Unlike visiting a new neighbor’s house, visiting a steakhouse comes with a virtual guarantee that you’ll be welcomed, fed, and trusted with knives. Make a hunger-halting house call with today’s Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of steak, seafood, and drinks at Chip's Sanibel Steakhouse.
Chip's Sanibel Steakhouse quells the longings of beef buffs and seafood savants with its menu of appetite whetters and hunger-pang decimators. Begin the gustatory proceedings with a round of appetizers, including Oysters Rockefeller ($8/four) and beef carpaccio with microgreens, parmesan cheese, capers, and an oregano vinaigrette ($12). The elegant eatery’s hit parade of classic cuts—including filet mignon ($33 for 7 oz.), rib eye ($24 for 12 oz.), New York strip ($32 for 12 oz.), Porterhouse ($36 for 22 oz.), and a 14-ounce Kobe steak when available ($45)—are aged in house and flash-seared at 1700 degrees to prevent rogue juices from escaping. Dress up steaks with creamy Maytag blue cheese butter ($2), piquant red-wine demi-glaze ($1), or a decadent monocle and top hat combo.
Swill single-malt scotch or order a martini with the telling confidence of a James Bond impersonator at the full bar. For tipplers who prefer Dionysian delectations, the extensive wine list brings together more representatives of American and European states than a NATO sock hop.
1473 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel Island, Florida 33957