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Sunshine Grille Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood

74 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups

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Sunrise Grille Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood, located in Fort Myers, Florida, is a recently renovated restaurant that offers a wide variety of seafood, salads, flatbreads, sandwiches and entrées. Sunrise Grille Wood Fired Streaks & Seafood offers appetizers of jumbo lump crab cakes, blind pass shrimp, wood grilled duck breast mae ploy and ahi tuna and shrimp ceviche.

On the dinner menu at Sunrise Grille Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood include choices of low country shrimp and grits, fresh Florida red snapper picatta, shrimp and scallop scampi, sesame crusted salmon, wood grilled filet mignon, wood grilled filet mignon, porterhouse steak with portobello and bourbon sauce. Flatbreads include chicken portobello and roasted fresh vegetables.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Seafood, Steak
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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
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Phone number
(239) 489-2233
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Roger Chastain
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Cross street
Winkler Ave
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Parking details
Large, well-lit, secure parking lot located within steps of our main entrance. Handicapped spots available.
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Entertainment nightly from 530 "til 930. A different entertainer performs every night. Dinner style music ranges from jazz guitar to light rock.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.9  based on all time ratings
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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grodz (Naples)
4.0  Dined on July 11, 2014

One of my parent's favorite spots, the service was great, food was very good and we had an overall wonderful evening. Looking forward to enjoying another night there sometime soon.

Valleri (Naples)
4.0  Dined on June 15, 2014

Had a great time, great selection to choose from and was an overall great experience.

vipJeffS (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on June 1, 2014

the night we went, the restaurant was very quiet. There was no excuse for cold food or cold soup. The waiter was extremely attentive and did his best. the restaurant was fair at best. And beware, they allow smoking on the screened in patio with fingers right there! Who knew?

vipCoach (Tampa)
4.0  Dined on May 23, 2014

Went there with our family of 10. Service was friendly, accommodating and efficient. Food preparation and presentation are well done and impressive. Would definitely go back!

viponerustyone (Naples)
4.0  Dined on May 19, 2014

A regular spot for us. We always get good food, good service, and a fair price. Maybe the best house wine around.

Kc2ahl (Naples)
5.0  Dined on May 11, 2014

Decided to go to Sunshine Grille for Mother's Day. We were seated in a booth near the musician but he played quietly so hearing my husband was never a problem. The music was an added surprise that we enjoyed. The food was plentiful and good. We had the blackened MahiMahi and it was very spicy wth mangos that were for cooling your mouth. It tasted a bit salty as well. When I talked to the waiter at the end of the meal he said, "well you could have gotten it less spicy" . I would like to have known this at the beginning. I also had the feeling go being a bit rushed although I really think the waiter felt it was attentiveness. We enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere and highly recommend this restaurant.

OpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
3.0  Dined on May 11, 2014

Went for Mother's Day brunch... had no trouble getting a table, ready when we arrived. Service was pretty good. Food was decent, but for $30/person buffet, I think my expectations were a little higher.

noname (Naples)
3.0  Dined on May 11, 2014

I made an online reservation and no where online does it give an exact price. We have eaten there for brunch before. It may have been a while, but I know we didn't pay $32/ each. $32.00 per person and $16.00 per child seemed excessive when the bill came. Kids were 2 1/2 and 5, and never ate more than a few pieces of fruit and a small waffle. Won't go back for that price.

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on May 3, 2014

A new location but still a fantastic place to dine. The menu had both standard and imaginative choices, and made you start manning for next time! My wife had a great seafood gumbo, and a stuffed mahi-mahi. Enormous portions! My crawfish special wax half fried and half étouffée! Way too much to finish (but I did)! It was unique and delicious; it can with salad, and the Caesar was as good as anywhere. Service was excellent, prices reasonable, wines and drink choices abundant, and the live music all added to a perfect dinner. Will definitely return!

vipdrwojo (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on April 20, 2014

I've been to the restaurant before and enjoyed a good meal, but was surprised when the main menu was unavailable for Easter as only a brunch was served. I was in from out of town, and should have been told this when I called to confirm the Easter reservation. Nonetheless, we stayed. While service was good, the food was really horrible. The leg of lamb was essentially rare, they ran out of the prime rib, and virtually every dish was picked over. Probably the worse brunch buffet I have ever been at. My advice is to stick to what you know rather than packing people into a small restaurant with limited space for a really terrible buffet.

vipjeffbethd (Nashville)
4.0  Dined on April 15, 2014

Went for an early dinner and my wife had a filet that she really enjoyed. The red cabbage they served with our meal was excellent. I got the meatloaf. Very generous with their size of serving. Tasted even better than Grandma use to make. Will definitely return.

Inkeeper (Naples)
4.0  Dined on April 11, 2014

Food dependably good, staff trys hard to deliver a good experience and succeeds.

RPCLEC (Naples)
5.0  Dined on April 10, 2014

NY Strip Steak special on Thursday night was a great price for a delicious meal. Mai Mai was also a special and delicious.

mike81 (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on March 30, 2014

Nice brunch. Great omelets made to order and other good breakfast items. Not that many lunch items.

hungrypeople (Naples)
3.0  Dined on March 28, 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.

vipOpenTable Diner (Naples)
4.0  Dined on March 26, 2014

Ate outside, food was good but a bit expensive for what it is, wine list is lack luster.
The cigarette smoke was overwhelming.

OpenTable Diner (Naples)
5.0  Dined on March 23, 2014

Dependable, high quality selections. A dining experience, retro.

vipKBRSR (Wilmington)
4.0  Dined on March 15, 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.

5.0  Dined on March 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.

vipFoodbloke (Key West)
4.0  Dined on March 10, 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.

Finediningexpert (Detroit)
4.0  Dined on March 5, 2014

Creative specials (sea bass and Grouper were great). Attentive friendly service and management.

JKL1 (Denver)
4.0  Dined on March 3, 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.

nicetime (Naples)
3.0  Dined on March 2, 2014

A bit pricey for a neighborhood restaurant.

Becky (Naples)
5.0  Dined on February 28, 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!

chatl (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 22, 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.

Fishmonger (Naples)
3.0  Dined on February 21, 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.

Novajoe (Naples)
3.0  Dined on February 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!

Bistrodelite (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 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.

1Don (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 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.

Mike (Naples)
5.0  Dined on February 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