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Sunshine Grille Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood
Sunshine Grille Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood

Sunshine Grille Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.sunshinegrillefm.com/
  • Phone: (239) 489-2233
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch; Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Roger Chastain
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Entertainment nightly from 530 "til 930. A different entertainer performs every night. Dinner style music ranges from jazz guitar to light rock.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Winkler Ave
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Large, well-lit, secure parking lot located within steps of our main entrance. Handicapped spots available.
A word from Sunshine Grille Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood
Stop in for casually sophisticated dining with a creative menu featuring flavorful specials, wood grilled steaks and fresh seafood, or an oven-fired flatbread. Featuring an award winning wine list and Zagat-rated excellent cuisine. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Serving happy hour daily until 630 and a delicious Sunday brunch buffet. Seating available indoors or on our covered patio.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Diner Reviews
  • "Food dependably good, staff trys hard to deliver a good experience and succeeds."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "NY Strip Steak special on Thursday night was a great price for a delicious meal. Mai Mai was also a special and delicious."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Nice brunch. Great omelets made to order and other good breakfast items. Not that many lunch items."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "This was our second time dining there, the seating outdoors was very nice. Our first waitress took our drink orders, the second waitress seemed a little confused when we ordered our appetizer and our main meal, perhaps she thought the first would have gotten the app with the drinks."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Ate outside, food was good but a bit expensive for what it is, wine list is lack luster. The cigarette smoke was overwhelming."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Dependable, high quality selections. A dining experience, retro."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "This restraurant has very good food, service and price points.The menu has a great deal of variety to choose from including chicken, seafood, brick oven pizza and steaks. If youhavent tried this restraurant yet it is a very good find and you will enjoyable the experience."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Our experience at Sunshine Grille was excellent. The menu offered a variety of selections to choose from. By far the salmon was our best yet in FL. The service was exceptional. Our server. Luke, was bright, engaging and attentive to our needs. We will definitely visit the Grille again and recommend it to family and friends."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "The wood grilled items stand out. We thought the Seafood Gumbo was very good, as was Paella, not an easy dish to make to order. Our server David was excellent, very accommodating."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "Creative specials (sea bass and Grouper were great). Attentive friendly service and management."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "Had a very pleasant meal-not far from home-but it also on the main route to the beach/resorts of Fort Myers. This was our second visit there this year. The food was very good. Seafood paella was outstanding. Musical duo softly playing in the background old classics. Best thing was although it was at height of the winter season here, there was no waiting."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "We had been to the old location, and found the new restaurant wonderfully updated, with none of the overly noisy atmosphere of some places. They had live music...a talented guitarist playing really great music that did not stifle conversation. Really nice experience...will return!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "We had heard good things from friends, and we weren't disappointed. It's possible to eat there modestly or lavishly. The flatbreads were delicious, the fish terrific, the vegetables fresh, the servings quite large. We could have made do sharing an entree. Not fit for foodies because the flavors are predictable and they rely on salt, fat and sugar to give it all appeal, but much better than your average restaurant because of the wood-fired grill and the nice fresh ingredients. Service was friendly and competent. The place was crowded, and we were seated near the kitchen, with a distracting flapping door--best to stay away from that if you can. If we lived there we'd go often."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "When we asked for the wine list our server pulled out of her apron pocket a small crumpled piece of paper with a few selections by the glass only which was confusing because as we exited there were bottles on other tables and a numerous amount in the bar area. The goat cheese appetizer was very good and our "hostess" was very nice, we believe he was probably the owner."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Both our meals were bland at best, my Mahi Mahi must have been on the verge ancient, it real had that old fish smell. Waitress never told us about the specials, there were two apparently!"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "We liked everything about it, except the layout. The partitions around the booths are too high. We liked the music, but couldn't see the musician at all. Also, a small dance floor would be nice, and I think that would draw more customers. Thank you."
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "We have had dinner here on two occasions. Both times there was a single musician playing pleasant music in the background. Food and service were excellent on both occasions. The restaurant has an attractive, upscale interior. Overall very enjoyable and a good value."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "our only real problem was being seated by the order station when there were many other open tables we could have had, it was very annoying to have wait staff constantly behind you, other than that the service and food were very good"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My party of three arrived at 8PM our table was ready and we were promptly greeted by our waitress. She was friendly and engaging. Roses were provided for the women guests in honor of Valentines day a nice touch. The food was fresh and the meals were excellent. My wife had the Paella and I had the grouper. Overall a very pleasant experience. We would highly recommend this resturant."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Superb Welcome from management, bar staff and server Linda such attention to detail and fabulous food. And the bottle of Spanish Rioja mmmmmmmmmm Highly Recommended"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "A little pricy on the drinks, but overall enjoyable"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My wife and I dined at Sunshine Grill for the first time last night. As you can see by the 5 stars we rated the restaurant, it was worth it. Good food, drink and service. We were greeted when first coming in the door and told we are running on time and your table should be ready in about 15 minutes. (We were about 20 minutes early for the reservation.) The bartenders were top notch with service and made sure we were taken care of. Sure enough, in about 15 minutes we were seated. Server knew her stuff and made sure everything was OK the entire night. All in all a good evening complemented by fine fine food and fine service. Will definitely recommend and eat there again."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "there were 4 for dinner ..........server was new but professional. we all had different dishes the only one that was disappointed was meatloaf it was good but too dense not like Mom's. the salmon was excellent shrimp and grits great and snapper very good we shared desserts which were excellent. We will be back the guitar was great didn't know that there was entertainment just another perk. Thank You SG for a great Friday nite. I have never used open table very easy and accurate I will use it again if offered."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "We have eaten here a number if times and it has always been good The noise level seemed louder recently. Perhaps It was just the people, but there have been crowds before, so Maybe something has changed in the room. We like the restaurant!!!"
