My childhood friend Joakinn and I drove up for a four-hour mini food tour (10 if you include travel time). He has wanted me to hit up the Sanibel area for years. We started at Schnapper’s Hots (1528 Periwinkle Way), worked our way to the Bubble Room in Captiva, and then back to Sanibel for Bennett’s Fresh Roast and Rosie’s Cafe & Grill.
These restaurants are just a small portion of what’s worth hitting up in the Sanibel & Captiva area. I’m pretty sure I’ll find myself back to continue the exploration soon enough.
Fresh Cut Fries?
I see fresh-cut fries, and my eyes automatically look for a larger than reasonable portion to order. In this case, it was a bad idea since we were trying to pace ourselves. The fries were nice & crispy, but we barely made a dent in them.
The Schnapper’s Hots chargrilled cheeseburger comes full of smokey and meaty goodness. We must have inhaled this burger cause I remember enjoying the first bite, and then much like Keyser Söze, it was gone.
Joakinn wasn’t too keen on the chili cheese dog, but he was oddly fascinated with Schnapper’s Hots tipping bell. Me? I loved it so much I imagined long walks on the beach with it.
That dream wouldn’t last too long if I were hungry.