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The Lower Gulf Coast Restaurants

Thistle Lodge Restaurant

  • 2255 West Gulf Dr. Map It
  • Sanibel
  • Contemporary
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 05/12/2014

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Now this is romance: the Lodge was built as a wedding gift from a husband to his wife and is now a gift to those lucky enough to dine here. Lush green grounds are right outside the window, then just beyond is the Gulf of Mexico and Sanibel's seashell-laden shores. But it's more than the views that will lull you into a dreamy mood. The food is fresh, elegant, and flavorful. Entrées include everything from mojito-glazed black grouper to brûléed Gorgonzola filet. Frequent

patrons back in the day included Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.

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Casa Ybel Resort, 2255 West Gulf Dr., Sanibel, Florida, 33957, United States

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Updated 05/12/2014


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