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "We have eaten at Sunshine Grille for brunch and for dinner. Both were very good food and service. They have a good menu with lots of choices and the food is consistently very good. The servers are friendly and attentive, but not hovering over you all of the time. The price is reasonable. We will go back again for both dinner and for brunch."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "Great food; Great service and outstanding musicians - esp on Friday and Sunday when the guitarist, Marc, is there. Best to make reservations during "season" (Jan-Apr) as they do get quite busy."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "The food was outstanding, and service was very good. But, there was a single issue about which I am seriously concerned. We ordered drinks, and one in our party ordered olives with their cocktail. No sooner had she popped an olive into her mouth, than she let out a scream - there was a pit in the "stuffed" olive that should not have been there, and it cracked her tooth. The manager's response was to make numerous excuses without accepting any blame, whatsoever. In fact, the manager took the time to write down the company name and contact information for the bottler of the olives, but ignored no less than three requests to produce a business card identifying him. He did not even offer to deduct the offending cocktail from her bill!"
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "Absolutely a great find that we will return to often. Excellent menu and food quality. Our server could not have been more professional, she was excellent. Manager was very much involved in the operation and made sure you felt welcome . ( even made you feel important) They had nice low key live entertainment that added a nice touch to the evening."
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "Was impressed by the manager who greeted us upon arrival. We had reservations for 6:30 and arrived early; no problem, he quickly seated us and thanked us for choosing the Sunshine Grille; came back to our table to see how we were enjoying our meal. My husband and I both ordered the Seafood Paella and thoroughly enjoyed it. The bar scene was lively and everyone seemed happy to be there. They even had an outdoor seating area that allowed dogs!"
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "Sunshine Grill never disappoints with their food menu. There is always some great combinations of something new to try, or just something simple and easy. They can do it all."
    Dined on 1/14/2014
  • "Wanted to try a restaurant prior to seeing Rock of Ages at BB Mann. Found this on line and the menu looked good. So the 4 of us made a reservation and off we go. Arrived, table was not ready nor set for the 4 of us was for 2? Many tables open so??? Our server was new but good until it came to wanting the bill....that took awhile. I ordered the shrimp-n-grits...good! 2 got the pizza and no one like that...last was meatloaf and responded with eatable? So overall not a great dining experience. Think it would be worth another chance. They had a one man entertainment in the bar area...nice thing was you could not hear him in the dining area. But still made for a noisy dining. Tables/booths close to each other."
    Dined on 1/14/2014
  • "Dinner on new years eve at Sunshine Grille was a great way to end one year and start another."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "The food was fabulous. I didn't enjoy the outdoor dining because the table next to us was smoking. I had no idea that outdoor dining was the smoking section."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "Too loud. Did not like TV's at table booths. Waitress was kind and not over selling or saccharine"
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "This is the second time we have come for Christmas Dinner. Great food, prepared beef or fish just as was ordered .Veggies never over cooked. Wait staff friendly, time efficient, helpful. A nice friendly ,busy, but calm atmosphere."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "We were on vacation for Christmas. We had a 7:45 pm reservation. We were told there would be a limited menu for the holiday. However, by the time we got there at 7:45 we were told many of the items on the already limited menu was no longer available! Plus, as a steak and seafood restaurant they were not serving steak unless it was part of their $36 surf and turf! Finally, after seeing other customers with good looking desserts, when we were done with dinner many of those desserts were no longer available. Very disappointing Christmas dinner! They should stay closed for the holiday!"
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "The restaurant is very nice. We had a lovely time. For a special occasion such as Christmas, the menu was limited. We also felt for price we got very little food, tiny scoop of potato and 4 carrots, along with meat, very disappointing for a Christmas meal. It was our first time there, but will go again just for evening meal to see if any better with portions menu chooses."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "We were a group of four adults meeting for an early 6 pm dinner. Restaurant was busy but not packed. Live music -- solo guitar: very pleasant. Everyone enjoyed their food. I had pork chop-- tender & tasty. My husband had mahi and raved. Sunshine grill was a good experience for us"
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "we went there looking for a good steak (being this restaurant was supposed to be a steakhouse). we both ordered the 14 oz ribeye. i was expecting a nice thick juicy ribeye. what we got was a steak less than 1/2 inch thick and was not able to saw through it. at $29 this meal was a total disgrace. we will never return or recommend to anyone."
    Dined on 12/11/2013
  • "In all fairness, we have only been to this restaurant once and it was for the Thanksgiving buffet. My review does not cover the regular menu. The manager was notably harried and apologetic about some chaos that was not at all evident to us. The environment was quite nice. The food tasted like it all came out of a can, including the turkey. Everything was overly processed or cooked. Even the pumpkin pie was awful."
    Dined on 11/28/2013