14 Sanibel restaurants taking part in Taste of the Islands this year

Posted at 1:40 PM, Oct 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-18 16:30:04-04

SANIBEL, Fla. -- The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) has announced the fourteen restaurants that will participate in the 36th Taste of the Islands next month.

The event takes place on Sunday, November 12, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Sanibel Community Park.  

Taste of the Islands Restaurants:

  • Blue Giraffe
  • The Bubble Room
  • The Clam Shack
  • Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille
  • IL Cielo
  • La Bella Vita
  • Matzaluna
  • Rosie’s Café & Grill
  • Sanibel Deli
  • Sanibel Fish House
  • Sanibel Sweet Shoppe
  • Shima at Sundial
  • Thistle Lodge
  • The Timbers

“We have an amazing line-up of restaurants this year” says Linda Estep, Executive Director for CROW. “There will be some very delicious dishes being served.”
The restaurants will offer a mouth-watering array of menu items for six CROW Bucks or less while competing for honors in a variety of categories including “Best Appetizer”, “Best Seafood” and “Taste of the Taste”. Attendees of the Taste cast ballots to decide the winner of the coveted “People’s Choice” award. Admission to Taste of the Islands, which can be purchased online or at the event, is $7 for adults and free for children less than 12 years of age.

Bank of the Islands/Edison National Bank has returned as the Presenting Sponsor of the Taste. This is the eighth year in a row that the bank has led the sponsorship for CROW’s signature fundraiser.
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