to work directly with our guests for all bookings. If you call early in... More
Do you have a private dining area (with nice ambiance) for a group of 24?
2 January 2017|
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Response from madhatterrestaurant | Property representative |
Hi there. Our dining room is one room with a view of the sunset. We do not have a separate dining space other than this one. Some guests choose to do a luncheon or a "buyout" for dinner so they can have the place to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 45
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-0033
  • E-mail
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