Mad Hatter

Cuisine: American

Price Range: $$$

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This beachside dining spot has been an island favorite for the perfect combination of food and ambiance, for three decades. With only about a dozen tables, each one has a spectacular view of the...  Read More


  • Best for Beach Restaurants Because: This beachfront restaurant requires shirts and shoes in exchange for superb service, atmosphere and most importantly, cuisine.
  • Best for Waterfront Dining Because: The best beachside restaurant in the area with a menu that changes daily, a superb wine selection and excellent service.
  • Best for Romantic Dining Because: This romantic, beachfront den has some of the best food in the area with breathtaking views of the sunset.
  • Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: Every seat in this cozy den has a view of the beach. The food and service have been renowned for years in this special place.
  • Best for Seafood Restaurants on Sanibel Because: One of the few restaurants right on the beach, this upscale dining spot has impeccable views, an eclectic wine list and an enviable menu.
  • Best for Fine Dining Because: While most beachside restaurants are casual, diners come to the Mad Hatter for its coastal elegance and outstanding food.

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